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"I enjoy reading your books as much as I do looking and learning from them. Your writing style is charming and you manage so nicely to draw readers into your world of creative adventure, without overwhelming us with your talents and level of expertise" Susan, Florida

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Happy Villages Book  - Updated and Expanded 2nd Edition           

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More Happy Villages in this updated edition! Let your imagination run wild as you explore the freedom of raw-edge fabric collage! No seams to sew, no points to match.

Fabrics are lightly glue basted then machine stitched with a layer of tulle. Step-by-step your village will magically come to life.

 
bullet48 pages full color 
bulletA 16" x 16" project you can create in a day
bullet12 variations offered - seasonal, international, whimsical, etc.
bulletInstructional Gallery with fabric collage process

$ 22                  Click to Order

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Wearable Waves Book   
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Create elegant quilted jackets using Karen's Layered Waves technique. 

bulletChoose from 10 casual open front jacket styles.
bulletEach one showcases flowing lines and dramatic angles that are designed to flatter your figure.
bulletVariations include a vest and a bolero shrug
bulleta special chapter with patterns to make a 18" doll jacket and a teddy bear vest. 
bulletshhhhhh....the secret is the sweatshirt base, but you can use your favorite jacket or vest pattern too 

80 pages full color     $ 24   Click to Order

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Layered Waves Book       

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With Karen's easy layer & topstitch technique you'll be adding graceful curves and dramatic angles to all your quilt projects. Use this innovative process to make: 
bulletdimensional roses (Random Roses)
bulletcurvy Log Cabin blocks
bulletsensational backgrounds for applique
bulletexciting textures for wearables
bulletimpressive quilt borders
bullet7 complete, step by step projects, plus dozens of inspirational ideas!

96 pages full color     $ 24.95   Click to Order

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Accidental Landscapes Book                  

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Discover the secrets of creating a fabric landscape accidentally using Karen's layering and topstitching technique. 

You'll find out how to 
bulletcapture the feeling of a scene in simple layers
bulletcreate a landscape based on a favorite photo, postcard, color palette, memory or vacation
bulletsurprise yourself with lively, exciting compositions
bulletadopt the same easy techniques for gorgeous curved borders

64 pages full color     $ 21.95    Click to Order

(measurements provided in inches and centimeters)

 

Circle of Friends Patterns

Turquoise Turtles (Ocean/Beach) - #1 in the Circle of Friends Series                

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A kaleidoscope of fusible flora, fauna, and critters! Relax and imagine yourself on the beach as you create a wall hanging with these adorable creatures from the sea...crabs, starfish, seahorses, kissing fish, seashells and seaweed. Simple straight-stitch applique is done at the quilting stage, which eliminates the need for a stabilizer. Easily adapted to your favorite method of machine or hand applique. This design looks great on either a black or white background. 

Finished size 25" W x 25" L

$ 9.00        Click to Order

 

Blue Butterflies (Garden Bugs) - #2 in the Circle of Friends Series              
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A kaleidoscope of fusible flora, fauna, and critters! It's not just the bees that are busy! Check out this summer garden that really hums with the activity of ladybugs, bees, butterflies, and dragonflies. Simple straight-stitch applique is done at the quilting stage, which eliminates the need for a stabilizer. Easily adapted to your favorite method of machine or hand applique.

Finished size 25" W x 25" L

$ 9.00        Click to Order

Goofy Ghosts (Halloween) - #3 in the Circle of Friends Series                
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A kaleidoscope of fusible flora, fauna, and critters! These ghosts are having way too much fun to scare anyone. Come join their party of black cats, pumpkins, owls, candy corn, purple bats, and broomsticks. Simple straight-stitch applique is done at the quilting stage, which eliminates the need for a stabilizer. Easily adapted to your favorite method of machine or hand applique. 

Finished size 25" W x 25" L

$ 9.00      Click to Order

Colorific Quilters (Quilting Friends) - #4 in the Circle of Friends Series       
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A kaleidoscope of fusible friends and fashion! Dress your quilting friends in their favorite colors, typical outfits and give them a "good hair" day. Be sure to include your self-portrait to complete your friendship circle. Simple straight-stitch applique is done at the quilting stage, which eliminates the need for a stabilizer. Easily adapted to your favorite method of machine or hand applique. 

