Millefiori Quilts 1 Book by Willyne Hammerstein


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Welcome to the amazing possibilities of English Paper Piecing (EPP)!

Willyne Hammerstein is an avid quilter who is passionate about colour, geometric forms and EPP, creating kaleidoscopes of exceptional intricacy, as you will see in this book.
Her most famous quilt ‘La Passacaglia’, also known as ‘Passacaglia with Mr. Penrose’ (shown on the front cover), is included in this book. This quilt has had immense success throughout numerous international exhibitions and quilt shows. You have probably seen images of  the ‘La Passacaglia’ quilt before without knowing quite what it was, but now you can own the pattern and make one of your own! 

There are quilts for all EPP and quilting skill levels in this book. The author herself does not seek perfection but rather embraces imperfection. Her quilting philosophy is ‘do not be afraid, try your best and be happy with the results’.
With this book you will be inspired to make an EPP quilt if your own. A beautiful gift for a sewing friend or family member – or to yourself!

This book includes:
Instructions for 19 different EPP quilts
Full size templates

This is a bilingual book, text is in both English and French.

About the author: Willyne Hammerstein is a Dutch quilt designer and author. She started working with fabric at a young age alongside her mother and learned to sew in school but ultimately studied to become a lawyer. Following the birth of her two daughters, she made her first quilt using the EPP method and never looked back. Willyne continued to quilt alongside her successful lawyer career until her retirement at age sixty-seven. Today, she is known as a quilting expert thanks to her use of EPP to create magnificent kaleidoscope quilts that have won her acclaim around the world.

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