Item description for Amish Quilt Patterns: 32 Pieced Patterns by Rachel T. Pellman...
Overview Shows how to plan and construct a quilt, recommends traditional patterns, and includes quilting templates
Here are 32 full-sized Amish quilt patterns, as well as step-by-step instructions, color suggestions, and the exact yardage needed to create the tradition charm of these masterpieces. The perfect guide to making your own Amish quilt. This reliable favorite is newly revised for greater usefulness With 100,000 copies already in print, this new edition offers increased clarity of 30 popular and often-requested patterns. Here are the full-sized patterns themselves, as well as step-by-step instructions, color suggestions, and exact yardage measurements for creating the traditional charm of the Amish masterpieces. This manual also offers a selection of quilting templates in the actual sizes needed to make a full-size quilt. Detailed drawings and diagrams throughout the book lend accuracy to the whole satisfying process. Amish Quilt Patterns is a companion to the gallery book, The World of Amish Quilts, which pictures more than 200 quilts, all in the rich color of the original masterpieces. The patterns and quilting templates offered in Amish Quilt Patterns have been selected from the quilts shown in The World of Amish Quilts. Quiltmakers will find color and piecing inspiration in that volume by seeing what early Amish quiltmakers created with the same patterns.
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Studio: Good Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.91" Width: 8.54" Height: 0.33" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date May 25, 2002
Publisher Good Books
ISBN 1561481904 ISBN13 9781561481903
Availability 0 units.
More About Rachel T. Pellman
Rachel Thomas Pellman designs quilt kits and lectures widely about quilts. She is the author or co-author of many well-known books about quilting. Among them are The World of Amish Quilts and its companion how-to book, Amish Quilt Patterns; A Treasury of Amish Quilts; Small Amish Quilt Pattens; A Tresury of Mennonite Quilts; and The Country Bride Quilt. Rachel and her husband, Kenny, are the parents of two adult sons and live near Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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Amish Quilt Patterns Aug 3, 2007
Arrived fast, perfect condition. Excellent people to do business with, would definitely deal with them again.
A classic, One of the best resources I have in my library!! Jul 8, 1997
Rachel Pellman excells in being plain, simple and concise. This book includes not only the patterns for making the blocks but quilting designs as well for the complete Amish look. The patterns are in black and white allowing them to be easily photocopied and colored by the experimenting quilter. The assembly instructions are precise and are shown as diagrams making it easy to see and copy each desired block. I find it an invaluable tool and resource for my library. In fact this book is the most used of all my quilting books. While this book is a rare find it is well worth the time to find and use. I highly recommend it particularly for the beginning quilter although the more experience quiltmaker will find much of value here too. Patterns range from the simple Bars and Center Diamond to the complex Star, Rolling Rock,and Jacob's Ladder. This book contains enough patterns to keep quilters busy for years