Author Archives: Darcy

About Darcy

Author/Owner -- Ashton Publications

Watercolor Painting

I’ve been trying to teach myself to paint. I didn’t want to have a gazillion loose amateurish paintings laying around so I decided to use books. This way I can have a chronological, easy to store, record of my progress. … Continue reading

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Applique Tutorial Pattern

Did you know: My original hand appliqué techniques are available as a pattern? This pattern (available to quilt stores through Checker), contains detailed instructions with lots of pictures for my basic needle turn methods.

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Selvages are a Hoot!

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Tote Bag Made from Selvages

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Owl Bring You Some Flowers

From the book “Outstanding Owls for Applique” http://www.ashtonpub.com

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Batiks are a “Hoot”

Find out more about this new book at http://www.ashtonpub.com

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Outstanding Owls for Applique

I’m back from my hiatus with a new book! Ask for them at your local quilt store. They can be ordered from all major quilt book distributors. Look for the digitized version coming to the Fall 2015 Quilt Market in Houston … Continue reading

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Checker Distributors

Many of my patterns are now available from Checker Distributors. This means that they are easily ordered through your local quilt store!

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Large Flower Patterns

I’ve been in the mood to do something a little bit different lately, so I’ve started a new “flower series”. These are the first two and are available on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AshtonPublications

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Woolies on Etsy

I’ve recently reposted my wool circles and a few wool kits on Etsy. I had these for sale a few years ago, then got busy and let them lapse. But they are back again, at least for now! https://www.etsy.com/shop/AshtonPublications?section_id=5447293&ref=shopsection_leftnav_4

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