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In this follow-up to her best-selling Civil War Legacies, Carol Hopkins presents another outstanding collection of charming projects. Each engaging quilt is ideal for scraps and 1860s reproduction fabrics.
- Choose from 17 traditional patterns with something for every skill level
- Be inspired by Carol's "To Add Interest" tips regarding fabric selection
- Create quilts with timeless appeal; these small patterns make beautiful wall hangings, doll quilts, and gifts
|Publisher:||Martingale & Company|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Carol Hopkins' interests revolve around sharing her love of teaching and learning. In her daytime job as a professor of literacy and language education at Purdue University, she prepares future elementary teachers to teach struggling readers. During evenings and weekends, when she's not spending time with her husband, three adult children, and grandtwins, she pursues her 34-year passion for quiltmaking. Through her pattern business, Carol Hopkins Designs, she markets quilt patterns that she has designed for eighteenth- and nineteenth-century reproduction fabrics.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
With 17 projects for quilts, you will be busy for many, many months to come. If you are a Civil War fabric lover, you will be doubly happy as this book is designed with those fabrics in mind. Now for me, I will immediately update the quilts by using fabrics more suited to my tastes but the patterns are fabulous. Each starts out with a paragraph about it and is then followed by materials and cutting lists. There are tips set off in a box. Graphics are scattered among the written instructions to help keep you on the straight and narrow so you won’t have to use the dreaded seam ripper. No specific quilting designs are suggested. If you are looking for a new quilt to make, this book will provide you with 17 ideas.
Wonderful color pictures and great directions. A very inspiring quilt book.
I love to make small quilts and use Civil War reproduction fabric so this book is just what I wanted.