Soft Expressions supporting the expressive quilter in tradition innovation art and computer with Sharla Hicks

Search Website
Nav BarGalleries, be inspired by others expressive quilters workHelp to get the most out of browsing SoftExpressions.comNewsletter with how-tos, tutuorials, reviews on quilting software and quilt embellishment for the expressive quilterQuilting Software ReviewedSoftExpressions.com Home Page: Supporting the Expressive Quilter in Tradition, Innovation, Art and Computer Quilting with Sharla Hickscontact info and site map
Nav BarstorefrontSearchLog-in: Account / Wish ListProduct ListCheckoutBasket Contents

Free Shipping @ $100*
*Heavy Weight Exclusions
USA ONLY

Expressive Quilters' Newsletter
Subscribe to Interest List(s)

Sale and New Items
Laurel Burch
Art Girlz Felt, Charms, Stamps
Jenny Hasking Magazines, Embroidery CDs, Quilting Software
1000+ Helpful Books for Quilting and Computer Quilters, find helpful books on quilt construction, design, printing on fabric, using the software programs and more.
Magazines: Quilting Arts, Creative Expressions, Cloth Paper & Scissors
Quilt Patterns
Notions for Quilters like Marti Michelle Templates, Rulers, Mats, Rotary Cutters, Sewing Accessories, Machine Quilting Supplies and more.
This is a expanding category with quilt giftwrap, jewelry, helpful must have tools, watches, organizers and beautiful storage boxes.
Paper Piecing Software and helpful tools like finger press, foundation printer sheets, rulers, books and . . . .
Helpful products for quilting memory quilts and labels like Bubble Jet Set 2000 and June Tailor Fabrics
DVDs, CDs and Videos
Find all the popular programs like Electric Quilt, Quilt-Pro, PCQuilt, Paper Piecing programs, Redwork, Designing CD, Repligator, Creative Impusle and more for the traditional and innovative quilter.
Dyes, Paints and Pens
Foils & Glitter
Embellishments
Iron-on Applique Patches
Beads and Charms
Buttons
Angelina Fibers for Innovative Quilter
Threads, Yarn and Fiber
Needle Felting Roving & SuppliesThis section will answer your questions about shipping methods, costs, handling and more.
bullet iconShip International
bullet iconCompany Profile
bullet iconMail, Fax Form
bullet iconReturn, Exchange, Damage
bullet iconWebsite Use Disclaimer

Find Soft Expressions on Facebook


Book Details
line divider
20 to 40% off 2,000+ Books & Magazines Index

 

Breathe new life into your favorite quilts with Traditional Quilts with a Twist by Maggie Ball. Included are 20 projects from tote bags to queen-size quilts, patterns from easy to challenging, and full-color photos and illustrations.


Book Details
line divider
20 to 40% off 2,000+ Books & Magazines Index

Traditional Quilts with a Twist Cover

Traditional Quilts with a Twist
Exciting New Looks For Your Favorite Patterns

Author: Maggie Ball
Pages: 128
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11 "
Publisher: Krause Publications
Cover: Soft

Item Code: 4K1800
Weight: 1.3 lb

Add to Basket for FINAL DISCOUNT
MSRP: $22.99
Add to Basket Add 1 and Checkout
Add To Wish List

Instruction PageBack Cover Information

Breathe New Life Into Your Favorite Traditional Blocks

Take the Ohio Star, Trip Around the World and Bear's Paw blocks from "been there and done that" to fresh and fabulous new heights with Traditional Quilts with a Twist.

Author Maggie Ball gives these blocks a modern and teaches you how to tweak the designs with the right colors, fabric choices, value placements and settings to bring a spotlight-grabbing twist to your favorite blocks.

Traditional Quilts with a Twist gives you:

  • Comprehensive instructions for quilting basics
  • Patterns that progress from easy to challenging
  • 20 projects in various types and sizes, ranging from tote to queen-size quilts
  • Clear, concise instructions accompanied by full-color photos and illustrations

You'll fall in love—again—with the time-tested favorite blocks in Traditional Quilts with a Twist.

About the Author

Maggie Ball has 20 years of quilting experience. Her award-winning quilts have been exhibited both nationally. She's a quilt show judge certified by the Northern California Quilt Council. She teaches quilting and traveled to Mongolia as a volunteer to teach unemployed and low-income women. Maggie has published two other books with Krause Publications, Creative Quilting with Kids and Patchwork and Quilting with Kids. A native of England, Maggie lives with her family on Bainbridge Island in the Pacific Northwest.

