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Maple Leaf blocks have triangles —lots of them! Maple Leaf Quilts by Ilene Bartos provides nine different ways to produce accurate triangle squares with perfect points. Also included are three techniques for making stems, one of the stumbling blocks for many quilters. Here's hoping you enjoy your journey through the mystery of triangles and discover just how easy and fun it is to sew perfect points.


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Cover Maple Leaf Quilts

Maple Leaf Quilts
12 Projects, 9 Triangle Techniques

Author: Ilene Bartos
Pages: 95
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher:Martingale & Company
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4R80200
Weight: 1.1lb

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A favorite for generations of quilters, the Maple Leaf block sparkles in quilts that honor tradition but add a new twist.

  • Choose from 12 projects that spotlight fresh ways to use Maple Leaf blocks.
  • Learn techniques for making triangle squares with perfect points.
  • Find useful tips and suggestions for personalizing your quilts..

About the Author

Ilene Bartos has always enjoyed creating and when she discovered quilting more than 10 years ago, she found it to be the perfect medium for her creative outlet. She lives in Iowa with her husband, Ron. They have three children and two wonderful grandchildren who are the joy of their hearts. She has displayed her quilts in various shows and has won a number of awards. She enjoys sharing her passion for quilting with others. Maple Leaf Quilts is her first book.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9
A Dozen Maple Leaf Techniques 11
Learning Project: Materials & Cutting Instructions for Runner 12
Triangle-Square Techniques 13
Traditional Method 13
Layered-Squares Method 14
Grid Method 15
Almost-Traditional Method 16
Sew and Flip Method 18
Bias Strip Method 20
Perfect Points Method 21
Folded Corners Method 22
Paper-Piecing Method 23
Stem Techniques 28
Making a Stem: Method One 28
Making a Stem: Method Two 28
Making a Stem: Method Three 29
Quilt Projects  
Maple Leaf Table Runner 30
Midnight Leaves 34
Sunflower Leaves 38
Twist and Turn Leaves 46
Scrappy Leaves 50
Bold Color Leaves 56
Orange Wonder 60
Glorious Fall 66
Canadian Winter 72
Starburst Leaves 76
Tropical Heat 80
Maple Leaves Squared 84
Quiltmaking Techniques 89
About the Author 95

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Maple Leaves Squared

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Orange WonderBold Color Leaves

Scrappy LeavesTwist and Turn Leaves

Sunflower LeavesMidnight Leaves

Maple Leaf Table Runner

Maple Leaf Table Runner


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