Cotton Candy Quilts: Using Feed Sacks, Vintage, and Reproduction Fabrics (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

Overview

Calling all feed sack fans, vintage fabric lovers, and reproduction fabric enthusiasts! Mary presents exciting ideas for having fun with the cotton candy colors and quilt designs of the “near past,” while also uncovering new directions for today’s quiltmakers. 7 irresistible quilt projects based on traditional designs. Tips on finding, collecting, and using feed sacks, vintage fabrics, and today’s popular reproductions. A gallery of quilts from Mary and friends, including replicas of vintage quilts and new ...
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Cotton Candy Quilts: Using Feed Sacks, Vintage, and Reproduction Fabrics (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview

Calling all feed sack fans, vintage fabric lovers, and reproduction fabric enthusiasts! Mary presents exciting ideas for having fun with the cotton candy colors and quilt designs of the “near past,” while also uncovering new directions for today’s quiltmakers. 7 irresistible quilt projects based on traditional designs. Tips on finding, collecting, and using feed sacks, vintage fabrics, and today’s popular reproductions. A gallery of quilts from Mary and friends, including replicas of vintage quilts and new versions inspired by the originals. Learn about quilts and fabrics of the “near past,” from the 1920s to the 1970s.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607050438
  • Publisher: C & T Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/5/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 474,776
  • File size: 43 MB
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Meet the Author

Mary Mashuta began quilting in the early 1970s and has been teaching quiltmaking internationally since 1985. Her quilts and garments have been in numerous national shows. Mary began as a hand quilter, but she switched to machine quilting with the walking foot in the 1990s. She prides herself on creating interesting quilting designs with the walking foot and has discovered how to use heavier threads on the top of the machine. Because she never moved on to free-motion quilting, she has been able to help numerous other quilters who are drop the feed dog challenged to discover that they can quilt their own quilts with interesting designs without ever doing free-motion quilting. Mary has two degrees in home economics. She has published six books with C&T. She has also written numerous magazine articles. She lives in Berkeley, California, with her sister and fellow quilter, Roberta Horton.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2003

    Mary is a Color Genius!

    I really love this book. I keep going back to it again and again, just to enjoy the colorful quilts! There is much to inspire here, and don't think that it is geared only towards the 30's reproduction fabrics. You can use the quilts featured in this book as inspiration for using any fabrics you may have in your stash. And Mary's no-fuss approach to machine quilting will help you finish all those un-quilted tops you may have. A must-have for any passionate quilter!

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