Finished size 25" W x 25" L

$ 9.00         Click to Order

Makes a great group project for your quilt guild, small quilt circle or staff project for quilt stores.

Mountain Moose (Forest Animals) - #5 in the Circle of Friends Series      
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A kaleidoscope of fusible flora, fauna, and critters! Let this friendly gathering of moose, chipmunks, squirrels, bears, foxes and bald eagles keep you company as you nestle in a cozy cabin in the woods. Simple straight-stitch applique is done at the quilting stage, which eliminates the need for a stabilizer. Easily adapted to your favorite method of machine or hand applique. 

Finished size 25" W x 25" L

$ 9.00         Click to Order  

 

Tasty Tomatoes (Vegetables) - #6 in the Circle of Friends Series      
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A kaleidoscope of fusible fresh food. Fresh from the garden, these fabric vegetables are ready to slice and serve. Simple straight-stitch applique is done at the quilting stage, which eliminates the need for a stabilizer. Easily adapted to your favorite method of machine or hand applique. Great as a table topper.

Finished size 25" W x 25" L

$ 9.00         Click to Order  

 

Fabulous Flamingos (Tropical) - #7 in the Circle of Friends Series      
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A kaleidoscope of fusible flora, fauna, and critters! Brighten up any room with this colorful collection of parrots, fish, flamingos and palm trees. Simple straight-stitch applique is done at the quilting stage, which eliminates the need for a stabilizer. Easily adapted to your favorite method of machine or hand applique. 

Finished size 25" W x 25" L

$ 9.00         Click to Order  

 

Silly Snowmen (Winter) - #8 in the Circle of Friends Series      
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A kaleidoscope of fusible flora, fauna, and critters! Give your winter months a splash of color with this gathering of cardinals, blue jays, holly leaves and snowmen that form a giant snow flake. Simple straight-stitch applique is done at the quilting stage, which eliminates the need for a stabilizer. Easily adapted to your favorite method of machine or hand applique. 

Finished size 25" W x 25" L

$ 9.00         Click to Order  

 

Rowdy Roosters (Barnyard Family) - #9 in the Circle of Friends Series      
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A kaleidoscope of fusible flora, fauna, and critters! Welcome each morning with this happy chorus of crowing roosters joined by hens, baby chicks, eggs and sunflowers. Simple straight-stitch applique is done at the quilting stage, which eliminates the need for a stabilizer. Easily adapted to your favorite method of machine or hand applique. 

Finished size 25" W x 25" L

$ 9.00         Click to Order  

 

Lucky Lizard Patterns

Mola Lizard - #1 in the Lucky Lizard Series                

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Inspired by the colors and shapes in Kuna Indian Mola Panels, this simplified version gives the look of reverse applique by using straight - stitch machine applique / quilting and fusible web. 

Finished size 17" W x 23" L

$ 8.50         Click to Order

 

Comma Chameleons - #2 in the Lucky Lizard Series              
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For the lizard lovers in your life, here is an easy wallhanging featuring happy chameleons sure to make you smile. Discover how quick it is to "piece" the background block using fabric collage construction. A layer of tulle is added to stop the raw edges from fraying and gives the surface a refined look. The first time you'll need your sewing machine will be at the final steps of quilting.  

Finished size 16 1/2" W x 16 1/2" L

$ 8.50           Click to Order

Lizard on a Ladder - #3 in the Lucky Lizard Series                
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The whimsical idea of a lizard with a ladder came from the book Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass.  This version takes on a Southwestern flavor by introducing my lizard to the ladders of the pueblos and cliff dwellings. Both fabric glue and fusible web are used in the collage construction process. A layer of tulle and yarn are added at the machine quilting stage. 

