Radiant New York Beauties: 14 Paper-Pieced Quilt Projects



Author: Valori Wells

“Wells has taken elements of the 1840s ‘Crown of Thorns,’ the 1860s ‘Rocky Mountain,’ and the 1930s ‘New York Beauty’ designs and given them a new spin.” —Bets Ramsey, coauthor of Southern Quilts

Here’s your opportunity to become an expert on glorious New York Beauty blocks! Valori Wells’ innovative designs will pump up your creativity, while her hands-on teaching style will walk you through each step of the process.

  • 14 New York Beauty projects range from precise traditional blocks to freewheeling contemporary designs—all paper-pieced for accuracy
  • Valori takes you beyond the basics to learn more complex techniques such as asymmetrical designs, rectangular blocks, and extended points
  • Lessons in block construction, fabric choices, quilting designs, and more
  • Patterns are included, plus learn to draft your own!

Published: 2003