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Crazy About Quilting includes memorable tales from Mrs. Average Quilter, self-professed quilting addict Ada K. Moyles. Anyone who loves quilting will cherish Ada's stories—filled with warmth, humor and intelligence.

 


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Crazy About Quilting
Confessions of an Average Quilter

Author: Ada K. Moyles
Pages: 192
Page size: 8" x 6"
Publisher: Whitecap Books
Cover: Hard
Item Code: 4HG0210
Weight: 0.8 lb

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Mrs. Average Quilter, self-professed quilting addict Ada K. Moyles, explores her passion for this classic craft in a series of memorable tales.

Find out how she reduces housework to make time for quilting and how she proves that while she may be crazy about quilting and makes crazy quilts, she isn't a crazy quilter. Chuckle over her lessons in humility and laugh about her brief modeling career.

Anyone who loves quilting will cherish Ada's stories - filled with warmth, humor and intelligence.

Be warned: Ada's stories will inspire, encourage and make you a little crazy about quilting. So take heart, pick up your fabrics and thread and quilt away.

About the Author

Ada K. Moyles is a quilter who enjoys writing about her craft. Her column on quilting. "Views from the Attic," was a regular feature in Quilt World magazine. She's a member of the Edmonton and District Quilters' Association. She lives in Edmonton, Alberta, with her husband Gordon. When she's not quilting she enjoys reading, walking and playing with their grandson, Evan.

Table of Contents

 
Introduction 9
It's Not My Fault13
Mrs. Average Quilter16
The Worst Quilt in the World19
We're Moving Faster But Can We See the Scenery?22
Show and Tell25
On a Roll27
A Natural Combination30
Make My Day!33
Looking Ahead37
The Dud42
Metamorphosis (or After the Dud) 46
Back Issues51
In Search of Inspiration55
Precisely!59
Fashion Statements63
Watch Those Whims 66
Practice Makes Perfect 69
Housekeeping for Quilters 101 75
All Tied Up82
Name Change85
Mini-Madness 88
Buying Time94
Serendipity-doodah! 98
I'm Alright, Jack!104
A Veritable Feast109
The Secret Quilt112
Leftovers116
Full Circle118
The Crowning Touch123
Down with False Modesty127
Dream On131
Organizational Skills136
The Naming of Quilts140
A Tale of Two Quilts144
Vested Interests147
Lost and found152
Fabrications157
The Challenge162
How Much Is Enough?167
Fabric Wars172
The Sisterhood of Quilters176
Quick and Easy No-Cost Quilts181
Time Out185
Thirty Things I Learned from Making Quilts189
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