Lone Star Quilts and Beyond: Step-by-Step Projects and Inspiration

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C&T Publishing Inc, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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An exploration of the world of Lone Star quilts, demonstrating how to use today's techniques to simplify this intricate design. There are nine projects, with imaginative additions such as applique and designer diamonds. A gallery of quilts is provided to inspire the reader's creativity.
 

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Contents

Lone Star Basics
8
Design Principles
9
Fabric Selection
12
Working with Preprinted Theme Fabrics
13
Design Options and Pasteups
15
Worksheets and Design Inspiration
22
Gallery of Quilts
26
Basic Lone Star Construction
50
Construction the Lone Star with YSeam Techniques
59
Start Projects
64
Dragonfly Pond
70
Tea Time
76
Remembrance
84
Spiral Lone Star
92
Summer Salsa
100
Chapter 6
106

Working with the Design Pasteup and Fabric Placement
51
Stack and Cut Diamond Strip Sets
54
Sewing Diamond Strip Sets into Units
55
Measuring for Setting Squares and Triangles
58
Patterns
107
Index
111
About the Author
112
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About the author (2001)

Jan Krentz is an award-winning quilter and designer, and was named Teacher of the Year by The Professional Quilter Magazine in 1998. She lives in San Diego, California.

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