Roberta Horton, world renowned author and quiltmaker first released Amish Adventure in 1983. An Amish Adventure - Second Edition is updated and revised, including eleven new quilts! Included are a hands-on workbook for designing Amish Quilts and instructions for eight traditional patterns.

An Amish AdventureCover

An Amish Adventure
A Workbook for Color in Quilts - Second Edition

Author: Roberta Horton
Pages: 78
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11 "
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Cover: Soft

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An Amish Adventure - Second Edition

Updated and revised, including eleven new quilts! This magnificent book is truly a classic reference for designing Amish Quilts. Roberta Horton, world renowned author, quiltmaker, teacher, and fabric designer, first released Amish Adventure in 1983. Over 90,000 copies have sold since then. Now it is your turn to take a private lesson from one of the most well-respected quilt teachers of our era.

  • Instructions for eight traditional patterns including Roman Stripe, Nine Patch, Ocean Waves, Baskets, Bars and a challenge exercise.
  • Hands-on workbook for designing Amish Quilts
  • Piecing Techniques and quilting designs included

Instruction Page
Instruction Page

Author Roberta HortonAbout the Author

Roberta Horton of Berkeley, California, has been a quiltmaker since 1970. She is the author of five quiltmaking books and has taught and lectured worldwide. She is known for her flair with color, which she attributes to her study of Amish quilts. Fascination with the Amish lifestyle, which she feels is expressed in their quilts, has made her seek simplicity in her own work.

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Nine-Patch15
Lesson 2: Roman Stripes22
Lesson 3: Bricks26
Lesson 4: Sunshine and Shadow28
Lesson 5: Diamond31
Lesson 6: Bars49
Lesson 7: Repeat Block52
Lesson 8: Baskets55
Lesson 9: Challenge58
Lesson 10: Ocean Waves62
Lesson 11: Quilting66

Baskets and Chips
Baskets and Chips

Bear's Paw
Bear's Paw

Shoo-Fly and Diamond

BarsSunshine and Shadows
Bars and Sunshine and Shadows

Bricks Roman Strip Variation
Bricks and Roman Strip Variation

Nine-Patch Examples