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The Napping Quilt

Author : Gary Dei Rossi
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"The Napping Quilt" is a loving tribute to the journey Dr. Dei Rossi's, and so many other families, made from Italy and Northern Europe during the last 150 years. Hard working and yearning for a better life, many of our ancestors left their homes and came to America. Experience the warmth, comfort and love of one such family - a family part of one of the finest generations to immigrate to American in "The Napping Quilt" Dr. Gary F. Dei Rossi is the retired Deputy Superintendent of the San Joaquin County Office of Education in Stockton, California. Dr. Dei Rossi has been a classroom teacher, vice principal, principal, district office administrator, and a university adjunct professor. He earned his BA in History from UCLA, an MA in School Management from the University of La Verne and a Doctorate from the University of the Pacific in Educational Administration. During his career, he was very involved in early childhood education and history-social science curriculum development. He loves to travel, read historical fiction, work in his yard, and watch soccer. This is his second children's book. His first book, "The ABC Book of San Joaquin County" was written in 2012 with Sue de Polo. It highlights the history, geography, cultural, and economic facts concerning one of the great breadbaskets of the world: California's San Joaquin County.

Modern Quilt Workshop

Author : Weeks Ringle
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Prepare to be inspired. This book shows novice and expert quilters alike new ways of planning, designing, and constructing contemporary quilts. The Modern Quilt Workshop takes you through every step of making a quilt, encouraging you and challenging you along the way. You?ll learn basic principles of quilt design, as well as new technical skills that will make your quilts more beautiful, more durable, and more fun to make. Never before published, these breathtaking patterns were created to help you learn specific design and technical skills. Want to learn how to piece circles flawlessly? Need to fine-tune your color choices? Confused about how to choose quilting patterns? Follow the step-by-step diagrams and you?ll be mastering new design concepts and innovative techniques with each new project. Each of the 15 quilt projects shows the level of difficulty, lists the skills you?ll learn, and shows how each quilt might look in different color combinations. Design tips in each chapter teach you what to look for in fabrics, or options for how to quilt the quilt. Measurements and yardage requirements are provided for 4 sizes, from baby quilts to bed quilts. Cutting templates, and tips for using them, are included. A thorough section on quilt construction and assembly helps even the first-time quilter learn the basics of cutting, piecing, aligning seams, thread color selection, choosing batting, quilting, and binding. Beginning quilters will love the simple, yet sophisticated, patterns that can turn a pile of cotton fabric into a work of art. Advanced quilters will hone technical and design skills, as well as master new techniques, such as improvisational piecing and working with sophisticated color palettes. Whether you wish to create a treasured family heirloom or a beautiful gift for a friend, these unique patterns will inspire you to try something new.

Transparency Quilts

Author : Weeks Ringle
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In this follow-up to Quilts Made Modern, you’ll learn how to use traditional piecing techniques to create quilts with layered translucent effects. By distinguishing and balancing the subtleties of color in your fabrics, you can achieve remarkable results. Discover how the visual relationships between different colors make all the difference in your quilts.

Quilts Made Modern

Author : Weeks Ringle
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Sophisticated Style with Simple Piecing. Multiple sizes, alternative colorways, and design tips are included for all 10 project quilts. Patterns range from "quick and easy" to "involved but inspiring". Learn about color theory, fabric selection, and elements of design. Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and tips on piecing, hand or machine appliqué and quilting, and finishing. This is your "go-to" book for contemporary quiltmaking! You'll love the dramatic results you get with this modern approach to quiltmaking. Popular author/designer team of Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr present their design and construction methods with 10 projects, then show you how to transform their ideas into quilts that truly express who you are.

The Christmas Quilt

Author : Vannetta Chapman
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Annie's life is deliciously full as the Christmas season approaches. She helps her husband, Samuel, attend to the community's minor medical needs. She occasionally assists Belinda, the local midwife, and most days, she finds herself delivering the buggy to her brother Adam. Annie's sister-in-law Leah is due to deliver their first child before Christmas morning, and Annie is determined to finish a crib quilt before the boppli arrives. With six weeks to go, she should have no problem . . . but God may have a different plan. Leah is rushed to the English hospital when the infant arrives early, and Annie discovers the Christmas quilt may hold a far greater significance than she ever imagined.

