Wow! For gorgeous quilts, start simple—40% off

Posted by on August 27, 2012, in on sale


You don’t have to start with elaborate blocks to create a beautiful quilt. These easy quilt patterns use speedy cutting techniques, strip sets, and color variations to turn basic block designs into beautiful quilts. Whether you need a low-stress project for a quilt retreat or are a beginner looking for easy quilts, you’ll find one in these books. Now 40% off in softcover or eBook format through Sunday, August 26.


Singular Sensations

Singular Sensations: 14 Great Quilts from One Simple Block
24.99 14.99—free eBook included!

It doesn’t seem possible! See one simple block—Squares within Squares—morph into an astonishing variety of completely different quilts. Barbara Douglas rotates, resizes, and rearranges this block to create 14 stunning projects. She starts with a block so easy a child could make it, and creates quilt designs so sophisticated that advanced quilters will want to try them. See how simple changes in value placement create movement and produce intricate-looking designs.

Strip-Smart Quilts: 16 Designs from One Easy Technique

Strip-Smart Quilts: 16 Designs from One Easy Technique
24.99 14.99—free eBook included!

Discover 16 stunning quilts that are easy enough for anyone to make. Just stitch strip sets and cut them using the Creative Grids 90° Double-Strip Ruler (or another right-angle triangle ruler with appropriate markings) to create each mesmerizing design. Start with precut strips, fat quarters, or yardage to create either scrappy quilts or designs with a more controlled look. From Kathy Brown, the popular author of Take 5 and More Take 5 Quilts.

Twin Peaks: Quilts from Easy Strip-Pieced Triangles

Twin Peaks: Quilts from Easy Strip-Pieced Triangles
24.95 14.97—free eBook included!

Create sets of joined triangles quickly with an inventive technique that’s as easy as 1-2-3! Simply sew two fabric strips together along both long edges, cut them into squares, and then cut the squares in half. You get dozens of beautiful two-color triangle pairs without fussing and fiddling with individual triangles.

Simple Style: Easy Weekend Quilts

Simple Style: Easy Weekend Quilts
24.99 14.99—free eBook included!

Show off your fabrics in big-piece quilts! Easy enough for beginners and intriguing enough for seasoned quilters, these designs will put your fabrics on center stage. Find more than 15 great patterns for theme prints, Asian prints, batiks, pastels, and more. Quick and easy, these quilts are perfect for retreats. Most projects are made from squares, strips, or rectangles, and a few feature large triangles just for fun. Piece one (or two) this weekend!


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