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Four is more, with this glorious collection of big, bold, beautiful quilt blocks. Best of 4 Blocks and More has original and historic designs, along with an interesting analysis of this grand style, are presented in Linda's creative approach to four-block quilts.


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Best of 4 Blocks and More

Author: Linda Giesler Carlson
Pages: 143
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: American Quilter's Society
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Four is more, with this glorious collection of big, bold, beautiful quilt blocks

  • Original and historic designs, along with an interesting analysis of this grand style, are presented in Linda's creative approach to four-block quilts.
  • Favorite designs from her two previous four-block books, now out-of-print, are reintroduced with new flair.
  • Three new spectacular quilts are featured. Each project represents a wide range of designs, including piecing and appliqué techniques.
  • Full-sized patterns are provided for a dozen projects, ranging from 15 to 42 inches in size.

Table of Contents

Introduction
6
Amy's Wedding Quilt
79
Chapter 1, Four- Block Quilt Design Origins
9
Amish Rose of Sharon Wreath
An Ode to Sara Miller
95
Tulip Designs
9
Philadelphia Centennial
Four-Block Eagle
101
Princess Feather Designs
11
Gordian Knot
110
Rose Designs
12
North, East, South & West,
My Captain is the Best
114
Other Flower Designs
13
Chapter 5, Findings of State Quilt Documentation Projects
125
Tree of Life Designs
13
Research Procedures
125
Pieced Designs
14
Findings
125
Chapter 2, Gallery of Four-Block Quilts
15
American Four-Block Quiltmakers
127
Chapter 3, General Supplies and Directions
21
Dispersal/Growth of Four-Block Seeds
127
Basic Sewing Kit
21
Chapter 6, States with Several Four-Block Quilts
129
Fabric
21
Pennsylvania
129
Template Patterns
21
Ohio
130
Sawtooth Squares
21
Illinois
132
Flying Geese Squares
22
South Carolina
132
Machine-Applied Binding
23
Georgia and the Southern Coastal States
133
Chapter 4, Four-Block Quilt Projects
24
Tennessee
134
Butterfly Scherenschnite
25
Missouri
135
Birds on a Vine
35
North Carolina
137
Poinsettia Feathered Star
43
Kentucky
139
Prince of Wales Feathers and Crown
48
Notes
141
Coxcomb Crossing
54
Bibliography
142
Whig-Harrison Rose
66
About the Author
143
Princess Feather
72
  

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