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Jane Austen Patchwork





System Requirements
Print shapes on fabric with any ordinary Inkjet printer.

COMBO Save $5.00 when you buy the book and the shapes at the same time. 

This Inklingo PDF includes what you need for the Jane Austen Patchwork, one of the most beloved quilts of all time.

508 pages of photos, history, fabric notes, cutting layouts, stitching tips, worksheets, and shapes to print on fabric.


Shapes included

It also includes the sashing strips in various lengths (a few shown here).

Shapes included

Features of this Shape Collection (PDF)

  • shapes to print on fabric
  • notes and information about the patchwork
  • fabric requirements
  • notes about fabric selection
  • diagrams showing how much fabric you need
  • information about the sashing and symmetry of the patchwork
  • worksheets
  • shapes without seam allowances to print on paper or freezer paper (just in case you want templates)

Jane Austen

& More

  • use a rotary cutter or scissors
  • use half diamonds to finish the edges
  • optional scissors layouts to save fabric
  • precision corners and matching marks to make the sewing easier
  • ideal for fussy cutting
  • choice of regular or combo layouts to use fabric efficiently and save time
  • choice of layouts for different straight grain on the diamonds
  • some shapes fit on Jelly Rolls and small scraps
  • choice of methods—machine piece, hand piece with a running stitch or English Paper Piecing
  • look inside (sample pages)
  • see the reviews! (left sidebar)

Jane Austen Coverlet

This downloadable Shape Collection is the first comprehensive, accurate pattern for this outstanding patchwork coverlet. It includes everything you need to make your own replica. The attention to detail is fantastic. The illustrations are beautiful.

The Jane Austen Patchwork would not have been possible without the gracious assistance (and detective work) of

  • Mr Tom Carpenter, Trustee of the Jane Austen Memorial Trust
  • Louise West, of Jane Austen’s House in Chawton
  • Sarah Howard, Hampshire County Council Museums

When the Austen ladies were stitching their patchwork at Chawton, there were no sewing machines. English Paper Piecing (EPP)was a favorite choice, but Inklingo’s precise lines for stitching and cutting—perfectly printed on the fabric by the hundreds—make it easier than they could have imagined in the early 1800s.



Jane Austen Patchwork Mystery BOOK

Jane Austen Patchwork Mystery

This pretty companion book-on-paper is for quilters who want to know more about Jane Austen and her novels, or who want to make the coverlet with traditional (pre-Inklingo) methods.

Complete your Jane Austen book collection with Quilted Diamonds and Quilted Diamonds 2. These are traditional pattern books (pre-Inklingo), which include hundreds of diamond-shaped blocks and classic instructions for hand piecing and appliqué. Even better, the text and the patterns are described with quotations from the six novels. (The top menu bar links to Jane Austen photo galleries too.)

"It was a plan to promote the happiness of all." (Emma)

July 2010 Jane Austen variation on the blog

August 2011 Medallion fabric on the blog

The diamonds in the Jane Austen coverlet have unusual angles which are not commonly used in quilts, but this Inklingo PDF allows you to print the cutting and sewing lines on fabric with no measuring. It is precise, simple, and fast.

Love the lines. Quilt more!

New to Hand Piecing? Learn with the DVD lesson in Jane Austen Writing Table Quilts, which is on sale for only $14.95. (Act now, before we realize what we've done!)

Why quilters love Inklingo for the Jane Austen Patchwork

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