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Star Quilts

Star Quilts [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: ,
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN-10: 1607056585
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Star Quilts by , Book Summary:

Create striking star blocks accurately at any size using this unique grid system—just connect the dots! No math, no complex calculations. Try one of author Mary Knapp’s projects to learn her grid method using basic tools like a ruler and a protractor. Choose from dozens of her star block designs to mix and match for any project. You’ll be amazed at how easy it can be to draft and resize your own blocks and make your next quilt totally star-studded! Includes great tips for fabric selection, making templates, as well as cutting and piecing techniques.

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Scrap Quilting with Alex Anderson

Scrap Quilting with Alex Anderson [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Alex Anderson
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN-10: 1607057557
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Scrap Quilting with Alex Anderson by Alex Anderson Book Summary:

Presents instructions for six quilt projects which use a variety of fabric leftovers, with examples from a gallery of eleven works by contemporary quilters and unknown artists of the past.

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Lone Star Quilts & Beyond

Lone Star Quilts & Beyond [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Jan Krentz
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN-10: 1607053810
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Lone Star Quilts & Beyond by Jan Krentz Book Summary:

Explore the world of Lone Star quilts! Expert teacher Jan Krentz shows you how to use today’s techniques to simplify this intricate design. 6 colorful projects - you’ll want to get started right away! Rotary cutting saves you time, while imaginative additions such as appliqué and “designer diamonds” give these Lone Stars a fresh, updated look. Jan teaches you everything you’ll need to know to make the Lone Star quilt of your dreams, from fabric choices to finishing touches. A gallery of eye-catching Lone Star quilts to inspire your creativity

Download or read Lone Star Quilts & Beyond book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Explore the world of Lone Star quilts! Expert teacher Jan Krentz shows you how to use today’s techniques to simplify this intricate design. 6 colorful projects - you’ll want to get started right away! Rotary cutting saves you time, while imaginative additions such as appliqué and “designer diamonds” give these Lone Stars a fresh, updated look. Jan teaches you everything you’ll need to know to make the Lone Star quilt of your dreams, from fabric choices to finishing touches. A gallery of eye-catching Lone Star quilts to inspire your creativity


Simply Stars

Simply Stars [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Alex Anderson
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN-10: 1607050285
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Simply Stars by Alex Anderson Book Summary:

Learn to make stunning star quilts using squares, rectangles, triangles, and diamonds with this comprehensive guide by the host of The Quilt Show. In Simply Stars, Alex Anderson introduces quilters of all skill levels to the world of star quilts, where pattern possibilities are as vast as the night sky. Alex covers the major types of star patterns, such as Stars Made of Squares and Triangles and Stars Made of Diamonds and Y Seams. Covering them in order of difficulty from beginner to advances, Alex offers several examples of each type. With foolproof techniques, Alex’s student-tested shortcuts, and exciting fabric combinations, you can start making quilts that sparkle.

Download or read Simply Stars book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Learn to make stunning star quilts using squares, rectangles, triangles, and diamonds with this comprehensive guide by the host of The Quilt Show. In Simply Stars, Alex Anderson introduces quilters of all skill levels to the world of star quilts, where pattern possibilities are as vast as the night sky. Alex covers the major types of star patterns, such as Stars Made of Squares and Triangles and Stars Made of Diamonds and Y Seams. Covering them in order of difficulty from beginner to advances, Alex offers several examples of each type. With foolproof techniques, Alex’s student-tested shortcuts, and exciting fabric combinations, you can start making quilts that sparkle.


Hexagon Star Quilts

Hexagon Star Quilts [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Cathy Perlmutter
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN-10: 1607657988
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Hexagon Star Quilts by Cathy Perlmutter Book Summary:

Discover a world of 100 English paper pieced star block patterns that fit inside a hexagon, from classic style to modern and quirky, with Hexagon Star Quilts! Either by hand or machine, learn and practice English paper piecing using scraps or precuts, and choose from a wide selection of star patterns for a smooth piecing experience – with minimal guesswork! Put it all together with 7 stunning quilt projects that range from small to large, and contain clear, step-by-step directions, coordinating diagrams and illustrations, and beautiful photography. Equipping you with the skills you need to design your own quilt, this book is a must-have! Author and expert in English paper piecing, Cathy Perlmutter has designed and published books and patterns on EPP over the last 20 years. Her work has been featured in several magazines and publications, including Machine Quilting Unlimited, The Jewish Journal, Modern Holiday Quilt Pattern Magazine, and many more!

