Giveaway Closed: Congratulations to Sandy Youngblood of Kearney, Missouri!
It’s time for another book giveaway! This is another great Basics & Beyond book from Landauer Publishing. This one is all about Log Cabin Quilts.
According to Landauer Publishing, In this new book from Janet Houts and Jean Ann Wright, you will learn traditional log Cabin block construction, and how to design your own Log Cabin quilts. Seven quilt projects use the seven classic Log Cabin quilt setting variations, such as Barn Raising and Straight Furrows. Twelve more projects showcase the classic log Cabin block in a variety of contemporary, innovative settings.
This book contains complete step-by-step how-to instructions with large color photographs. Fabric requirement and sizing charts are included. There are also easy-to-follow illustrations and diagrams making assembling the blocks and quilts easy.
Here are the chapters:
- Log Cabin Quilt History
- Making the Log Cabin Blocks
- Building Blocks for Log Cabin Quilts
- Classic Log Cabin Quilt Settings
- Contemporary Log Cabin Quilt Settings
- Log Cabin Block Play
Now a sneak peak at a couple of the projects.
If you love this quilt style and want to expand your craft, this is a great book for you. As I mentioned earlier, the Basic & Beyond series is a great line of books and good for both beginners and expert quilters. This is a great book to have in your quilting library.
Log Cabin Quilts: the basic & beyond contains 128 pages, retails for $27.95 US and available through you favorite bookstore or quilt shop, online, or through Landauer Publishing.
You can win this book just by commenting on this blog post. Commenting via email, on Google+, or Facebook will NOT enter you in this contest. You must comment to this blog post on the Bloombakecreate blog to be entered in the giveaway. The deadline for this giveaway is Monday, March 25, 2013 at 8 a.m. CST. Due to postage costs, if you are not a US resident and would be willing to pay the cost of postage over US cost, please feel free to join in on this giveaway. Good Luck!
Disclaimer: I received this book from the publisher for review purposes. The opinions expressed here are 100% my own. I was under no obligation to offer a positive review and received no monetary compensation. The giveaway prize being offered is the review copy I received.
I love to have this book. What beauty that can be created with simply cloth and thread. I love the Climbing Clematis Vine quilt. That is a must do for me.
What a wonderfull log cabin book with great paterns for a different idea for the classic quilt. It would be a wonderful addition to my new sewing rom/ craft room. I excited to think of this book to inspire me for my first quilt to produce in my new room. Log cabin is a love as it is a fun quilt made by my many at quilt shows.. the disigns in this book are looking at my sewing machine just waiting to piece quilts oit of this book. My lovely 103 year old friend would love a log cabin quilt to wrap around her. My mind isworking on that special quilt for her. I woiuld. Love To give this book a good home that will be loved wih tender care. And lots of beautiful material for the needy i make and give away with much pride.
The first thing I made some 20 some yrs. ago was the Log Cabin Wall Quilt…….Sold them like crazy!
Interesting to see how they are coming up with new ways to use the block
Thank you for the contest!
One day I hope to get back to my sewing machine and do some quilting. The Log Cabin -and all its variations- is one of my favorites! I’d love to have this book!
Hi there! I LOVE log cabin blocks!
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This looks like a fantastic book that I need. I love all log cabin quilts.
Oh, I sure miss quilting. I just haven’t had the time lately. it looks like a lovely book, though!!
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I love your blog. we do many of the same things(which are many). Keep up the good work. Thanks for the giveaway
I am fan of log cabin quilts, will be glad to participate in the drawing! And I also signed for the updates of your blog, it is interesting!
This book looks very cool and I would love to win a copy. Thanks for the chance 🙂
I just found your blog! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!! can’t wait to read on
Well, I’m not actively quilting at the moment, but I have been known to see a pattern and go after it. Mine rarely turn out *quite* like I intend, but that is part of the art…
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