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Thimbleberries Learning to Quilt with Jiffy Quilts by Lynette Jensen has 144 pages, convenient lay-flat hidden spiral, 8 Jiffy Quilts & Runners to make with 12 color options and hundreds of step-by-step photos & diagrams with complete instructions.

 


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Thimbleberries Learning to Quilt with Jiffy Quilts
A beginner's guide to getting started with 8 easy projects

Author: Lynette Jensen
Pages: 144
Page size: 9" x 12"
Publisher: Landauer Books
Cover: Hard
Item Code: 4K10952
Weight: 2.2lb

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  • Learning to quilt has never been easier than starting small with Jiffy Quilt or runner designed especially for beginners.
  • To get you started, we'll introduce you to the Basic Parts of a Quilt followed by an illustrated guide to Gathering Equipment, Tools & Supplies
  • Once you've collected a few essentials, you're ready for the fun of Choosing Fabric Print, Color & Value.
  • After you've selected fabric, next comes learning to properly and safely use a rotary cutter and mat for Cutting Strips, Rectangles & Squares..
  • Sewing Straight Seams, Strip Sets & Borders with an accurate 1/4" seam allowance is essential for Piecing Blocks & Pressing.
  • In no time at all you'll have pieced the quilt top and be ready for Layering Quilt Top, Batting & Backing.
  • When you have the three layers "sandwiched" together, you are ready for Finishing Quilting, Binding & Hanging.
  • Along the way we've added helpful tips and lots of step-by-step photos plus a brief glossary of terms to make learning to quilt quick, easy and most of all—fun!
  • 144 Pages
  • Convenient Lay-Flat Hidden Spiral
  • 8 Jiffy Quilts & Runners to make with 12 color options
  • Hundreds of step-by-step photos & diagrams with complete instructions

 

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AuthorAbout the Author

After falling in love with antique quilts I decided to am may own. I love the color and geometry of quilts and what they represent—comfort, home and family. After learning how to quilt, one thing led to another and soon I was teaching the art of quiltmaking, which ultimately led to designing quilt patterns and fabrics since the coordination of prints, colors and quilt patterns created a distinctive look.

One of the reasons that Thimbleberries has been so well-received is that I make it easy for quilters to enjoy the wonderful heritage craft of quiltmaking. In today's busy world, time is limited. I show quilters what to do with the fabrics without spending a lifetime creating a quilt. In 30 years of teaching, I've also developed a system of quiltmaking that uses clear and simple instructions to help even first-time quilters build confidence and skills.

But most of all, throughout the creative and soul-satisfying process of learning to quilt—enjoy!

Table of Contents

 
Introduction 5
Basic Parts of a Quilt 6
Gathering Equipment, Tools & Supplies 8
Choosing Fabric Print, Color & Value 14
Cutting Strips, Rectangles & Squares 24
Sewing Straight Seams, Strip Sets & Borders 32
Piecing Blocks & Pressing 40
Layering Quilt Top, Batting & Backing 48
Finishing Quilting, Binding & Hanging 60
Jiffy Quilts™Projects 72
Easy Does It Runner 74
Berry Sweet Quilt 80
Berry Sweet - Sedona Sky Quilt Color Option 86
Berry Sweet - Hollyberry Quilt Color Option 87
Blueberry Blue Quilt 88
Blueberry Blue - Summer Quilt Color Option 94
Blueberry Blue - Autumn Quilt Color Option 95
Buttermint Patches Quilt 96
Buttermint Patches - Floral Center Quilt Color Option 104
Buttermint Patches - Green Center Quilt Color Option 105
Pinwheel Twist Quilt 106
Pinwheel Twist - Spring Quilt Color Option 114
Pinwheel Twist - Christmas Quilt Color Option 115
Rainbow Sherbet Quilt 116
Rainbow Sherbet - Parade Quilt Color Option 124
Rainbow Sherbet - Autumn Quilt Color Option 125
Spice Is Nice Quilt 126
Spice Is Nice - Dot Border Quilt Color Option 134
Spice Is Nice - Roses Border Quilt Color Option 135
Checkerboard Runner 136
Glossary 142
   

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