The Gentle Art of Quiltmaking: 15 Projects Inspired by Everyday Beauty

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C&T Publishing Inc, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 159 pages
15 projects inspired by the beauty of simple elements of European style. From the author of the best-seller, The Gentle Art of Domesticity. Stunning, scenic photography throughout this hardbound book. Instructions are written with a warm and inviting tone. Design tips will help you build confidence and learn how to discover extraordinary ideas in ordinary things. Jane Brockett has the knack for turning the simple into the sublime. She shares her personal experience with you every step of the way—from her dreams about days gone by, through the search for the perfect fabrics, to how she designs a quilt to convey a mood or sentiment. The photos of her quilts in delightful natural settings make you want to step right into the picture. Jane's instructions are descriptive and straightforward; quilters and non-quilters alike will be enticed and enchanted by every project.

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Simple designs but spectacular fabrics make the patterns and inspirations in this book desirable. Read full review


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Jane Brocket is the author ofThe Gentle Art of Domesticity(2007), Cherry Cake and Ginger Beer (2008) andRipping Things to Do (2009). She created in February 2005 to write about knitting and now includes quilting and baking in huge quantities. Jane recently launched her website

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