Chameleon Quilts: Versatile Looks Using Traditional Patterns

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Krause Publications Craft, Nov 20, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Achieve Two Completely Different Looks from a Single Pattern

&break;&break;Savor the rich history of traditional quilts while using the newest ideas in color and design. Chameleon Quilts shows you how to use traditional patterns along with today's best fabrics and techniques. You will create multiple quilts from single patterns and end up with completely different looks - just like a chameleon!

&break;&break;Author Margrit Hall guides you every step of the way with:&break;&break;Easy instructions designed for beginners and experts alike&break;6 quilt-square styles all with multiple colorways, layout designs and application ideas&break;19 unique projects - from quilts and tablecloths to place mats and pillows&break;33 reusable templates&break;&break;Chameleon Quilts is the perfect mix of nostalgic charm and trendy style. When you see your variations side by side, you'll be amazed at how different they look, even though they are made from the same pattern!

 

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Contents

HOWTO QUILTING BASICS
5
THE RAIL FENCE
15
LOG CABIN
29
NINEPATCH
47
WIND IN THE PINES
67
DRUNKARDS PATH
85
PINWHEEL FLOWER
103
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Hall began teaching quilting in 1982, first at Heritage Quilt store in Cheyenne, Wyoming, then at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne. She specializes in quilting history and design technique.

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