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Quilted One-Block Marvels

Quilted One-Block Marvels

Design your own quilt blocks with this ingenious method! Inspiration is everywhere as you learn how to draw original quilt blocks based on shapes you see around you. By taking a single unit and manipulating it through repetition, rotations, and mirror images, you ll create unique block designs of your own. Three different methods of repositioning the blocks are thoroughly explained. Fifteen projects based on the author's designs are given, clearly illustrating each technique. Instructions for basic construction techniques are included along with tipson color and fabric selection. Understanding the process will enable you to enjoy the endless opportunities for making dynamic quilts from simple blocks created by manipulating your line drawings.

Item Number: 8265
By: Carolyn Sullivan
From: American Quilter's Society (September 01, 2007)

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Design your own quilt blocks with this ingenious method! Inspiration is everywhere as you learn how to draw original quilt blocks based on shapes you see around you. By taking a single unit and manipulating it through repetition, rotations, and mirror images, you ll create unique block designs of your own. Three different methods of repositioning the blocks are thoroughly explained. Fifteen projects based on the author's designs are given, clearly illustrating each technique. Instructions for basic construction techniques are included along with tipson color and fabric selection. Understanding the process will enable you to enjoy the endless opportunities for making dynamic quilts from simple blocks created by manipulating your line drawings.
SKU 8265
Weight 0.90 pounds
ISBN 978-1-57432-940-7
Binding Softback
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions 8.50" x 11.00" x .25"
Publisher American Quilter's Society

Customer Reviews

Manipulate one block to make twelve wonderful designs. — Review by Connie Krochmal
Overall Rating
"Quilted One Block Marvels" by Carolyn Sullivan presents 12 wonderful designs that are easy to create just by manipulating the block in some way. In the introduction, the author provides all the basics including how to choose suitable colors. For each project, there is a list of everything you'll need along with layouts, cutting charts, and step-by-step illustrated directions on making the blocks and completing the quilts. A number of these quilt projects feature floral or garden themes. Connie Krochmal, BellaOnline's Landscaping Editor (Posted on 10/9/09)
Review of Quilted One-Block Marvels — Review by Anonymous
Overall Rating
In QUILTED ONE-BLOCK MARVELS, Carolyn Sullivan offers 12 fun projects for unique quilt blocks, even including color comments, tips, and special directions for tailoring the one-block style to unique projects. This is an excellent lending library acquisition for any holding catering to quilters. Review source: The Midwest Book Review, The California Bookwatch, December 2007. (Posted on 1/22/08)

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