This hardback book has many colored photos of great quilts and great information.
So much fun to look at but I don't have the time or space to make these quilts.
'Great American Quilts 1991' is like a greenhouse full of blossoming quilts! Showers of flower quilts of every sort brighten the pages of this new edition.
Our special chapter, "Quilts in Bloom," features 11 quilts with flower motifs, made by nine quilters. Included is a stenciled quilt, 'Strawberry Patch', by noted stenciled quilt designer, Marie Sturmer. If you have never tried fabric stenciling, here's your chance to learn from a certified stenciler. Marie gives you step by step instructions for her technique of stenciling on fabric and shares the patterns for her original strawberry design.
"Quilts Across America" is bursting with quilts, as always. To satisfy your every desire, we have a trio of miniature quilts by Tina Gravart of Philadelphia. Tina shares her patterns and tips for working with the tiniest of pieces. These quilts can be used for display or on a doll bed.
If a crib quilt with a flower motif is what you're needing, Joyce Neal of Chehalis, Washington, has put together a lovable quilt just for baby, using shadow applique.
Those tried and true favorites: Drunkard's Path, Flying Geese, Irish Chain, Mexican Rose and Seven Sisters are here, too.
"Traditions in Quilting" is full of stories of quilters from ages past and the patterns for their quilts. In this chapter, Doris Rechenthin of Temple, Texas, shares her project that duplicated her Great Grandmother's quilt.
Guilds from Florida, Missouri and Texas and the quilts they made are highlighted in "Bee Quilters". And at the end of q quilting day, you can put your feet up and take a gander at "Designer Gallery" and or five one of a kind quilts made by four quilters. These quilters' achievements in fabric will wow you.