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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

A Dear Jane from France

Gail ClarkMy name is Gail Clarke, I live in Burgundy, France, and here's a photo of my latest quilt off the frame.  It will be on exhibition at the "Pour l'Amour du Fil" quilt show in Nantes, France, the third week of April.  My Dear Jane will be one of one hundred reproduction quilts on show.

My Dear Jane is hand-pieced and hand-quilted on a full frame (4 boards, 4 clamps).  It was totally addictive and I enjoyed every minute of it - in fact, I might start another one just to try out different fabrics!!

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  1. love it! having made two dear Janes myself I always love seeing them as I know how much hard they are to make - I too hand pieced mine, hand quilted the first and the second is waiting in line.

  2. I will be at the Nantes show - I will look out for it!

  3. Loverly!! I love all things hand quilted - hand piecing, hand quilting, and best of all I love 4 stick quilt frames!! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Your Dear Jane looks great! I will be in Nantes too with my DJ which was selected for the exhibition. Hope to meet you there.

  5. Beautiful! I have one of those languishing in the closet, just waiting for the scalloped edge and quilting :0(


  6. OH MY GOSH !!! Beautiful beyond words. I've had the pattern for years, and I'm intimidated to even try it!

  7. Wonderful! So much work involved. You must be very proud.:)

  8. Wow! So much work and it looks wonderful. Love your quilt frame!


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