The Quilt Block Bookby Nancy Wick
This is a jam-packed resource you will want to add to your quilt library. Full of photographs and diagrams for 75 quilt blocks, this book will teach you three basic block construction methods to get you started in the world of quilt blocks. Discover the inner designer in you to create your own beautiful quilts. Mix and match the provided blocks in unique way such as rotating them; you may just find a secondary pattern just by doing so!
Techniques: piecing, foundation piecing, applique
75 blocks - 192 color pgs. Item No. 45972
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The book is divided into sections using three different quilt making techniques with basic instructions at the beginning of each section. There are 25 traditional-pieced block patterns, 25 foundation-pieced patterns, and 25 applique block patterns. There are six quilt layout examples using several popular ways to arrange blocks including horizontal, on-point, and in strips. She also gives an example layout using all the blocks in the book. The traditional-pieced blocks are given in three different sizes serif"If you are new to foundation piecing I found the instructions very clear and quite a few of the patterns are considered beginner patterns. I can’t wait to try out some of her applique patterns and use the decorative stitches on my machine.