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Quilt your way through Amish Country with The Amish Circle Quilt by Rosemary Youngs. Experience the Amish world in this book which includes 121 actual-size quilt block patterns reflecting the experiences of 11 Amish women. Enjoy their stories as you piece and appliqué the blocks.

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Amish Circle Quilt
121 Quilt Block Patterns That Tell A Story

Author: Rosemary Youngs
Pages: 144
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11 "
Publisher: kp books
Cover: Soft

"Words and Pictures" by  Gretchen Houtman
Amish Wallhanging & "Words and Pictures" by Gretchen Houtman Back Cover Information

Quilt Your Way Through Amish Country

Step into the everyday life, families and communities of the Amish. Experience their world through the circle letter, as Rosemary Youngs guides you on the journey of 11 women who manage to maintain their friendships and record their lives. After over 15 years of keeping in touch, these women now have added a quilt block to each letter. This book includes 121 actual-size quilt block patterns reflecting the experiences in their lives. Enjoy their stories as you piece and appliqué the blocks to create projects including a large quilt, baby quilt, wall hanging, table runner and appliquéd aprons and bags.


AuthorAbout the Author

Rosemary Youngs is an award-winning quilter who enjoys designing quilts that tell stories. Rosemary has been quilting since the early 1980's. Her quilts have won numerous awards in local as well as major shows. Pictures of her work have been published in various books and magazines. She has taught at local shops. Her first book, "The Amish Circle Quilt," published in 2004 tells the story of 11 Amish women, their culture and their quilting. The Civil War Diary Quilt is her second book, and The Civil War Love Letter Quilt is the third book in the series. She resides in Walker, Michigan with her family.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book7
Patterns and Letters 
1. The Picnic10
2. Fruit Trees11
3. Collecting Eggs12
4. Canning13
5. Raspberry Bushes14
6. Laundry15
7. Health Problems16
8. Barn Raising17
9. Star Baby Quilts18
10. Sadness19
11. Pineapple Quilt20
12. Baking Pies21
13. Diamond in the Square22
14. Watermelon Wagon23
15. Comfort24
16. Apple Orchards25
17. Maple Leaf26
18. Schoolhouse27
19. Surprise Quilting28
20. Pumpkins29
21. Winds and Snow30
22. Quilt Shop31
23. Nine-Patch Quilt32
24. Sleigh Ride33
25. Roman Stripes34
26. Butchering the Pigs35
27. Ice Harvesting36
28. Box Social37
29. Buggy Accident38
30. First Robin39
31. Wool Fan Quilt40
32. Spring Flowers41
33. Log Cabin Quilt42
34. Apple and Apricot Blossoms43
35. Pinwheel Blocks44
36. Windmill45
37. Crops and Flowers46
38. Mushrooming47
39. Shunning 48
40. Fireflies49
41. Ocean Waves50
42. Strawberries and Raspberries51
43. Eight-Pointed Star52
44. Family Fish Fry53
45. Rail Fence54
46. Blueberry Ice Cream55
47. Four-Patch56
48. Vegetable Garden57
49. Flying Geese58
50. Missing Cows59
51. Crazy Quilt60
52. Pennsylvania Dutch Heritage 61
53. Signature Squares62
54. Deacon63
55. Checkers64
56. Gasoline Lamp65
57. Streak of Lighting66
58. Christmas Cookies67
59. Sunshine and Shadow68
60. Teapot69
61. Bar Quilt70
62. Cradle71
63. Bow Tie72
64. Wood Stove73
65. Hexagons74
66. Warm Chickens75
67. Grandmother's Choice Quilt76
68. Maple Syrup77
69. The Quilting78
70. Fruit Roll79
71. Jacob's Ladder80
72. Softball Game81
73. Bathhouse82
74. Shetland Pony83
75. Diagonal Triangles84
76. Shelling Peas85
77. Monkey Wrench86
78. Haystack Supper87

Instruction Page
Instruction Page

Amish Wallhanging

Ice Skates
Ice Skates

Bar  Quilt
Bar Quilt


Shetland Pony

Shetland Pony

1930's Sampler Quilt
1930's Sampler

Redwork Block of the Month
Redwork Block of the Month

79. Roof Frolic88102. Pretzels111
80. Laundry Machine89103. Crazy Patches112
82. Corner Ball91104. Pancake Supper113
83. Irish Chain92105. Birdhouse114
81. Diagonal Patches90106. Cellar115
84. Clean-Up93107. Nine-Patches Between Bars 116
85. Star in a Star94108. Geese117
86. Cornhusking Event95109. One-Patch118
87. Lady of the Lake96110. Watering Can119
88. Taffy Pull97111. Teacher's Bar Quilt120
89. Center Diamond98112. Making Butter121
90. Missing Puzzle Piece99113. Double Pinwheels122
91. Roman Stripes Variation100114. Hanging Quilts123
92. Storing Eggs101115. Flower Path124
93. Tumbling Blocks102116. Roadside Stand125
94. Neighbor's Bonfire103117. Double Nine-Patch126
95. Fence Row104118. Making Apple Butter127
96. Lunch Pail105119. Square in a Square128
97. Nine-Patch106120. Signature Sunflowers129
98. Broken Silo107121. Reunion130
99. Spider Web108Projects131
100. Ice Skates109Gallery139
101. Ohio Star110About the Author144


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