You'll love these crisp, eye-catching quilts rooted in tradition but with a refreshingly updated style. In a departure from her much-admired floral patterns, Cindy Lammon demonstrates her range with pretty pieced quilts, stockings, a tree skirt, and much more--all composed of simple shapes.
- Select from 14 cheery projects that lend themselves to both modern and traditional fabrics
- Enjoy these quilt patterns year-round; patterns can be used to produce stunning quilts for any season
- Find easy, confidence-building designs for beginning and intermediate quilters and sewists
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There are 14 quilted projects in this book; all made using fresh Christmas fabrics. There are gorgeous Christmas stockings and a tree skirt to make as well as many lovely quilts, which could also be worked in other fabrics - not just Christmas prints.
Review from Popular Patchwork, December 2013
The fabrics and colour schemes in this title are adorable. If you like something a bit fresher and more modern than the usual traditional fabric offerings, but you still want something festive for the Christmas period, then this little collection could be what you've been waiting for. Within the 14 projects in this book, there's a mixture of small, easy-to-make, gift-sized projects, and larger more ambitious ones, but on the whole, the piecing is not complicated. The fabrics keep the projects modern but a lot of the patchwork methods are the kinds of things you'll probably have seen before: flying geese, strip-piecing, simple squares and rectangles, log cabin, chevrons and snowball blocks. The snowflake tree skirt and the modern wreath table topper are two of the standout projects for me, but modern fabric lovers will be hard pushed to resist any of the offerings here.
Review from Stitch Gifts, Special Holiday 2013
This isn't your traditional holiday quilting book. Cindy Lammon's Simply Modern Christmas showcases 14 beautifully bright projects for the season. Go modern with a quilt, tree skirt, or stockings in fun, up-to-date fabrics.
Cindy Lammon has a love of fabric, pattern, and design that's fueled her passion for quilting for over 28 years. She enjoys machine piecing and machine quilting, but she also loves hand quilting and hand applique.
Cindy teaches beginning quiltmaking and machine-quilting classes, and also lectures for quilt guilds. In addition to quilting, she loves to read, cook, decorate, and garden. Her future pursuit is to share these passions with her grandchildren!
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