Download or read Hexagon Star Quilts book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Discover a world of 100 English paper pieced star block patterns that fit inside a hexagon, from classic style to modern and quirky, with Hexagon Star Quilts! Either by hand or machine, learn and practice English paper piecing using scraps or precuts, and choose from a wide selection of star patterns for a smooth piecing experience – with minimal guesswork! Put it all together with 7 stunning quilt projects that range from small to large, and contain clear, step-by-step directions, coordinating diagrams and illustrations, and beautiful photography. Equipping you with the skills you need to design your own quilt, this book is a must-have! Author and expert in English paper piecing, Cathy Perlmutter has designed and published books and patterns on EPP over the last 20 years. Her work has been featured in several magazines and publications, including Machine Quilting Unlimited, The Jewish Journal, Modern Holiday Quilt Pattern Magazine, and many more!


All-Star Quilts

All-Star Quilts [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Helen Frost,Blanche Young
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN-10: 1607051583
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All-Star Quilts by Helen Frost,Blanche Young Book Summary:

“Packed with color examples, patterns, and easy step-by-step directions . . . a fine pick for any quilter seeking an easier way of producing star quilts.” ―Midwest Book Review Based on the eight-pointed LeMoyne star, these quilt projects use the tried-and-true strip-piecing method that Blanche Young originally developed in 1979. Blanche and her daughter Helen have been exploring this historical star ever since, playing with different configurations and sizes, to captivate generations of quilters to come. The ten projects include Lone Star, Touching Stars, Rolling Star, Broken Star, Star of Bethlehem, Double Star, and Blazing Star—all of which you can make without having to cut diamonds—and a gallery of twenty-five additional quilts is also provided!

Download or read All-Star Quilts book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). “Packed with color examples, patterns, and easy step-by-step directions . . . a fine pick for any quilter seeking an easier way of producing star quilts.” ―Midwest Book Review Based on the eight-pointed LeMoyne star, these quilt projects use the tried-and-true strip-piecing method that Blanche Young originally developed in 1979. Blanche and her daughter Helen have been exploring this historical star ever since, playing with different configurations and sizes, to captivate generations of quilters to come. The ten projects include Lone Star, Touching Stars, Rolling Star, Broken Star, Star of Bethlehem, Double Star, and Blazing Star—all of which you can make without having to cut diamonds—and a gallery of twenty-five additional quilts is also provided!


Big One Star Quilts By Magic

Big One Star Quilts By Magic [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Nancy Johnson-Srebro
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN-10: 160705308X
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Big One Star Quilts By Magic by Nancy Johnson-Srebro Book Summary:

Make Big, Beautiful Lone Stars Without Cutting or Piecing a Single Diamond! 14 elegant Lone Star blocks put a shine into any room-and you make them entirely from easy squares and rectangles! Each star pattern includes directions to make quilts of 4 different sizes, from wallhangings to king-size bed quilts. 4 elegant quilt settings to mix and match with any Lone Star block for a huge variety of looks. 2 quilting designs for each star give you detailed guidance for machine- or hand-quilting. 14 bonus wallhangings and instructions for 4 pieced backings make great use of the cutoff trimmings from your blocks. If you love Lone Star quilts, you'll find enough star blocks, settings, and bonus patterns here to keep you quilting for a long, long time. You won't believe how easy they are until you've tried Nancy's Diamond-Free® technique that turns squares and rectangles into stars with perfect points and no y-seams!

