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Classic & Colorful Patchwork and Applique Quilt Patterns

24 Designs - Full Sized Templates - Keep It Simple Solutions

A Treasury of Patchwork and Applique Quilt Designs

Classic & Colorful Patchwork and Appliqué Quilt Patterns showcases 24 beautiful patchwork quilt projects designed by the husband-and-wife design team of Jim and Jan Shore. From their studio in South Carolina, Jim and Jan have built a legacy that has inspired quilters and fans around the world who share their passion for the tradition and heritage found in quilt design.

  • Features a complete supplies and materials list for each project and precisely illustrated step-by-step instructions for each quilt block and applique design.
  • Contains personal insights from Jim and Jan Shore to inspire quilt makers of all skill levels to embrace the personal messages quilts share for generations.
  • Brings the world of Jim Shore together with the inspiration behind his gift line of figurines that have been loved and followed for over 20 years. See the collectibles influenced by each quilt design created by Jim and Jan Shore.
  • Includes 24 quilt designs for every season and special occasion - from the stunning Nordic Noel inspired by traditional Norwegian rose painting techniques, to A Mother's Love featuring the iconic heart motifs found throughout the Jim Shore gift collection.
  • Provides alternative "Keep It Simple" options and full-size pull-out templates - a true quilting resource for all skill levels.

Jan Shore is a lifelong quilter, fabric designer, and owner of Jan Shore Designs. She comes from a long family lineage of quilters and is dedicated to not only being an extension of their creativity, but also carrying and passing along the tradition as it was passed down to her from generations before.

Jim Shore is an internationally acclaimed artist in the giftware industry with an enduring body of work based on tradition, family, and love of country. Jim’s unmistakable style combines a diverse color palette with timeless quilt-inspired designs drawn from images of American and European folk-art forms.

A feast for the eyes! Jim and Jan Shore’s new pattern book will delight all quilters and everyone that appreciates beautiful art. It’s both practical and fanciful. Bravo! —David Lochner, President of Benartex LLC, Fabric for Quilters, by Quilters

The world of Jim and Jan Shore is bountiful, joyful, and forever filled with color. Part pattern book, part memoir, Classic & Colorful Patchwork and Appliqué Quilt Patterns gives readers the opportunity to create quilts with the same generosity of spirit that has shaped the Shores’ artistic lives. —Mary Fons, Editor-in-Chief of Quiltfolk Magazine