Australian Homespun



Stitches used: Backstitch, French knot, satin stitch

Finished size: 276 x 230cm (108 1/2 x 90 1/2in)

Note: Refer to the Fabric Key for the specific fabrics Tone used for her quilt. Instructions are provided for freezer-paper appliqué stitched by hand, but they can be readily adapted to suit another method if you prefer. Note, however, that the appliqué shapes do not include seam allowances — you need to add them when cutting the fabric. Seam allowances of 1/4in are used throughout for the piecing. Instructions are given for working from the printed Pattern Sheet in the magazines, but you can download the digital patterns from www.homespun. and print them out instead.


1 This instalment of our Block of the Month provides the patterns and instructions for Panel 4 of the quilt — the Quilting Workshop.

2 There are four fabrics used to make the ‘ground’ for this panel; they were cut in Part 1. You will need:

• one rectangle, 4

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