Download or read Big One Star Quilts By Magic book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Make Big, Beautiful Lone Stars Without Cutting or Piecing a Single Diamond! 14 elegant Lone Star blocks put a shine into any room-and you make them entirely from easy squares and rectangles! Each star pattern includes directions to make quilts of 4 different sizes, from wallhangings to king-size bed quilts. 4 elegant quilt settings to mix and match with any Lone Star block for a huge variety of looks. 2 quilting designs for each star give you detailed guidance for machine- or hand-quilting. 14 bonus wallhangings and instructions for 4 pieced backings make great use of the cutoff trimmings from your blocks. If you love Lone Star quilts, you'll find enough star blocks, settings, and bonus patterns here to keep you quilting for a long, long time. You won't believe how easy they are until you've tried Nancy's Diamond-Free® technique that turns squares and rectangles into stars with perfect points and no y-seams!


Hexagon Star Quilts

Hexagon Star Quilts [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Cathy Perlmutter
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN-10: 1607657988
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Hexagon Star Quilts by Cathy Perlmutter Book Summary:

Discover a world of 100 English paper pieced star block patterns that fit inside a hexagon, from classic style to modern and quirky, with Hexagon Star Quilts! Either by hand or machine, learn and practice English paper piecing using scraps or precuts, and choose from a wide selection of star patterns for a smooth piecing experience – with minimal guesswork! Put it all together with 7 stunning quilt projects that range from small to large, and contain clear, step-by-step directions, coordinating diagrams and illustrations, and beautiful photography. Equipping you with the skills you need to design your own quilt, this book is a must-have! Author and expert in English paper piecing, Cathy Perlmutter has designed and published books and patterns on EPP over the last 20 years. Her work has been featured in several magazines and publications, including Machine Quilting Unlimited, The Jewish Journal, Modern Holiday Quilt Pattern Magazine, and many more!

Download or read Hexagon Star Quilts book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Discover a world of 100 English paper pieced star block patterns that fit inside a hexagon, from classic style to modern and quirky, with Hexagon Star Quilts! Either by hand or machine, learn and practice English paper piecing using scraps or precuts, and choose from a wide selection of star patterns for a smooth piecing experience – with minimal guesswork! Put it all together with 7 stunning quilt projects that range from small to large, and contain clear, step-by-step directions, coordinating diagrams and illustrations, and beautiful photography. Equipping you with the skills you need to design your own quilt, this book is a must-have! Author and expert in English paper piecing, Cathy Perlmutter has designed and published books and patterns on EPP over the last 20 years. Her work has been featured in several magazines and publications, including Machine Quilting Unlimited, The Jewish Journal, Modern Holiday Quilt Pattern Magazine, and many more!


All-Star Quilts

All-Star Quilts [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Helen Frost,Blanche Young
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN-10: 1607051583
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All-Star Quilts by Helen Frost,Blanche Young Book Summary:

“Packed with color examples, patterns, and easy step-by-step directions . . . a fine pick for any quilter seeking an easier way of producing star quilts.” ―Midwest Book Review Based on the eight-pointed LeMoyne star, these quilt projects use the tried-and-true strip-piecing method that Blanche Young originally developed in 1979. Blanche and her daughter Helen have been exploring this historical star ever since, playing with different configurations and sizes, to captivate generations of quilters to come. The ten projects include Lone Star, Touching Stars, Rolling Star, Broken Star, Star of Bethlehem, Double Star, and Blazing Star—all of which you can make without having to cut diamonds—and a gallery of twenty-five additional quilts is also provided!

Download or read All-Star Quilts book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). “Packed with color examples, patterns, and easy step-by-step directions . . . a fine pick for any quilter seeking an easier way of producing star quilts.” ―Midwest Book Review Based on the eight-pointed LeMoyne star, these quilt projects use the tried-and-true strip-piecing method that Blanche Young originally developed in 1979. Blanche and her daughter Helen have been exploring this historical star ever since, playing with different configurations and sizes, to captivate generations of quilters to come. The ten projects include Lone Star, Touching Stars, Rolling Star, Broken Star, Star of Bethlehem, Double Star, and Blazing Star—all of which you can make without having to cut diamonds—and a gallery of twenty-five additional quilts is also provided!


