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Nancy Zieman’s new book – Quick Column Quilts is full of beautiful and useful patterns for any quilter!

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This table runner is based off of the Quilt to Give pattern in chapter 13 – I’ve admired this quilt, for a while now, and knew it was the quilt that I wanted to stitch up! I have been stitching from my scrap box lately, and knew that I wanted to make a more masculine table runner for our dining table in my Modern Neutral fabrics. Sometimes it’s a  little odd to celebrate my husband or son’s birthday with a floral runner on the table, and this will be the perfect solution. Quick Column Quilts - AmysCreativeSide.com

While there’s lots of instruction for cutting from yardage, I had a blast pulling scraps from my bin and pairing them up! Since I just had one color of sashing, I opted to have one strip between each pieced row.

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Quick Column Quilts is a great addition to any quilting library, with 13 great patterns, Nancy has also added in her tips for making quilts, the tools we use, and she takes the time to explain why we use them! It’s beautifully put together, with stunning examples of each quilt to inspire you too! I highly encourage you to seek out this book, for yourself, or a friend that is ready to learn more about quilting.

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I have one copy of Quick Column Quilts to giveaway, but go visit Nancy’s blog here and leave a comment to be entered to win a number of fantastic prizes, including a Baby Lock Tempo sewing machine, and a Nancy’s Notions gift certificate!

*To win a copy of Quick Column Quilts, leave me a comment, telling me when you like to sew, over the course of a day, or week.

I’ll announce a winner Monday, September 22, 2014 – Good Luck!

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You can visit these friends to learn more about the book and see their creations from the book, along with another chance to win!

09/04/14 Nancy Zieman
09/05/14 Quilt Taffy and Simple Simon & Co.
09/06/14 Diary of a Quilter and Stitchin Jenny
09/07/14 A Woman a Day and Craizee Corner
09/08/14 Jina Barney DesignzLilac Lane Patterns, and Totally Stitchin’ 
09/09/14 Esch House Quilts and The Cottage Mama
09/10/14 Designs in Machine Embroidery and Pat Sloan
09/12/14 Happy Valley PrimitivesDoohikey Designs, and Quilt in a Day
09/13/14 Quilt Dad and Just Arting Around
09/14/14 Lazy Girl Designs and Marie-Madeline Studio
09/15/14 Always Expect Moore and Polka Dot Chair
09/16/14 Amy Lou Who Sews and Riley Blake Designs
09/17/14 Indygo Junction and Amy’s Creative Side

Thanks for including me in your tour Nancy!

Happy Quilting –

Amy