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An Unexpected Connection Between Archaeology and Quilts

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Who would have thought that quilting and archaeology would go together? For author  Amanda (Mandy) Leins, author of Wanderlust Quilts, they sure do. She was studying for a PhD in classical archaeology before she became a quilter. So not only are there great quilts in this book, there’s great photography from Greece, Rome, and Israel showing the inspirations for the quilts.

This book is perfect for the modern quilter who is looking to move beyond the basics because the projects include more advanced techniques such as curved piecing, scalloped binding, faced finishes, sewing Y-seams, turning personal photos or sketches into quilt designs, mitered corners, and more. You’ll also get ideas for turning your own travel adventures (near or far) into quilts.

Wanderlust Quilts is now available for purchase here

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