Jacobean Applique: Book II – “Romantica”



Author: Patricia Campbell and Mimi Ayars

From Introduction: “…Patricia B. Campbell has adapted Jacobean embroidery patterns to new Jacobean applique designs, retaining the spirit of antique pieces….ROMANTICA (Book II) was designed as a challenge to Jacobean applique lovers with 12 blocks and a border to make a 65″ x 80″ (165 x 203 cm) wall quilt. ROMANTICA’S designs are based on classic botanical shapes which have been simplified for applique. They focus on fantasy rather than realism. They are charming and fun to stitch. The book’s instructions are explicit and user-friendly, with options offered. A discussion of color and fabric selection is included, plus guidelines for entering contests and winning over judges at quilt shows….”

Published: 1995