36 free quilt blocks, one a week with a guide to Jane Austen's England and posts about the people in her life.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Austen Family on Holiday

1809 Fashion for a seaside holiday

Denniele's finished top
See her album on Flickr here:

While you readers are putting your blocks together, the blog is going on holiday for a while.
I'll post periodically when I collect some photos of finished tops.

Le Marquoir d'Elise

So get those tops done and post on our Flickr page. Here's the Discussion Group:

Or send me an email picture at

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Steventon quilt from PassionPatchwork

Detail of Steventon by Aubert France 

Inspired by an antique quilt shown at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the French quilter made Steventon, named for Jane Austen's birthplace.

I'm glad to see some of my reproduction fabric. The scissors is pointing to a piece.

See the inspiration at this blog post at PassionPatchwork:


Sunday, March 8, 2015

Dustin's Caught Up on the Silk Blocks

Dustin's been working on silk blocks,

and has finished all 36.

He has a plan.....

Check out his Flickr album Austen Silks here: