A Quilting Life: Creating a Handmade Home, 19 Projects
Bring the handmade tradition home with these charming quilts and home accessories. Inspired by a grandmother who loved to sew for her family, quilter and blogger Sherri McConnell gives traditional patterns like hexagons, stars, snowballs, and Dresden Plates a new look featuring fabrics by some of today's most popular designers. 19 cozy projects include pillows, tote bags, table runners, and larger quilts—quick and easy designs that make great gifts.
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applique Assorted print fabrics background fabric Backstitch Basics pages 70—77 Bind the edges Binding fabric Block Assembly Refer Border fabric Cut 1 square Cut 2 strips Cutting Assorted print Draw a diagonal edges see Binding Fabrics Assorted prints Finished block Fitzgarrald Fold grandmother half—square triangle units Henry Glass Hourglass blocks inner border strips interfacing Layer Cake Layer the backing line from corner McConnell and quilted muslin outer border strips pages 76 Perfect Circles Pieced by Sherri Pillow Assembly pillow back Pinwheel Press the seams print square prints and solids quilt as desired Quilt Assembly quilt top quilter quiltmaking rectangles 11/2 right sides sashing row sashing strips Seam allowances Sew the blocks Sew the rows Sherri McConnell Soft and Stable stitch subcut table runner table topper top and bottom Trim unit from Step unless otherwise noted Weathervane blocks White fabric width of fabric wrong side X width yard Batting yards Binding