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You have been busy with your family, busy working and now you have time to do something you've wanted to do for a long time: QUILT! Quilting For Busy Boomers provides basic instructions and projects to get you started. With quilting you can relax and be productive at the same time, it is time of fun and adventure so select a pattern from the pages of this book and you're on your way.

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Quilting For Busy Boomers

Editors: Jeanne Stauffer & Sandra L. Hatch
Pages: 176
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: House of White Birches
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4FF10735
Weight: 1.27 lb

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When live in an age when everyone is too busy. With quilting, you can relax and be productive at the same time! It's a time of fun and adventure. All you need to do is select a pattern from the pages of this book and you are on your way.

Chapters include:

  • Unbelievably Easy Quilts That Anyone Can Make
  • Never Thought You'd See a Quilt Here
  • Appliqué Quilts add a Whole New Dimension
  • There is More Than One Way to Cut a Quilt
  • The Only Thing Better Than a Quilt is a Quilt With Accessories
  • Pieced Quilts are Still the Favorite of Many
  • Quilting for Christmas Makes the Holiday Extra Special

From the Editors

We live in an age when everyone is too busy. Slow down a little and take time out of your crazy life to enjoy yourself. Take time to quilt. You can relax and be productive at the same time! Not only will your loved ones enjoy the fruits of your labor, they will notice how refreshed you are after making time to do something you enjoy.

Learning new skills can be a lot of fun. If you are just starting to quilt, you are in for so much fun! Don't worry about everything being just right. Enjoy what you are doing and your skills will develop rapidly. If you are an experienced quilter, learn a new quilting technique; relax and enjoy yourself as you increase your knowledge of quilting. With every project, you have the opportunity to buy more fabric or a new tool to try. Whatever project you select to make, we give you drawings or photos to explain each step of the way. The wonderful thing about quilting is that your work doesn't need to be perfect. It if looks good to you, it is good.

If you want to enjoy your quilting even more, find a friend who needs a relaxing hobby. Together you will stitch and stitch, relaxing with each loving stitch that you make. Quilting is a time of fun and adventure. All you need to do is select a pattern, and you're on your way.

Table of Contents

Unbelievably Easy Quilts That Anyone Can Make 
The Scent of Lilacs10
Fancy Bars13
Almost Amish Scrap Quilt 16
Scrappy Four Patch19
Red, White & Blue Americana22
Never Thought You Would See A Quilt Here 
Fancy Needlework Basket25
Quilted Fridge Frames28
All Sports Growth Chart33
Trailing Ivy Roll Cover38
Trailing Ivy Tissue Box Cover41
Appliqué Quilts Add a Whole New Dimension 
Posie Party47
Pretty in Pink50
Ducks in a Row53
Rooster Wall Quilt 56
Stained Glass Circles 60
Sunflower Table Runner64
Ladybug Runner67
There's More than One Way to Cut a Quilt 
20/20 Spring Fling71
Blooming Flowers74
Toy Boat Regatta78
Cookie-Cutter Crazy86
The Only Thing Better Than a Quilt is a Quilt With Accessories 
Patchwork Posies90
Dainty Handkerchief96
A Touch of Elegance99
Pieced Quilts Are Still the Favorite of Many 
Springtime Table Mat116
Table Grace119
Fourth of July Picnic Blanket122
Field of Sunflowers125
Picture This128
Happy Days131
Square Dance134
Strips & Stripes137
Four-Square Fantasy140
Quilting for Christmas Makes the Holiday Extra Special 
Merry Christmas Bag145
Happy Snowmen Place Mat148
Christmas Holly Place Mat154
Beaded Patchwork157
Shimmering Snowflakes162
Twinkle, Twinkle Christmas Stars167
How-to Material 
Quiltmaking Basics7
Special Applique Techniques45
Special Piecing Techniques110
Finishing Instructions170
Special Thanks176
Fabrics & Supplies176

Instuction Page
Instruction Page


Happy Snowman Placemat
Happy Snowman Placemat


TRee Ornaments
Tree Ornaments


Four Square Fantasy
Four Square Fantasy

IA Touch of Elegance
A Touch of Elegance

Dainty Handkerchief

Dainty Handkerchief

Toy Boat Regatta Sunflower Table Runner

Toy Boat Regatta and Sunflower Table Runner

Rooster Wall QuiltDucks in a Row

Rooster Wall Quilt and Ducks in a Row

Pretty in PinkQuilted Fridge Frames

Pretty in Pink and Quilted Fridge Frames

The Scent of Lilacs Patchwork Posies

The Scent of Lilacs and Patchwork Posies

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