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Taunton Press

The Quilt Block Cookbook


Quilt blocks are our Friday night fix, our one-at-a-time victories, our miniature masterpieces. The Quilt Block Cookbook is a thoughtfully curated volume of 50 different 12-inch quilt blocks in a variety of complexities and styles from best-selling online quilting instructor Amy Gibson.

Dig right into the block recipes and bring them to life in Amy’s 7 innovative modern sampler patterns, or use the blocks in creative combinations to cook up your own dynamic quilt designs. Use classic “ingredients” like half-square triangles and flying geese, add your favorite fabrics and mix them with these new and unique blocks.

In addition to the 50 blocks and the 7 sampler quilts, quilters will also learn how to use their quilt blocks in many different ways, creating dynamic design repeats by tapping into the limitless possibilities of block-based quilts. Amy, a popular instructor on Craftsy, includes a range of complexity that will appeal to beginners and experienced quilters alike, plus clean, simple photography.

Quilt blocks are like a box of chocolates – each one is a mini euphoria on its own. And when paired with other blocks, they're simply delectable! This curated reference book is chock-full of all the “ingredients” quilters need, making it a go-to resource for quilters of all skill levels

About the Author Amy is a mother of 4, and a passionate writer, quilt designer and instructor. She loves mixing traditional piecing elements with bold modern fabrics, and says that for her, quilting feels like coloring – a crisp folded fat quarter is like a brand-new crayon, fresh and full of possibility. Her work can be seen in The Denver Art Museum, Fat Quarterly Magazine, Australian Quilter Companion's Magazine, American Patchwork & Quilting, and she was nominated for 2014 Instructor of the Year by the International Association of Creative Arts Professionals. A seasoned Craftsy instructor, she is perhaps most well known for her 2012 Craftsy Block of the Month series. This is her second book. You can follow along with her adventures in sewing and motherhood on her blog,


Type Hardcover
ISBN 978-1-94065-514-7
Published Date 2016
Dimensions 8 1/2 x 9
Pages 176
Photos 140
Drawings 70

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