Teach Yourself Blocks from the Past

Overview

Step back in time -- block by block -- as you learn how to make this beautifully nostalgic quilt. Designed by Marie Dugan Henry for the intermediate quilter, it features patterns and colors that were popular during the late 1800's. The 72 traditional blocks -- 43 pieced, 4 paper foundation pieced, and 25 applique -- that make up this quilt have been divided into 9 easy-to-follow lessons that you can complete at your own pace. You'll learn handy techniques for stitching the various blocks, such as piecing basics, ...
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Overview

Step back in time -- block by block -- as you learn how to make this beautifully nostalgic quilt. Designed by Marie Dugan Henry for the intermediate quilter, it features patterns and colors that were popular during the late 1800's. The 72 traditional blocks -- 43 pieced, 4 paper foundation pieced, and 25 applique -- that make up this quilt have been divided into 9 easy-to-follow lessons that you can complete at your own pace. You'll learn handy techniques for stitching the various blocks, such as piecing basics, making strip-pieced bias squares, sewing set-in seams, and more. Our color photographs and diagrams will guide you through each step. And before you know it, you'll have created an heirloom quilt that's sure to be treasured.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574862508
  • Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/2001
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 104
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.87 (h) x 10.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 Piecing Basics 7
Lesson 2 Sewing Strip Sets 12
Lesson 3 Making Bias Squares 12
Lesson 4 Making Strip-Pieced Bias Squares 31
Lesson 5 Making Flying Geese Units 38
Lesson 6 Making Hour Glass Units 52
Lesson 7 Sewing Set-In Seams 54
Lesson 8 Appliqueing 57
Lesson 9 Foundation Piecing 89
Quilt Photograph 95
General Instructions 96
Meet the Designer 102
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