Turn the heart of your home into a cheerful living space with a host of paper-pieced quilts with delightful kitchen themes. Block designs feature charming dishes and cups, plus other creative motifs such as colorful vegetables. Back by popular demand, this collection is now updated to show all the projects remade in completely new fabrics!
- Choose from more than 40 fun block patterns
- Select from 10 projects that combine the accuracy of paper piecing with enchanting designs
- Gather inspiration from photos filled with ideas for making original quilts
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Paper-piecing, more commonly known as foundation-piecing in the UK, is a precise way to make blocks, and also allows you to piece designs that would be difficult to make using traditional methods. Following a section on foundation-piecing basics, planning and assembling your quilt, this book provides patterns for over 40 blocks and 10 projects based, as the title suggests, on cups and saucers, along with other teatime crockery. The projects are mostly for small items such as hangings, runners and placemats, but there are two designs for larger quilts, including the one of which a detail is shown on the front cover. But armed with the block patterns (all provided in one section at the back of the book), you could combine them to make your own kitchen-themed designs, or use them for other items such as apron pockets, tote-bag panels ...
From her studio in a small village in the northeast of the Netherlands, Maaike Bakker designs quilts and writes books and articles about patchwork and quilting. She has taught all over the world.
Maaike invites you to visit her website, the Paper Piecing Pleasure Shop.
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