A modern quilting bee, Block Party

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Written by Alissa Haight Carlton (a founding member of The Modern Quilt Guild) and Kristen Lejnieks and published by Stash books.  The book contains 12 project chapters for a year long bee.  January starts with a wonky log cabin, well explained and with lots of tips on holding a bee.  I havent ever been in a bee and after reading this book would love to.  Presenting a chalenge and also making me sit down with a dead line to work to.  Februrary is a wonky quarted log cabin, March a wonky 9 patch block – wonky is the way! April wonky triangles, May string x, June wonky roman stripe, July a modern dresden plate, August polka dot.  September uneven coins

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October

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November

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and December is a confetti block.  There is lots of information on quilt backs and quilting, by hand, machine or just hand tying.  This is a great book for anyone wanting to hold a bee, make a quilt with friends or even to make a quilt alone.  But why quilt alone if you can quilt with friends?