Start with Strips - 13 Colorful Quilts from 2-1/2" Strips

by Susan Ache
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You'll want to stand back to admire the fabulous quilts you finish! Master scrap quilter and Instagram sensation Susan Ache (yardgrl60) shares her secrets for creating gorgeous, colorful quilts--and they all start with 2½" fabric strips. Once you learn Susan's tricks for sorting strips, you'll feel free to make these sensationally scrappy quilts without fear of choosing colors or prints. And Susan's sorting method? It works the same for ALL precut fabrics! Whether you use Jelly Rolls, yardage, or scraps from your stash, you'll love creating these oh-so-beautiful quilts--the kind that make a house a home.

by Susan Ache
8.375" x 10.875"
Format Description:
full color, softcover
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Publication Date:
December 1st, 2017
Fabulous book. Great quick and easy patterns!
My first and only jelly roll quilt book. I've been quilting for 30 years. I love the patterns. And am making "Double Date" for my granddaughter. I find the pattern descriptions to be abbreviated and lacking. Came to this website because the book said for additional help go to the website. I didn't find any help on this website for the specific pattern. I rate the book - a zero.

Hi Fran, we're so sorry to hear about your frustration. Please give us a call at 1-800-426-3126 and we'll be happy to help with the pattern you have questions about. --Martingale Customer Service
This is one fabulous book. I'd seen it promoted on Martingale last year and when I saw the quilts, I knew I had to have this book. It is one of very few books in my quilting collection in which I LOVE every quilt. If Susan writes another book I will have to buy it- although I don't know how she could surpass this book!
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Susan Ache

Knowing only that she wanted to feature embroidery and Nine Patch blocks, Susan Ache taught herself to make her first quilt. Quiltmaking opened up a new world to this mom of five now-grown children. She turned many hours of reading about quiltmaking into a lifelong passion for creating beautiful quilts.

Susan finds color inspiration in her native Florida surroundings. She's always searching for new and fun ways to show off as many colors as she can in a quilt. Most of her quilts are a creative impulse inspired by a trip to the garden center, a photograph in a magazine, or a few paint-color samples. She never sees just the quilt--she sees the room where the quilt belongs.

Working in a quilt store for years helped cultivate Susan's love of color and fabric. Find Susan on Pinterest and Instagram as @yrdgrl60.

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