Star Struck Quilts

Star Struck Quilts [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Barbara H. Cline
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN-10: 1607051486
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Star Struck Quilts by Barbara H. Cline Book Summary:

Learn to make star quilts that truly shine using variations on traditional blocks and the mix-and-match patterns in this skill-building guide. Quilt designer and teacher Barbara Cline has helped countless crafters expand their creative horizons. Now she helps you reach for the stars with 9 wall-hanging projects. Plus she demonstrates how the featured star block patterns can be transformed into 27 different quilts! Beginning with the classic Lone Star block, Barbara explains the basics of layout and diamond piecing, offering tips and tricks that save time and avoid common pitfalls. Arranged in order of difficulty, each new quilt project offers new challenges with step-by-step instructions designed to build skills as you go. Barbara also shares many valuable life lessons and shows you how to achieve the fine workmanship found in the quilts made in her Mennonite community.

Download or read Star Struck Quilts book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Learn to make star quilts that truly shine using variations on traditional blocks and the mix-and-match patterns in this skill-building guide. Quilt designer and teacher Barbara Cline has helped countless crafters expand their creative horizons. Now she helps you reach for the stars with 9 wall-hanging projects. Plus she demonstrates how the featured star block patterns can be transformed into 27 different quilts! Beginning with the classic Lone Star block, Barbara explains the basics of layout and diamond piecing, offering tips and tricks that save time and avoid common pitfalls. Arranged in order of difficulty, each new quilt project offers new challenges with step-by-step instructions designed to build skills as you go. Barbara also shares many valuable life lessons and shows you how to achieve the fine workmanship found in the quilts made in her Mennonite community.


Pineapple Stars

Pineapple Stars [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Sharon Rexroad
Editor: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN-10: 1607050560
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Pineapple Stars by Sharon Rexroad Book Summary:

Q: What do you get when you cross a Lone Star with a Pineapple? A: A knockout Pineapple Star Quilt! Dazzling pineapple stars that anyone can piece! Create large, dynamic stars with solids and prints. Tremendous flexibility - make any project in six size. Paper-pieced construction means all diamonds are perfect. Workbook style guides you from easy paper-pieced construction through designing your own project! Large areas are perfect for show-off quilting! Also available from C&T: Pineapple Stars Paper Piecing Patterns - 9 preprinted sheets (8 to sew plus a practice sheet) to make 6 sizes of pineapple stars - perfect results every time!

Download or read Pineapple Stars book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Q: What do you get when you cross a Lone Star with a Pineapple? A: A knockout Pineapple Star Quilt! Dazzling pineapple stars that anyone can piece! Create large, dynamic stars with solids and prints. Tremendous flexibility - make any project in six size. Paper-pieced construction means all diamonds are perfect. Workbook style guides you from easy paper-pieced construction through designing your own project! Large areas are perfect for show-off quilting! Also available from C&T: Pineapple Stars Paper Piecing Patterns - 9 preprinted sheets (8 to sew plus a practice sheet) to make 6 sizes of pineapple stars - perfect results every time!


Reflecting the World

Reflecting the World [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Mathew D. Felton?Koestler,Ksenija Simic?Muller,José María Menéndez
Editor: IAP
ISBN-10: 1681237695
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Reflecting the World by Mathew D. Felton?Koestler,Ksenija Simic?Muller,José María Menéndez Book Summary:

Reflecting the World: A Guide to Incorporating Equity in Mathematics Teacher Education is a guide for mathematics teacher educators interested in incorporating equity concerns into their teaching. The book draws on the authors’ research and experience integrating issues of equity, diversity, and social justice into their work as mathematics teacher educators of preservice and inservice preK?9 teachers. Reflecting the World includes both a framework for integrating issues of equity into mathematics teacher education courses and professional development and example lessons. The lessons are organized by content area and include guidance for using them effectively. Elementary and middle grades pre?service teachers are often uncomfortable with mathematics, uncertain about their ability to teach it, and unsure of how it connects to the real world. For many preservice teachers a focus on the real world—and in particular on issues of equity, diversity, and social justice—is more engaging than their past experiences with mathematics and can help lessen their mathematical anxieties. Reflecting the World will assist teacher educators in designing and teaching mathematics content and methods courses in ways that support future teachers to see the relevance of mathematics to our world and in becoming critical, questioning citizens in an increasingly mathematical world. The book provides a set of tools for helping future teachers connect mathematics to the lives, interests, and political realities of an increasingly diverse student body, and in doing so it provides a meaningful answer to the question, “when will I ever use this?”

