The quilt block is always making quilting just a little bit easier. When you find yourself unable to come up with any ideas for your newest pattern, all you have to do is look through some quilt block patterns, and you can find quilt block patterns for just about any style of quilting. All of us at FaveQuilts understand just how important it is to have access to new block patterns, which is why we’re pleased to present 200 Blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine: Original Patterns from Today’s Top Designers. This book seems to good to be true!
The only thing about this book that might seem overwhelming is figuring out where to start. 200 Blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine helps to make the choice easier by splitting the patterns up into four categories, “Applique”, “Pieced”, “Foundation-Pieced”, and “Mixed -Media. In doing so, the book has the potential to introduce you to new ways to use the techniques you’ve previously worked with. Every pattern comes with a set of instructions, so you can be sure you’re always on the right track.
On the subject of learning, the latter portion of the book further encourages quilters to go the extra mile with their block patterns by demonstrating things like stitching techniques and secondary patterns. The next time you make a quilt, try one of these tips and see just what you can do with your quilt blocks. They’re are plenty of techniques to work with, and there’s a list of basic instructions for each of them as well.
All ready to start your next quilt pattern using these amazing blocks? Then all you need to do is enter to win a copy of 200 Blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine: Original Patterns from Today’s Top Designers because we’re giving away a free copy. There’s still time; be sure to enter by September 10th.