Perfect Quilts for Precut Fabrics - 64 Patterns for Fat Quarters, Charm Squares, Jelly Rolls, and Layer Cakes

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Just like those colorful fabric bundles no quilter can resist, here's an array of tantalizing quilts all bundled into one must-have book. Find exciting quilt patterns by Cassie Barden, Audrie Bidwell, Kim Brackett, Mary J. Burns, Lesley Chaisson, Jodi Crowell, Sara Diepersloot, Susan Teegarden Dissmore, Victoria L. Eapen, Amy Ellis, Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene, Krista Fleckenstein, Cornelia Gauger, Regina Girard, Mary Green, Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson, Jeanne Large and Shelley Wicks, Nancy J. Martin, Terry Martin, Carrie Nelson, Susan Pfau, Claudia Plett and Le Ann Weaver, Rebecca Silbaugh, Adrienne Smitke, Karen Costello Soltys, and the staff at That Patchwork Place®.

  • Make the most of fat quarters, fat eighths, 5" and 10" squares, and 2 1/2" strips
  • Suit your style with 64 different projects, brilliantly organized by the cut of fabric
  • Enjoy specially selected designs that are ideal for precut fabrics or for cutting your stash down to size

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Size:
8.375" x 10.875"
Format Description:
full color; softcover
Pages:
256
Product Code:
B1257
ISBN:
9781604684131
Publication Date:
September 2nd, 2014
Return Info:
This title accepted for returns only in resale condition
I am making the Nash pattern and I feel something is wrong. The triangles used in step 2 are too big. I think the original squares should have been 8" and not 10". I need to get in touch with someone to figure this out. I'm disappointed and may have wasted quite a bit of fabric.

Hi Jenn, please give us a call at 1-800-426-3216 and we'll do our best to help! --Martingale customer service
What a great compilation book. This is a great book for someone looking for a TON of patterns to make a wide variety of quilts. You can find whatever pattern you may desire within these pages. This is truly a great resource.
With 64 patterns for fat quarters, charm squares, jelly rolls, and layer cakes, you will wonder where to begin.

The first thing you need to decide is which type of precut will you be using. There are five sections and you can pick a project from the section that fits the precut you are using. Be sure to read the two pages on tips to using precuts.

Each project begins with a page that has the name of the project, a paragraph about the item, a color photo and finished sizes of the item and the blocks that make up the item.

Next is the materials and cuttings lists which are easy to follow. Then comes the piecing instructions with graphics showing you what the written words are saying. Any templates needed are provided at full size and you will find tips set off in a shadowed box.

The finishing instructions vary depending on who authored the project. Some suggestion taking the finished top to a longarmer for quilting. Others say to use 2” strips for binding. (For me, that is a bit small. I prefer 2.5” strips). As with all quilting projects, if you make changes to the instructions, be sure to compensate for any extra material that will be needed.

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The price for this is a steal! This book is PACKED with quilting projects. It is a great resource for any quilter. The sections are broken down by fabric cut (layer cakes, charm squares, jelly rolls, etc.) with labels at the bottoms of pages telling you which section you are in. Very organized and lots of eye candy!
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Review from Online Quilt Magazine, December 2014

We have all bought Fat Quarters, Charm Squares, Jelly Rolls and Layer Cakes and not always been certain of what to make with them. This book has 64 patterns for all of the above and will be a valuable addition to your quilting library. This collection of patterns comes from the most popular projects from the best-selling books. The patterns are sorted according to the different fabric cuts and the new Fat Eighth is included. You've bought Layer Cakes? Here are 9 projects to use them in. Charm Squares? Here's another 23 patterns. Traditional and modern designs are included with pieced and appliqued styles. Instructions, diagrams and explanations will make all these quilts easy to make. This book truly has something for everyone. It should be a must for all quilters. There are pages and pages of quilty ideas.
Review from The Applique Society Newsletter, January/February 2015

Have you succumbed to the lure of the Precuts? With names like Charm Squares, Jelly Rolls and Layer Cakes, and don't forget the appliquers friend, the Fat Quarter, how can you resist? Now that you have added these precuts to your stash, you are left wondering exactly how best to use these pieces. The folks at Martingale have gathered the most popular projects from their best selling books and assembled them into one fabulous book called Perfect Quilts for Precut Fabrics - 64 Patterns for Fat Quarters, Charm Squares, Jelly Rolls, and Layer Cakes. The projects are organized by the cut of fabric so if you have a ton of 5" Charm Squares you can page right to the section titled Charm Squares and see that there are 23 quilt projects that can be made using your charms. All the quilts in this book look like they would be fun to make but I was particularly attracted to the quilts that included applique. All the instructions are clearly written and illustrated. The applique patterns are included for those quilts that contain applique.
Review from Popular Patchwork, March 2015

There isn't a quilter we know that doesn't have a sizeable collection of fat quarters, jelly rolls or other precuts that are sitting pretty and unused; we all love to buy these things that call to us from fabric displays, and all of a sudden we have a mountain of tidy squares politely but insistently begging to be used. This book may go some way to making headway with that collection and putting it to use. This large book is packed with fantastic quilts from very talented designers, all organised by cuts of fabric. Whether you like more geometric, formal designs or a slightly more organic and folky look, there's something here for you. It's very easy to match your precuts to a quilt that suits and the designs jump off the page invitingly; you'll want to make them all. This will leave you with a very pleasant problem; you'll want to go out and buy more of whatever you don't have in order to realise some of these designs - so make some space for more jelly rolls ...