Log Cabin Quilts, A Brand New Story
by Karen Murphy brings you a fictitious account chapter by chapter of Abby, a
frontier woman in the harsh northern plains, discovering creativity through the
log cabin. Karen Murphy asks who created the first Log Cabin quilt? This imaginative
Tale will inspire you to "build" your own log cabin quilt!
to each chapter Karen offers you 10 new variations on the standard log cabin bringing
a fresh approach and some new ideas to this old and grand standard block. Find
variations on the traditional Log Cabin Block, Courthouse Steps, Lone Star, and
Grandmother's Flower Garden designs.
Log Cabin Quilts
A Brand New Story
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
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Item Code: 4I30440
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Have you ever wondered who came up with
the first Log Cabin quilt? In this wonderfully heartfelt tale, writer and quiltmaker
Karen Murphy imagines how this time-honored design might have come about.
Abby, a quilter who discovers her creativity during a harsh winter on the northern
plains. From cutting her first fabric "logs" to unveiling her quilt
at the chatty community quilting bee, Abby will charm you in this fictional account
of how the first Log Cabin quilt came to be. In addition to the story, you'll
also find 10 quilt patters that reveal how the versatile Log Cabin block has inspired
quilters from the frontier days to the twenty-first century.
into 10 chapters that chronicle Abby's adventures in quilting and in pioneer life.
quilts that incorporate traditional Log Cabin, Courthouse Steps, Lone Star, and
Grandmother's Flower Garden Designs.
- Find your own pioneering spirit as
you experiment with the Log Cabin design; a special chapter on secondary patterns
will get you started.
Karen Murphy learned to quilt at nine years
old and fell head-over-heels in love with the sewing machine and fabric. She has
her own pattern company called Idaho Quilt Company
Table of Contents
Your Own Secondary Pattern (intermediate) ||68|
One Room Only (easy)
One Room With a Window (easy)
A Crooked Path (easy)
Star Log Cabin (experienced)||94|
Rail Fence Log Cabin (intermediate)
Flower Garden (experienced)||104|
|Chapter 5 ||60||About
the Author ||112|