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Dear Jane BOM

Dear Jane Block of the Month

Most quilters will have heard of the legendary Dear Jane Quilt. Jane A. Stickle, who was born on April 8, 1817 in Vermont made the quilt during the Civil War, completing it in 1863. It is a sampler quilt, comprised of 169 square 5” blocks, each one different. There are also 4 pieced corner triangles, 52 pieced border triangles, and a unique scalloped border. Altogether, there are an astounding total of 5,602 pieces in this quilt masterpiece!

Brenda Papadakis, author of Dear Jane has teamed up Paper Pieces to enable quilters to recreate a simplified version of this quilt using English Paper Piecing.

With the scalloped borders this paper pieced Dear Jane quilt is approximately 85" x 85" (216 x 216 cm).

The fabrics you choose will have a big influence on the look of your Dear Jane quilt. The quilt shown below on the right was made using Tula Pink’s fabrics which gives the design a fresh contemporary twist.
Hexagons

What You Get in the Dear Jane Block of the Month

Each month you receive a Paper Piece packs that includes a Modification Booklet, all the Paper Pieces for that section plus Lattices and corner stones.

The Modification Booklet simplifies some of the blocks to allow them to be paper pieced while keeping as true to the style of Jane Stickle as possible. It also includes hints and tips.

Months 1 - 13 will be the blocks that make up Row A - M
Months 14 - 17 will be the blocks to make the four borders
Month 18 will be the four corner blocks

Dear Jane Block of the Month UK Subscription

Dear Jane Block of the Month UK Subscription

Ref: DJBOMUK01

Dear Jane BOM Terms & Conditions

The programme runs for 18 months. Each month you will receive a pack of English Paper Piecing papers

Your credit/debit card will be charged each month when the pack is despatched to you. The charges are,
Month 1-18: £26.20 per month. Packs are sent post free to a UK address

By stating in the Prompt "I Agree" you agree to commit to the complete 18 month programme (total cost £471.60). Should you decide to cancel at any time we reserve the right to charge the outstanding balance (excluding postage, if applicable) to your credit/debit card.

 

26.20



Additional Items You Need

Dear Jane: the Two Hundred Twenty-five Patterns from the 1863 Jane A. Stickle Quilt
Brenda Papadakis

A copy of the book is required as it shows how the blocks are laid out. It is not included as part of the Block-of-the-Month programme.

Either edition of the book can be used.

Fabric Suggestions

For a version resembling the original quilt Brenda suggests:

5 to 8 yards for the background fabric if you wish to use only one consistent fabric throughout the blocks, 4 - 6 yards of assorted colours for piecing, 2-1/4 yards for the lattice strips and 1/3 yard for the corner stones

For the modern remake: around 25 Fat quarters plus yardage for back-grounds and piecing, 2-1/4 yards for the lattice strips and 1/3 yard for the corner stones. Pre-cut packs would also be great for this project.

Dear Jane First Edition Book

Dear Jane First Edition Book

Ref: 2291

In stock

Author: Brenda Papadakis.

Dear Jane is a classic quilting book and has long been adored by patchwork and quilting fans. Please note that this is an original first edition and not the more recent second edition from 2021 which we also have available.

225 patterns lovingly recreated from the celebrated 1863 Jane A Stickle quilt

A twentieth century quilting teacher meets a nineteenth century quiltmaker. Brenda has lovingly recreated the 225 patterns from the Jane A. Blakely Stickle quilt. Included are a series of letters from Brenda to Jane drawing us into the historical context.

Produced by: Quilt House

ISBN: 9781881588153

 

19.95



Dear Jane 25th Anniversary Edition Quilt Book by Brenda Papadakis
Dear Jane 25th Anniversary Edition Quilt Book by Brenda Papadakis - view 1Dear Jane 25th Anniversary Edition Quilt Book by Brenda Papadakis - view 2Dear Jane 25th Anniversary Edition Quilt Book by Brenda Papadakis - view 3Dear Jane 25th Anniversary Edition Quilt Book by Brenda Papadakis - view 4

Dear Jane 25th Anniversary Edition Quilt Book by Brenda Papadakis

Ref: 20421

In stock

Author: Brenda Papadakis.

Dear Jane is a classic quilting book and has long been adored by patchwork and quilting fans. Please note that this is a 25th Anniversaryt second edition from 2021 and not the first edition which we also have available.

225 patterns lovingly recreated from the celebrated 1863 Jane A Stickle quilt

Whether you have made The Quilt or are ready to make your first block, there's something new in this book for you.

The author, Brenda Manges Papadakis, delves into history, women's rights, and the Civil War through her emotional letters to Jane A. Stickle. You'll draw inspiration from and have admiration for the collection of 18 unique quilts, all influenced by Jane's 1863 geometric wonder.

This new edition of Dear Jane has tested and updated patterns. For the first time, the patterns in the book are the same as the Dear Jane EQ software. It has never been easier to make your own Jane.

Perhaps you have seen some of the thousands of Dear Jane quilts on Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook and want to create your very own. Brenda always says, "Everyone comes to Jane in their own time." Your time is now!

Produced by: Martingale

ISBN: 9781683561637

Number of pages: 160

 

23.95



Dear Jane Acrylic Triangle Ruler

Dear Jane Acrylic Triangle Ruler

Ref: 13093

Please note: This product is available on special order and is not held in stock. Please allow 8 - 12 weeks for despatch

Acrylic Triangle Ruler with 3/8" Seam Allowance

Produced by: Paper Pieces

Part Number: DJTRIANGLE-038

 

16.80



Dear Jane Acrylic 9 Piece Template Set

Dear Jane Acrylic 9 Piece Template Set

Ref: 13092

Please note: This product is available on special order and is not held in stock. Please allow 8 - 12 weeks for despatch

9 Piece Acrylic Fabric Cutting Template Set with 3/8" Seam Allowance

Produced by: Paper Pieces

Part Number: DJ-038

 

66.00



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