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Fussy Cut Mariner's Compass
     

Fussy Cut Mariner's Compass

by Ann S. Lainhart
 
Combine the elegance of the classic Mariner's Compass block with the up-to-the-minute technique of fussy cutting for dramatic results! Transform those fabulous fabrics into mesmerizing home decor, wallhangings, and quilts. Three sizes of Mariner's Compass blocks are provided 12', 18', and 30' with clear instructions on drafting your own. Step-by-step assembly photos

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Combine the elegance of the classic Mariner's Compass block with the up-to-the-minute technique of fussy cutting for dramatic results! Transform those fabulous fabrics into mesmerizing home decor, wallhangings, and quilts. Three sizes of Mariner's Compass blocks are provided 12', 18', and 30' with clear instructions on drafting your own. Step-by-step assembly photos clearly illustrate the sewing process. This is piecing at its best, with no paper foundation to remove. Fabric selection guidance is provided with plenty of samples to show you the best fabrics to choose. Learn how to set the circular compasses into the background fabric for the finishing touch. Ann Lainhart describes herself as a contemporary traditionalist who loves giving traditional blocks a modern twist with her fabric selection and techniques. A quilter since 1978, pattern designer, teacher, and award-winner, she brings a wealth of knowledge to her instructions. Ann lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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Yes, the technique is challenging but oh, what results if you pay attention. This book will stretch your imagination and skills and move your creativity to a new level. Well written, gloriously illustrated, and easy to follow. -Quilt Maven "diva" (Texas)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574329759
Publisher:
Collector Books
Publication date:
02/17/2009
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
1,105,365
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Ann Lainhart describes herself as a "contemporary traditionalist" who loves giving traditional blocks a modern twist with her fabric selection and techniques. A quilter since 1978, pattern designer, teacher, and award-winner, she brings a wealth of knowledge to her instructions. Ann lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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