Charm School - 18 Quilts from 5" Squares

Charm School - 18 Quilts from 5" Squares : A Beginner's Guide

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Mind your p's and q's... precuts and quilt blocks, that is! Popular designer Vanessa Goertzen puts charm squares to the test with 18 projects using precut 5"x 5" squares. Start with fresh, simple blocks and build your skills to sew versatile snowballs, stars, flying geese, and more. Using precuts from your stash or cutting your own charms from scraps or yardage, you'll learn tips to take the guesswork out of piecing. Quilters of all types will fall in love with these quick, clever, and clean designs!

'An excellent way to begin quilting or to use charm packs.'
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 8mm | 416g
  • Stash Books
  • Concord, CA, United States
  • English
  • 210 Illustrations, color
  • 1617452718
  • 9781617452710
  • 101,968

Table of contents

Introduction Selecting the Fabric Tools & Supplies Before You Begin Keeping it Square Modern Basic Chandelier Lickety-Split Rectangle Blocks Railroad Crossing Cat's Cradle Snowfall Easy Corner Triangles Scrap-Happy Up Ahead Solar Eclipse Madame Butterfly Half-Square Triangles Rock Star First Crush Charm Bracelet Hoodwink Quarter-Square Triangles Somersault Love Letter Wonky Talk Tipsy Lunchbox Finishing the Quilt About the Author
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Review quote

Using 5 x 5 inch squares known as charm packs, this book brings you 18 fab designs to quilt. Each design is beginner friendly. You can buy pre-cuts or cut your own squares. You can alter squares too. Fantastic blocks bridge the gap between traditional piecing and modern designs. Contents include fabric selection, tools, supplies and before you begin plus finishing at the end of the book. The designs include blocks made with squares, rectangles, easy corner triangles, half-square triangles, quarter square triangles and wonky designs. For each design you'll see materials, cutting, construction with diagrams and good photos. An excellent way to begin quilting or to use charm packs. * *
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About Vanessa Goertzen

Vanessa Goertzen has been a pattern designer since 2010, when she started her quilting blog and pattern shop, Lella Boutique. Her work has been published in American Patchwork & Quilting, McCall's Quilting and McCall's Quick Quilts.
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36 ratings
4.08 out of 5 stars
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4 22% (8)
3 25% (9)
2 3% (1)
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