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"Everyone Can Quilt With Kaye Wood" offers projects and techniques that will make anyone, regardless of quilting experience, successful. With over 30 years of teaching experience and as host of her own quilt show, Ms. Wood has led thousands of quilters through the beginning steps of quiltmaking. She knows how to "make it happen" and "make it happen" she does in this delightful book.
Chapter 1 serves as an introduction and begins by helping you decide if you are a pointless quilter or a pointed quilter. Next, you'll find a list of the supplies that you will need to get started, some really good advice on how much fabric to buy and how to feed your fabric stash. All of this information is delivered with a nice blend of wit and wisdom.
There are over 20 projects included in the book ranging from "No Problem" quilts to more complicated star patterns. There are small quilts, large quilts, pillows, potholders, and table toppers. All patterns have accuracy built in to the construction process, making them virtually fool-proof. If you've ever watched "Kaye's Quilting Friends" on television, you've seen her use her Starmaker rulers to simplify the construction of her star blocks. For the star patterns in the book, Ms. Wood has included templates that will allow you to make your own Starmakers. You can also purchase the Starmakers from her website.
As a bonus, there are lots of great tips, humorous stories, and photographs from the author's long career as a quilt teacher and television personality that will have you chuckling while you are learning.
I highly recommend this book for anyone who is just learning to quilt, or who wants to learn an easier way to make star quilts. I have no doubt that everyone CAN quilt with this wonderful book from Kaye Wood.
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