New England Memories

I think these cute little wall hangings were part of a series but I only ever managed to find these two patterns, “The Covered Bridge” and “The Olde Village”. They were one of my first attempts at pictorial quilting, and for once I followed the instructions. The designer recommended back basting as the technique of choice, and I faithfully did it this way but decided afterwards it was not for me. But I love the finished wall hangings and especially how the border appliqué reaches into the main picture.

Design by Cindy Notarianni Swainson, hand appliquéd, machine embroidered and hand quilted by Beatrice Rieske

New England Memories

New England Memories – The Covered Bridge and The Olde Village



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