Denyse Schmidt Quilts: 30 Colorful Quilt and Patchwork Projects

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Chronicle Books, Jul 21, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 176 pages
In Denyse Schmidt Quilts, the ultimate resource for the home quilter, Schmidt reveals the secrets behind her most popular designs. Thirty projects range from the simple to the challenging, from patchwork slippers and aprons to tote bags and pillows to her beloved quilt patterns, offering something for every level of quilter. Schmidt reviews the fundamentals of quilting and provides easy-to-follow instructions, patterns, sewing tips, and an artful approach to design basics. With engaging wisdom and beautiful step-by-step color photography throughout, Denyse Schmidt Quilts will inspire beginning and skilled crafters alike to embrace this age-old tradition with a new and modern twist.

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Denyse Schmidt seems to be on a mission to single handedly get young people interested in quilt making. Her designs are simple and elegant and have interesting color combinations. The emphasis is not ... Read full review

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Excellent resource for the beginner or experienced quilter.Detailed directions for projects with beautiful pictures illustrating the steps.An great gift for the crafter! Read full review



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Denyse Schmidt has been designing and making quilts since 1996, when she established Denyse Schmidt Quilts generating international attention for her modern spin on classic quilts. Her studio in Bridgeport, Connecticut, produces three quilt collections, available from retailers nationwide. Denyse's quilts have been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, People, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Time.

Bethany Lyttle is a freelance writer who lives in New York City. Her crafts and needlework articles appear regularly in publications such as Martha Stewart Living, Interweave Knits, and the New York Times.

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