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Slow Sewing Studio - Hesperides Quilt & Sham

Well rounded and to the point–my Hesperides Quilt pattern is a play on opposites–both in terms of shape and weight. While playing with my Euclid fabric collection on Essex (a linen cotton blend fabric), the weight had me thinking a lot about transparency and opacity. I loved pairing the meaty linen with Robert Kaufman’s oh-so-delicate lawn and quilting cotton. This project is the perfect opportunity to perfect your points and explore a variety of fabrics.

+ Part of the Slow Sewing Studio, this appliqué pattern offers plenty of practice with points in appliqué.

project size(s) : 18” x 18” sham set, plus 3 more quilt sizes.

pre-cut friendly : works well with Fat Quarters

techniques : needle-turn appliqué (Can use another appliqué technique if desired.)

pattern extras : 2 shape sets for sham set and 3 sizes of quilts, how-to instructions with illustrations, directions for appliquéing sharp points and applying cording.

skill level : intermediate