Thimbleberries Classic Country: Four Seasons of Lifestyle, Decorating, Entertaining & Quilting Inspirations

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Landauer Books, 2000 - Crafts & Hobbies - 143 pages
For best-selling quilting author and fabric designer, Lynette Jensen, all the comforts of home are found in this lovingly restored two-story Colonial she shares with her husband Neil and two grown children. Through a tour of her home and gardens in this lavishly-illustrated book Lynette shares her secrets for successful classic country decorating and her love of quilts and quilting. She shows you how to easily mix and match colors, blend decorating styles, and highlight favorite family pieces through a simple planning process that takes you from basic to beautiful in a matter of minutes. Each chapter is devoted to a season -- spring, summer, harvest, and holiday -- filled with ideas, recipes and projects for fun with fabric, surface design, home decor, woodpainting and stenciling. Step-by-step how-tos, illustrations, full-size patterns, along with a complete guide to materials and sources, provide a hands-on guide to creating it yourself, Lynette has also included a special section of "swatches to go" -- coordinating her fabric and color chips with each season that blend perfectly to transition you through the year in style. If making harmony the heart of your home is as important to you as it is to Lynette, then Classic Country is meant for you!

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Lynette Jensen published her first quilt pattern in 1988. There are now over 50 patterns in the Thimbleberries line, and Lynette is the author of 22 books about quiltmaking. Lynette designs the popular Thimbleberries fabric line, consisting of cotton calicos, flannels, and woven plaids, for RJR Fashion Fabrics. She teaches and lectures at quilt shops and guilds in the U.S. and internationally, and her work is featured in major quilting publications and television shows. Lynette lives in Hutchinson, Minnesota.

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