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The Quilter's Album of Patchwork Patterns

by Jinny Beyer
Retail: $49.95   34% off
$32.75 AVAILABLE 8/30/14


This visual encyclopedia of quilt block designs provides quilters, designers, researchers and patchwork enthusiasts with a comprehensive tool for finding, identifying, and drafting more than 4,050 unique block designs. World-renowned quilter Jinny Beyer, has analyzed all designs using a grid, making it easy for quilters to recreate the blocks. Includes transparency sheets with 32 common design grids.

Techniques: reference

Hardcover  · Over 4,050 blocks - 488 color pgs. Item No. 45081


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For those of you who love the education behind quilting, this book is an absolute must!  I love to collect educational quilt books but particularly books of block patterns, so as each book comes through the office, I keep my eagle eye out for these little gems.  

 

The Quilter's Album of Patchwork Patterns is a large and lovely hard-bound book.  All the blocks are featured in Jinny Beyer's signature dark, rich colors.  The blocks are organized in a very logical fashion based on a grid system, symmetry of design and similarity of design.  You are given each block in color and then a line drawing.  It is particularly helpful to have both block options available if you are intending to create your own quilt design.  And for true artists, there is a section on drafting!  Love it!!!  This book was most certainly a MUST for my library!


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