For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Every Day Living


By: Amy Gibson

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This book features quilts that soak up meaning through our family times together; that become heirlooms, not because of their meticulous construction, but because of the stories they tell and the stories they inspire. Some of the projects in the book are inspired by specific activities in which stories can be created and memories made. Other projects fall into more of an inspirational category. They are beautiful, unique quilts that have been inspired by traditions that are meaningful to the author's own family. These are lovely versatile patterns- but the inspiration accompanying each of them is meant to encourage and inspire readers to ponder new and fun ways to tighten and build their own relationships with loved ones.


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Quilts can tell lovely stories. In her much anticipated first book, For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Every Day Living, Amy Gibson teaches you how to make quilts today that will become family heirlooms - not because of their meticulous construction, but because of the stories they tell and the stories they will inspire.

  • 17 fabulous projects are divided into two sections: Memory Makers and Memory Keepers.
  • The quilts are showcased throughout the book in over 100 inspiring and beautiful photographs

Memory Makers. Quilts that are inspired by specific family activities such as:

  • Popcorn Please - a family movie night quilt
  • Once Upon a Time - a children's storybook pillow
  • Sunday in the Park - a picnic quilt
  • Hideaway -a tent quilt
  • Make a Move-a game-board quilt with bean bag game pieces, and many more

Memory Keepers. These inspiring designs foster new family traditions including:

  • Celebrate You - a quilted birthday banner
  • Love Letters - a quilt inspired by handwritten messages
  • Filmstrip - a photo quilt
  • Family Secrets - patchwork recipe binder
  • Tear Drops - a comforting vintage hanky quilt, and other sweet projects

Patchwork 101. This section of the book includes instructional advice:

  • Construction basics
  • Helpful tips for quick and easy cutting and piecing
  • Beginner-friendly projects that are fun
  • Block-based designs that a quilter of any skill level can make
  • 80 instructional illustrations to guide you

Title: For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Every Day Living

Author Name: Amy Gibson

ISBN Number: 1940655072

ISBN-13: 9781940655079

Location Published: USA, Lucky Spool Media: 2015

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Size: 25.4 x 20.3 x 1.2 cm

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Type: Book

Categories: Quilting & Patchwork

Seller ID: 002903