Download or read Reflecting the World book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Reflecting the World: A Guide to Incorporating Equity in Mathematics Teacher Education is a guide for mathematics teacher educators interested in incorporating equity concerns into their teaching. The book draws on the authors’ research and experience integrating issues of equity, diversity, and social justice into their work as mathematics teacher educators of preservice and inservice preK?9 teachers. Reflecting the World includes both a framework for integrating issues of equity into mathematics teacher education courses and professional development and example lessons. The lessons are organized by content area and include guidance for using them effectively. Elementary and middle grades pre?service teachers are often uncomfortable with mathematics, uncertain about their ability to teach it, and unsure of how it connects to the real world. For many preservice teachers a focus on the real world—and in particular on issues of equity, diversity, and social justice—is more engaging than their past experiences with mathematics and can help lessen their mathematical anxieties. Reflecting the World will assist teacher educators in designing and teaching mathematics content and methods courses in ways that support future teachers to see the relevance of mathematics to our world and in becoming critical, questioning citizens in an increasingly mathematical world. The book provides a set of tools for helping future teachers connect mathematics to the lives, interests, and political realities of an increasingly diverse student body, and in doing so it provides a meaningful answer to the question, “when will I ever use this?”


Lana's Lakota Moons

Lana's Lakota Moons [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
Editor: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN-10: 0803209983
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Lana's Lakota Moons by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve Book Summary:

Cousins Lori and Lana, Lakota Indians who have a close but competitive relationship, learn about their heritage and culture throughout the year, and when a Laotian-Hmong girl comes to their school, they make friends with her and "adopt" her as one of their own.

Download or read Lana's Lakota Moons book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Cousins Lori and Lana, Lakota Indians who have a close but competitive relationship, learn about their heritage and culture throughout the year, and when a Laotian-Hmong girl comes to their school, they make friends with her and "adopt" her as one of their own.


Quilts - Their Story and How to Make Them

Quilts - Their Story and How to Make Them [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Marie D. Webster
Editor: Read Books Ltd
ISBN-10: 1528760611
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Quilts - Their Story and How to Make Them by Marie D. Webster Book Summary:

This book was the first book ever published in America on the subject of quilts and contains all the information one might want to know about the topic. The quilt has a tradition of long centuries of slow but certain progress. Its story is replete with incidents of love and daring, of sordid pilfering and generous sacrifices. The same type of handiwork that has sheltered the simple peasant from wintry blasts has adorned the great halls of doughty warriors. Complete with panoply of images and a wealth of interesting text, this book is a must-have for any quilting enthusiast. Marie Daugherty Webster was a business woman, quilt designer, and the author. Originally published in 1915, we are proud to republish this scarce book here with a new introductory biography of the author.

Download or read Quilts - Their Story and How to Make Them book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). This book was the first book ever published in America on the subject of quilts and contains all the information one might want to know about the topic. The quilt has a tradition of long centuries of slow but certain progress. Its story is replete with incidents of love and daring, of sordid pilfering and generous sacrifices. The same type of handiwork that has sheltered the simple peasant from wintry blasts has adorned the great halls of doughty warriors. Complete with panoply of images and a wealth of interesting text, this book is a must-have for any quilting enthusiast. Marie Daugherty Webster was a business woman, quilt designer, and the author. Originally published in 1915, we are proud to republish this scarce book here with a new introductory biography of the author.


Being Lakota

Being Lakota [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Petrillo, Larissa
Editor: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN-10: 9780803207417
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Being Lakota by Petrillo, Larissa Book Summary:

Being Lakota explores contemporary Lakota identity and tradition through the life-story narratives of Melda and Lupe Trejo. Melda Trejo, ne Red Bear (1939), is an Oglala Lakota from Pine Ridge Reservation, while Lupe Trejo (193899) is Mexican and a long-time resident at Pine Ridge.

