“This versatile method speeds up the quilt-making process while also yielding truly innovative designs”—from the author of Mini-Mosaic Quilts (Publishers Weekly). Learn how to make kaleidoscope quilts using large-scale print fabrics! Easy Stack is a quick-cutting, fabric-efficient way to make great kaleidoscope quilts that are rotary cut and machine pieced. Using only 4 fabric repeats and easy-to-cut strips, you can create 3 kinds of fun and unique blocks. Then play with 8 setting options—with 4 quilt sizes from crib to king for each option—to create an endless variety of quilts. Get the most out of the large-scale fabrics you love!
Get ready to go beyond Crazy quilts with the four Ss--stack, slice, shuffle, and sew--in this sequel to the bestseller Stack the Deck! Sidestep the traditional rules of quiltmaking with these fast, fun ideas. Use Stack the Deck steps to simplify curves, diamonds, and other classic patchwork shapes Eighteen new quilts feature a wide range of styles, so there's something for every quilter to enjoy All projects start with simple squares, making every pattern beginner friendly
Throw your quilts a few curves--and get spectacular results! Best-selling author Karla Alexander takes her Stack the Deck technique in fun new directions with this assortment of 19 eye-popping designs. Beginner-friendly techniques take the intimidation out of curved piecing Instructions offer you two options: use Creative Grids quilting rulers designed by Karla herself or cut your curves freehand Energetic designs feature contemporary fabrics and range from simple to challenging
Stack, slice, switch, and sew your way to crooked versions of traditional quilt blocks! Jan’s easy techniques dispense with perfection and show you how easy it is to follow your own crooked path. 18 fun, colorful projects--with no points to match, you’ll want to make every one of them! Easy enough for beginners, while experienced quilters will love the challenge of modifying favorite blocks. Learn Jan’s “ish” factor for super-simple cutting and piecing. Designs are based on traditional quilt block patterns.
Introducing more sensationally simple quilts from Me and My Sister Designs--Layer-Cake style! Sisters Barb and Mary are famous for sharing little sewing tricks that make quilts look more complex than they truly are. In Easy Layer-Cake Quilts 2, they're at it again! Put your Layer Cakes (or any 10" fabric squares) to work in 11 easy quilts that are as pretty as can be. A Layer Cake, a background fabric, and maybe a border fabric or two are all you need to begin!
Stack, Slice & Sew Unique Quilts in a Weekend. Big, easy blocks + free-form curves = gorgeous, low-stress quilts. 10 quilt projects with complete instructions. No seams or points to match, no pinning needed! Chapters on quilting tips and mitered binding. Quilts you can piece without worrying about matching seams or corners...Curves you can sew without pinning or hash marks...A quilt that looks good enough to hang in a gallery, but you put it together in a single weekend. You can do it all with Peggy's new Blendable Curves technique. Just stack, slice, and sew! 10 complete projects start simple and build to more complex techniques. Perfect for anyone with basic quilting skills.
Layering and cutting multiple pieces are the hallmark of Bethany's process. Patterns include contemporary and classic choices from: Butterflies, Fans, Flowers, Optical Illusions, and more. *Same easy-to-follow format and charts as 'Stack-n-Whack'. *12 new 'Stack-n-Whack' quilt patterns using three simple methods: Basic Stack-n-Whack, Stack-n-Select, and Magic Mirror-Image.
Turn a single block into eight distinctive quilts—the magic is in the fabric! Best-selling author and well-known teacher Barbara H. Cline takes an easy-to-sew triangle block and then shows countless intricate designs for you to experiment with color and value. Stunning triangle-star quilts are perfect for the adventurous beginner looking to try something new or the intermediate quilter who wants to put her skills to use in a creative way. Design your own quilt top using a provided line drawing that you can color in and then bring to life with creative fabric selection!
