Leisure Arts-Encyclopedia Of Classic Quilt Patterns

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Product Description
A complete A-Z resource for the quilter – over 100 traditional favourite quilts to make with step-by-step instructions with updated, labour-saving techniques. Beautifully illustrated throughout with projects ranging from Amethyst to Whig Rose, from Evening Star to Flying Geese, and many traditional influences from Amish to Irish. * Patchwork and quilting is a craft as old as history, but it found its apogee amongst the settlers in the New World, and is now considere… More >>

Price: $17.90

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5 Responses to “Leisure Arts-Encyclopedia Of Classic Quilt Patterns”

  1. Anonymous says:

    This is by far the best quilting book in my collection. It features gorgeous patterns, and excellent instructions. This book also features outlines of the cutting templates you will need. This book is so detailed that you can pick up this book and complete the quilt without requiring outside references. The only difficult thing about this book is picking the pattern you will make as they are all so beautiful. An excellent blend of piece quilting and applique quilting patterns.
    Rating: 5 / 5

  2. Lauren says:

    This is an amazing quilt book, and by far the most used in my collection. The patterns are beautiful and the instructions are clear. I spend a lot of time simply looking at all of the beautiful full page color photos! I’ve also learned a lot from the general tips at the beginning of the book. This is a wonderful resource for beginning and intermediate quilters, who don’t know how to do things like sew set-in seams and make large amounts of bias binding.

    One thing to note about this book- the fabric measurements don’t account for shrinkage during prewashing. This has been an issue on some of the quilts that require a lot of fat quarters, where I’ve found myself an inch or two short for that last row of shapes during cutting. When making any pattern from this book, buy an extra quarter yard of large amounts and a few extra fat quarters for scrap quilts.
    Rating: 5 / 5

  3. This is the best quilting book I have purchased. The pictures are fabulous and easy to see. There are complete and easy to understand instructions for each pattern. There are so many of these quilts that I’d like to make, I’ll be busy for years. I would highly recommend this book to any quilter.
    Rating: 5 / 5

  4. I just love these quilts! Bought two additional books- one for my mom and the other for my sister-in-law. You won’t be disappointed. This book not only has the patterns, but also the quilt stitching patterns. Nice!
    Rating: 5 / 5

  5. Amy Poole says:

    As a novice to the quilting world, this book opened my eyes to what quilting can be. The illustrations are beautiful and the directions clear and easy to understand.
    Rating: 5 / 5

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