Create dazzling scrap quilts with dozens of block designs based on one simple shape--the rectangle. Two stars of the quilting world share their expert tips for turning a so-so scrap quilt into a smashing success.
- Choose from 15 patterns based on simple one-patch designs--no tricky measurements or stretchy bias edges
- Explore three key elements that add up to winning scrap quilts--the value, color, and style of printed fabrics
- Learn how to scatter and blend your collection of fabrics for a perfect balance of variation and repetition--not too boring, not too chaotic
- Includes 45 of the many different options for designing with rectangles
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Judy Turner and Margaret Rolfe's SUCCESSFUL SCRAP QUILTS FROM SIMPLE RECTANGLES tells how to create scrap quilts with dozens of block designs based on the rectangle, and presents some fifteen patterns based on one-patch designs. Discussions of value, color and printed fabric styles lend to insights on how to blend a fabric collection for variation and repetition, and includes many options for designing with rectangles in mind.
Margaret Rolfe is an Australian quiltmaker and best-selling author known for the pieced animal blocks that are a feature of many of her books. In 2001, Margaret was honored by being made a Member of the Order of Australia, "for service to the decorative arts, particularly as an authority on the history of quilts and quiltmaking, to the promotion of the craft through teaching and writing, and as an advisor on the acquisition of quilts for the national collection."Visit Margaret's website
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