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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Meet the Authors
  • Quilt Patterns and Lessons:
    • LESSON 1- Gathering Tools, Supplies, and Fabrics
    • LESSON 2- Planning Blocks, Settings, and Borders
    • LESSON 3- Cutting with Rotary Cutter and Scissors
    • LESSON 4- Stitching Blocks and Matching Points
    • LESSON 5- Sewing Squares and Rectangles
            Ladybug's Luncheon
            Breakfast in Bed
            Chickens in the Chimney
            Over, Under, Around, and Through
            Winter in the Cabin
    • LESSON 6- Stitching Applique
            It All Started with Ralph's Mother
            Aunt Boppy's Baskets
            Fantastic Fans and Beautiful Bows
            Hearts and Gizzards
    • LESSON 7- Mastering Half-Square Units
            Cheerful Child
            Butterflies at the Crossroads
            Christmas Bear Paw
            Green Gables
    • LESSON 8- Assembling Quarter-Square Units
            Line Dancing Lilies
            Garland Star
    • LESSON 9- Conquering Half-Rectangle Units
            Incredibly Cool Cosmic Rocket Ship
            Women in the Men's Club
            Jiggle and Jump
    • LESSON 10- Devising Diamonds
            Garden Trellis
            Glowing Star
    • LESSON 11- Creating with Templates
            Winter in the Woods
            Shining Stars
            Good Neighbors
            Nesting Birds
    • LESSON 12- Finishing With a Flourish
    • Putting It All Together
            Exampler Quilt

Title: The Joy of Quilting
Author/Designer: Joan Hanson, Mary Hickey
Format/Publication Date: HC:1995
Publisher: That Patchwork Place, Bothell, WA
Language: English
Page Count: 276
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 1564770702

SUMMARY- Instructions are well broken down and easy to follow. You get a great variety of quilting patterns. This is a solid book useful to a beginner, but still has a lot of good tips to offer to someone with more experience.