A Doodle-Doo Dawn Wallhanging

By
Jennifer Murray
Final size:
90cm (351?2in) square Finished block size: 141?2in square
USD $15.18
USD $15.18
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It's 5am, and as the inky darkness of night dissipates and the farmyard flowers come into focus, there's just one creature out and about, ready to celebrate the coming day. It's Jennifer Murray's handsome rooster - master and commander of the hen house. Use your needturn applique skills within the flower block and rooster block in this quilted wall hanging pattern

  • Full materials list included in instructions
  • Detailed step-by-step instructions, colour photographs and clear diagrams take you through the each step of this quilted wall hanging pattern.
  • This quilt is based on a bed quilt (68 x 78in) made in Indiana in 1865 by Laura Whicher Adye. The quilt is held in the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum in Washington, DC.
  • This quilt uses reproductions of Turkey red fabrics, which were produced using madder up until the mid-1800s. The yellow and orange fabrics, which were often referred to as 'chrome yellow' and 'antimony orange', were examples of mineral dyes. .
  • The applique technique used is needleturn, but the instructions can be adapted for your preferred technique/s.
  • Quilt as desired. Jennifer's quilt was professionally machine quilted: the applique shapes were outlined and a dense meander was worked between them.
  • This project is recommended for advanced quilters who want to extend their quilting skills.