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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Strip-Smart Quilts II, by Kathy Brown


First, I want to congratulate Kathy Brown for another wonderful new book.  Strip-Smart Quilts II is definitely an excellent resource for quilters that want to make fun and fast quilts using strip smart techniques that Kathy shares in her new book.

Kathy  has previously authored four books published by Martingale, designed 12 fabric lines and self-published more than 125 patterns and seven booklets. Her work has also been featured in numerous quilting magazines. She is also a well known teacher and lecturer that travels across the United States.  And, she is the owner of Teacher's Pet, and the designer of the popular Fat Quarter Cutter, a Creative Grids ruler.

Kathy's previous books, published by Martingale include:

Martingale - Strip-Smart Quilts (Print version + eBook bundle)Martingale - Fat-Quarter Quickies (Print version + eBook bundle)Martingale - More Take 5 Quilts (Print version + eBook bundle)Martingale - Take 5 (Print version + eBook bundle)

"Strip-Smart Quilts II - Make 16 Triangle Quilts with One Easy Technique", by Katy Brown and published by Martinale is a new book that is a "must have" book for any quilter that enjoys working with strip sets, as well as those looking for fun and fast quilts that create beautiful results.

Strip Smart Quilts II by Kathy Brown

All of the new designs in this book are fun and fast quilts, made with one super easy technique that Kathy shares in this book.

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Designs utilize 2 1/2" strips, as well as 1 1/2" strips and 4 1/2 strips to create spectacular designs.

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All of the designs have easy to follow instructions with great visuals.

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Quilts range in size from 40 1/2 x 56 1/2 to 67" x 83 1/2

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Create mesmerizing designs with speed and accuracy using the Creative Grids 90° Double-Strip Ruler (or another right-angle triangle ruler)

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Make intricate-looking projects easily using fat quarters, precut strips, or yardage

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Find visually appealing quilts for all skill levels, from beginner to experienced

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And,the designs in this book have a modern and refreshing perspective!

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SewCalGal found a trunk show video on YouTube that you may also enjoy, as it shares more insights on designs in this book.

Kathy is also hosting a blog hop this week to celebrate the release of this new book. While SewCalGal isn't part of this blog hop, I still want to encourage everyone to hop on over and enjoy the fun. You'll learn more about this new book, and also have opportunities to enter and win prizes too!  

Here is the line up for this blog hop:

Monday, Dec 2 - Carrie Nelson - Miss Rosie's Quilt Co.

Tuesday, Dec. 3rd - Barbara Groves - Me and My Sister

Wednesday, December 4th - Pat Sloan - Pat Sloan

Thursday, December 5th - Pam Vierra-McGinnis - Pam Kitty Morning

Friday, December 6th - Pat Wys - Silver Thimble Quilt Co.

You can find Kathy Brown at:


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