Simple Start–Stunning Finish: Fabric Secrets - Easy Piecing - Quilting Solutions

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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Turn Circles, Squares and Rectangles into Gorgeous Quilts. 15 hip, quick-to-make quilts that get dramatic results from simple shapes and large-scale prints. Color inspirations from traditional to trendy, soft to spicy. Sizes that suit your décor, from smaller wallhangings to large bed-sized quilts. Learn Valori's secrets of successful quiltmaking - color and fabric selection, design, piecing and appliqué techniques, and more. Valori shows you how to make striking, colorful quilts that only look hard to make - use her techniques to get beautiful results in a lot less time than you'd think! Project instructions include tips on choosing fabrics, working with color, strip piecing to create amazing color effects, appliqué, curved and paper piecing, and easy ways to quilt the finished top. Time-challenged quilters and beginners looking to build their skills will love this fresh approach.

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Floral Sorbet
Vintage Floral
Retro Romance
Daisy Mae
Painted Grass
The Red Tree
Circle Around
Cerulean Sands
Coming Home
Lily Pond

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Valori Wells is a graduate of Pacific Northwest College of Art where she majored in photography. Her love of nature is the mainstay of her creativity. Valori co-authored two previous books, Through the Garden Gate and Everything Flowers, with her mother, Jean Wells. She has also appeared on HGTV's "Simply Quilts." Valori lives in Sisters, Oregon.

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