not your grandmothers flower garden too a strip pieced method marci l bake

Not Your Grandmother's Flower Garden, Too A Strip-Pieced Method by Marci L. Baker

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This updated method of Not Your Grandmother's Flower Garden, Too by Marci L. Baker uses the Clearview Triangle (60 Degree) to bring strip piecing to this classic shape. You will be amazed how fast you can piece this quilt top by machine and the fun you can have with hexagons.

Author: Marci Baker
Pages: 60
Page size: Small Half Sized Book 51/2" x 81/2 "
Weight: 0.5 lb
Publisher: Alicia's Attic
Cover: Soft

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Now you can make a beautiful hexagonal quilt easily with no inset or Y-seams. This updated method brings these classic designs to all levels of quilters. Explore the possibilities of hexagon/mosaics in other projects including Flight of the Bumble Bee crib quilt or the awe inspiring In the Garden. Consider decorating for the holidays with the beautiful table topper or table runner and placemats. You will be amazed at the fun you can have with hexagons.

About Author Marci Baker:

Recognized internationally for her expertise in quilting, Marci enjoys sharing ideas that simplify the process of quilting. A native of Dallas, Texas, Marci has loved sewing for years. She began teaching quilting in 1989 for her local quilting guild and shops. Marci graduated with a bachelors and master's degree in math. In 1993 she started Alicia's Attic with the concepts that combine her love of math with her love of quilting.

As an admirer of traditional quilts, Marci was inspired to author books on Not Your Grandmother's Quilts™. This series uses the traditional patterns people associate with their grandmother and simplifies the technique.

Marci spends much of the year traveling, teaching classes for quilting guilds and trade shows. Enthusiasm and inspiration for quilting can be seen throughout her lectures, workshops and books.

Table of Contents
Introduction 5
General Instructions 7
Beginning with Basics 8
Fabric Selection 8
Sewing 1/4" 9
Pressing 9
Rotary Cutting (without the "V") 10
Quilt Construction 12
Left Hexalongs (L) 15
Right Hexalongs (R) 16
Cutting Faster (optional) 19
Finishing with Basics 22
Borders 22
Basting 22
Quilting 23
Binding 25
Mosaic Melody 33
In the Garden 37
Holiday Table Topper 43
Finishing as a Tree Skirt 50
Just-a-Taste, Too 51
Grandmother's Flower Garden 55
Other Variations 60