Download or read Being Lakota book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Being Lakota explores contemporary Lakota identity and tradition through the life-story narratives of Melda and Lupe Trejo. Melda Trejo, ne Red Bear (1939), is an Oglala Lakota from Pine Ridge Reservation, while Lupe Trejo (193899) is Mexican and a long-time resident at Pine Ridge.


A Thread So Thin

A Thread So Thin [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Marie Bostwick
Editor: Kensington Books
ISBN-10: 0758260164
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“Thread So Thin by Marie Bostwick is an endearing tale that will please all readers . . . this book is well written and wonderful for a book for the beach or just hanging around the pool.” –Manic Readers New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick crafts a timeless tale of friendship, love, and the choices we must make in their name. . . While New Bern, Connecticut, lies under a blanket of snow, the Cobbled Court Quilt Shop remains a cozy haven for its owner, Evelyn Dixon, and her friends. Evelyn relishes winter's slower pace--besides, internet sales are hopping, thanks to her son Garrett's efforts. In addition to helping out at the shop, Garrett has also been patiently waiting for his girlfriend, Liza, to finish art school in New York City. But as much as Evelyn loves Liza, she wonders if it's a good idea for her son to be so serious, so soon, with a young woman who's just getting ready to spread her wings. . . Liza's wondering the same thing--especially after Garrett rolls out the red carpet for a super-romantic New Year's Eve--complete with marriage proposal. Garrett's the closest thing to perfect she's ever known, but what about her own imperfections? The only happy marriage Liza's ever seen is her Aunt Abigail's, and it took her decades to tie the knot. Soon, Liza is not only struggling with her own fears, but with the mixed reactions of her friends and family. And when she finds herself torn between a rare career opportunity and her love for Garrett, Liza must grasp at the thinnest of threads--and pray it holds. . .

Download or read A Thread So Thin book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). “Thread So Thin by Marie Bostwick is an endearing tale that will please all readers . . . this book is well written and wonderful for a book for the beach or just hanging around the pool.” –Manic Readers New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick crafts a timeless tale of friendship, love, and the choices we must make in their name. . . While New Bern, Connecticut, lies under a blanket of snow, the Cobbled Court Quilt Shop remains a cozy haven for its owner, Evelyn Dixon, and her friends. Evelyn relishes winter's slower pace--besides, internet sales are hopping, thanks to her son Garrett's efforts. In addition to helping out at the shop, Garrett has also been patiently waiting for his girlfriend, Liza, to finish art school in New York City. But as much as Evelyn loves Liza, she wonders if it's a good idea for her son to be so serious, so soon, with a young woman who's just getting ready to spread her wings. . . Liza's wondering the same thing--especially after Garrett rolls out the red carpet for a super-romantic New Year's Eve--complete with marriage proposal. Garrett's the closest thing to perfect she's ever known, but what about her own imperfections? The only happy marriage Liza's ever seen is her Aunt Abigail's, and it took her decades to tie the knot. Soon, Liza is not only struggling with her own fears, but with the mixed reactions of her friends and family. And when she finds herself torn between a rare career opportunity and her love for Garrett, Liza must grasp at the thinnest of threads--and pray it holds. . .


American Folk Art: A Regional Reference [2 volumes]

American Folk Art: A Regional Reference [2 volumes] [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Kristin G. Congdon,Kara Kelley Hallmark
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN-10: 0313349371
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American Folk Art: A Regional Reference [2 volumes] by Kristin G. Congdon,Kara Kelley Hallmark Book Summary:

Folk art is as varied as it is indicative of person and place, informed by innovation and grounded in cultural context. The variety and versatility of 300 American folk artists is captured in this collection of informative and thoroughly engaging essays. • 300 essays on folk artists from all over the United States, organized alphabetically within geographical region • Introductory essays for each of the five regional sections • Numerous photographs of the works of many artists profiled • A glossary of over 100 terms, such as "quirts" and "whirlygigs" • A list of museums and galleries by region and a list of artists by media • An extensive bibliography including works from the fields of folklore, art history, and art criticism, as well as catalogs from major museum and gallery exhibitions

