True Blue Quilts

True Blue Quilts Author Annette Plog
ISBN-10 9781617453410
Release 2017-03-01
Pages 84
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Turn something old into something new... with all things blue! The blue-and-white quilt is one of the most desired antiques, and many can still be found in good condition. Preserve and honor history with 15 traditional blue-quilt patterns made from reproduction fabrics. Discover the progression of blue quilts through the Civil War years, from the first indigo fabrics to synthetic dyes. Create heirlooms from traditional blocks with this valuable book of pieced quilts for beginners.

The 4 x 5 Quilt Block Anthology

The 4  x 5  Quilt Block Anthology Author Carol Hopkins
ISBN-10 9781604688184
Release 2017-03-01
Pages 208
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Gather your favorite reproduction fabrics and stitch magnificent 4" x 5" blocks! Enjoy trying your hand at a wide range of distinctly different quilt blocks--182 in all--from stunning yet simple blocks to intricate paper-pieced designs. We've done the math for you, taking the effort out of resizing traditional square blocks into attractive 4" x 5" beauties Learn how to assemble your blocks into a one-of-a-kind sampler quilt Includes tips to help you set up a fun block exchange or club with friends

Indigo Quilts

Indigo Quilts Author Kay Triplett
ISBN-10 9781617452444
Release 2015-10-01
Pages 120
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The beauty of Indigo quilts is undeniable. Step inside the Poos Collection of quilts, one of the largest privately held collections in the world. Explore the origins of the fiber and fabric presented by two members of the American Quilt Study Group. Featuring stunning quilts circa 1750 to 1890, this collection of blue-and-white beauties will inspire you to make gorgeous quilt projects using present day Indigo or reproduction fabrics.

Pioneer Quilts

Pioneer Quilts Author Lori Lee Triplett
ISBN-10 9781617454660
Release 2017-07-01
Pages 100
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Join fictional character Esther Heinzmann as she narrates the journey through authentic, pioneer-era creations from the Poos Collection—each featured in full color on a 2-page spread. Ideal for traditional quilters and quilt history buffs, this robust offering of 30 antique quilts also includes 5 quilt projects that readers can recreate at home. Offering access to the authors’ privately held family collection, this book gives an in-depth look at the importance of quilts to the pioneer life. As you view the quilts, you'll also read accounts of the Great Migration, including information on preparation for the long journey and a depiction of real life on the prairie.

Jelly Roll Quilts in a Weekend

Jelly Roll Quilts in a Weekend Author Pam Lintott
ISBN-10 9781446306574
Release 2017-04-22
Pages 128
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Do you long to make beautiful quilts but have such a busy life you can never find the time? Imagine creating a quilt – maybe even your first – in just a weekend! This jelly roll quilt pattern collection from bestselling authors Pam and Nicky Lintott includes 15 contemporary quilts, which are easy enough to piece in a weekend.

Minick and Simpson Blue and White

Minick and Simpson Blue and White Author Polly Minick
ISBN-10 1604688688
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 128
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Quiltmaker Laurie Simpson and rug hooker Polly Minick share a collection of traditional and scrappy quilts and primitive and patriotic floor coverings, all in blue and white.

The Big Book of Civil War Quilts

The Big Book of Civil War Quilts Author Martingale
ISBN-10 1604688556
Release 2017
Pages 240
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Travel back in time to explore the patchwork style and scrappy flair of history-rich quilts inspired by patterns from the 1800s. Showcase the traditional color combinations of reproduction fabric and popular Civil War era blocks that quilters love in 58 quilts in a range of sizes, from mini-quilts to large bed-sized projects. Use your favorite reproduction fabrics - including scraps and precuts - in patterns ranging from simple to intricate, all created by expert designers

Preserving History

Preserving History Author Julie Hendricksen
ISBN-10 9781604688047
Release 2016-09-07
Pages 80
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Discover how to reproduce the time-honored treasures of the past with authenticity and ease. Create your own versions of antique designs from a stunning collection of history-rich quilts spanning the late 1800s through the 1930s. Get the historic look you love with detailed instructions for constructing your reproduction from start to finish, with a special focus on the types of quilting designs popular through the years. Use your modern quilting tools and skills to re-create antique quilts for daily use or display An essential resource, brimming with possibilities for antique-quilt lovers Close-up photos and detailed construction tips make it easy to understand how antique quilts were finished

Small Endearments

Small Endearments Author Sandi Fox
ISBN-10 1558533133
Release 1994
Pages 209
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Examining the craft behind quilt-making and its part in history, a former Collection Curator of Quilts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art details the sources of quilt images in literature, social causes, the Bible, and more. Original. IP.

