Wednesday, January 29, 2014

As You Wish: Westley

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Welcome to our second installment of As You Wish, a Princess Bride Quilt & Stitch Along presented by your Fandom In Stitches Designers!

Every two weeks, on Wednesdays through May, we will present two patterns, one paper pieced and one hand embroidered, each designed by Fandom in Stitches Designers.

Each of these wonderful designs will represent characters from one of our favorite movies here on FiS, The Princess Bride!

We will celebrate the conclusion of this fabulous event with a Design Invitational (with prizes!) in April. We encourage you to save your original patterns and designs for this special event!

Without further ado, we present none other than Buttercup's True Love, Westley as The Man in Black, aka The Dread Pirate Roberts!

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Westley, designed by Lilja Björk Sigurdórsdóttir
7" paper pieced


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Westley Quote designed by Linda Fishman 
7" finished, hand embroidered
Pattern Difficulty is rated out of 5.


Both patterns are in one easy-to-print PDF document. For best results, print without scaling.


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Quilt layouts designed by Jennifer Ofenstein.
As part of this True Love inspired event, we offer you two options for the blocks presented over the course of As You Wish!
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Each two blocks (for example, the two Westley designs in this post) can be made into a unit to create one larger block. Those blocks will be combined to make one of two quilts, the Pieced Quilt on the left or the Book Quilt on the right.  Each layout includes optional blocks to add your own designs or to include designs from the upcoming Design Invitational.
Quilt sizes and fabric amounts are included in each respective pattern. Final piecing instructions will be posted in May.

As You Wish has been a combined effort of the following designers. Share your love and appreciation by visiting them online:
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In addition to our usual monthly flickr prize, we will also be awarding a fun pack of DMC embroidery floss to one Quilt & Stitch-Along participant per month! Actual thread may vary. Share photos of your AYW Quilt & Stitch-Along blocks with our flickr group to win! One entry per block. Only photos posted to flickr are eligible to win. Shared photos are also eligible to win our regular monthly prize. Winners chosen the last Tuesday of the month.
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