Be Inspired by the Stories &break;&break;The 1922, The Farmer's Wife magazine posed this question to their readers: "If you had a daughter of marriageable age, would you, in light of your own experience, have her marry a farmer?" The magazine at the time had 750,000 subscribers, and received over 7,000 letters. The best answers to this question are included in this book, along with the traditional quilt blocks they inspired. &break;&break;Laurie Aaron Hird provides everything you need to be inspired and create your own sampler quilt: &break; 111 six-inch quilt blocks, with assembly diagrams for piecing the blocks and template cutting directions&break; Complete instruction for making a sampler quilt in any traditional size: lap, twin, queen or king&break; CD with easy-to-print, full-sized templates for all 111 blocks, and printable quilt construction diagrams&break; 42 letters from the 1922 Farmer's Wife contest to give you a priceless glimpse into our country's past
A huge library of 196 appliqué blocks allows quilt makers to create their own unique project by mixing and matching their way to an inspired original design, and includes directions and tips for creating full-size quilts as well as smaller projects. Original.
New from the Author of the Best-Selling Elm Creek Quilts Novels. Celebrate the enduring bonds of friendship and create your own authentic version of the "secret" bridal sampler from The Master Quilter. Get together with other quilters to mix, match, and share 140 traditional blocks. Enjoy the gallery of sampler quilts made by other Elm Creek readers. Book includes complete instructions and full-sized patterns for every block from the sampler.
With 35 eye-catching designs to sew, every stitcher will fall in love with the projects in A Passion for Quilting. There's something for everyone in this collection of patchwork and quilting makes. Nicki Trench employs quilting, appliqué, embroidery, and patchwork techniques to create items to make for the home, or to give as gifts to family and friends. Start by making Blankets and Quilts using colorful blocks and vintage fabrics. Take the picnic quilt out on a summer's day or decorate your baby’s crib with the cot quilt made with vintage fabrics. Carry Out is the next chapter, packed with projects for people who love bags. The glamour purse is covered with pretty yoyos while the beach bag is great for storing all your vacation essentials. Then there are Accessories and Gifts, including book covers, needle cases, cushions and more that are certain to put a smile on the face of the recipient. In the final chapter, Kitchen and Dining Room, there are trivets, tea towels, and chair seat covers to add color to your culinary spaces. And finally there's a handy techniques section explaining all the stitches and skills you’ll need to complete the projects. With creative ideas to inspire both beginners and more experienced stitchers, you are sure to find the perfect project for you.
Author: That Patchwork Place
Release Date: 2017-08-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Explore the patchwork style and scrappy flair of 58 history-rich quilts inspired by patterns and fabrics from the 1800s. Showcase the traditional color combinations of reproduction fabrics and popular Civil War-era blocks that quilters love in patterns for mini-quilts, lap quilts, and large bed-size projects. Use your favorite reproduction fabrics--including scraps and precuts--in quilts ranging from simple to intricate, all created by expert designers.
By popular demand, Carrie Nelson presents a terrific follow-up to her top-selling Schnibbles Times Two. Quilters will find 12 beautiful pairs of small and large quilts made from convenient precut 5" and 10" squares. So appealing and easy, these great quilts from the creator of Miss Rosie's Quilt Company are perfect for all skill levels.
Quilting icon Jo Morton returns with her third book in the "Jo's Little Favorites" series! Enjoy 16 more exquisite little quilts previously available only to her devoted club members--until now. For the first time, Jo invites quilters into her charming 1920s-era bungalow to share how she displays quilts in her own home. Get oodles of ideas for showcasing small quilts, along with Jo's favorite techniques for making them. You'll be inspired to start right away with Jo's wise approach: if you want to make them all, make them small!
Camille Roskelley, best-selling author of Simplify with Camille Roskelley, puts a brand new spin on traditional-block quilting. By exploring modern print combinations and employing innovative techniques such as supersizing blocks, Roskelley offers a fresh interpretation of classic blocks in 12 achievable projects. Simple enough for beginners, all of the projects are easy to piece using precuts, yardage, and scrap fabrics. And, as always, Roskelley's fail-proof instructions and expert knowledge will guide and inspire every step of the way. •Master a variety of simple techniques such as half-square triangles and easy Flying Geese for a bold, sophisticated style • Classic-block quilting gets a modern makeover with jumbo sizes, fresh prints and colors, and secondary patterns created with color placement • Bridge the traditional and modern with quilts that have timeless appeal
Kathleen Tracy, popular author of Prairie Children and Their Quilts and Remembering Adelia, has outdone herself with this combination of lovely projects and fascinating historical tidbits. Patterned after quilts made during the Civil War era, this collection is ideal for nineteenth-century reproduction fabrics. Choose from 16 easy projects, including large and small quilts, plus a pincushion, sewing box, and needle case Learn how women's efforts during the Civil War era led to increased civil and political involvement among women See historical photos and read eloquent excerpts from letters written to and from soldiers during the Civil War
The Civil War Love Letter Quilt is a history book, quilting guide, and touching tale of the love shared by Civil War soldiers, their sweethearts and families. In the same innovative approach as other books of the popular letter and diary quilt-book series by Rosemary Youngs, this new guide showcases 121 different paper pieced block patterns with the actual letter that inspired them. The collection includes love letters from: President Rutherford B. Hayes to his family Newton Scott to his childhood friend, whom he married upon returning from the war David Winn, a soldier who ultimately gave his life for his country
Author: Eleanor Burns
Publisher: Quilt in a Day.
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Day & Night will mystify, enchant, and entertain you. It is magical with no smoke and mirrors and the technique is awesome. The pattern is made from strips and the illusion created by using the acrylic template included in the back of the book. Eleanor Burns offers variations on making a quilt with two or three contrasting colors. By using three or four fabric strips, the blocks take on a whole new look.
A visual encyclopedia of quilt block designs that provides quilters, designers, researchers, and patchwork enthusiasts with a comprehensive tool for finding, identifying and drafting more than 4050 unique patterns.