With 120 rotary-cut blocks, each finishing at 9 inches, every quilter's creativity will be greatly enhanced when she mixes and matches the blocks in more than 15 settings. Each project features complete directions, sewing hints, and quilting suggestions, and quilters can choose their favorite blocks to feature in the quilt. McCloskey offers tips for laying out blocks, planning fabric placement, and choosing borders. There are also step-by-step assembly diagrams for each block and quick-and-easy rotary-cutting dimensions along with traditional templates.
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Mix-and-match 9-inch blocks to create hundreds of quilt designs!
With Marsha McCloskey's Block Party, making a quilt is as easy as 1-2-3!
1. Pick a block.
Choose your favorites from 120 exciting 9" rotary-cut blocks found in The Block Library.
2. Pick a setting.
Mix and match your blocks and combine them using one of the 15 quilt settings Marsha has designed. Since all the blocks are the same size, everything fits together without any messy math or extra figuring on your part.
3. Make a quilt!
Clear, fully illustrated directions give you everything you need to sew the blocks without a hitch and assemble a gorgeous quilt from start to finish.
Over 1,600 illustrations and 130 color photos make this a beautiful and practical how-to guide for every quiltmaker.
"Wow! What a book! Block Party is great for a beginning quilter, yet challenging and interesting enough for the more experienced quilter."--Georgia J. Bonesteel, creator and host of "Lap Quilting" on PBS
Marsha McCloskey has been a quilter since 1969. Internationally known as an inspiring teacher, prolific author, award-winning quiltmaker, and popular fabric designer, Marsha has legions of fans who love the way she blends traditional quilt designs with the latest rotary-cutting techniques. Block Party is Marsha's sixteenth book on quiltmaking.
Marsha McCloskey has published almost 20 books on quilting. Nationally recognized as a quilt teacher, Marsha lives in Seattle, Washington.
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