Category Archives: Book Reviews

Jelly Roll Quilts by Pam & Nicky Lintott

This looks like a good book for using the jelly rolls you have collected and been planning to use. It includes 17 projects, has a soft cover, and colour photos. Pam Lintott owns The Quilt Room, a quilt shop in the UK. The book can be bought through her website or through Amazon. FacebookTwitterPinterestStumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg

Book Review: Simply Stunning Woven Quilts by Anna Faustino

Do you remember cutting and weaving strips of coloured construction paper together to make designs or little baskets and such when you were in elementary school? Anna has very cleverly and imaginatively taken that idea and transferred it to fabric. She uses her method in two ways – to create complete or partial backgrounds and …

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Book Review: Cotton Theory® Quilting 2 by Betty Cotton

Long time readers will remember my feature on Betty Cotton and review of her book, Cotton Theory® Quilting. Everything I wrote about the first book applies to this second one as well so long time readers may want to look it up again, too. To quote my first review:: “With Betty’s book and her Cotton …

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Book Review: Magic Quilts by the Slice

Most quilters are familiar with Bethany Reynold’s Magic Stack-n-Whack® technique and have thoroughly enjoyed making quilts with this method. Bethany takes it further with this book. There are 15 projects included, all of which use wedges to create both traditional and contemporary fan blocks. Large step-by-step photographs both guide quilters and inspire them. Wedge template …

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Easy Appliqué Blocks – by Kay Mackenzie

This book of Kay’s will soon be published by That Patchwork Place! It will be shipped to quilt shops on March 10th and you will also be able to order signed copies through Kay’s website beginning March 9th, too. It is available for pre-order at Amazon right now. I have copies of all of Kay’s …

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Inklingo™ Shape Collection #3

When Linda produced Inklingo™ Shape Collection #1 and later, Inklingo™ Shape Collection #2, we quilters rejoiced at how much easier quilting became whether we piece by hand or by machine. The reason for the rejoicing was, and is, that Inklingo makes things so simple! You need only print your desired shapes on your chosen fabric, …

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The Inklingo™ Handbook – by Linda Franz

This review goes hand in hand with my review of the Inklingo™ Shape Collections which can be found below in the Tool Review. Be sure to read them both! This Handbook is a great reference book for making quilts with any Inklingo Shape Collection of which there are 8 now, with many more to come! …

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Home: A Heartfelt Nap Quilt by Kay Mackenzie

This is another in a series of beautifully done books by Kay! Not only can you make this fun, cozy, homey, 38″ x 48″ quilt, you can use the great appliqués in other projects as well – a treasure times two! Kay’s books are always a feast for the eyes as well as inspirational! The …

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