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Find here Billie Lauder's, a popular guest on HGTV's Simply Quilts, One More Time Around the Medallion Quilts, The Mardi Gras Quilt, and the The Queen's Rose Quilts books.  All are based on Billie's quick and easy fast piecing.

About Billie Lauder:

Billie has been teaching Quiltmaking since 1976. A third generation quilter, she has inherited her love of quilts from her grandmother and mother and has the ability to make quiltmaking easy and understandable for every level of quilter. Her teaching techniques and quilts have also been featured on seventeen episodes of the Home & Garden Television Networks series Simply Quilts! hosted by Alex Anderson. Billie is teaching various quiltmaking techniques across the United States for quilt guilds, shops and other organizations and is a certified teacher in Art and Anthropology.

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The Mardi Gras Quilt
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Author: Billie Lauder
Pages: 23
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: Easymade
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4e0525
Weight: 0.4 lb
MSRP: $14.95

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Table of Contents

Cutting Your Strips
What is Mardi Gras?
Sewing Your Strips
Pressing Your Strips
Quilt Sizes
Construction of Main Quilt
The Main Quilt - 57" x 85 1/2"
Basic Borders
Paste Up Page
Quilt - 75" Square
Mask Quilting Pattern
Quilt - 85 1/2" x 114"
Quilt Sandwich
Basic Supplies

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One More Time Around the Medallion Quilts

Author: Billie Lauder
Pages: 23
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Cover: Soft
Publisher: Easymade
Item Code: 4e0650
Weight: 0.4 lbs
MSRP: $14.95

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Back Cover Information

What exactly is a Medallion Quilt? It is a quilt that has a center block unit that has multiple boarders added to make the quilt the finished size required. The center does not need to be made from a quilt block, it can be cut from a special pieced of fabric. There are many antique quilts of this classification that have centers of chintz fabric.

Why does the title of this book have the words "One More Time Around" in it? That is easy. Every border you add to your center block (or think center section as the quilt grows larger) makes your quilt bigger and better.

Table of Contents

Medallion Quilts 3 Easy Medallion Quilt 6
Basic Supplies 3 Basic Cutting - Yardage 7
Fabrics 3 Basic Construction 8
Using This Book 3 Cutting Units Needed 10
Medallion Quilt Terms 4 Filler Borders 14
Medallion Quilt 68" Square 4 Layouts 20
Basic Layout. 5 Medallion Quilt 68' x 84" 22
Filler Borders & Cornerstones 6 Finishing UP 23

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The Queen's Rose Quilt
Author: Billie Lauder
Pages: 14
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: Easymade

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The Queen's Rose Quilt

Queen Rose colored

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Booklet pattern for the Queen's Rose Quilt

  • Supply list
  • Color worksheet for the rose block
  • Quilt layout illustrations.

This is a very easy pattern. There are no sharp points or curves. The block is 12 1/2" square or 18" on point. There are several possibilities

A rose garden is made up of a variety of roses. Use many different fabrics. Than it is time to start making roses. The roses do not need to be from the same fabrics or colors.

I originally taught this quilt in 1995 and then, as now I think of this quilt block as having a touch of the 1930's look. That does not mean it has to be made in 30's fabrics or colors.

Here is a thought, do you like pink roses?

  • I want you to think about the center of the rose first.
  • Pick a center flower fabric that is pale pink or soft yellow (yes, I said yellow)
  • Next - round one of the rose - pick a dark pink - you may want to use a print
  • Round two - think of a medium pink - could be a solid or fabric that reads like a solid.
  • Next we have the leaves - think green.
  • There is also background fabric for the pieced flower - white, pale green, soft blue????? You get to pick.



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