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Star Quilts


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Product Code: 10898
ISBN: 
978-1-60705-657-7
Description: 
112p + pattern pullouts, color
Star Quilts
35 blocks, 5 projects • Easy No-Math Drafting Technique
Author: Mary Knapp
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Create the galaxy of your dreams from a simple grid

• Draft star blocks accurately at any size with this unique grid system—just connect the dots!
• No complex calculations needed to get beautiful, complex-looking designs
• Choose from dozens of star block designs to mix and match for a truly striking quilt

Now it’s easy to create all kinds of perfect stars! Try one of Mary’s five projects to learn her grid method using basic tools like a ruler and a protractor. You’ll be amazed at how easy it can be to draft and resize your own blocks and make your next quilt totally star-studded! Includes great tips for fabric selection, making templates, as well as cutting and piecing techniques.

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Review   Quilter's Newsletter - June/July 2013 - May 6, 2013
Knapp's unique grid system allows you to draft star blocks accurately at any size. Included are instructions for drawing 35 blocks and for five projects. Also included are a pull-out pattern section, a glossary of terms and 'tricks of the trade.'

Review   Australian Quilting Companion - July 1, 2013
Star blocks are an eternal favorite of quilters and in this book Mary shares her technique for drafting star blcoks accurately at any size using her grid system. Included are 35 star designs and five projects, as well as loads of helpful tips and clear diagrams.

Review   Fabrications Quilting For You - April 1, 2013
Star blocks have always fascinated me, but because they look so complex I have avoided them. According to this book, you don't need any complicated calculations to achieve beautiful, complex-looking designs. There are 35 blocks to choose from and 5 projects using the pre-drawn grid which is supplied with the book. I found the grid system complicated, but then for those of you who enjoy a mathematical conundrum and are interested in the piecing side of quilting, this is a very comprehensive book.