Foolproof Patterns and Simple Techniques from Basic Blocks
Author: Jeni Baker
Publisher: Lucky Spool
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
The Half Square Triangle (HST) is a quilt-making staple! At once both a simple block yet one that yields complex results, this workhorse is the star of the show in Jeni Baker's first book. A series of 12 patterns start with a beginner friendly fast and easy design and progresses to more and more challenging designs. he HST is a workhorse block unit that can be used to make beautiful, timeless quilts. This book shows you the multiple methods for making them (from the slow to the speedy) and combines HSTs with other pieced blocks that complement the triangle blocks. The book is organized into four main sections: patterns that feature Color, Scale, Patchwork Play and, finally culminating with a chapter on Half-Square Triangles only. This final chapter features an inspirational index of over 12'' 60 HST block designs and encourages the reader to design their own quilts using a single block or combining a few.
Explore multiple ways to cut and use flying geese in nine quilt designs, plus a block library of over 40 designs Flying geese are a quilt-making staple! At once a simple block, yet one that yields complex results, this mainstay is the star of the show in Lee Monroe's first book, Patchwork Essentials: Flying Geese. The book features a series of nine patterns, all based in tradition but with a modern twist. Patchwork Essentials: Flying Geese is organized into three main sections: multiple techniques for making flying geese blocks; nine quilt patterns progressing from quick and simple to challenging and complex; and 40 flying geese blocks and a sample quilt in which to feature them. The final chapter features small projects to make from the half-square triangles that remain after trimming the geese for each project--from a pillow to a quilt back.
A collection of quick and easy quilting projects including designs by authors such as Lin Clemens (The Quilter's Bible), Marion Elliot and Tacha Bruecher from Fat Quarterly. The projects include home decoration notions such as hanging hearts, quilted oven gloves, table mats and cushions. Every project is quick and easy to do even if you've never quilted before. Choose from hand or machine quilted projects and make fabulous gifts for friends and family.
This information-packed book of tips and techniques is a must-have resource for new quilters And a handy refresher for not-so-new quilters. Author, teacher, and piecing expert Donna Lynn Thomas covers all the basics in this easy-to-use guide to successful quiltmaking. Have concise info at your fingertips in a low-cost format an excellent value Understand the importance of careful pressing, why you should care, and what effect it has on your piecing Find tips for fabric preparation, accurate and efficient rotary cutting, block construction, machine piecing, and more
Designs Inspired by the Victoria and Albert Museum
Author: Kaffe Fassett
Publisher: Taunton Press
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Kaffe Fassett's Museum Quilts showcases 20 new patchwork designs, all inspired by treasures from the world-famous Victoria & Albert Museum. Textile artist Kaffe Fassett breathes new life into old masterpieces by updating the colors and employing contemporary techniques. 200 illustrations & photos.
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