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Carol Doak's Mariner's Compass Stars offers 24 stellar paper-pieced blocks and 9 easy quilt projects. Included are full-size patterns, plus CD for enlarging, reducing and printing your own paper-piecing patterns.

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Mariner's Compass Stars
Included on CD
24 Stellar Paper-Pieced Blocks
& 9 Easy Quilt Projects CD included

Author: Carol Doak
Pages: 111
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11 1/2"
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4C0290
Weight: 1.2 lb

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Sensational Starbursts from America's Favorite Paper Piecer!

  • 24 star blocks inspired by traditional Mariner's Compass designs
  • 9 knock-you-socks-off quilt projects, each featuring a different quilt setting
  • Paper pieced for easy, perfect star point - no templates, no drafting!
  • Full-size printed patterns, PLUS CD for enlarging, reducing and printing your own paper-piecing patterns

Author Carol Doak
About the Author

Carol shares her passion with quilters worldwide through her sizable collection of best-selling books and popular classes. Her teaching style has been described as light-hearted and fun, and her goal is to inspire students in a positive way.

Carol's impressive quilts have been featured on the covers of most national quilting magazines. Her previous book, Carol Doak's Simply Sensational 9-Patch Stars, offers quilters the opportunity to make over 2,500 paper-pieced nine-patch star block combinations.

In April 1999, Carol won the 8th Honors Award from the East Coast Quilters Alliance in recognition of her outstanding influence in the field of quilting. Carol has been named one of the top ten quilt teachers and designers in the United States, and in 2004 she was nominated as one of 24 All-American Quilters. In 2005, she was nominated as Professional Quilter of the Year. Carol resides in Windham, New Hampshire, with her husband.

Table of Contents

Preface 6
Introduction 8
Creative Quilt Settings 10
Tools and Foundations 16
Fabric 18
Paper-Piecing Techniques 24
Mariner's Compass Star Blocks  
Africa 32
Australia 34
Austria 36
Belgium 38
Brazil 40
Canada 42
China 44
Denmark 46
England 48
France 50
Germany 52
Iceland 54
Ireland 56
Italy 58
Japan 60
Mexico 62
Netherlands 64
New Zealand 66
Norway 68
Russia 70
Spain 72
Sweden 74
Switzerland 76
United States 78
Mariner's Compass Star Quilts  
Sunrise 81
Secret Garden 84
Royal Radiance 87
Fire and Ice 90
Sharing Spirit 93
Diamond Delight 96
Radiant Medallion 99
It's a Star! 102
Hot, Hot, Hot! 105
Quilt Finishing 108
Resources 111
About the Author 111

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It's A Star!

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Royal RadianceSecret Garden

Sunrise Examples

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