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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Important Note about PRINT ON DEMAND Editions: You are purchasing a print on demand edition of this book. This book is printed individually on uncoated (non-glossy) paper with the best quality printers available. The printing quality of this copy will vary from the original offset printing edition and may look more saturated. The information presented in this version is the same as the latest edition. Any pattern pullouts have been separated and presented as single pages. If the pullout patterns are missing, please contact C&T Publishing. Explore the world of Lone Star quilts! Expert teacher Jan Krentz shows you how to use today's techniques to simplify this intricate design. 6 colorful projects - you'll want to get started right away! Rotary cutting saves you time, while imaginative additions such as applique and "designer diamonds" give these Lone Stars a fresh, updated look Jan teaches you everything you'll need to know to make the Lone Star quilt of your dreams, from fabric choices to finishing touches. A gallery of eye-catching Lone Star quilts to inspire your 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
Copyright

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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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