Book Review/Giveaway: Log Cabin Quilts: the basics & beyond

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.

Log Cabin Quilts: the basics and beyon

Log Cabin Quilts: the basics and beyond

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
  • Resources

Now a sneak peak at a couple of the projects.

Log Cabin Quilts

Echo Setting Half Log Cabin

Log Cabin Quilts

Climbing Clematis Vine

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.

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