Plentiful Possibilities

Author : Lynda Milligan
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From simple to simply adorable, this collection of 16 all-time favorite quilt designs from the Possibilities team of Lynda Milligan and Nancy Smith will melt anyone's heart! Here are both pieced and appliqued quilt designs to fit every taste-from folksy country style to fresh and contemporary. Projects include quilts, wall-hangings, pillows, and quilt labels, and are suitable for beginners as well as experienced quilters. Plus, they come complete with full-size patterns and complete directions. Note: The printing quality in this copy may vary from the original offset printing edition and may look more saturated due to printing on demand by a high-quality printer on uncoated paper. The information presented in this version is the same as the most recent printed edition. Any pattern pullouts have been separated and presented as single pages. Note: The printing quality in this copy may vary from the original offset printing edition and may look more saturated due to printing on demand by a high-quality printer on uncoated paper. The information presented in this version is the same as the most recent printed edition. Any pattern pullouts have been separated and presented as single pages.

The Big Book of Patchwork

Author : Judy Hopkins
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Brimming with exciting projects--50 in all--this collection provides extraordinary value. Choose from decorative crib quilts, lap quilts, and bed-sized quilts in a variety of fabric combinations. Create everything from two-fabric designs to scrappy multiple-fabric quilts. Featuring traditional patchwork and fast cutting and piecing techniques, these quilts have broad appeal--as one would expect from such a well-loved designer!

Martha Skelton

Author : Mary Elizabeth Johnson
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An illustrated biography of one of Mississippi's most beloved artisans and teachers

The Book of Sampler Quilts

Author : Dorothy Frager
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Discusses quilt patterns, fabrics, and designs, looks at the techniques of patchwork, pieced applique, and applique, and gives practical advice on quilting and finishing

Innovative Machine Quilting

Author : Hettie Risinger
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Shows many methods for using sewing machines to create traditional and modern-design quilts, with instructions for numerous patterns.

Playful Quilts for Kids

Author : Carolyn Vosburg-Hall
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These snuggly quilts designed for napping or play will delight children of all ages! Over twenty easy projects for quilters of all levels include easy-to-follow directions and step-by-step photographs and illustrations. Quilters will enjoy watching these playful designs com to life, and children will love the diversity of their new treasures. &break;&break;Small quilts for babies and young children emphasize color, texture and sound. The Pockets design hides toys such as rattles and chewing rings inside. For older children, quilt designs include puppet scenes from the Three Little Pigs story, a fantastic dragon quilt that children can wear over their heads as a costume, and sleeping-bag patterns they can crawl into, in shapes such as Christmas stockings or rocket ships. Game quilts include tic-tac-toe and maze patterns, and active quilts include a bumper car design for bumping down stairs. A Decorate it design incorporates the child's own artistry into the quilts creation, and holiday quilts that light up are sure to make the special day more enchanting.

Circle Time Math

Author : Susan Finkel
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Contains fun and familiar action tunes organized by title and cross-referenced by math process. Songs and activities cover patterning, seriation, sequencing, sorting and other math processes.

Sensible Chic

Author : Amy Tincher-Durik
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Leading designers create a collection of rooms with a stylish touch and low-cost alternatives, featuring a host of decorating ideas for transforming one's living and family rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms with more than a dozen easy-to-make projects, inspirational suggestions, full-color photographs, shopping tips, and more. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Quick Quilting

Author : Barbara Johannah
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Amish Quilt

Author : Eve Granick
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Comprehensive in its treatment of the Amish quilt, this authoritative work's topics include the origin and beliefs of the Amish; the Amish and Pennsylvania Dutch culture; historical development of the Amish qui

House Garden

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The Pineapple Quilt

Author : Mrs. Cleon Martin
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The Wedding Quilt

Author : Lenora Worth
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The Wedding Quilt by Lenora Worth released on Oct 24, 1997 is available now for purchase.


Author : Catherine Fallin
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From Fiber to Fabric

Author : Harriet Hargrave
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Harriet Hargrave presents the definitive resource guide to selection, use, and care of today’s textiles. Includes easy-to-understand directions for testing fiber content, thread count, colorfastness, lightfastness, washfastness, and shrinkage. You’ll find information on the effects of water and detergents on different fabrics and dyes. Thread compatibility and batting selection charts. Recommendations for storing quilts is also included. With a better understanding of how textiles are made, what to consider when buying them, and how to care for them once you bring them home, you will have much more enjoyment and less stress as you create your wonderful quilts.