the book you've been waiting for! This
is the ultimate how-to star quilt making book!
It's a publication that Diane Hill (Diane's Native American
Star Quilts) has written especially for beginners, and
it literally shows every step of the way about how to
make a Native American star quilt of any size from baby
size to king size. But even if you are an experienced
star quilt maker, you will still find lots of neat tips
and shortcuts worth learning.
new and hot off the press, the book was published in
May 2007. It has 64 pages and a large 8 1/2"
X 11" format, with a great two-page Table of Contents.
It's lavishly illustrated throughout with big, easy-to-see
photos, and the detailed step-by step instructions make
learning a breeze.
book contains full instructions for making two different
baby size star quilts and two different queen size star
quilts~~ and how to adapt them to make any size of star
quilt that you want them to be. Other topics in
the book are how to put borders and length panels on
your star quilt, and how to make a simple-as-pie binding
to finish your quilt. Suggestions are given for
selecting the types of fabrics, battings, and backings
for your quilt too, and Diane even tells you what her
12 favorite star quilt sewing tools are.
of the best features of this book is its helpful TIPS section that's devoted entirely
to the "closely guarded star quilt maker's secrets"
that will help you meet any challenge and make a perfect
star quilt to be proud of every time.
are some of the things covered in the TIPS section:
* Got a VOLCANO in the center of your star? There
are FOUR WAYS to fix it!
* Are you accidentally cutting off the star tips when
you sew the border around the star? The way to
avoid this is so simple that you'll wonder why you never
thought of it!
you made your own custom size star and now you don't
know what size to cut the background squares and triangles
to fit around the star? There's an easy solution,
no matter what size the star is!
ready for an extraordinary Native American star quilting
adventure~~ THE EASY WAY!
a THANK YOU for ordering her book, she will also mail
you a free drawing ticket that will enter you in a drawing
for a FREE STAR QUILT.
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