By Ann Benson

Prepared in a Q A structure, this instruction manual covers all of the fundamentals: types of beads, instruments, fabrics, thoughts for 18 effortless initiatives (each development at the one before), and 14 more difficult ones. include knotting, use strain crimps and sewing to make embellishes, jewellery, needlepoint, a wrapped candleholder, and extra. ''Benson takes the secret out of uncomplicated beadwork techniques.''—Library magazine. ORON.COM

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Sew two of the border units from step 7 to the sides of the quilt. 9. Add a blue square to each end of the two remaining border units and sew to the top and bottom of the quilt. 7. Sew three units from step 4 alternately with two units from step 6 as shown in the quilt layout below. Make four border strips. 10. Referring to “Finishing the Quilt,” page 108, layer and quilt as desired. Add binding to the quilt. Kansas Windmill 59 60 1 5 Tw o - B l o c k Q u i l t s Pine Burr Star Finished size: 751⁄ 2" x 751⁄ 2" Blocks: Pine Burr and Pieced Star The elements of these two blocks create a diagonal, on-point secondary design.

3. Repeat to sew large purple triangles to the sides of the square from step 3. Block will measure 81⁄ 2" square. 5. Repeat steps 1–4 to make a total of 20 setting triangles. Corner Triangles 1. Sew two small 23⁄8" red triangles to a 2" x 2" beige square as shown. 4. Repeat steps 1–3 to make a total of 24 Shadow Box blocks. Setting Triangles 1. Sew a small 21⁄4" red triangle to each end of a 17⁄8" x 33⁄8" beige rectangle as shown. 2. Sew a large 27⁄8" red triangle to the unit from step 1 as shown.

7. Refer to “Half-Square Triangles,” page 105, and position a 2 7⁄ 8" white square on a 2 7⁄ 8" light pink square. Stitch, cut, and press. Make two to create four halfsquare triangle units. 8. Sew the units from step 7 to each end of the remaining units from step 2. Make two. Sew to the top and bottom to complete the block. Pieced Border 1. Refer to “Quick Corner Triangles,” page 106, and position a 21⁄ 2" blue square on a 21⁄ 2" x 41⁄ 2" medium green rectangle. Stitch to make a triangle corner.

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