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Books

Design Your Personal Hawaiian Quilt

Book + DVD set

$45.00

Item #7005
ISBN: 978-0-9728772-4-4

If you can cut with scissors, you can do this. No special drawing or design skills required. It is that easy!


View this Gallery to see the quilts people just like you, yes YOU, have designed using our book/DVD set.
 Design Your Personal Hawaiian Quilt 

by Janice Lee Baehr, with Nancy Lee Chong

You have admired these quilts for years.
Now, with this book and DVD,
you can design your very own Hawaiian quilt!

Nancy and Janice have been designing and making Hawaiian quilts for over 30 years. Now, with this book and video, they teach anyone with the desire, how to design their own personal Hawaiian quilt. Join in the tradition of Hawaiian quilting and design your personal pattern. With their help, you can do it.

66-page book: Full of pictures, illustrations and instruction. A handy guide, at your side, as you explore and create. Full-wrap, wire-O binding lays flat on your worktable, and displays the book title on the spine when the book is closed and on your bookshelf.

View the Contents page here.

2-hour DVD: Watch as Nancy and Janice show you their designing process; be inspired by the surroundings and experiences of our students in Hawai'i as they design their quilts; visit the Bailey House Museum on Maui, and the Grove Farm Homestead on Kaua'i to view a portion of their priceless Hawaiian quilt pattern collections.

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Hawaiian Quilting with Nancy Lee Chong

2 Fabric Applique Quilts with Nancy Lee Chong

Of course, we believe a video is better than a book for learning a new technique. Watching someone do it is so much better than trying to interpret written words and still pictures. Consider either of our 2 videos for learning Needleturn Appliqué, and more.

Hawaiian Quilting with Nancy Lee Chong (pictured at right)

2 Fabric Appliqué Quilts with Nancy Lee Chong (pictured at left)

Click on the photos for more details and to purchase our videos
(DVD or VHS)

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Rather than stock the following books, we provide links to other places on the web where you can purchase them.

Click on a specific title, or scroll down the page to see all the books.

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Wilcox Quilts The Wilcox Quilts in Hawaii by Robert J. Schleck.  Copyright 1986.  96 pages, mostly color photos with some black & white photos and illustrations.  "Just as a quilt is made up of many pieces, so does this story piece together one family's history--its homes, its quilts, and the quilters."

Available from various booksellers via Amazon.com

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Hawaiian Quilt Masterpieces Hawaiian Quilt Masterpieces by Robert Shaw.  Copyright 1996.  120 pages, color photographs, hard cover.  Not only are the quilts shown masterpieces, so is this book.  Rich text, marvelous photos...a 'must have' for anyone serious about Hawaiian Quilts.

Available from Booklines Hawaii

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Hawaiian Quilts: Traditoin and Transition Hawaiian Quilts:  Tradition and Transition  published by Honolulu Academy of Arts, curated by Reiko Brandon and Loretta Woodard, 2003.  Soft cover, full color photographs, 135 pages, English and Japanese.  First published for the exhibition of Hawaiian Quilts, held in Japan 2003.  Featuring 22 historic quilts, along with 30 contemporary Hawaiian Quilts.

Available from Honolulu Academy of Arts

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The Hawaiian Quilt The Hawaiian Quilt curated by Reiko Mochinaga Brandon.  Copyright 1989.  132 pages, color photographs, Japanese and English text, soft cover.  A beautiful book showcasing antique and contemporary quilts. 

Available from various booksellers via Amazon.com

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At the Cutting Edge At the Cutting Edge:  Contemporary Hawaiian Quilting, Revised Edition  by Linda Arthur, PhD.  Second edition copyright 2002.  122 pages, soft cover.  Hawaiian quilts are a stunning visual testament to the merging of the Western and Polynesian worlds in the nineteenth century.  Contemporary Hawaiian Quilting is the result of five years of historical research conducted on the major islands of the State of Hawai'i.  This informative reference book briefly presents the development of Hawaiian quilting into a traditional art form, followed by an investigation into the evolution of contemporary Hawaiian quilting.  Also included are explanations as to why and how the shift from traditional to contemporary Hawaiian quilting took place.

Out of print.  Available from various booksellers via Amazon.com
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Hawaiian Quilting Made Easy Hawaiian Quilting Made Easy by Milly Singletary.  copyright 1997.  48 pages.  With 8 photos, 15 how-to illustrations and 7 patterns.

Available from Booklines Hawaii

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The Hawaiian Quilt: A Spiritual Experience The Hawaiian Quilt:  A Spiritual Experience by Poakalani and John Serrao.  Copyright 1997.  64 pages, black & white photos & illustrations, soft cover.  "Reflection on its History, Heritage, Designing, Quilting Methods and Patterns."

Available from various booksellers via Amazon.com

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Kauai Museum Quilt Collection Kauai Museum Quilt Collection by Christine Fay & Margaret Lovett.  Copyright 1991.  35 pages, black & white photos & illustrations, soft cover.  Includes photos and descriptions of 30 quilts in the museum's collection.

Out of print.  Available from various booksellers via Amazon.com

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Hawaiian Quilt Inspirations: A Journal of LIfe Hawaiian Quilt Inspirations: A Journal of Life by Patricia Lei Murray, 2003.  Hard cover, full color photographs, 80 pages.  A collection of unique quilts and the stories that inspired their creation.  It is a book to treasure and to share.

Available from Booklines Hawaii

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Hawaiian Quilt: A Unique American Art FormThe Hawaiian Quilt: A Unique American Art Form by Linda Boynton Arthur, PhD, 2011.  Soft cover, full color photographs, 112 pages.  A history of Hawaiian quilting and its evolution to today.

Available from Island Heritage

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