The Ultimate No-Math Reference Tool for Vintage Quilt Blocks
• Pocket-sized, take-anywhere guide features more than 160+ Rotary-cut blocks, and traditional blocks from the Ladies' Art Company archives
• Shows how much fabric you need for each block in 5 different sizes, how many of each block to cut, and how the pieced block goes together
• Cutting charts and easy piecing instructions get you off and sewing fast.
This indispensable tool has all the facts you need to choose fabrics and cut and assemble a huge assortment of timeless blocks - yet it's small enough to pop into your purse and take to the fabric store. You'll find every kind of pieced block here, from the familiar to the rare, from Cherry Basket to World's Fair Puzzle. Also included: tips for successfully mixing and matching blocks, how to figure yardage for squares and rectangles, cutting and setting tips for putting your blocks "on-point," standard mattress sizes, how to draw any block in any size, and tips on piecing.
Review McCall's Quilting - December 1, 2008
“In a format small enough to slip in your purse, author Connie Chunn presents over 160 vintage quilt blocks, with rotary-cutting charts for making each in 5 different sizes. That's over 800 block patterns in about the same space as an eyeglass case. Amazing! Check it out at your local quilt shop…”
Review By: Linda Nall, - March 20, 2010
"I just received this product, and it is a great resource! I especially like being able to size any block shown in a choice of five different sizes. The additional tips in the back are very good also. I would highly recommend this product to any quilter."