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BOOK REVIEW SATURDAY, January 10, 2015

  FRENCH BRAID QUILTS WITH A TWIST New Variations for Vibrant Strip-Pieced Projects I reviewed a softcover copy of this book.  Designer, Jane Hardy Miller’s first book, French Braid Quilts: 14 Quick Quilts with Dramatic Results, published around 2010, remains one of my all-time favorites.   I am also a fan of her books, French Braid […]

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BOOK REVIEW SATURDAY, December 20, 2014

SMALL TREASURES FROM SCRAPS More Simply Charming Quilts   If you are a fan of small, traditional, reproduction-type quilts, then you will find a treasure in this book. The largest quilt in the book is 34” x 36”with the other 13 quilts being much smaller. It’s not like we haven’t seen these quilt designs before […]

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BOOK REVIEW SATURDAY, December 13, 2014

In the magazine world, if you don’t like a book, you don’t review it. I promised to be honest. I’ve based my whole patchwork reputation on “no B.S.” . . . and it’s not easy. Boy, I really wrestle with myself on whether or not I am going to review a book I don’t care for, but […]

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