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Book Club 2013-14

April Book Club: “Scrap Basket Beauties”

It's April! It's beginning to look like spring, and it's time for a new book club selection. If you are just tuning in, each month I choose a book to feature and chat a bit about. I also sew one     12 1/2" scrappy block inspired by something in the book. This month I picked out "Scrap Basket Beauties" by Kim Brackett. All of you modern quilters might think this looks like a cutesy tootsy full of projects in pastels and 30's reproductions, but if you look inside, there is lots of goodness for any taste…. As the title indicates, the...

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Book Club 2013-14

March Book Club: “Scrap Republic”

Another month has passed, this school year is flying by! Happily, each day we are closer to spring. For book club in March, I looked through "Scrap Republic", by Emily Cier. I love the sub-title of this book, "8 quilt projects for those who love color". Perfect for me, right? It is a small book with just eight quilt patterns, and inexpensive as quilting books go. Each month of the school year, I am revisiting a favorite book and making one 12 1/2" block inspired by one of the patterns (see past posts Here). This month, I made this block based on the...

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