Where are the weeks going? I had my granddaughter for part of the week and read several books... like Horton Hears a Who and Where the Wild Things Are... but I can't add them to MY list, only to hers! We did more baking and sewing than reading.... and had a wonderful time.
Below are the completed books I have to offer this week:
The Weekend Quilt by Leslie Linsley
Now I have to qualify - I don't usually add crafting books to my reading.. though I check out many of them! But this one I did read... cover to cover. Super ideas for quick quilts.... lovely diagrams and clear instructions. I would ALMOST BUY this book if I wasn't trying so hard NOT to buy :-)
Quilter's Academy Volume 1 - Freshman Year -
Okay I didn't quite read this cover to cover.. so it doesn't count for my ongoing list of completed books.... BUT I DID read a good bit of it and wanted to share. I LOVE it! I am ALMOST ready to buy it! I love the layout... even though I am no longer a complete novice... this series has a TON of information for me! It also focuses on one block piecing skill at a time.. and offers several projects to perfect the skill. So, as a beginner, one can move forward and create several quilts start to finish with knowledge of one or two types of piecing. I decided to photocopy the first lesson or two (including projects) IF I actually DO the projects to perfect my skills, I will consider buying the series and working my way through them.
A Thread of Truth by Marie Bostwick -
#2 of the Cobblestone Quilt series, this book centers around a young woman taking her children and leaving her abusive husband. The book revolves around the issue of domestic violence and how a group of quilters gathers round to create a loving safe community. (another of the light crafting novels I enjoy!)