May 26, 2008

At Quilt Market, I stopped by the Patchworks Studio booth to meet Canadians Daphne Greig and Susan Purney Mark. Daphne and Susan are well known for their wildly popular books Fat Quarter Frenzy and Fat Quarter Frenzy Two. I found out they’ve also developed a very cool appliqué style they call Give and Take Appliqué™.

My husband the scientist would call it “figure and ground illusion.” Whatever you call it, it’s really very striking and an idea whose time has come! Visit the Patchworks Studio patterns page to check out Give and Take Appliqué™.

More to come from Quilt Market,
Quilt Puppy Publications & Designs


3 Responses to “Background/foreground appliqué”

  1. Daphne Greig on July 12th, 2008 7:04 am

    Hi Kay,
    We love the ‘Figure & Ground’ illusion name….perhaps this will lead to a fun new pattern design in our Give and Take Appliqué™ series!


  2. admin on July 12th, 2008 7:28 am

    Fantastic! Let us know when that comes out!


  3. Susan on July 12th, 2008 9:22 am


    Thanks so much for the kind comments. we’re having so much fun with our Give and Take Applique designs. Everytime we turn around we see something else that could be a new design. So much fun, so little time!