Download or read American Folk Art: A Regional Reference [2 volumes] book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Folk art is as varied as it is indicative of person and place, informed by innovation and grounded in cultural context. The variety and versatility of 300 American folk artists is captured in this collection of informative and thoroughly engaging essays. • 300 essays on folk artists from all over the United States, organized alphabetically within geographical region • Introductory essays for each of the five regional sections • Numerous photographs of the works of many artists profiled • A glossary of over 100 terms, such as "quirts" and "whirlygigs" • A list of museums and galleries by region and a list of artists by media • An extensive bibliography including works from the fields of folklore, art history, and art criticism, as well as catalogs from major museum and gallery exhibitions


Kentucky Quilts and Their Makers

Kentucky Quilts and Their Makers [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Mary Washington Clarke
Editor: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN-10: 0813187796
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Kentucky Quilts and Their Makers by Mary Washington Clarke Book Summary:

Kentucky's contribution to the perennially popular American craft of quiltmaking is a rich and varied one. Mary Clarke examines here the state of the craft in Kentucky and finds it as lively today as it was 150 years ago. Like a fingerprint, every Kentucky quilt differs from all others in some respects, whether it is an original creation or a variation of one of the traditional patterns long popular in the United States. And many Kentucky quilts reveal much about the individual maker -- her disposition, taste, and lifestyle, the familiar objects that bring joy to her daily life, and her response to events beyond the confines of family and home. Taken as a whole, Kentucky quilts and quilt names reflect the history of the Commonwealth, at every turn showing the intermingling of old and new in the grassroots continuity of an ancient craft that responds to fads and fashions by absorbing and refining them.

Download or read Kentucky Quilts and Their Makers book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Kentucky's contribution to the perennially popular American craft of quiltmaking is a rich and varied one. Mary Clarke examines here the state of the craft in Kentucky and finds it as lively today as it was 150 years ago. Like a fingerprint, every Kentucky quilt differs from all others in some respects, whether it is an original creation or a variation of one of the traditional patterns long popular in the United States. And many Kentucky quilts reveal much about the individual maker -- her disposition, taste, and lifestyle, the familiar objects that bring joy to her daily life, and her response to events beyond the confines of family and home. Taken as a whole, Kentucky quilts and quilt names reflect the history of the Commonwealth, at every turn showing the intermingling of old and new in the grassroots continuity of an ancient craft that responds to fads and fashions by absorbing and refining them.


Stash-Buster Quilts

Stash-Buster Quilts [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Lynne Edwards
Editor: David and Charles
ISBN-10: 1446351637
Size: 1944 kb
Format File: Pdf
Read: 1944

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Stash-Buster Quilts by Lynne Edwards Book Summary:

Fourteen fun patchwork projects that are perfect for making use of bits and pieces—from the bestselling author of Making Scrap Quilts to Use It Up! Is your fabric hoard growing on a daily basis, taking over shelves, spilling out of drawers, stacking up on chairs? Take action now—make a stash-buster quilt! Lynne Edwards, world-renowned quilt maker, teacher and author, continues her campaign to help you reduce your fabric collection, leaving you free to go out and buy more! In this colorful book, 14 scrap quilt projects are described in step-by-step detail, complete with easy-to-follow piecing diagrams. Additional quilts are pictured to provide added inspiration for combining your leftover fabrics. Time-saving techniques are featured to help your quilt grow speedily. Arranged in six chapters, the book starts with Layer Cake quilts, where several squares of fabric are layered and then cut into wedges, just like cutting the slices of a layer cake, to create three different scrap quilts, each with a variation. The next chapter, Stitch-a-Strip, looks at quilt designs made from patchwork strips, while Squaring It Up gives you quilt designs to make from fabric squares. The Bits and Pieces chapter looks at joining different shaped pieced into attractive blocks and designs. Finally, the Small but Satisfying chapter includes a selection of smaller projects from bags to soft toys to ensure every last scrap is used! The book ends with Lynne’s expert advice for finishing a quilt including how to add borders to your quilt, how to attach the quilt backing, how to bind a quilt and advice on quilting the finished item.

