Here's your opportunity to become an expert on glorious New York Beauty blocks! Valori Wells' innovative designs will pump up your creativity, while her hands-on teaching style will walk you through each step of the process.
Turn Circles, Squares and Rectangles into Gorgeous Quilts. 15 hip, quick-to-make quilts that get dramatic results from simple shapes and large-scale prints. Color inspirations from traditional to trendy, soft to spicy. Sizes that suit your décor, from smaller wallhangings to large bed-sized quilts. Learn Valori's secrets of successful quiltmaking - color and fabric selection, design, piecing and appliqué techniques, and more. Valori shows you how to make striking, colorful quilts that only look hard to make - use her techniques to get beautiful results in a lot less time than you'd think! Project instructions include tips on choosing fabrics, working with color, strip piecing to create amazing color effects, appliqué, curved and paper piecing, and easy ways to quilt the finished top. Time-challenged quilters and beginners looking to build their skills will love this fresh approach.
C&T celebrates 20 years of beautiful books! Join C&T Publishing in celebrating 20 years of top-quality quilt books and paying tribute to the authors who made it possible! In honor of our 20th anniversary, the world’s best quilt designers, fiber artists, and quilting teachers - all C&T authors - have designed quilt blocks for us (and you!), plus share advice and memorable stories from years of experience in this wonderful industry. Over 70 commemorative blocks from longtime and brand-new C&T authors combined into 4 extraordinary anniversary quilts. Author reminiscences and qulting tips, plus block illustrations and basic instructions. The inspiring story of how C&T got started in 1983. Fun bonus - a glimpse of first quilts from famous authors alongside their latest work
Reacquaint yourself with a spectacular variety of pieced patterns from your favorite C&T authors, including Alex Anderson, Piece O' Cake Designs, Jean Wells, and Carol Doak. Whether you like One-Block Quilts, Mariner's Compass Stars, or New York Beauties, this book is sure to peak your curiosity!
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Provides instructions for creating tiny bendable doll figures with painted wooden heads, and includes eighteen felt sewing projects for scenes and accessories that can be adapted to varying skill levels.