PDF pattern for Block 8 Life in the Town Victorian Mice Lord Conkerly in the library raw edge applique tutorial free motion embroidery


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PDF pattern for raw edge applique using free motion embroidery. This is the eighth of a series patterns to make the ‘Life in the Town’ quilt. The block shows Lord Conkerly is hiding in the library with his paper and a glass of port. Oakes, the butler, is bringing him his favourite cheese. Lady Conkerly has her husband on a diet, but Oakes is always happy to indulge in a secret mission to the pantry for his master. This block measures 8 by 12” finished size. I am expecting the full quilt to be approximately 42 by 60” and full of life in the town, both above and below stairs, and contain around 15 blocks. I’m currently playing with the idea of putting the outside of the house in the border so there was a little roof and chimney in the upper border etc. 😊 And I would dearly like to do a partner quilt with ‘Life in the Country’ with them living in a hollowed out tree.

This is the 8th block in what I hope will be a long series of 15 similar sized blocks, all based on life in a Victorian house, both above and below stairs. At the minute I'm estimating the quilt will be around 42" by 60" but I have a fair way to go before I can confirm that. I'm hoping to use the borders to build up a house complete with roof and chimney :) This block measures 8 by 12" finished (8.5 by 12.5" unfinished.)

This pattern contains the templates along with plenty of colour photographs through each step.

I don't teach you how to do free motion embroidery in this pattern, other than my own hints and tips, neither do I tell you how to set your machine up for free motion embroidery but I do give you all the stages for you to make your own embroidery.

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