Civil War Legacies III

Civil War Legacies III Author Carol Hopkins
ISBN-10 9781604687491
Release 2016-04-05
Pages 80
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If you can't get enough of reproduction fabrics, you'll want this book! Immerse yourself in a bygone era and create your own piece of Americana. Featuring simple pieced blocks, these gorgeous quilts showcase Carol Hopkins' talent for selecting reproduction fabrics to create quilts reminiscent of antique treasures. Choose from 16 quilt patterns ideally suited for your smallest scraps Close-up photos bring the details into crystal-clear focus Enjoy patterns that are perfect for wall hangings, table toppers, doll beds, and special gifts

Four Centuries of Quilts

Four Centuries of Quilts Author Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
ISBN-10 0300207360
Release 2014
Pages 356
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An exquisite and authoritative look at four centuries of quilts and quilting from around the world

English Paper Piecing

English Paper Piecing Author Vicki Bellino
ISBN-10 9781604686203
Release 2012-02-07
Pages 80
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Vicki Bellino, author of the popular Bloom Creek Quilts, presents a delightful selection of English paper-piecing quilt patterns. Using gorgeous pieced elements as appliques, Vicki eliminates the tedium and opens up exciting new design options. Twelve inspiring quilt patterns, from a small quilt suitable for framing to larger wall hangings and bed quilts Beautiful English paper-piecing designs categorized by shape: hexagons, diamonds, pentagons, and Dresden wedges Shapes to make whole quilts, block elements, or appliques--great for scraps

Simple Friendships

Simple Friendships Author Kim Diehl
ISBN-10 9781604687361
Release 2017-02-01
Pages 128
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It's hard to imagine authors Kim Diehl and Jo Morton could get any better--until they joined forces to share their signature looks. Enjoy stitching this creative blend of 14 spectacular quilts, all created from classic blocks. Discover fun ways to exchange blocks with friends or make a scrappy mix yourself Enjoy a wide variety of small- to medium-sized quilts, ranging from a table topper to wall hangings and lap quilts Ideal for quilters who love scrappy patchwork style and classic applique

A Common Thread

A Common Thread Author Gwen Marston
ISBN-10 1604688130
Release 2016-08-16
Pages 144
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This self-curated collection of quilts by artist and master quiltmaker Gwen Marston represents more than 40 years of artistic output by a a legendary stitcher.

With Saw Plane and Chisel

With Saw  Plane and Chisel Author Zachary Dillinger
ISBN-10 9781440343414
Release 2016-12-19
Pages 176
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Build furniture the way your ancestors did! Do you enjoy the satisfaction of creating things entirely by hand? Immerse yourself in the world of traditional woodworking as period furniture expert Zachary Dillinger walks you through the hand-tool-only construction of six pieces of classic American furniture. From preparing stock by hand to period-correct joinery methods, you'll learn how our forefathers built furniture--and why they did things the way they did. Within these pages you'll find: An overview of the historical development of major furniture styles from the 1960s through to the mid-19th century--and the European influences from which they evolved. Instruction for period-correct woodworking techniques. Six detailed furniture projects covering popular period styles. Traditional approaches to finishing touches including insights into upholstering by renowned teacher Michael Mascelli and advice from Nancy Cogger of Londonderry Brasses for choosing period-accurate hardware. With Saw, Plane & Chisel shows you how period furniture was made, explains how furniture styles developed and in turn helps you build excellent, realistic heirloom pieces.

The Quilters Ultimate Visual Guide

The Quilters Ultimate Visual Guide Author Ellen Pahl
ISBN-10 0875967108
Release 1997
Pages 288
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Contains over 700 how-to illustrations for backing quilts, embellishment, paper piecing, machine quilting, and using templates and stencils

Barbara Brackman s Civil War Sampler

Barbara Brackman s Civil War Sampler Author Barbara Brackman
ISBN-10 9781607055662
Release 2013-01-16
Pages 111
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Features fifty quilt blocks that commemorate the one hundred-fiftieth anniversary of the Civil War, featuring period photographs and first-person accounts for each.