Download and read online The 4 x 5 Quilt Block Anthology in PDF and EPUB Gather your favorite reproduction fabrics and stitch magnificent 4" x 5" blocks! Enjoy trying your hand at a wide range of distinctly different quilt blocks--182 in all--from stunning yet simple blocks to intricate paper-pieced designs. We've done the math for you, taking the effort out of resizing traditional square blocks into attractive 4" x 5" beauties Learn how to assemble your blocks into a one-of-a-kind sampler quilt Includes tips to help you set up a fun block exchange or club with friends
Download and read online The Big Book of Little Civil War Blocks in PDF and EPUB Gather your favorite reproduction fabrics and stitch magnificent 4-inch x 5-inch blocks! Enjoy trying your hand at a wide range of distinctly different quilt blocks--182 in all---including stunning simple blocks and intricate paper-pieced designs. We've done the math for you, taking the effort out of resizing traditional square blocks into attractive 4-inch x 5-inch beauties Learn how to assemble your blocks into a one-of-a-kind sampler quilt Includes tips to help you set up a fun block exchange or club with friends
Download and read online Scrap Basket Sensations in PDF and EPUB Kim Brackett is back with more of her masterful designs! If you enjoyed the popular Scrap-Basket Surprises, you'll love this all-new collection of eye-catching quilts. Designed for 2 1/2" strips, each project is perfect for convenient precut bundles--or for cutting strips from your stash. Enjoy a varied assortment of fabrics, from soft pastels to rich country colors to contemporary batiks Choose from 18 exciting quilts--a great value Find concise, clear instructions appropriate for all skill levels
Download and read online Civil War Legacies III in PDF and EPUB If you can't get enough of reproduction fabrics, you'll want this book! Immerse yourself in a bygone era and create your own piece of Americana. Featuring simple pieced blocks, these gorgeous quilts showcase Carol Hopkins' talent for selecting reproduction fabrics to create quilts reminiscent of antique treasures. Choose from 16 quilt patterns ideally suited for your smallest scraps Close-up photos bring the details into crystal-clear focus Enjoy patterns that are perfect for wall hangings, table toppers, doll beds, and special gifts
Download and read online Strip Your Stash in PDF and EPUB Bust your stash with 12 strip quilts, perfect for those larger pieces of leftover fabric that you aren’t quite sure how to use. Learn how to cut, sort, store, and sew 2 1/2" strips to make a variety of quilts in two or more sizes. Confidently pair fabric prints, using three no-fail strategies: controlled colorway, distinct blocks, or scrap crazies! Whatever your approach, you’ll love stripping along with the popular pattern and fabric designer behind GE Designs. Gudrun Erla’s quick yet impressive patterns only look complicated. Complete with helpful charts and illustrations, everything from fabric selection to block construction is made clear and simple, even for beginners.
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Download and read online Barbara Brackman s Civil War Sampler in PDF and EPUB Features fifty quilt blocks that commemorate the one hundred-fiftieth anniversary of the Civil War, featuring period photographs and first-person accounts for each.
Download and read online Circles on the Water in PDF and EPUB More than 150 poems from her seven books of poetry written between 1963 and 1982. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Download and read online Miss Rosie s Farmhouse Favorites in PDF and EPUB Presenting 12 favorite quilts from Miss Rosie's Quilt Company, curated for the first time in a single collection! If you enjoy scrappy piecing, you'll love popular designer Carrie Nelson's showcase of her most beloved creations Carrie's innovative tips for fabric selection, placement, and piecing mean successful stitching from the get-go Get inspired by colorful quilts presented in fresh settings--plus some shown in two colorways
Download and read online The Random House Book of Poetry for Children in PDF and EPUB More than 550 poems by American, English, and anonymous authors.
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