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Stepping back in time...

The lovely people at the Moda Bakeshop have let me post another tutorial - it's called Stepping Stones, you can find it here - and I thought it would be fun to share a little more about my inspiration for this quilt.

Stepping Stones was inspired by a beautiful, hand-pieced Tumbling Block quilt-top in the Gawthorpe Textile Collection, made between 1875-1900.

I first saw it in Gail Marsh's wonderful book 19th Century Embroidery Techniques - I bought mine here - which details it'