1 supply list = 9 quilt options. 9 new Super Simple quilt projects combine 3 incredibly easy quilt designs with 3 vibrant fabric styles: New Retro, Batiks, and Plaids and Stripes. Simple shopping-make any of the quilts from one supply list. Simple piecing-put the quilts together fast with easy strips, squares, and rectangles. Simple projects-quick and easy for both beginners and experienced quilters. Affordable price makes this book perfect for bundling in shop-created kits. You loved how fast and easy it was to make the first Super Simple quilts. Now Alex and Liz are back with 9 all-new Super Simple projects just for you. Choose from 3 easy designs in 3 vivid color schemes. Add 3 simple quilting techniques and 3 quick ways to bind and finish. What could be simpler?
Theres always a challenge in quilting, and this book guarantees that quilters can rise to that challenge. Quilting and Color Made Easy provides all the basic techniques needed for cutting, piecing, and appliqu; includes shortcuts for sets, borders, and bindings; gives a straightforward explanation of the color wheel and how to use it specifically for quilting; and provides detailed charts for quilters to analyze and organize their fabric stash. Filled with beautiful photographs and written by two well-known professional quilters, this book appeals not only to the beginner but also to intermediate quilters who want to expand their basic knowledge.
The Stack the Deck technique gets new life in this popular author's third book! This new collection of tradition-with-a-twist quilts builds on methods used in the author's previous bestsellers. Expect the unexpected with this fun approach to one-of-a-kind quilts. Use the Stack the Deck technique in 17 all-new projects Get a complete introduction to the original "Stack the Deck" technique--simply stack, slice, shuffle, and sew Play with straight, curvy, or funky-cut angles for surprising results in each block
The masterminds behind Blue Underground Studios bring you 10 colorful new quilts that are perfect for your cherished scraps, a new collection of fat quarters, or just a wild mash-up of your favorite prints and batiks! Each project includes the yardage requirements and cutting instructions for multiple quilt sizes. Play with color and size with these easy-to-construct modern quilts.
Popular blogger Amy Smart shares the tips and techniques she uses to quickly create complex-looking quilts. This go-to collection is ideal for beginners as well as experts who want to make a striking yet speedy quilt. Enjoy 12 versatile designs that have lots of movement and work well with many styles of fabric--a terrific value Choose from three quilts in each of four shortcut categories: strip piecing; quick corners; slick slicing; and stack, slice, and shuffle Find enticing patterns in various sizes; many use precuts and scraps
1 Great Fabric + 1 Block = 1 Stunning Quilt! Brand new technique is all about texture, movement, sparkle, and swirl! Choose hexagons or octagons-you're the designer. Easy random cutting! No planning, no fussy cuts, no mess-ups. Simple piecing with NO Y-SEAMS! Amaze your friends! Maxine shows you exactly how to choose a large-scale print, figure yardage, cut and piece these drop-dead gorgeous quilts. Big pieces and clever short-cut methods make these quilts go together faster than you'd think. Choose one of two projects or use the techniques in any size quilt you can imagine.
Thoughtful, Useful Gifts for Those Needing a Helping Hand. Give the gift of love with 12 helpful quilts and practical sewing projects for anyone needing an extra caring touch. Make quilts fast with super-simple piecing and helpful quilting shortcuts-many are easy enough for absolute beginners. Great projects for guilds and quilting circles to make for worthy causes. Includes a how-to guide for making charity quilts in small and large groups, and a list of organizations that accept donated quilts. Whether you make these projects for a loved one or someone you've never met, you'll give the irreplaceable gift of loving care. Projects include quilts for babies in intensive care units; handy projects for wheelchair and walker users; quilts for adults and children bedridden at home or in the hospital; and therapeutic quilts for stroke, Alzheimer's and other patients with brain impairments.
Karla Alexander is back with exciting new designs to delight her many fans! Now you can broaden your quilting repertoire by combining Karla's stacking and shuffling methods with even more techniques. Choose from 16 projects in a wide range of styles, from "Blue Moon" and "Window Box" to "Somersault." Make the most of today's fabrics with these contemporary quilts--the stunning designs look far more complicated than they actually are.