Seminole patchwork

Explore the intricate and vibrant world of Seminole patchwork designs. Find inspiration and learn how to incorporate this unique art form into your own creations.
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This pattern is for the Northcott 10th Anniversary Block Party International Contest. Visit the url below for all the information, rules and stores participating in the contest. Designed by Karen Donnelly of Fabric Smart in Gulfport, Florida.This is a asymmetrical improvisational design, using Northcott's newest collection, Stonehenge Solstice, inspired by the Seminole patchwork of the Florida Seminole Indian Tribe…

Pat Timm
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One of the classes I took at Quilt Fest was from Jan Lowe on Seminole Piecing. This type of patchwork originates in South Florida with the Seminole Indians. Toward the latter part of the 1800's traders began supplying non-electric treadle sewing machines to the Seminole, and Seminole women began making intricately patterned fabric strips to decorate clothing. I am not sure how seminole patchwork made it into the quilting world but you can see the beautiful results! This quilt was made by the…

Cindyellen Robinson
Patchwork, Quilts, Native American Quilt, Seminole Patchwork, Strip Quilts, Southwest Quilts, Patchwork Quilts, Quilted, Quilting Techniques

I love to travel all over the globe shopping for textiles to add to my wearable art. I have taught quilting to school children in Nepal, seminole patchwork to seamstresses in Thailand, and jackets and embellishment to quilters in Turkey where I also served as a judge at 2 of their International Quilt Shows. I have created garments for 5 Fairfield and Bernina Fashion Shows and teach classes on embellishment and wearable art. Lately I have been leaning more toward making art quilts.

Laura Elkin