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Let's Get Creative with Quilt Labels

Let's Get Creative with Quilt Labels
By: Shannon Gingrich Shirley
Gifted by: Schiffer Publishing
Reviewed by: Kaylee Pope

So, you have mastered the art of quilting and are now looking for new techniques to put in your crafting and tooling belt. If you are the type of quilter to create quilt after memorable quilt to mark important moments in your life or the life of your loved ones, it is time to start considering labeling your quilts. Nothing can make a quilt more meaningful than adding a sweet little note or just a date to the piece. That way, years down the road, your loved ones can remember the time fondly. Learn how to expertly label your masterpieces by delving into Shannon Gingrich Shirley’s Let’s Get Creative with Quilt Labels.

Full of fantastic ideas, this little book takes you on a quilting journey. Showing you the massive library of quilts she has created over the years, Shirley details how and why she decided to label each quilt. From simple ideas to more detailed labels, her ideas are all uniquely personal and stunning. If you are looking to label your quilts and do not know where to start, this is the book for you. Small yet comprehensive, this would be a great coffee table book for guests to flip through. With anecdotes as well as descriptions of each piece, the book provides a unique perspective on the quilting world.

In addition to all of the label ideas, there are tutorials near the end of this book, as well. This simple tips display the best ways to attach a label to a quilt. After spending so much time on a project, you do not want to cause it any damage. Luckily, Shirley has the stitching expertise laid out for you. In addition to these tips, there are labels you can trace at the end of the collection, making it simple as pie to create a label.

Let’s Get Creative with Quilt Labels is a unique crafting book. Rather than focus primarily on tips and tricks, this book tells a story while show you the tools of the trade. This format works fantastically for this collection as labeling a quilt can be a deeply personal thing. A quilt label is your signature, and Shannon Gingrich Shirley has mastered this personal touch.

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Thank you very much for the awesome review, I appreciate the details you took the time to write about what the book has to offer!

This is a great book and it will help me in the future create labels for my quilts. Beautiful ideas and great ideas. I learned that not all labels have to been rectangular!

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