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The unique quilt setting technique is back and updated with new patchwork projects and tips for designing quilts that are simple to make with stunning results. Using simple quilt blocks and focus fabrics or block variations, the Circle of Nine setting offers limitless creative and color possibilities. With just one quilt setting technique you can create your own unique quilt designs or follow the patchwork patterns in the book. Fully illustrated piecing and sewing instructions include sewing tips and techniques to make the projects easy enough for a beginner to sew. Includes a how-to section explaining the fundamentals of the Circle of Nine quilt setting so any quilter, from beginner to expert, can use the setting scheme to design a quilt using her favorite quilt block. 12 Circle of Nine quilt projects to create and inspire Complete patchwork project instructions and illustrations Special Workshop Section introducing the Circle of Nine quilt block setting, spacers and elements of quilt design How to quilt fundamentals explained so any quilter, from beginner to expert, can use the Circle of Nine setting scheme to design a quilt with favorite patchwork or appliqué blocks
|Product dimensions:||8.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Janet Houts transferred graphic design skills to a career in quilting. She designs for several textile companies and her quilts have appeared in numerous magazines.
Jean Ann Wright was editor of Quilt Magazine for 20 years. She is now a best-selling author and has designed several best-selling Creative Grids rulers. Her quilts have appeared in many magazines and she has been a featured guest on The Quilt Show.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Another great book by two good authors, Quilting a Circle of Nine, gives me lots of ideas on how to lay out my next quilt. I love the illusion of a circle that the setting gives a quilt. And the setting blocks doesn’t take much material so I can use up my stash. The first book discussed the Circle of Nine blocks while this one focuses on the setting blocks. The authors show different grids such as a one patch, four patch, nine patch and 16 patch. While I don’t see the grids in the photos, I understand the patterns. I either count too many patches or not enough. Maybe I’m being too literal. It doesn’t matter. I understand the way they are laid out and that is what matters. There are five pages of spacer blocks that include cut sizes. And there are a dozen quilt patterns so you can practice the techniques the authors are describing. The patterns are well written with a colored photo of the quilt, finished quilt and block sizes and even a few acronyms explained. The material and cutting lists are clear and the written instructions contain plenty of graphics for those of us that are visual – AKA quilters! Templates are provided at full size when needed. I can’t wait to get sewing on one of these beautiful quilts.