Adding item to the basket

× Item added

This item has been added to your basket.

Proceed to checkout
  • Publisher: Stash Books
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 June 2013
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781607056843
  • Stock: Temporarily Out of Stock
  • Size: 203x254 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP Price: £15.99
Download jacket image

Simply Retro with Camille Roskelley

£15.99

Fresh Quilts from Classic Blocks by Camille Roskelley

Add to Basket
Book Description

Camille Roskelley, best-selling author of Simplify with Camille Roskelley, puts a brand new spin on traditional-block quilting. By exploring modern print combinations and employing innovative techniques such as supersizing blocks, Roskelley offers a fresh interpretation of classic blocks in 12 achievable projects. Simple enough for beginners, all of the projects are easy to piece using precuts, yardage, and scrap fabrics. And, as always, Roskelley's fail-proof instructions and expert knowledge will guide and inspire every step of the way.

* Master a variety of simple techniques such as half-square triangles and easy Flying Geese for a bold, sophisticated style
* Classic-block quilting gets a modern makeover with jumbo sizes, fresh prints and colors, and secondary patterns created with color placement
* Bridge the traditional and modern with quilts that have timeless appeal

About the Author

About Camille Roskelley

Growing up in a home brimming with creativity and quilts, it was only natural that Camille Roskelley started designing her own quilts and fabrics. Visit her popular blog, Simplify, at camilleroskelley.typepad.com. She lives in Nevada.

Press

Australian Quilter's Companion

July 13

In Camille's words, this book starts with the idea of taking traditional blocks, updating them, upscaling them and giving them a twist. You'll love the way Camille has simplified the piecing to maximize chain piecing and minimize Y-seams.


Mumtopia

Jan 14

Although I have cobbled together several patchwork blankets, the world of classic quilting is new to me, and mighty intimidating it can seem. Upon opening this book, I could only gape in awe at the beautiful block quilts featured in Camille Roskelly's repertoire, hoping that perhaps I might one day master half-square triangles and Flying Geese too. Roskelly's particular skill is to bridge the gap between traditional techniques and modern designs, and she achieves this with flair in Simply Retro. Colour combinations I wouldn't have thought of for quilts - red, grey and white in a vintage design, for example - bring a freshness to clasic blocks, designs - such as houses - and large bold prints make for inspiring viewing. Although I am not sure there is much that is terribly simple about making quilts, the instructions did become clear to even a novice like me, once I actually started to work through each step, and there is a comprehensive section on finishing off, so maybe my quilt dreams will come true!

Out of Stock Download information sheet Printer friendly version

Customers who bought Simply Retro with Camille Roskelley, also bought...

Sew Jelly Roll Quilts and Gifts

Sew Jelly Roll Quilts and Gifts

By Carolyn Forster

Quilt It As You Go

Quilt It As You Go

By Various

Quilting Step by Step

Quilting Step by Step

By Maggi Gordon

The Complete Machine Quilting Manual

The Complete Machine Quilting Manual

By Joanie Zeier Poole

Also by this author:
Simplify With Camille Roskelley

Simplify With Camille Roskelley

By Camille Roskelley

This site uses cookies, if you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies. Click here to learn how to change your cookie settings.

Continue