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Suzanne McNeill's book Big Blocks Easy Quilts offers 16 fabulous quilts that uses 'Layer Cake' 10" x 10" squares. With the detailed instructions you will have a new handmade scrappy- look quilt in no time at all!

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Big Blocks Easy Quilts
16 Fabulous Quilts with 10" 'Layer Cake' Squares

Author: Suzanne McNeill
Pages: 83
Page size: 8.5" W x 11" H
Publisher: Design Originals
Cover: Soft Cover
Item Code: 4K10204
Weight: 0.75 lb

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Introduction

Quilts designed with big blocks make up quickly! I love quilts with 10" fabric squares and 'Layer Cake' collections.

These quilts have the handmade scrappy look that is so popular today.

I want to share a few tips for working with 10" x 10" fabric squares and 'Layer Cakes collections.'

My first step is to divide the 10" squares into groups of color ...Greens, Purples, Reds and Tans. For designing, I next estimate the number of squares I will need for the quilt center. Finally I use leftover squares and purchase a bit of yardage for the borders.

Sometimes I need an extra square or two of a color - let's say Red - so I look for a Brown print with a lot of Red and move it to the Red stack .... and the same with other colors.

Enjoy quilting!

Author Suzanne McNeillFrom the Author

"I love designing ...painting, crafting and working with fabrics. The colors, feel and textures are exciting. Quilts are my favorite!"

Suzanne shares her creativity and enthusiasm in books by Design Originals. Her best-selling 'Strip Happy' quilt books are known for their simple construction and colorful designs.

Suzanne's mission is to publish books that help others learn about the newest techniques, the best projects and most popular products.

Table of Contents

 
Border Crossing 4
Wish Upon A Star 4
Market Square 6
Pretty Poppies 7
Turn & Twist 8
Leaves of Fall 9
Stars Across the Prairie 10
Big Barn 12
Birds in the Garden 13
Blooms in the Garden 14
Square by Square 15
Pretty in Pink 15
Star Crossed 16
Big Bouquet 18
Windowbox Flowers 18
Instructions 19-82
Rainbow Butterfly 83

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Border Crossing

Market Square

Pretty Poppies Leaves of Fall

Stars Across the Prairie Turn & Twist

Big Barn Birds in the Garden

Blooms in the Garden Pretty in Pink

Square by Square Star Crossed

Big BouquetWindowbox Flowers

Rainbow Butterfly




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