Gather up your little precuts--charm school is back in session! Discover fresh designs from the popular authors of Country Threads Goes to Charm School. Sparkling with energy, these quilts make the most of today's 5" precut squares and also include instructions for using yardage.
- Choose from 20 patterns and gather fun decorating and gift-giving ideas
- Make appealing designs such as table runners, doll quilts, a pillow, and a tree skirt in fabrics ranging from country to bright, reproduction, theme prints, and more
- Try new techniques and get lots of quilting pleasure from these little, quick-to-finish projects
Gather up all those 5" precut squares. Charm school is back in session! Discover 20 fresh designs from the popular authors of Country Threads Goes to Charm School. Spanning doll quilts to table runners, this diverse array of little, quick-to-finish projects shows you how to make the most of charm squares. Among the fun mix of projects is a pillow with pizzazz and a festive tree skirt for the holidays. To help you get started, Connie and Mary share their handy techniques for working with charm squares as well as their time-tested quilting basics. If you don't have precut squares, don't worry; the projects also include non-precut yardage.
Mary Etherington is a cofounder, with Connie Tesene, of the famed Country Threads Quilt Shop and a popular author. While officially retired from the quilt-shop business, Mary stays in touch with former customers through the Country Threads Chicken Scratch blog. She keeps busy by dog sitting, caring for her animals, tending many houseplants and succulents, playing piano at two churches and a care center, and sewing every single day.Visit Mary's website
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Since retiring in 2014 I have enjoyed the luxury of time--time for gardening, babysitting, volunteering, traveling, reading, feathering my nest, and sewing. My husband, Roy, and I still live in the home where we raised our three boys; it's a wonderful house but it is also 120 years old and always seems to need a remodeling project. 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'd like to be remembered as a maker of pies, quilts, gardens, art, fun, and home. What more could one ask out of life?Visit Connie's website
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