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Packed with photographs and diagrams for 75 quilt blocks, The Quilt Block Book teaches you three basic block construction methods to get you started in the world of quilt blocks. The blocks are divided into three sections by technique: quick piecing, foundation (paper) piecing, and appliqué blocks. Each section includes basic technique instruction, followed by 25 blocks. Follow the step-by-step instructions to quickly learn the order of construction and directions for pressing seam allowances, while color diagrams of the blocks show them used in multiples so you can plan out your full quilt as you go along. The perfect mix of original designs and modern interpretations of traditional patterns, this book offers something for both the beginner and experienced quilter.



About the Author

Nancy Wick

Nancy Wick is an award-winning quiltmaker and textile artist. Nancy is author of the upcoming "The Quilt Block Book" (Creative Publishing International, September 1, 2013). She is known for using her sewing machines in innovative ways. Although her roots are in traditional quilt making, she has branched out to contemporary quilt making over the years. She enjoys teaching others how to reinterpret traditional patterns with a fresh, modern twist through color and value placement. In her more than twenty years of quilting experience, her work has appeared in the 2013 edition of the Fiber Art Almanac, the Fiber Art Companion Journal, and quilting magazines, such as the Autumn 2012 edition of McCall's America Quilts Together.



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