130 Mini Quilt Blocks: A Collection of Exquisite Patchwork Blocks Using Ready-Made Fabric Bundles by Susan Briscoe, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
130 Mini Quilt Blocks: A Collection of Exquisite Patchwork Blocks Using Ready-Made Fabric Bundles

130 Mini Quilt Blocks: A Collection of Exquisite Patchwork Blocks Using Ready-Made Fabric Bundles

by Susan Briscoe
     
 

130 Mini Quilt Blocks: A Collection of Exquisite Patchwork Blocks Using Ready-Made Fabric Bundles contains a collection of beautiful patchwork and appliqué designs, including traditional favorites and brand new ideas, arranged into stylishly themed chapters.

The little quilt blocks have been specially designed to work at smaller sizes---perfect

Overview

130 Mini Quilt Blocks: A Collection of Exquisite Patchwork Blocks Using Ready-Made Fabric Bundles contains a collection of beautiful patchwork and appliqué designs, including traditional favorites and brand new ideas, arranged into stylishly themed chapters.

The little quilt blocks have been specially designed to work at smaller sizes---perfect for making quilted projects like little bags, cushions, and potholders that will add plenty of variety and interest to even the smallest space.
Each block comes with full cutting list and assembly instructions, plus mix and match suggestions to combine with other blocks, and ideas on how you might change or embellish the block design. Inspiring projects throughout the book offer plenty of ideas to get you started.

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From the Publisher

“This book just screamed versaility to me.... There is a lot of inspiration here! I found this book to be visually stimulating and a true quality resource.... With a plethora of quilt blocks such as this, the possibilities are endless.” —Wee Share blog
Library Journal
Textile designer and quilter Briscoe (200 Quilting Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets) presents a collection of miniature (three- to five-inch) quilt blocks that can be assembled into small projects, such as baby quilts, tote bags, or wall hangings. The blocks are arranged thematically and inspired by everything from classic Amish and English quilts to modern Japanese style to midcentury modern design. Full cutting and piecing directions, as well as a color photograph of the finished product, are provided for each block. This is a pleasingly accessible dictionary of quilt blocks that features a little something for all tastes and skill levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312675301
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
738,089
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author


Susan Briscoe is a textile designer and acclaimed author. After graduating in art and design, she designed hand knits, but it was in Japan, where she studied traditional textiles and kimono design and tailoring, that her interest in patchwork was sparked. She teaches creative textile workshops and demonstrates her work at quilt and textile shows in the UK and internationally. She is the author of several books on quilting, including 130 Mini Quilt Blocks, Japanese Quilt Inspirations, and 200 Quilting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets.

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