Lovely Civil War repro fabrics coexist alongside classic patterns such as Delectable Mountain, Log Cabin, Baskets, Ohio and Variable Star, and Pinwheels. While officially retired from the quilt-shop business, Mary stays in touch with former customers through the Country Threads Chicken Scratch blog. Seriously, we could sit with a cuppa and talk reproduction fabrics all day long. The colors are very comforting and not as jarring as some of the later fabrics. Patterns that pair perfectly with those prints and colors of years past. Also note that the quilts are very scrappy.
I certainly have a civil war quilt on my bucket list! This would be a fabulous book to have on hand, both for info and for ideas! We design our clubs to create customer loyalty, stimulate creativity, and above all, to make that trip to the mailbox a much-anticipated joy. Together they have published more than 20 quilt-pattern books and over 800 individual patterns. To buy this book at the lowest price,. Please continue to offer this line. . But the layouts are nice, and the finished dimensions can be reduced easily if your attention span is at all like mine.
This is a wonderful book to just page through. The success of this book led to other books based on Alcott's life such as Little Men and Jo's Boys. Connie Tesene Since retiring in 2014 I have enjoyed the luxury of time--time for gardening, babysitting, volunteering, traveling, reading, feathering my nest, and sewing. The author has done extensive research around the lives of military women during the Civil War for a nonfiction title and became inspired to share their stories in a fictionalized depiction based on her historical research. Vibrant reds, stately navy blues and browns, good-old gold, and basic black make up the color palette of many of our quilts.
This particular edition is in a Paperback format. Thank you for this opportunity to possibly own it!! Book Summary: The title of this book is The Blue and the Gray and it was written by ,. Specific piecing and stitching techniques are included in the patterns. And I sure could use some suggestions for how to use my growing stash of poison greens. This popular club is now in its fourth year and still going strong.
It is one of two smaller strippy quilts, featured in my favorite pinks and browns. To help you, pressing arrows are also included to indicate the best direction to press the seam allowances. This shining salute to the era features beautiful, traditional quilts that share visual stories of American history, both in fabric and in design. Only know a little history about them and the underground for slaves. We think one reason for its popularity is that the patterns are traditional pieced blocks. I adore Civil War fabrics and patterns more than any of the others I have come across.
The Country Threads allure extends all the way to the edges of these projects; some quilts have rounded corners and many have nicely coordinating pieced borders. But not just any patterns. I'd like to be remembered as a maker of pies, quilts, gardens, art, fun, and home. Another reason the club remains popular is that the reproduction fabrics are created in colors that work so well in our homes today. In truth it developed because we had a whole building full of reproduction Civil War—era fabric. I am learning a lot from this book. I have an ambitious plan for a large gardening project in the spring and I can hardly wait to get that dirt under my fingernails.
I need some ideas for adding life and sparkle to scrappy quilts. It somehow brings me closer to those who have long passed. I own all four of these books, by the way, and love each and every one! The E-mail message field is required. I love the colors and prints. Responsibility: Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene.
Each column represents a different book. It is soothing to my eyes. Choose from 18 traditional quilt patterns, including wall hangings, table toppers, and two beautiful doll quilts Make excellent use of scraps, fat quarters, and even fat eighths Enjoy striking projects The authors of the best-selling Country Threads Goes to Charm School present a remarkable collection of designs inspired by the Civil War and ideal for reproduction fabrics. I am really interested in the history of fabric and patterns. And to me, the colors are so lovely.