Book of the Month 2013


Do you collect quilting books, only to have them sit on the shelf waiting for that 'someday'?

Each month I will choose a book, and make a quilt either following a given pattern, or learning a technique to come up with an original.

Feel free to follow along!

Check the Start, Progress, Finished links to see more.
                                              December
Small projects abound in Kim Schaefer's Skinny Quilts.

Start
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                                              November
Playing with Ricky Tims' Convergence Quilts!  Times two!
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/157120217X/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=211189&creative=373489&creativeASIN=157120217X&link_code=as3&tag=quiltfab-20

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                                              October
Fun with curves and circles in Judy Sisneros' book, Circle Pizzazz.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1607056763/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=211189&creative=373489&creativeASIN=1607056763&link_code=as3&tag=quiltfab-20
Start
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                                              September
On another mission to use nickels!  3 Times a Charm a Leisure Arts book from Me and My Sister Designs.
                          
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                                              August
In the mood for some fun applique?  Try Dilys Fronks'
Dual Image Applique.

 Start
 Progress
 Finish
 



                                                July
Wanting to use up my stash, I've turned to Strips That Sizzle 
by Margaret J. Miller this month.

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Finish 2


                                                June
This month, my nickel pieces are calling me, so I've pulled out Pat Speth's Nickel Quilts and More Nickel Quilts.


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 Finish 2
 

                                                May

What better way to celebrate May than with a basket of flowers!  On the shelf was Nancy Mahoney's Basket Bonanza, loaded with different baskets.  I have yet to choose!

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                                                April
Paper piecing it is!  And who better to learn from than Carol Doak?  Time to try some patterns from 40 Bright and Bold Paper Pieced Blocks.
 
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Finish


                                                March
I'm exploring the humble 9-patch, and what better way to start than with Judy Sisneros' 9-Patch Pizzazz.

Start
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                                                February
This month it's French Braid Transformation by Jane Hardy Miller.

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                                                January
I've always been a fan of Ruth B. McDowell's work, and this month I'll be working on a wedge design inspired by her book, Piecing, Expanding the Basics.


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