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 The Splendid Sampler in PDF and EPUB Join The Splendid Sampler community with a comprehensive collection of very special 6-inch blocks created and shared by more than 80 of today's most innovative designers. You'll enjoy trying your hand at 100 eye-catching designs that use a wide range of techniques, including traditional patchwork, applique, foundation paper piecing, and embroidery A number of the 6-inch blocks are shown in two colorways for twice the creativity Be inspired by gallery quilts featuring carefully selected placement options for your Splendid Sampler blocks
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 Amish Inspired Quilts for Today s Home in PDF and EPUB Noted quilt designer Carl Hentsch has always admired Amish quilts and quilters. Living only a short distance from an old-order Amish community has allowed him to explore their world and come to know and respect some of these quilters and their ability to create beautiful quilts without the use of electricity. Amish-Inspired Quilts for Today's Home explores their use of color and design in 10 quilts, using modern fabrics and techniques, with projects ranging from easy to challenging. Blocks such as Basket, Log Cabin, and Star fill these pages with bursts and blooms of color. Be inspired!
Download and read online Civil War Legacies in PDF and EPUB Step back in time with 15 favorite patchwork-quilt patterns from the Civil War Legacies collection by Carol Hopkins. Each pattern design features classic blocks evocative of the era, beautifully showcasing today's reproduction quilt fabrics. Wonderfully scrappy, small quilt patterns in sizes perfect for wall hangings and doll quilts Simple, step-by-step instructions with clear diagrams and pressing directions Value-packed collection with something for every skill level
Download and read online Small and Scrappy in PDF and EPUB Based on traditional patterns, these delightful little patchwork treasures are perfect additions to a quilter's decor. Stitch classic blocks using your favorite reproduction fabrics and create sentimental, handmade treasures you or a loved one will appreciate every day. 16 simple, small, and fast-to-make patterns you'll love to stitch Be inspired by the authentic look of quilts created with reproduction fabrics and traditional colors Beginners and experienced quilters will enjoy making and displaying these little gems year-round
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 Simple Christmas Tidings in PDF and EPUB In Kim Diehl's first-ever Christmas book, you'll find decoration inspiration for your family's celebration. Revel in the sight of gracious rooms all dressed up for the holidays in Kim's signature style. Enjoy more than a dozen festive projects, including a table topper, throw pillow, tree skirt, wall hangings and lap quilts, ornaments, door hangers, stockings, and more Welcome the winter season with Kim's tips for decorating your home with yuletide flair Enrich your table with Kim's scrumptious holiday recipes
Download and read online Simple Friendships in PDF and EPUB It's hard to imagine authors Kim Diehl and Jo Morton could get any better--until they joined forces to share their signature looks. Enjoy stitching this creative blend of 14 spectacular quilts, all created from classic blocks. Discover fun ways to exchange blocks with friends or make a scrappy mix yourself Enjoy a wide variety of small- to medium-sized quilts, ranging from a table topper to wall hangings and lap quilts Ideal for quilters who love scrappy patchwork style and classic applique
Download and read online Making the Lancaster Diamond Sampler in PDF and EPUB The Lancaster Diamond Sampler was made by one anonymous person, referred to as Fanny's friend. Fanny S. Bucher and her friend were sharing fabric and block designs as they made their unique diamond-shaped blocks into sampler quilts - quilts meant for teaching and learning the craft. As you follow along with Fanny's friend, learn - or re-learn - the skills needed for making your own quilt. Supplemented by over 500 instructional images and diagrams of quilts, blocks, and needlework, the basics of fabric selection, grain, placement, and seaming are demonstrated. You will see Fanny's friend's skills develop along with your own - from simple piecing to the elements of patchwork, complex miniatures, and appliqué. These skills are enhanced when practiced with a group, so share the patterns provided with other quilters to learn and create your own sampler together!
Download and read online Take 5 in PDF and EPUB Quilters everywhere love Take 5 patterns from The Teacher's Pet, and this book is packed with them! Simply take five minutes to choose five fabrics (one focus fabric plus four coordinating fabrics), stack them, cut them simultaneously, and you're ready to sew! It's the relax-and-have-fun way to create visually stunning quilts. Choose from 15 designs that look intricate but are very simple to construct--excellent for beginners Take the stress out of selecting fabrics with Kathy's straightforward approach Create a lap-sized quilt this weekend--experienced quilters can finish in a day
Download and read online Seasonal Silhouettes in PDF and EPUB Beloved fabric and quilt pattern designer Edyta Sitar for Laundry Basket Quilts has designed 12 gorgeous quilt blocks that take you through the seasons of the year. 5 appliqué quilt block project settings provide the foundation for creating a one, two or four block appliqué project as well as a 12 block-12 month full-size calendar quilt. Each appliqué quilt block features one or more of Edyta Sitar’s beautifully crafted “silhouettes” for raw-edge machine appliqué. Background quilting enhances the beauty and detail of each appliqué quilt block. Step-by-step how-to and instructions for Edyta’s raw-edge appliqué technique Full-size appliqué templates Concise and clear how-to for background quilting Edyta’s favorite quilt binding technique Full-size placement diagrams for each of the 12 blocks Five block settings: wall art, a table runner, a bed topper, a wallhanging and a full-size quilt
Download and read online Free Motion Machine Quilting 1 2 3 in PDF and EPUB Discover how to machine quilt creative designs the easy way. More than 60 striking quilting motifs are at your fingertips in this comprehensive visual guide to free-motion machine quilting. Lori Kennedy takes you through each step of the process with easy-to-understand instructions and a multitude of clear, close-up photos so you won't miss a stitch. Learn to quilt dozens of unique and clever motifs, including flowers, animals, zigzags, swirls and twirls, and much more Give your next project that irresistible pop of texture you've been looking for--many of these designs aren't found in other quilting books Convenient lay-flat spiral binding makes the instructions easy to follow while you quilt
Download and read online Barbara Brackman s Civil War Sampler in PDF and EPUB Journey through a historic time in American history with Barbara Brackman, bestselling author and quilt historian. Barbara’s book features fifty quilt blocks that commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Each block (most were first published in the 1930s) was selected for the symbolism its name lends to recounting stories from the era’s women. This compilation of quilt block patterns includes period photos and first-person accounts. Choose from pieced or appliquéd blocks, each in two colorways with instructions for 8” and 12” sizes. Dig into your reproduction fabrics and enjoy combining blocks to make your own tribute quilt.