Stained Glass Elan Vital Paper Pieced Quilt Block Pattern

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Finished Size: 12" x 12"

Coined by the French philosopher Henri Bergson, Elan vital is literally means "vital force." Bergson believed that elan vital was the spark of life that could transform inanimate objects into living things. This tessellating block looks stunning when tiled together, imparting the resulting quilt with its own life.

  • Create this striking stained glass quilt block quickly and easily using the foundation paper piecing technique, with no appliqué or bias tape required!
  • Combine this pattern with other designs from our Stained Glass Series or use it with any 12" finished block to make your own distinct quilt.
  • Downloadable quilt pattern includes a photo of the quilt block, assembly diagram, assembly instructions, and full-size paper foundation piecing patterns
  • Designed by Liz Schwartz & Stephen Seifert
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