Better Homes and Gardens New Patchwork and Quilting Book
Better Homes and Gardens New Patchwork and Quilting Book Author:Better Homes and Gardens Includes: — Patchwork Treasures to Enjoy Every Day--Create colorful accessories to live your family's daily activities by stitching the patchwork projects in this chapter. For daily use, sew the place mats, kids' work aprons and school totes, or the bright colored tablecloth with matching napkins. Or, you'll find a wall hanging, a throw with matc... more »hing pillows and unique projects that use the Dresden Plate pattern.
Favorite Pieced Quilts, Soft & Pretty--For the patchwork enthusiast who enjoys making quilts using traditional techniques, here are three classic designs--Trip Around the World, and two variations of the Grandmother's Flower Garden--in pretty pastel fabrics that are typical of quilts made during the 1930s.
Playful Patterns to Craft for Kids--Two delightful rooms, both for children and all bedecked in patchwork accessories, are featured here. Our room for girls is full of machine appliqued flowers and dancing old-world folk that embellish a curtain and purchased bed linens. Projects for the young master include an airplane, quilt, with coordinating sham, pillows and cross-stitched shutter inserts.
Favorite Pieced Quilts, Bright & Bold--Here are three more classic quilts, in vivid colors, to stir the avid quilt maker's enthusiasm. Choose the Amish Rainbow, Kansas Flower, or Delectable Mountains pattern for a dramatic bed coverlet.
Heartfelt Designs for a Merry Christmas--Full of red and green homespun ideas, this chapter offers patchwork trims for holiday decorating. using a muslin with lots of plaid hearts, you can stitch a charming tree skirt, table runner, apron, Advent calendar, or an adorable doll« less
If you are more interested in patchwork than quilting this is a great reference book. There are great ideas to use patchworks on bedding, clothing, bags and christmas ideas. I am a quilter and was looking for beginning tecniques for my students in beginning quilting.