The Anniversary Sampler Quilt: 40 Traditional Blocks, 7 Keepsake Settings

The Anniversary Sampler Quilt: 40 Traditional Blocks, 7 Keepsake Settings

by Donna Lynn Thomas


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The Anniversary Sampler Quilt: 40 Traditional Blocks, 7 Keepsake Settings by Donna Lynn Thomas

Celebrate any important event in life, from a birthday to a retirement, with these 40 beautiful blocks and 7 customizable settings. Created to commemorate the author’s 40th wedding anniversary, you can read the story behind each block, then make it personal by stitching in your own memories and using blank blocks for personal dedications. Piece and appliqué the stunning sampler quilt, or pick your blocks and setting to suit your own needs and taste.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617454554
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Publication date: 01/07/2018
Edition description: Anniversary
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 630,702
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Donna Lynn Thomas has been sewing since the age of four and passionately quilting since 1975. Since 1981 she has been teaching, writing, and designing quilts and tools, including the Omnigrip On-Point Ruler. She lives in Kansas.

Table of Contents



General Information

Specialty Quiltmaking Skills
Mastering an Accurate Seam Allowance
Oversized Half-Square Triangle Units
Folded Corners
Striped Units
Striped Squares
Striped Rectangles
Striped Triangles
Making and Using Templates
Making Templates
Marking and Cutting Fabric Pieces
Sewing Template Marked Pieces
Basic Hand Piecing
Making Appliqué Stems
Partial Seams

The Anniversary Quilt: Forty Years of Love

Falling in Love
Block 1: Dresden Plate
Block 2:Clay’s Choice
Block 3: Churn Dash
Block 4: Sawtooth Star

The Pleasure in the Process
Block 5: Blazing Star
Block 6: Gentle Breeze
Block 7: St. Louis Star
Block 8: Simple Star

For the Love of Gardening
Block 9: Rosebud
Block 10: Posy Basket
Block 11: Pansy
Block 12: Nosegay

You Should Love Your Work
Block 13: Schoolhouse
Block 14: Honey Bee
Block 15: Yankee Puzzle
Block 16: Paddlestar

Oh the Friends I’ve Made!
Block 17: Kansas Troubles
Block 18: Friendship Star
Block 19: Album
Block 20: Single Irish Chain

The Places Love Has Taken Me
Block 12: North Carolina Lily
Block 22: Kansas Winds
Block 23: A Flock of Birds
Block 24: Outward Bound

A Piece of My Heart
Block 25: A Piece of My Heart
Block 26: Cupid’s Arrow
Block 27: Memory
Block 28: Capital T

The Threads of Life
Block 29: LeMoyne Star
Block 30: Ann’s Pinwheel
Block 31: My Three Vets
Block 32: Steppingstones

It’s Fun to Play
Block 33: Sleight of Hand
Block 34: Shimmering Leaf
Block 35: Candy Dots
Block 36: Shifting Winds

What Goes Around Comes Around
Block 37:Folded Box
Block 38 Starry Path
Block 39: Eveningshades
Block 40: Key West Beauty

The Anniversary Quilt Assembly
Framing the Blocks
Make the Medallion Center
Make the Block Quadrants
Make the Outside Appliqué
Complete the Quilt Top
Finish the Quilt Top

Alternate Anniversary Quilt Sets
Ten-Year Anniversary
Twenty-Year Anniversary
Twenty-Five Year Anniversary
Thirty-Year Anniversary
Forty-Year Anniversary
Fifty-Year Anniversary

Template Patterns

About the Author

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