Finished size 15" W x 21" L

$ 8.50               Click to Order

        

Salamander Square - #4 in the Lucky Lizard Series                
salamander square.jpg (180412 bytes) A swirl of salamanders chase each other on this little wall hanging or pillow. Fabric collage construction is used to layer the shapes, so you won't have any seams to sew or edges to turn under. A layer of tulle and machine quilting will hold this raw edge collage in place. Couched spirals of yarns and an assortment of beads add texture to this playful block. 

Finished size 18 1/2" W x 18 1/2" L

$ 8.50                Click to Order

Accidental Landscapes Patterns

NOTE: These are not your "typical" patterns. As the name implies, the landscapes are created ACCIDENTALLY. All of the cutting is done free form with the  pattern providing guidelines to measurements, colors, proportion and value placement. Also included are collage details and several variations to the main pattern. Consider them as creative starter kits to spark your imagination as you create your own unique landscapes . 

 

Meadow & Mountains  -   #1 in the Accidental Landscape Series

Accidental Landscapes rely on layers of colors and lines to capture the feelings of a favorite scene. These miniatures are quick and easy to make, no templates, no fuss – just free form rotary cutting and topstitched edges. The results are always a pleasant surprise. 

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This pattern will help you “plan” your Accidental Meadow and Mountains landscape. Finished size is approximately 26”W x 18”L (not including borders). Landscapes can be matted and framed or finished as a miniature quilt by adding bordersand quilting.

Technique: Layered Curves and Peaks

$ 7.00          Click to Order

 

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click here to see variations of the  Meadows & Mountains Pattern 

Beaches  -   #2 in the Accidental Landscape Series
  beaches pattern scan.jpg (340282 bytes) This pattern will help you “plan” your Accidental Beach Seascape. Finished size is approximately  8”W x 12”L (not including borders). Landscapes can be matted and framed OR finished as a miniature quilt by adding borders and quilting.

Technique: Layered Curves

$ 7.00              Click to Order

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click here to see variations of the Beaches Pattern

Farms & Fields  -   #3 in the Accidental Landscape Series
  farms and fields pattern scan.jpg (318970 bytes) This pattern will help you “plan” your Accidental Farms and Fields landscape. Finished size is approximately  7”W x 8”L (not including borders). Landscapes can be matted and framed OR finished as a miniature quilt by adding borders and quilting.

Technique: Layered Curves

$ 7.00           Click to Order

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click here to see variations of the  Farms & Fields Pattern

City Skylines  -   #4 in the Accidental Landscape Series
city skylines pattern scan.jpg (319023 bytes)   This pattern will help you “plan” your Accidental City Skyline. Finished size is approximately  9”W x 6”L (not including borders). City Skylines can be matted and framed OR finished as a miniature quilt by adding borders and quilting.

Technique: Layered Rectangles

$ 7.00                 Click to Order

 

 

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click here to see variations of the City Skylines Pattern 

Canyons & Mesas - #5 in the Accidental Landscape Series
Can pat.JPG (161839 bytes)   This pattern will help you “plan” your Canyons & Mesas. Finished size is approximately  9”W x 6”L (not including borders). Canyon scenes can be matted and framed OR finished as a miniature quilt by adding borders and quilting.

Technique: Layered Peaks

$ 7.00                 Click to Order

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click here to see variations of the  Canyons& Mesas Pattern

Coastlines - #6 in the Accidental Landscape Series
coastcov s.JPG (72208 bytes) This pattern will help you “plan” your Coastlines. Finished size is approximately  11”W x 8”L (not including borders). Coastlines can be matted and framed OR finished as a miniature quilt by adding borders and quilting.

Technique: Layered Curves and Peaks

$ 7.00                Click to Order

 

click here to see variations of the  Coastlines Pattern

Autumn Hills - #7 in the Accidental Landscape Series
autcovs.JPG (69367 bytes) This pattern will help you “plan” your Autumn Hills. Finished size is approximately  9”W x 9”L (not including borders). Hill scenes can be matted and framed OR finished as a miniature quilt by adding borders and quilting.

