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String Quilt Revival: A Fresh Approach for 13 Classic Designs
     

String Quilt Revival: A Fresh Approach for 13 Classic Designs

by Virginia Baker, Barbara Sanders, Nancy Zieman
 

Rediscover the art of string quilting

String quilts have been around for centuries, but in String Quilt Revival, this time-tested artform is given a new life!

Learn how to sew a variety of string quilt blocks by following clear step-by-step instructions, and discover a new type of foundation: no-show mesh stabilizer, which minimizes distortion

Overview

Rediscover the art of string quilting

String quilts have been around for centuries, but in String Quilt Revival, this time-tested artform is given a new life!

Learn how to sew a variety of string quilt blocks by following clear step-by-step instructions, and discover a new type of foundation: no-show mesh stabilizer, which minimizes distortion of the blocks and doesn't need to be removed. It's a no-fuss approach to quilting that's sure to become a favorite.

Features:

  • This technique, perfect for beginners and skilled quilters alike, produces beautiful results without the worry of precision piecing.
  • Thirteen unique and beginner-friendly string quilting projects (no precision-piecing!) from potholders and pillow shams to queen-size quilts, each featuring a different string block in a fresh and fun colorway.
  • Clear, in-depth techniques, from color and pattern selection to two methods of quilt binding, ensure a stunning finished project.

Update your quilting library and rediscover a time-honored artform in String Quilt Revival.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440214035
Publisher:
Krause Publications
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
723,867
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author


Sisters Virginia Baker and Barbara Sanders, better known as Ginger and Bobbie to friends and family, were born and raised in Tennessee. Virginia worked for twenty years in the paint manufacturing industry, a job that included color development and tinting, where she developed a keen eye for color. She was also a member of the North Jefferson (Alabama) Quilt Guild, where she was a part of the teaching team that introduced many newcomers to the world of quilting. Barbara is a happily retired bank vice president. The two founded Wool Sisters, a group for rug hooking, in 2000. Today the group has two informal retreats a year and one camp with a nationally known teacher. Virginia also teaches beginning primitive rug hooking in her home studio and teaches at John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC.

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