Inspired Free-Motion Quilting: 90 Antique Designs Reinterpreted for Today's Quilter


Inspired Free-Motion Quilting: 90 Antique Designs Reinterpreted for Today’s Quilter


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Borrow from history for your next quilt with ninety free-motion quilting designs reinterpreted from eighteenth- and nineteenth-century quilts. Honour the elegance of the past with collector Bill Volckening and quilter Mandy Leins, who modernises motifs such as the orange peel, feathers, and quarterfoil into continuous-lines designs that are perfect for all of today’s quilts. Plus, learn tips for marking, combining motifs, and quilting.

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Dimensions 203 × 254 mm

Bill Volckening

Author Bio

Bill Volckening is an avid quilt collector who studied at Rhode Island School of Design, School of Visual Arts and New York University. Quilts from his collection have appeared in
publications and exhibits worldwide. He lives in Portland, Oregon. For more information go to

Amanda Leins travelled the world while studying for a PhD in Classical Archaeology. Her quilting journey incorporates family traditions, modern and traditional techniques, and
ancient and contemporary histories. She lives in Saratoga Springs, New York. For more information go to



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Paperback / softback

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