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Show 1411 - Create Old World Charm with a Quilter from "Down Under"

Featuring: Carolyn Konig

Posts On: May 26, 2014


Australian quiltmaker, designer, shopowner, and teacher Carolyn Konig's favorite quilts are those of the 18th century, which she enjoys recreating in "old world" style with hand techniques and reproduction fabrics. In this episode, Carolyn shows the tools and techniques she uses to draft the medallion center for a reproduction quilt, and how she prepares and works on her hand appliqué, including a great tip for keeping it portable. Also, Alex reviews the importance of good pressing technique, including the difference between pressing piecework vs. appliqué or Redwork.

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Carolyn Konig

Alex Anderson (Alex Anderson Quilts)

From Chapter One:

Alex teaches pressing matters, including the difference between piecework vs. appliqué and Redwork.

From Chapter Two:

Carolyn Konig shares her passion for the "old world" and shares her incredible quilts with us.

From Chapter Three:

Carolyn teaches how she approaches drafting and piecing her incredible pieced units.

From Chapter Four:

Carolyn continues teaching both her hand piecing and appliqué techniques.

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#1 micheleinla 2019-09-02 15:44
Carolyn Konig's work is stunning! ...from her drafting, to her fabric selection to her handwork. Very informative show.
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