Vintage Quilt Revival: 22 Modern Designs from Classic Blocks

Vintage Quilt Revival: 22 Modern Designs from Classic Blocks

Katie Clark Blakesley, Lee Heinrich, Faith Jones

Language: English

Pages: 160

ISBN: 1620330547

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Vintage Quilt Revival is a resource for quilters of any age or style who love to use today's modern colors and fabrics. With fresh quilt layouts, detailed instructions on foundation piecing, and a wide variety of traditional blocks and modern projects, Vintage Quilt Revival is at the forefront of the burgeoning interest in the "traditional-made-modern" movement.

Join the authors and make 20 traditional quilt blocks. Use them to sew a sampler quilt or explore the authors' tips and modifications for making the blocks fresh and appealing and use them to create quilts with a modern flair. Projects range from full-size quilts to a pillow, table runner, bag, and zipper pouch.

Learn bits of quilting history throughout the book and see design tips on how to take traditional quilt blocks and piecing techniques and give them a modern spin. If you're already knowledgeable about piecing, basting, quilting, and binding, this book is an essential addition to your library.

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(31.5 × 31.5 cm) Choose scraps from your stash to make this classic version for a block swap or bee. The star center and block background are light neutral, the small star points are a single color, and the large star points are light and dark values of another color. If you want to make it for a sampler quilt, see pages 146–157. To make the Star Bright Quilt version, see below. Exploding Star templates A and B can be downloaded here. Cutting FROM WHITE FABRIC, CUT: 8 rectangles

quilting centered in Gee’s Bend, Alabama. The quilting tradition in this rural, predominantly African American community of 750 people may go back to the early 1800s, when the area was a cotton plantation worked by slaves. As early as the 1930s and 1940s, women in the area were piecing together scraps of clothing and old bedding to create strikingly artistic quilts. These quilts typically feature wonky blocks and squares, Log Cabin blocks, solid colors, and minimalist designs with lots of

rectangle 341⁄4" × 60" to the top. Press and trim the quilt top if needed. Make a quilt sandwich with the backing, batting, and quilt top. Baste the layers and quilt as desired. I used an allover bubble pattern. Trim the batting and backing to match the quilt top. Join the binding strips to make a continuous length. Bind the raw edges to finish the quilt. Time Square Construction Diagram Download a PDF of all the construction diagrams in the book here. MINI HISTORY LESSON: Community

Fons & Porter Scrap Quilts, Quilty, Modern Quilts Unlimited, and Modern Quilting Magazine (U.K.). Faith lives in the Chicago, Illinois, suburbs with her husband and two children. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS From Katie This book is for my mother, Annette, and my mother-in-law, Jane, who taught me how to sew. And for my grandmothers, recent and past, who have made and appreciated quilts for a very long time. Special thanks to my husband, Jayme, and my children, Lucas and Norah. Without their Saturday

A division of F+W Media, Inc. 201 East Fourth Street Loveland, CO 80537 interweave.com Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Blakesley, Katie. Vintage quilt revival : 22 modern designs from classic blocks / Katie Blakesley, Lee Heinrich, and Faith Jones. pages cm Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-1-62033-054-8 (pbk) ISBN 978-1-62033-055-5 (PDF) ISBN 978-1-62033-489-8 (ePub) 1. Quilting--Patterns. I. Heinrich, Lee. II. Jones, Faith, 1977- III.

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