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Using patches made up of one or several fabrics applied to a background fabric, appliqui quilts can exhibit the natural curves that ordinary patchwork can't. And with the advent of easier techniques and modern tools and supplies, quilts made today rival the best in the traditionand require just a fraction of the time.

Now you can learn this quick, expressive technique to create lovely quilts of your own with the help of a full-color, 33-page guidebook, "Learn to do Applique in Just One Weekend." The book includes complete illustrated instructions that will have even novices appliqueing in just a couple of days.

In addition, the book features step-by-step instructions and full-size patterns for four original quilt projects. Designs include "Forget-Me-Not Sampler" (pictured), "Teapot Quilt," "Oak and Acorn Quilt" and "Cornucopia with Strawberries Quilt."

The "Learn to Do Applique in Just One Weekend" guidebook, No. AN4179, is $9.95.

To order by mail, clip this article and send it with a check or money order to U-Bild Features, c/o The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 2383, Van Nuys, Calif. 91409. To order by credit card, call (800) 828-2453. Visit U-Bild on the Web at

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