Technique: Layered Curves

$ 7.00                Click to Order

click here to see variations of the  Autumn Hills Pattern

Golf Courses - #8 in the Accidental Landscapes Series
Golf Courses.JPG (119229 bytes) The perfect gift for your favorite golfer! Create a golf course that can be anywhere in the country or world, simply by changing the collage details (add palm trees, willows, cacti or even an ocean). No two courses will be identical, but that's par for the course! The Golf Course  scene measures approximately 8" x 10" (not including borders). Golf Course scenes can be matted and framed OR finished as a miniature quilt by adding borders and quilting.

Technique: Layered Curves and Peaks

$ 7.00                Click to Order

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click here to see variations of the  Golf Courses Pattern

Ski Slopes - #9 in the Accidental Landscapes Series
ski slopes s.jpg (75157 bytes) Create a winter wonderland complete with your choice of a skier or a snowboarder, or leave them both out for a beautiful winter scene.  Add Christmas or Holiday theme borders for a festive winter scene. The Ski Slope scene measures approximately 14" x 9" (not including borders). Ski Slope scenes can be matted and framed OR finished as a miniature quilt by adding borders and quilting.

Technique: Layered Curves and Peaks

$ 7.00                Click to Order

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click here to see variations of the  Ski Slopes Pattern

Lakes - #10 in the Accidental Landscapes Series
Lakes s.jpg (80651 bytes) Capture the dramatic light of your favorite lake in simple layers. Customize your scene by adding your choice of a canoe, kayak, sail boat, row boat, heron, ducks, flying geese, moose, bear or a  fisherman. The Lakes  scene measures approximately 10" x 8" (not including borders). Lake scenes can be matted and framed OR finished as a miniature quilt by adding borders and quilting.

Technique: Layered Curves and Lines

$ 7.00                     Click to Order

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click here to see variations of the  Lakes Pattern

Baby Wheels
Baby Wheels pattern scan.jpg (340459 bytes)   Curves are easy to sew when you topstitch them. No points to worry about, simply iron the curved edges under and topstitch. This pattern looks especially great in juvenile prints, batiks and flannels. Just pick a multi colored fabric and five fabrics to go with it and you are on the road to a really quick quilt!      

Baby Quilt: 32" x 38" ; Lap Quilt: 45" x 68"

Technique: Layered Curves

$ 7.00            Click to Order

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Pattern done in an assortment of batiks

Fantasy Garden
fantasy garden scan 2.jpg (360349 bytes)  Picture yourself in a beautiful garden of flowers that only your imagination could grow. Flowers of all shapes and sizes are easy to create using collage and raw edge applique (adaptable to hand applique and machine applique). A great project for your collection of floral prints and Bali / batiks. Finished size: 27" x 33" 

Technique: Collage / Raw Edge Applique

$ 8.00                              Click to Order

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How to Order:

1. ONLINE: To order online simply click on the "Click to Order" button below and you will be directed to the Quilted Lizard section of the QuiltersWarehouse.com secure website who carry my complete line of patterns and books. 

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You can also call them  at 1-800-391-2867 to place a retail or wholesale order. 

2. DIRECT: Please feel free to contact me directly by phone, email or regular mail to place your retail or wholesale order. 

Shop owners qualify for free shipping on orders of $75 or more when ordering directly from The Quilted Lizard. Minimum wholesale orders are 3 per title. Wholesale orders please call or email for shipping fees.

Details and shipping information below:

DOMESTIC (USA) ORDERS - RETAIL:

Patterns Only:

1 - 8 Patterns:         Please add $4 for shipping and handling, (CT residents add 6.35% sales tax)

Books Only:     

1-4 Books:        Please add $6 for shipping and handling (CT residents add 6.35% sales tax)

Book and Patterns Combo:

1-4  Books plus up to 8 Patterns:  Please add $6 for shipping and handling, (CT residents add 6.35% sales tax)

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Canada: 1- 8 patterns, please add $6 for shipping and handling

               1-4 books with up to 4 patterns please add $13 for shipping and handling

Europe/South Pacific: 1-4 books and/or up to 8 patterns please add $15 for shipping and handling

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