Log Cabin Quilts: The Basics & Beyond
Log Cabin quilts have been a long-time favorite among quilters, popular since the mid-1800's when both the pattern and technique were new. Today the basic log cabin block technique of sewing strips of fabric around a center square remains the same, while the quilt settings and fabrics take the log cabin quilt from classic to contemporary. In this new book from Janet Houts and Jean Ann Wright, Log Cabin Quilts – The basics & beyond , you will learn traditional Log Cabin block construction, including Courthouse Steps and Half Log Cabin, and how to design your own Log Cabin quilts. 7 quilt projects use 7 classic Log Cabin quilt setting variations, including Barn Raising and Straight Furrows . 12 more projects are provided using the classic Log Cabin block in a variety of contemporary, innovative settings. Includes complete step-by-step technique photographs and instructions for piecing Log Cabin blocks, Courthouse Step blocks and Half Log Cabin blocks. Sizing and fabric requirement charts for creating blocks in whatever size you choose. Beautifully photographed.
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Log Cabin Quilts: The Basics and BeyondUser Review - Nanette Donohue - Book Verdict
The log cabin is one of the classic quilt-block patterns—it's simple but versatile, and popular with traditional and modern quilters. With log cabin blocks, the setting determines the overall effect ... Read full review