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Nic Vaughan - Craftapalooza Designs

Hello there, {waving enthusiastically!} if you've arrived here you're a smart cookie that scanned the QR code in one of my pdf's patterns! You've landed at Craftapalooza Designs and I'm Nic Vaughan.

I've been a quilter for nearly 20 years and pretty much started out hand sewing patchwork. I was never drawn to machine piecing. Don't get me wrong. I'll  machine sew finished blocks together often for a quilt top finish (sometimes I'll hand piece the quilt top) or for a small patchwork project, but handpiecing patchwork is my go-to.

My goal is to entice and inspire as many of you as I can to the joy of hand sewing patchwork. I love the glimmers and dopamine hits that hand sewing patchwork and playing with fabric provide me!

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Check out the following resources:

  • Why I love handwork: LINK
  • Have you considered hand piecing and why it's not as whacky as it seems: LINK - including video instructions
  • My favourite tools for hand sewing patchwork: LINK
  • Templates for patchwork, so many options: LINK
  • Tips, tricks and thoughts on applique: LINK
  • Check out some of the free fun applique blocks I've designed as part of Quilt Block Mania: LINK

Thanks for dropping by and I'll see you in your inbox soon!

My pdf patterns are at this LINK.

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Craftapalooza Designs - Nic Vaughan - Passport to Quilting Spring 2023