Drafting for the Creative Quilter

by Sally Collins

Paperback, 2010

Status

Available

Call number

746.46

Collection

Publication

C&T Publishing (2010), 128 pages

Description

While teaching you how to recognize the underlying architecture of patchwork, Collins provides simple step-by-step instructions for drafting grid-based blocks, star blocks, circular patterns, and more. Includes three projects, each with a varying level of difficulty.

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LibraryThing member jbbkelsey
Drafting for the Creative Quilter is a must-have reference book for any quilter, beginner or experienced. The book starts out with basics for beginning quilters and designers. As the book progresses, the blocks become more complicated and fun! Using a compass, protractor, calculator and other small
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supplies, Sally Collins directs you in designing hexagon boxes, winding way blocks, fan blocks, many star blocks, double wedding rings, off center log cabins and pineapple blocks. Don't worry about doing the math! Collins does this for you! Most of the blocks and quilts appear complicated-looking, but can be learned in this book! I have been looking for sampler quilt settings and this book even covers some of these settings. I heartily recommend this book for every quilter!
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Language

Original language

English

Physical description

128 p.; 11.14 inches

ISBN

157120802X / 9781571208026

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