Tradition with a Twist: Variations on Your Favorite Quilts

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C&T Publishing Inc, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages

Make your next quilt come alive with color!

Whether it's a Bostom Commons, Trip Around the World, Nine Patch, or Irish Chain, best-selling author Blanche Young and her daughter Dalene Young Stone show you how to give your favorite traditional quilt a new twist through the creative use of fabric. This delightful book has over 26 projects showing new streamlined construction techniques utilizing the rotary cutter and your sewing machine. The older methods are still valid, but the new techniques presented in this book were developed to use with the tools available to us today.

 

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Contents

Basic Instructions
5
Scrap Boston Commons
17
Planned Boston Commons
18
Baby Boston Commons
26
Many Trips Around the World BASIC INSTRUCTIONS
30
Original Many Trips Around the World
33
Many Extended Trips Around the World
34
Regular Many Trips Around the World
38
Navajo
65
Zuni
69
Nine Patch and Irish Chain BASIC SEWING INSTRUCTIONS
77
Blooming Nine Patch
78
Diamondback Scrap
84
Uneven Nine Patch
90
Double Irish Chain
96
Baby Double Irish Chain
101

Baby Regular Many Trips Around the World
41
Round About the World
45
BabyWall Round About the World
49
So Many Trips Around the World
52
Sunshine and Shadow
55
Baby Sunshine and Shadow
59
Evening Shadows
62
Triple Irish Chain
104
Trip Around the World
108
Baby Trip Around the World
112
Colors Around the World
116
Jamaica
121
About the Authors
128
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