latest trend in fabric is precut squares or rectangles. Layer
Cakes from Moda are 10 inch squares. Sweet 16s from Maywood Studios
are 9 inch x 11 inch rectangles. Marcus Brothers cuts their Spoonfuls
into 8-1/2 inch squares. This book contains ideas for all these
large squares. Or you can cut you own large squares. One Fat Quarter
can be cut into four 8-1/2 inch squares.
the designs even more flexible, these patterns will work for ANY
SIZE SQUARE! The popular 5 inch charm packs will make a fun baby
quilt size or table topper. Or maybe you have cut leftover fabrics
from past projects into 4 inch or 6 inch squares (or any other
uniform size). These patterns will work perfectly for those squares
as well! You could even start with a 16 inch or 17 inch square
and use one of these patterns to make a king size quilt. It just
takes 36 squares of any size to make any or all of these quilts.
book contains instructions to make 238 quilts! All of the instructions
are written for beginners. This book offers beginning quilters
several benefits. The quilts are all made up of basic blocks.
The fabric in the precut, prepackaged fabric bundles all match.
The book describes several methods for organizing scrap quilts.
Beginning quilters are introduced to the creative process of quilting.
However, these quilts are not just for beginners. Experienced
quilters can enjoy making a quick project as a gift or to experiment
with new colors.
book takes quilters through four steps of basic quiltmaking. Step
1: Choose Your Pattern. Step 2: Organize Your Fabrics. Step 3:
Sew Your Blocks Together. Step 4: Layout and Sew Your Quilt. Going
through these steps involves quilters with the entire process
of quilt making in a fun, simple way.
Block Quilts contains patterns for 238 quilts with full color
pictures of 21 of these patterns. See how similar patterns look
in different colors, and see how the same fabrics look in different
patterns. This book contains hundreds of ideas for using charm
packs, layer cakes, sweet 16s, spoonfuls, fat quarters, and your