Winter GardenQueen's Courtyard
Winter Garden & Queens Courtyard

Nine-Block Sampler Stars at SunsetTrip Around the Garden
Nine-Block Sampler Stars at Sunset & Trip Around the Garden

Basket of FuschiasDitsy Garden
Basket of Fuschias & Ditsy Garden

Day Tripper TotesQuick Tripper
Day Tripper Totes & Quick Tripper Quilts

 

Table of Contents

Introduction6Chapter Three - Trip Around the World35
Chapter One - How to Use this Book8Ditsy Garden36
Chapter Two - Quilting Basics10Quick Tripper38
Tools and Supplies10Mini Trippers - Spring Stars, Day Night Tripper40
Fabric Selection and Planning11Day Tripper Totes45
Fabric Basics12Basket of Fuchsias48
Rotary Cutting Fabric 12Trip Around the Garden52
Machine Piecing Techniques 14Chapter Four - Ohio Star61
Pinning, Pressing and Assembly Line Sewing14Large Ohio Star62
Strip Piecing15Tweaked Ohio Star - The Block Patterns65
Corner-Square Triangles15Tweaked Ohio Star - Pillows68
Half-Square Triangles16Nine-Block Sampler - Stars at Sunset70
Quarter-Square Triangles 17Tutti Fruity73
Block Construction18Queen's Courtyard77
Bowtie18Tropical Latte81
Shoofly19Ohio Star Lattice - Star Struck84
Sawtooth Star19More Lattice Quilts 88
Ohio Star20Chapter Five - Bear's Paw91
Wedges20Constructing the Bear's Paw Books93
Prairie Points22Bear's Paw Variations96
Piano Keys Border22Table Runner100
Squares On-Point Border 23Six-Block Samplers - Royal Bears, Pacific Northwest Bears102
Assembling and Completing the Quilt25The Bear's Come Out at Night105
Assembling Blocks and Adding Borders25Hydrangea Garden109
Mitered Corners28Winter Garden112
Quilt Backing29Mix and Match - Tuscany Bears118
Batting and Basting30Appendices 1-4123
Quilting 31Supply Sources127
Binding32About the Author128
Finishing Touches33  

line break


Back to Top


Related Items

Add to Basket for FINAL DISCOUNT
40% off most of our 2000+ Books, Magazines & Patterns Index



Traditional Quilts

Best Quilts selected from previously published books & magazines

40% off
Creative Quilt Collection Volume 1
Creative Quilt
Collection Volume 1
That Patchwork Place
40% off
Creative Collection Volume Three
Creative Quilt Collection
Volume Three
That Patchwork Place
40% off
Memory and Milestones Cover
Memories and Milestones

by Debbie Mumm
40% off
quiltmakers fancy
Quiltmaker's Fancy
Quiltmaker Magazine

Traditional: Mixed styles of quilts in each book

Traditional Quilts Mixed Styles

40% off
Quilts from a Painter's Art
Quilts from a
Painter's Ar
t
by Diane Phalen
40% off
American Jane's Quilts for All Seasons
American Jane's Quilts for All Seasons
& Some for No Reason
by Sandy Klop

40% off
Blocks That Connect
Blocks That Connect
by Kay Oft

40% off
Chameleon Quiltsw
Chameleon Quilts

by Margrit Hall
40% off
Mis Mabel's Garden
Miss Mabel's Garden
by Helen Thorn
40% off
A Passion For Patchwork
A Passion for Patchwork
by Lise Bergene
40% off
Patchwork 4 Ways by Kathleen Hulett
Patchwork 4 Ways by Kathleen Hulett
by Kathleen Hulett
40% off
Patchwork Memories
Patchwork Memories

by Retta Warehime
40% off
Q is for Quilt
Q is for Quilt

by Diana McClun & Laura Nownes
40% off
Quilt Shack
Quilt Shack
by R. Norum & H.A. Krohg
40% off
Quilter's Happy Hour
Quilter's Happy Hour
by Lori Buhler
40% off
Quilting a Rainbow of Quilts
Quilting a Rainbow of Quilts

by Various Artists/Authors
40% off

Quilting through Life
Projects for the Mind, Body, and Soul
by Julia Teters-Zeigler
40% off
The Quilt Mania's Playbook
The Quilt Maniac's Playbook

by Nicole C. Chambers
40% off
Quilts From the Heart, Quick projects for gerous giving
Quilts From the Heart
Quick Projects for Generous Giving

by Karen Renaud
40% off
Quilts for Ice Cream Lovers
Quilts for Ice Cream Lovers
by Janet Jones Worley
40% off
Traditional Quilts with a Twist
Traditional Quilts with a Twist

by Maggie Ball
40% off
Tried and True
Tried and True
by Sandy Bonsib
40% off
1 block quilts
Weekend Quilts
Weekend Quilts
by Judy Laquidara
1-hour sessions till done
using triangles & strips
includes 5 star quilts

 


Back to Top

Site Map
& Picture Indexes
10% TO 60% OFF

Books & Patterns

Threads, Ribbons, Yarns & Angelina Fibers, Roving


Feedback and questions are welcome!

e-mail: info@softexpressions.com

Soft Expressions
Pacific Time Zone
Office Hours & Will Call:

Monday to Friday 10:30 AM to 4 PM
Toll Free USA or Canada: 888-545-8616
Fax: 714-630-8970 Phone: 714-630-7414
e-mail: info@softexpressions.com



Search Website

Expressive Quilters' Newsletter
Subscribe to Interest List(s)
Find Soft Expressions on Facebook


Home
spacerStorespacerReviewsspacerNewslettersspacerGalleriesspacerHelp spacerWebsite Conditions of Use
Website Design by Sharla R. Hicks, Soft Expressions, all text and art contained on this site © 1996-2014