[Softcover, 119 pages] Folk-Tails by Sue Spargo is a detailed pattern book to create your own version of Sues Folk-Tails quilt, which finishes to 37.5 in. x 43.5 in. Individual blocks would make wonderful pillows or would be stunning used in an art quilt! Born in Zambia and educated in South Africa, Sue wanted to include all of her childhood memories and have this quilt tell her story without a word needing to be expressed. Learn her tips for creating the wool appliquè; and embroidery stitches for this masterful quilt as well as a bonus pattern for an appliqued tote. Along with detailed black and white stitching diagrams for each block, Sue includes a number of African Folk-tale Short Stories as well as information on Adinkra symbols, many of which she has stitched into this very personal quilt (which she terms “a piece of my soul. ”) Sue’s Creative Stitching
is the ideal companion book to replicate all of the hand-embroidering in Folk Tails.