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Kaffe Fassett S Heirloom Quilts In America

Author : Kaffe Fassett
ISBN : 1631869612
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 81.21 MB
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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of his highly successful series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe Fassett has returned to his American roots. Using the collection of American vintage quilts in Britain's American Museum in Bath as his inspiration, Kaffe has chosen 18 different quilts as the basis for his 20 new designs in this book. Designs feature both his latest fabrics and his much-loved classics, mostly from the Kaffe Fassett Collective but also his latest collection of Artisan fabrics. An introductory section, this book features the original quilts that inspired Kaffe, and tells the reader something about their provenance. The new designs demonstrate Kaffe's vivid and unique color combinations, giving new meaning to familiar block patterns such as Tumbling Blocks, Starbursts, and Log Cabins. Photographed in bucolic Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Each pattern contains full step-by-step piecing instructions and detailed diagrams.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Old Quilts New Life

Author : Sarah Fielke
ISBN : 1782492399
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 81.51 MB
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Featuring 18 stunning quilts designed by Sarah Fielke--from the striking Liberty Belle log cabin quilt to the peaceful Ebb and Flow medallion quilt--inspired by quilts from the American Folk Art Museum. Old Quilts, New Life features 20 stunning quilts designed by passionate quilter, author, and designer, Sarah Fielke. Sarah has selected 10 beautiful quilts from The American Folk Art Museum and created two designs inspired by each quilt--the first, a sympathetic interpretation of the original piece and the second, a more contemporary creation. Old Quilts, New Life showcases these stunning quilts--each one accompanied by step-by-step instructions so you can create them at home. The book takes you through the history of the quilting tradition and explores the techniques and styles employed by quilters over the centuries. From the beautiful simplicity of an Amish quilt to a striking, graphic Text quilt, there is a quilt here to suit all skill levels and styles.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Treasure Hunt

Author : Linda Collins
ISBN : 1683560477
Genre : Patchwork
File Size : 48.85 MB
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The hunt is on! Follow this team of antique-quilt mavens as they share their search for quilts from the past. With decades of vintage-textiles knowledge between them, quilters will discover secrets about where to look for antique quilts, which quilts to snap up quickly (and which to walk away from), how to care forvintage quilts, and more. Next, pore over a dozen favorite antique quilts from the authors' personal collections and find patterns for remaking true reproductions of them all. Delight in the fun photos of this duos treasure hunting in action - quilters everywhere will be inspired to join the hunt.
Category: Patchwork

Little Bits Quilting Bee

Author : Kathreen Ricketson
ISBN : 9781452143866
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 59.58 MB
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Sewing with pre-cut fabric packs is all the rage. It allows for endless creativity and makes it a cinch to stitch up lovely quilts without breaking the bank. Little Bits Quilting Bee features 20 projects for small fabric scraps and bundles including jelly rolls, charm squares, layer cakes, and fat quarters. From king-sized quilts to wall hangings, and more, this beautifully illustrated book has something for sewers of every skill level. To top it all off, author Kathreen Ricketson founder of the hugely popular craft site offers expert shortcuts and step-by-step instructions.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Cotton Candy Quilts

Author : Mary Mashuta
ISBN : 9781607050438
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 81.8 MB
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Calling all feed sack fans, vintage fabric lovers, and reproduction fabric enthusiasts! Mary presents exciting ideas for having fun with the cotton candy colors and quilt designs of the “near past,” while also uncovering new directions for today’s quiltmakers. 7 irresistible quilt projects based on traditional designs. Tips on finding, collecting, and using feed sacks, vintage fabrics, and today’s popular reproductions. A gallery of quilts from Mary and friends, including replicas of vintage quilts and new versions inspired by the originals. Learn about quilts and fabrics of the “near past,” from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Fons Porter Presents Quilts From The Henry Ford

Author : Marianne Fons
ISBN : 1890621919
Genre : Patchwork
File Size : 36.94 MB
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Offering the history, timeline, stories, and artistry of original quilts that represent the ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation of American quiltmakers, this book also includes instructions for making the 24 featured projects, which have been inspired by quilts in the archives of The Henry Ford collection.
Category: Patchwork

Piecing The Past

Author : Lynne Hagmeier
ISBN : 1935362399
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Quilts and patterns from the author's Kansas Troubles Quilters studio.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Making History Quilts Fabric From 1890 1970

Author : Barbara Brackman
ISBN : 9781607053026
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 63.76 MB
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Learn the Fascinating True Story of Fabrics in America...Make Your Own Period Quilts. The comprehensive guide to fabrics and their influence on American quilts, from the machine age to the atomic age. Essential companion volume to America's Printed Fabrics 1770-1890. Includes 9 quilt projects inspired by vintage quilt designs and fabrics. Packed with historic photos, stories, and insights into the role of fabrics in everyday life
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Modern Roots Today S Quilts From Yesterday S Inspiration

Author : Bill Volckening
ISBN : 9781617452048
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 86.61 MB
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Discover the antique roots of modern quilting, and take a peek inside Bill Volckening’s quilt collection (from the 1840s to 1970s). Patterned for the first time with full instructions, 12 antique and vintage projects invite you to remake them in your own style with modern techniques, rotary cutting tools, and templates. Learn to appreciate the handwork and character of yesterday’s quilts from an expert who has collected and studied them for more than 25 years.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies