String Quilts

String Quilts

10 Fun Patterns for Innovating and Renovating : A Scrap Quilt Book

Book - 2009
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Award-winning quilt maker, Elsie Campbell, loves to take homemade fabric yardage and turn it into stunning, pieced, string quilts, whose leftover yardage can then spawn an appliqued "sister" quilt. Ten patterns for all skill levels. String Quilts is one part innovation, one part thrift, and a whole lot of fun. When author, educator, and award-winning quilt-maker Elsie M. Campbell needs a break from creating precision pieced and -appliqu#65533;d beauties, she turns to making string quilts. "This is my playtime," she says. String Quilts is an innovative approach to quilt-making that involves creating your own fabric yardage from new or leftover strips of fabric. This new yardage becomes the basis for creating stunning pieced quilts, whose leftover yardage can then spawn an appliqu#65533;d "sister" quilt. The 10 quilts are shown in brilliant full color photography with easy-to-follow instructions, patterns, and diagrams. Also included are "Elsie's Top Tips for Successful String Quilts" and a full-color Gallery of 12 additional quilts by Campbell and other playful quilters, all demonstrating the range and charm of string quilts. Patterns for all skill levels.
Publisher: Intercourse, PA : Good Books, [2009], ©2009
ISBN: 9781561486755
1561486752
Branch Call Number: 746.46 Ca
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Scrap quilt book

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