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Karen K. Stone Quilts Book

Item #: B-STONE

Author: Karen K. Stone A colorful pattern book from one of America's most popular quilters and teachers. Includes full patterns and instructions for 13 quilts, including 11 of Karen's most popular quilts and 2 of the New York Beauty designs she is famous for.



Scrappy, Spikey, Sensational!

For almost two decades, Karen K. Stone’s dazzling quilts have won awards and a legion of fans. Now quilters who can’t get enough of Karen’s innovative takes on tradition and riotous fabric combinations can discover just how Karen creates her magic.

Do you own EQ7? Get 10 of Karen’s quilt projects and libraries with the Karen K. Stone Quilts. Have fun designing your own Karen Stone quilt!

Karen shows you how to:

  • Make exciting color choices for your quilts
  • Chart block colors for maximum eye appeal
  • Make clashing colors play nicely together
  • Understand what makes a successful quilt

KKS book pages

You’ll learn why:

  • Fabric shopping is creative
  • Fat quarters may not be enough
  • Not every quilt needs to be finished
  • You must listen to your own voice

Book includes

Full patterns and instructions for 13 quilts, including 11 of Karen’s most popular quilts and 2 New York Beauty designs:

  •     Happy Rick-Rack
  •     Pine Burr
  •     Indian Orange Peel
  •     Delirious
  •     An Unusual Lone Star
  •     Lady Liberty Goes to Hawaii
  •     Terns & Ferns
  •     Yardbirds Circling the Cat
  •     Rattlesnake
  •     Summer Star
  •     Clamshells
  •     Mississippi Wheel of Fortune
  •     Cinco de Mayo


Pages 128
Size 8.5×11
Softcover, sewn, full color

Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo
Lady Liberty Goes to Hawaii
Lady Liberty Goes to Hawaii
An Unusual Lone Star
An Unusual Lone Star
Mississippi Wheel of Fortune
Mississippi Wheel of Fortune
Indian Orange Peel
Indian Orange Peel
Pine Burr
Pine Burr
Happy Rick-Rack Quilt
Happy Rick-Rack Quilt
Summer Star
Summer Star


6 Reviews

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  1. admin

    Most are paper pieced, but there are also some templates for applique.

  2. Is Karen’s quilts paper piecing

  3. Sharon Darling

    “Everyone should read this book because of the insight into color and fabric choices that Karen shares and her organizational skills she employs in her quilt making. I think I have an idea for all those scraps of fabric and fat quarters I have been collecting. I can use up some of my “dogs” which are the fabrics I look at wondering what I was thinking to make me want to buy that fabric. Everything looks good in Karen’s style quilts.”
    - Sharon Darling, read the full review

  4. Juanita Fiorello

    “I bought Karen Stone’s quilt book with the CD just because the patterns were so striking. I never thought I’d actually tackle anything as intricate as the Cinco de Mayo quilt on the book’s cover, but it’s been surprisingly simple and very rewarding! I use EQ to print the foundation patterns and just go to it – it’s turning out beautifully.”
    - Juanita Fiorello

  5. Susan Fuquay

    “Just glancing through this book makes the reader feel they, too, can approach and accomplish quiltmaking as an artistic endeavor. And the directions even make Karen’s complex quilts look possible to construct.”
    - Susan Fuquay, American Quilt Retailer, July 2005

  6. Rob Holland

    “I am pretty jaded about quilts. I am exposed to them so much at the shows small and large that we attend each year, it takes something really special to impress me… now I’ve encountered [a] quilter whose rich, complex, colorful work has captivated me, Karen K. Stone.

    In a new book (Karen K. Stone Quilts, published by Electric Quilt Company, 128 pages plus patterns, retail $29.95) and on an Electric Quilt 5 compatible CD of projects and palettes, Karen Stone’s work is lavishly showcased in the context of her life in Dallas, Texas. With this book, under the editorial guidance of Penny McMorris, Electric Quilt has shown once again that it is on a par with the very best quilt book publishers in the world.

    Karen K. Stone Quilts, along with its companion CD, is the best one-two punch of a product to come out of EQ since Dear Jane appeared a couple of years ago. It makes a great gift, to yourself or the quilter on your gift list.”
    - Rob Holland, Planet Patchwork
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