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Edie McGinnis' new book Sparkling Jewels, Pearls of Wisdom offers jewel quilts that sparkle. Edie paper pieced the more difficult blocks, making it quicker to piece. Sprinkled through the book are stories of couples married more than 40 years offering pearls of wisdom.


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Sparkling Jewels, Pearls of Wisdom

Author: Edie McGinnis
Pages: 139
Page size: 81/2" x 11 1/2"
Publisher: Kansas City Star Books
Cover:Soft
Item Code: 4HG0935
Weight: 1.5lb

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Edie McGinnis is a Kansas City Star author and editor who is also a member of The Star's staff. This is the eighth book she has written for The Kansas City Star. She has been quilting for 30 years and is member of The American Quilting Society and The Quilters Guild of Greater Kansas City.

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This new book by Edie McGinnis offers jewel quilts that sparkle and dazzle. As you set the blocks together, you will see the most amazing secondary patterns emerging. Sift through this jewel box of quilts and make a gem of your own.

Sprinkled throughout the book are the stories of couples who have been married more than forty years who would choose to spend their lives with the same partner again. You will learn why they think their marriages have lasted and read the pearls of wisdom they offer to couples getting married today.

Table of Contents

Ben and Norma Phillips
2
Corky and Peggy Hutinett
87
Diamonds Are...
4
Paper Piecing
88
Diamond Cluster in a Frame
8
Star Sapphire
90
Diamond Cross
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Her Sparkling Jewels
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Amethyst Needlepunch Picture
129
Dave and Ruby Downing71Table Runner
131
Gold and Rubies72Bride's Garter
135
Shari and Howard McMillan79Time Capsule
137
Square and Diamonds80  

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