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For Keeps : Meaningful Patchwork for Every Day Living
by Amy Gibson


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Quilts can tell lovely stories. In her much anticipated first book, For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Every Day Living , Amy Gibson teaches you how to make quilts today that will become family heirlooms - not because of their meticulous construction, but because of the stories they tell and the stories they will inspire.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Quilts can tell lovely stories. In her much anticipated first book, For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Every Day Living, Amy Gibson teaches you how to make quilts today that will become family heirlooms - not because of their meticulous construction, but because of the stories they tell and the stories they will inspire.

  • 17 fabulous projects are divided into two sections: Memory Makers and Memory Keepers.
  • The quilts are showcased throughout the book in over 100 inspiring and beautiful photographs

Memory Makers. Quilts that are inspired by specific family activities such as:

  • Popcorn Please - a family movie night quilt
  • Once Upon a Time - a children's storybook pillow
  • Sunday in the Park - a picnic quilt
  • Hideaway -a tent quilt
  • Make a Move-a game-board quilt with bean bag game pieces, and many more

Memory Keepers. These inspiring designs foster new family traditions including:

  • Celebrate You - a quilted birthday banner
  • Love Letters - a quilt inspired by handwritten messages
  • Filmstrip - a photo quilt
  • Family Secrets - patchwork recipe binder
  • Tear Drops - a comforting vintage hanky quilt, and other sweet projects

Patchwork 101. This section of the book includes instructional advice:

  • Construction basics
  • Helpful tips for quick and easy cutting and piecing
  • Beginner-friendly projects that are fun
  • Block-based designs that a quilter of any skill level can make
  • 80 instructional illustrations to guide you

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781940655079
  • ISBN-10: 1940655072
  • Publisher: Lucky Spool Media
  • Publish Date: July 2015
  • Page Count: 136
  • Dimensions: 9.9 x 7.8 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Crafts & Hobbies > Patchwork
Books > Crafts & Hobbies > Needlework - General
Books > Crafts & Hobbies > Quilts & Quilting

 
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