Scrap Quilts: The Art of Making Do

Scrap Quilts The Art of Making Do Techniques for making a scrap quilt including how to free hand cut shapes for a folk art look Includes a selection of block patterns

  • Title: Scrap Quilts: The Art of Making Do
  • Author: Roberta Horton
  • ISBN: 9781571200471
  • Page: 392
  • Format: Paperback
  • Techniques for making a scrap quilt, including how to free hand cut shapes for a folk art look Includes a selection of 23 block patterns.

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    1. This is a quilt philosophy book; no patterns but chockfull of ideas, explanations, and examples. I love Roberta Horton’s sense of design and style, her open admiration of old quilts with all their idiosyncrasies, her avocation of using plaids that are cut casually off grain, her advice on adding color and interest . Roberta’s quilts are folk art and scrappy, refreshing to look at in a time of increasing mass production. I revisit often.

    2. This got me to thinking about my scraps, so i made up an improvisational rule and pieced 9 sections. I've put 4 of them together- making a medallion center, a border of one fabric, and then going to piece some more scraps for the border. My rule was- pick a scrap or one color, pick a scrap in an analogous color, and then a filler piece of the complement of fabric 1.Got to the end of the book and went right back to the beginning! I need my own copy- so inspiring. The part at the end with all the [...]

    3. I asked for this for Christmas after reading a library copy. I Love it. I'm currently buying fabric online to try some of the exercises and am planning several quilts to make. This all started with me teaching my granddaughter to quilt last spring! Now I'm hooked back into it. I adore Roberta Horton. I've also purchased & read her Amish Quilt book; also excellent.

    4. not that i have made any of the quilts suggested and displayed in this book, but it inspires me. this is the look i like and aim to achieve in my starting quilt career. this book also makes great bedside reading.

    5. This is a colorful and very informative scrap quilting book for a beginner. It included basic things such as types of fabrics to choose from, what tools one needs to have, how to combine colors as well as many great patterns.

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