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Appassionata - PDF

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Appassionata - PDF

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Appassionata Quilt XIV

Difficulty: Beginner

Reverse Applique - Hand or Machine, Machine Piecing

(68” x 68”)

A Sonata of Impassioned Purples

Our newest beginner level quilt, Appasionata (68” x 68”), was inspired by memories of my Father. He had a passion for Beethoven’s Sonatas. I have a lifetime of memories listening to him play Beethoven’s sonatas on the piano in our living room - Moonlight, Appassionata and Pathetique. Now, since his death in 2016, he plays only in my memory. teamed up my memories with these passionate purple batiks from the Tonga Magic collection by Timeless Treasures, and a quilt was birthed.

This quilt was appropriately built around our Remembrance, Medallion XIV pattern, using it as the center medallion. From the design elements of Remembrance I created the blocks and motifs for the borders.

As always, all our patterns are durable and come full-size, so there’s no need to enlarge the pattern or re-position as you trace the design either onto your fabric, if making by hand, or your Soft Fuse if making it by machine. The pattern comes with extensive step-by-step instructions for hand and machine reverse applique and applique, and quilt top assembly.

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You get: 

  • Complete creation instructions for hand or machine reverse applique and applique, and machine piecing.

  • Full-size pattern pieces for Center Medallion (36” x 36”); Cog Circle corner block (8” x 8”); Tri-corner Motif block(8” x 8”); Center Motif block (8” x 8”); Tri-petal block (4” x 4”); Tri-petal Corner block (4” x 4”)

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What is a Pattern PDF and how do I print it?

A Pattern PDF is a digital file of the complete pattern instructions and full-size pattern pieces.  You will also be emailed Welcome Notes.

After purchase, a link to the Pattern PDF will be sent to you automatically – click the link to get your pattern.  This link expires after 24 hours, but we can re-send it to you if you have any trouble. Just email us at admin@eobquiltdesign.com

  • Pattern booklet prints on 8.5” x 11” paper and can be printed on an in-home printer.

  • Pattern cover is 11” x 17” so - print fit to paper to print it on 8.5” x 11” paper at home.

  • The full-size pattern pieces will need to be put on a USB stick and taken to a copy shop that can print in large format.

  • This will be an additional expense for you. However, a Pattern PDF is priced at 25% off the print pattern price because of this additional expense to you.

  • Please check in your area that you have a copy shop that can print the pattern for you before purchasing.

This Pattern has two pattern pieces. Patterns print on paper that is: Pattern Piece 1 (Cog Circle, Tri-corner Motif, Center Motif, Tri-petal and Tri-petal Corner blocks) - 18” x 24”; Pattern Piece 2 (Center Medllion) - 36" x 36".

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All fabrics are by Timeless Treasures, Tonga Magic collection, 2019.

Fabric Requirements: (Based on 42” wide fabric)

Top & Binding:

  • 4 yards  - Eggplant (Tonga-B5404)

  • 1 ½ yards  - Dream (Tonga-B6285)

  • ½ yard - Passion (Tonga-B6557)

  • 1 1/3 yards - Lavender (Tonga-B6778)

  • 1 5/8 yards - Grape (Tonga-B6556)                                                   

Backing:

  • 2 ¼ yard of 106” wide back (76” x 76”)  - Magic (Tonga-B5410)

Batting: 76” x 76” square

For Machine only: Soft Fuse: 37” x 3 yards.