Amish Quilting Patterns

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1987 - Crafts & Hobbies - 12 pages
Authentic Amish quilting patterns are among the most sought-after quilting styles today. Elegant and graceful, these eye-catching designs are widely recognized as a unique art form. Now with this useful guide, prepared by two noted quilt designers and teachers, needleworkers at all levels of expertise can recreate many popular Amish motifs passed down from generation to generation.

Over 50 full-size, ready-to-use templates provide attractive designs for feathers, flowers, pinwheels, tulips, cables, pumpkin seeds, a star and much more. Easy-to-follow instructions and numerous diagrams allow beginning as well as advanced quilters to undertake a variety of projects, while an informative introduction points out the differences between Lancaster County and Midwestern Amish styles.

Useful for creating repeating borders, centers, corners, and overall patterns for full-size bedcovers, these classic designs can also be used individually to embellish pillows, cushions and countless other domestic items.

Whether you're making a quilt for practical use, a decorative throw, a wall hanging or an heirloom-quality gift, this invaluable collection is sure to be a welcome addition to any creative needleworker's resource library.

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