Download or read Stash-Buster Quilts book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Fourteen fun patchwork projects that are perfect for making use of bits and pieces—from the bestselling author of Making Scrap Quilts to Use It Up! Is your fabric hoard growing on a daily basis, taking over shelves, spilling out of drawers, stacking up on chairs? Take action now—make a stash-buster quilt! Lynne Edwards, world-renowned quilt maker, teacher and author, continues her campaign to help you reduce your fabric collection, leaving you free to go out and buy more! In this colorful book, 14 scrap quilt projects are described in step-by-step detail, complete with easy-to-follow piecing diagrams. Additional quilts are pictured to provide added inspiration for combining your leftover fabrics. Time-saving techniques are featured to help your quilt grow speedily. Arranged in six chapters, the book starts with Layer Cake quilts, where several squares of fabric are layered and then cut into wedges, just like cutting the slices of a layer cake, to create three different scrap quilts, each with a variation. The next chapter, Stitch-a-Strip, looks at quilt designs made from patchwork strips, while Squaring It Up gives you quilt designs to make from fabric squares. The Bits and Pieces chapter looks at joining different shaped pieced into attractive blocks and designs. Finally, the Small but Satisfying chapter includes a selection of smaller projects from bags to soft toys to ensure every last scrap is used! The book ends with Lynne’s expert advice for finishing a quilt including how to add borders to your quilt, how to attach the quilt backing, how to bind a quilt and advice on quilting the finished item.


Helen Kelley's Joy of Quilting

Helen Kelley's Joy of Quilting [Pdf/ePub] eBook Author: Helen Kelley
Editor: Voyageur Press
ISBN-10: 1616739738
Size: 522 kb
Format File: Pdf
Read: 522

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Helen Kelley's Joy of Quilting by Helen Kelley Book Summary:

While making quilts is a priority for Helen Kelley, her primary passion is quilters themselves. And this love of quilters comes through in "Helen Kelley’s Joy of Quilting", her contribution to the ""universal quilter’s support group."" Through these entertaining and lighthearted yarns, you’ll experience Helen’s insights into the warmth and enjoyment of quilting. Join her as she delights in the support and enthusiasm of fellow quilters; experience her pride in accepting a gift of ""quilting rubble"" and finding a home for it; smile at how she can ""read"" fellow quilters through their pile of old quilt blocks and scraps and pieces; see a bit of yourself in the humble way she admits to improperly cutting and preparing fabrics; and chuckle as she candidly describes her messy workroom. About the Author: Helen Kelley’s ""Loose Threads"" column has been a favorite of readers of "Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine" since 1983. She is the author of Voyageur Press’s "Every Quilt Tells a Story", as well as "Scarlet Ribbons: An Indian Technique for Today’s Quilters", and "Dating Quilts: From 1600 to the Present". Kelley’s by-line has appeared in a variety of quilting publications, and her prize-winning quilts have been the subject of numerous photo essays. Her ""Renaissance Quilt"" was chosen as one of the 100 Best Quilts of the Twentieth Century.

Download or read Helen Kelley's Joy of Quilting book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). While making quilts is a priority for Helen Kelley, her primary passion is quilters themselves. And this love of quilters comes through in "Helen Kelley’s Joy of Quilting", her contribution to the ""universal quilter’s support group."" Through these entertaining and lighthearted yarns, you’ll experience Helen’s insights into the warmth and enjoyment of quilting. Join her as she delights in the support and enthusiasm of fellow quilters; experience her pride in accepting a gift of ""quilting rubble"" and finding a home for it; smile at how she can ""read"" fellow quilters through their pile of old quilt blocks and scraps and pieces; see a bit of yourself in the humble way she admits to improperly cutting and preparing fabrics; and chuckle as she candidly describes her messy workroom. About the Author: Helen Kelley’s ""Loose Threads"" column has been a favorite of readers of "Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine" since 1983. She is the author of Voyageur Press’s "Every Quilt Tells a Story", as well as "Scarlet Ribbons: An Indian Technique for Today’s Quilters", and "Dating Quilts: From 1600 to the Present". Kelley’s by-line has appeared in a variety of quilting publications, and her prize-winning quilts have been the subject of numerous photo essays. Her ""Renaissance Quilt"" was chosen as one of the 100 Best Quilts of the Twentieth Century.