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Quilting...DREAM HOUSES: Stepping Stone Quilt Series
QuiltingDREAM HOUSES Stepping Stone Quilt Series Author:Designed by Diane deFreitas FROM THE COVER: "Many quilters, especially beginners, look at a more complex quilt and say, 'I could never do that!' Stepping Stone quilts are intended to show you that you can. — QUILT ONE is a simple quilt meant for quilters of all skill levels. If you can accomplish this quilt, you are ready for the next step. — "HOME SWEET HOME"... Represents ... more »everyone's dream house where life is lived as it should be: safe, warm, and uncomplicated.
Three easy elements: a house block, half square triangles, and border strips.
QUILT 2 is a bit more complex, adding a bit more difficulty in piecing and/or applique design; but if you can do Quilt 1, you can also do Quilt 2.
"BEACH HOUSES"... Dream of the carefree days of summer. Away from it all--- no cell phones, no TV, no pressure. Just gentle sunshine, blue skies, balmy breezes, and lots of time to do whatever you please.
Complexity is added to the design, but construction simplicity is retained. Working with smaller pieces--- and more of them! Takes the quilter to the next skill level.
QUILT 3 is probably the one that you thought you could never do. But, if you can do Quilt 2, you will also be able to do Quilt 3.
"WINTER RETREAT"... Dream of a world covered in quiet beauty, a warm fire crackling on the hearth, a favorite chair to curl up in under a well-worn quilt.
The house blocks are smaller and surrounded by huge snowflakes and snow-covered trees creating the illusion of being snowbound in a serene winter retreat. Working with even smaller pieces--- and more of them--- makes this quilt the most challenging."« less