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Ships and Violins Quilt Pattern - Alentejana

Original price $17.00 - Original price $17.00
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$17.00 - $17.00
Current price $17.00

Ships and Violins is Cristina de Miranda, a talented designer and quilter who has taken us by storm here at Fabric Spark. This gifted quick study has been designing and making her whole life but turned to quilting only 3 years ago, and like many of us, has never looked back. Her patterns are beautifully written, completely original and versatile (see the individual patterns for a wide range of sizes and projects).

ALENTEJANA (ATJ) is a traditionally pieced pattern inspired by Portuguese woven blankets known as manta alentejana

The pattern includes four sizes: pillow, baby, throw and twin. The pillow pattern is a double-sided project and requires a 14" zipper. (You may choose to make two single-sided pillows with an envelope backing, if you prefer.)

The pattern's difficulty is intermediate due to the number of strip sets required. 


  • Detailed and illustrated instructions
  • Colouring pages can be downloaded here or visit QuiltInk
  • Instructions for completing the pillow project

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It is recommended that crafters are familiar with sewing strip sets for this pattern.