Win another new book! Alphabet Applique

On Tuesday we introduced our new fabric manipulation book, Dimensional Denim (you can still enter to win a copy!) Today I want to introduce our other new book, Alphabet Applique! As the name implies, this book is for all you applique aficionados out there (and those that want to learn!).

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This book has a very interesting beginning. On one of her vintage expeditions, Amy came across an old alphabet quilt made in the 1930’s. She instantly fell in love with the designs and brainstormed how they could be updated for the modern consumer. As she researched the origin of the design she linked it back to Nancy Page. Page was a home economist who wrote a nationally syndicated newspaper column. In the late 1920’s Page introduced the Nancy Page Quilt Club and started publishing weekly quilt block patterns. The alphabet quilt that Amy found was one of her designs.

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The stylized designs lent themselves to modernization, creating a fun, fresh quilt with a vintage twist. The blocks use a combination of applique and embroidery techniques. Many of the applique designs can be made using scraps of fabric you already have! The alphabet quilt blocks are so cute, we wanted to give you other projects in which to use them. You will find instructions for baby blocks, tea towels, bibs and even wall art.

This contest is now closed.

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71 Responses to Win another new book! Alphabet Applique

  1. Connie Cochran says:

    I love the b and the h, but they are all super cute!

  2. Connie Cochran says:

    I love the b and the h. But they are all super cute!

  3. I love quilt with alphabets and appliques. I work @ home and this would be a great project to do while working on the phone.

  4. Suzanne says:

    The elephant on the bib is great. Love it.

  5. Sandy Leemann says:

    Can’t pick a favorite, they are all so cute.

  6. Millie says:

    Love the sailboat!

  7. Linda Grote says:

    Sooo cute

  8. Tammy says:

    I’m making a new baby quilt and could really use this!

  9. Teri says:

    Rabbit!

  10. Brenda Becknell says:

    This us adorable!

  11. Judy says:

    All of the blocks are so cute, I especially love the H is for house. It would be great to win this book. thanks for the chance

  12. Judith Martinez says:

    I love simple applique like this! So many ways the designs could be used!

  13. Jeannine says:

    Probably not fair! lol but I love them all. I love the alphabet quilts and am just beginning to feel successful w/my applique. Jeannine

  14. Nancy M says:

    I like all the blocks, but the bird is very cute.

  15. renita says:

    the elephant is my favorite

  16. renita says:

    Love the elephant

  17. renita says:

    I love the elephant, my favorite!

  18. Fran says:

    Love these sweet designs. Thank you for your inspiration.

  19. April Lopez says:

    I love the birdie and the house and the elephant. Oh my I can’t pick just one!

  20. Kathe Gardner says:

    They are all so adorable but I think I’ll go with my initials – ‘K’. thanks.

  21. Sherry Jagels says:

    I love the M for music block! thanks.

  22. Lisa M Bianco says:

    Hard to pick which letter is the cutest , luv them all <3

  23. Margaret Schindler says:

    I love that w block

  24. Judy says:

    Love the H is for house. :-)

  25. Karen Berard says:

    This would look great in my daughter-in-laws pre-school classroom

  26. Judy says:

    I love the B is for bird block.:-)

  27. Jane Ritz says:

    I love the W -windmill. It’s beautiful!

  28. Joyce says:

    Such a cute quilt. I love the H for House block!

  29. Kathy Gates says:

    I would love to win this book, My favorite block is the H Block. Thank you for the chance to win it!!!

  30. Brenda Aigner says:

    Would love to create some things for a new baby!

  31. Suzanne Whitman says:

    I love all the blocks…they are absolutely adorable!! But, if I had to pick one I think I’d pick the jack-in-the-box as that is the one I think children would LOVE!!

  32. Carmen N says:

    E – Elephant is my favorite

  33. Lee says:

    I like the S – Ship block!

  34. John Hutchens says:

    I like B the bird block

  35. Carol McLachlan says:

    I love the house with all the details. This quilt would be so much fun to make and a child would love to learn with it too.

  36. Cecilia says:

    I would love to win this book. I have a new granddaughter coming in September, so this book would be great to have. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

  37. Linda Blackburn says:

    I like the elephant!

  38. Karen says:

    Love the windmill with the rabbit a close 2nd!

  39. MS Barb says:

    “B”
    (for Barb, & because I like birds!”

  40. jean says:

    this book would be used constantly

  41. Chris Scheffel says:

    I am an avid bird watcher and I love flowers so I pick B and F.

  42. LaNan says:

    Such a cute book…it would be fun to own it!

  43. Ellen T says:

    Oh my…to cute, have 3 grandchildren & just can’t imagine all the cute items I could make for them….

  44. Jan Gunter says:

    This is a sweet book, and looks like fun!!

  45. CA says:

    Very practical book

  46. Tabitha K. says:

    I really loved the “U” block with the umbrella, so cute! It was hard to pick though because they are all so cute! I would love to make the whole quilt. Thanks for the giveaway!

    tdkcarpenoctem@hotmail.com

  47. KD Williams says:

    Love the Ice cream and elephant, but so hard to pick! they are all so cute!

  48. Judy Zarlenga says:

    D is my favorite block as there is so.much you can do with Sunbonnet Sue.

  49. Beverly Francis says:

    What a charming book! I particularly like the flexibility in how the design elements can be put to use.

    Beverly Francis

  50. Beverly Francis says:

    what a charming book! I particularly like the flexibility in how sewers can use the designs.

    Beverly Francis

  51. Katherine Reeck says:

    Lovely!

  52. Katherine Reeck says:

    Exceptionally beautiful!

  53. Sandra Strickland says:

    I really like all of the designs, but I will say that my favorite one is the house. It is the heart of everything.

  54. Marilyn Cole says:

    I like the elephant, but I have never seen one that I did not like!

  55. Kathy Baker says:

    What great ideas! I need to add this book to my crafting library!

  56. Sally GAron says:

    i love it.

  57. Joan Mitchell says:

    Why choose a favorite? I love them all, and especially seeing that they can be used in other projects as well.

  58. Virginia Frazier says:

    adorable.

  59. Karyl says:

    Oh. So. Cute. It’s hard to pick one favorite but I sure do like the house block.

  60. Kara Bonta says:

    I’d like to win!

  61. Peggy says:

    The “E” block is my favorite!!

  62. I love the elephant block!

  63. Jeanne D. says:

    What a precious Alphabet Quilt. It’s so vintage looking and I can already imagine all the projects to sew using the different letters.

  64. Roxanne says:

    Thanks for this opportunity. Looks like a great book full of ideas!

  65. Kathy Tripp says:

    I love them all! I do love the sail boat a lot though. And the possible items one can make with the appliques. Thanks.

  66. Linda Triplett says:

    So cute so many possibilities!

  67. Christi says:

    I love the “D” block! The doll is so sweet, with her sunbonnet on! But…I love the bird, too!

  68. Shelly Sandy says:

    I love the elephant block! I was fortunate enough to find on original quilt dated 1931 made when the patterns were first published. The condition is great, and I am eager to create my own version!

  69. Katherine says:

    Would love the book it looks great!

  70. Cheryl says:

    Very cute!

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