Q Is For Quilt, by Diana McClun is like taking a private quilting class to sharpen your quiltmaking skills with two beloved instructors, Diana McClun and Laura Nownes' creative quilt projects help familiarize you with successively more complex techniques.This book has an wide variety of quilt styles to make a rich source for quilt makers from beginner to intermediate. Start with the basic nine-patch blocks, move to half-square and quarter-square triangles to house blocks and sampler quilts. Learn a little appliqué along the way.

Q is for Quilt by Diana McClun and Laura Nownes

Q Is For Quilts

Author: Diana McClun and Laura Nownes
Pages: 112
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Item Code: 4K0700
Weight: 1.19 lb
MSRP: $26.95

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Back Cover Information

From the Authors of Quilts, Quilts and More Quilts!

Take a private quilting class and sharpen your quiltmaking skills with two beloved instructors. Diana McClun and Laura Nownes' creative quilt projects help familiarize you with successively more complex techniques.

  • 19 bright, cheery projects made with traditional blocks such as Nine Patch, Square-in-a-Square, and Houses
  • Start with simple blocks and techniques and proceed to more challenging designs.
  • Techniques include strip piecing, half-square triangles, appliqué, and more
  • Choose fabrics and supplies with confidence

About the Authors

Diana McClun's career as a quiltmaker blossomed in mid-life, inspired by her mother and grandmother's fascination with fabric and quilts.

Table of Contents:

Acknowledgments
3
Introduction
6
How to Use This Book
7
Chapter 1: The Starting Point
8
Planning, Supplies and Equipment, Fabric Selection, and Patterns 
Chapter 2: The Nine-Patch Block and the Fence
13
Projects Using the Nine-Patch Block and the Fence  
Chicken Yard
18
Flight of the Red Birds
20
Nine-Patch Flower Bed
23
Chapter 3: Half-Square Triangles
25
Projects Using Half-Square Triangles 
Scenes of Winter
28
Historic Stars
30
Stars and Leaves
35
Love Rings
38
Chpater 4: Quarter-Square Triangles
40
Project Using Quarter-Square Triangles 
Birds Return
45
Chapter 5: Square-in-a-Square Block
47
Projects Using the Square-in-a-Square Block  
Winter Flowers
52
From Me to You
54
Apple Time
56
Four Block Basket
59
Chapter 6: House Block
61
Projects Using the House Block 
The Big House
64
Topsey Turvey House
67
Chapter 7: Sampler Quilts
71
Harvest Time
72
Winter Fun
74
Celebration of Summer
76
Rebirth of the Garden
78
Chapter 8: Gallery
80
Chapter 9: General Instructions and Techniques
94
Appliqué Patterns
108
Class Outline for Teachers
110
About the Authors
111
Index
112

 

Studio Quilts
Studio Gardens

 

Four Block Basket

Four Block Basket

 

Four Block Basket

Red Mountains

Chicken Yard
Chicken Yard

Birds Return

Birds Return

 


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