A Quilter's Mixology: 16 Projects Using the Drunkard’s Path by Angela Pingel

By Angela Pingel

You'll realize an creation to curved piecing through one basic block--Drunkard's course. writer Angela Pingel demonstrates how this unmarried block should be prepare in numerous styles that glance totally assorted in each mix. Drunkard's course can create a sinuous astonishing line like its namesake or curved motifs that shape teardrops, arabesques, vegetation, and different discrete shapes.

Dive deep into the fundamentals of curved piecing after which discover quite a few tasks together with sizable quilts, child quilts, pillows, and a desk runner. locate inspiring new how you can use that previous favourite, Drunkard's direction block, to create quilts that glance new and diverse. A Quilter's Mixology is the best "next-step" booklet geared in the direction of intermediate quilters or quilters searching for the subsequent problem.

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188 x 204 cm) solid or also Nine-Patch. Different placement of the blocks for a number of styles—dating back to the mid-nineteenth results in seemingly endless variations of geometric patterns. century. Elise Schebler Roberts offers a good description: Some of the combinations themselves have been favored and repeated enough to earn their own names. For instance, an The first documented Log Cabin quilt was Irish Chain pattern (which may or may not have originated made in 1865. The pattern became very popular in Ireland, as examined in the section on Ireland) is a top that in the late nineteenth century and into the twen- incorporates Nine-Patches and results in a “chain” of like tieth century.

Indd 31 7/27/10 5:13:39 PM 7/27/10 5:23:26 PM (RAY) Text Job:07-20321 Title:MBI-149553 Quilts Around the World #175 Dtp:216 Page:31 PA RT I : T h e A m e r i c a s 32 CarpEntEr’s sQuarE | Maker unknown | c. 1880–1900 | 73 x 73 in. indd 32 7/27/10 5:13:43 PM 7/27/10 5:23:26 PM (RAY) Text Job:07-20321 Title:MBI-149553 Quilts Around the World #175 Dtp:216 Page:32 United States World age:32 33 turkEy work EmBroIdErEd QuIlt | Maker unknown | c. 1910–1920 | 64 x 74 in. indd 34 8/13/10 11:04:25 AM 7/27/10 5:23:26 PM (RAY) Text Job:07-20321 Job:07-20321 Title:MBI-149553 Title:MBI-149553 Quilts Quilts Around Around the the World 08-C57985 (204) #175 Dtp:216 Page:34 of American Art in New York.

Flying geese and Bars | Maker unknown | c. 1835 | 935⁄8 x 84 in. 4 cm) | Pieced and quilted cotton One of the goals of my library research is to examine generalizations and stereotypes and test them against actual that helps me re-create the context of the place and time in historical findings. My research since 1976 has focused on which the quilt was created. The picture I draw may not be the southern Appalachian mountain region and the South in complete, but I know the few lines that I have reconstructed general.

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