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Berry Bliss Quilt

Berry Bliss Quilt

The exquisite Berry Bliss Quilt is a delightful addition to our Curved Piecing Collection. An overlay of applique petals form a lattice over the sixteen curved blocks and is an enjoyable project, especially for those who love to cut and stitch by hand.

Berry Bliss Quilt Patchwork Bliss
Berry Bliss Quilt

Stitching curves

Many people are daunted by curved piecing, and yet, it is surprisingly easy. Yes, it’s a little more fiddly than sewing a straight seam, but it is achievable, rewarding and highly addictive.

The Berry Bliss blocks can by stitched by hand or machine and the pattern has full instructions, including the templates to trace and, of course, it’s ready to download so you can start straight away.

Easy applique

The clever use of a fusible interfacing behind the petals makes the applique in this quilt really simple and is a great technique for anyone new to applique. The petals keep their shape and the interfacing secures them onto the block, so stitching them is easier as the interfacing used is very fine and lightweight. It is soft and is fusible on one side only.

Curved piecing block

Borders

Continuing with the curved theme, the borders are pieced into long strips but don’t be daunted by these borders, they might look tricky but they are doable and totally worth the effort.

Curved piecing border strips

Other colours

Although, my Berry Bliss is in gentle red, white and blue, you can choose any fabrics you like — from vintage to modern. It would be fabulous in bright and scrappy. Be bold and let your creative juices flow.

Berry Bliss alternate fabrics

Design your own

To see how your quilt will look before you start, download and print the Berry Bliss Colouring Sheet. All you need are coloured pencils and imagination.

Berry Bliss Colour Sheet

Berry Bliss is a quilt for quilters and is a quilt to relish as one of the best curved piecing quilt patterns. Make your own family heirloom or make it for a special loved one and they will love you forever.

Happy quilting until next time.

Helen xx


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