paperback, 128 pages, 8-3/4" X 11"
ISBN: 1-933308-05-2 * $24.95
with Jodie in Cotton Country
Davis with Jayne Davis
Come along with popular television host Jodie Davis on a journey through
Cotton Country-and discover its tradition, its good eats, and, of course,
its cotton! A pretty and colorful mix of quilts, pillows, and home accents
provides for fun and easy sewing. Many projects can be completed in
an afternoon, while others make for an enjoyable weekend of sewing.
The star project is Jodie's Sunny Southern Sampler, a ten-block quilt
that evokes the gentle rhythms of life on a southern farm. Others include
a superb bed quilt constructed using Jodie's unique "curve-and-pleat"
appliqué technique, a pretty pack-me-up picnic set, a crayon
embroidery picture, and even an apron for the kitchen! Sprinkled with
period photographs of life on a Southern farm, stories, and recipes,
this book is fun to browse on the front porch as well is useful in the
12 adorable quilting and home-dec projects inspired by the South
* Fun techniques, such as curve-and-pleat piecing and fast-fuse applique
* Primer on quilting skills-including quick-sew techniques like rotary
cutting, strip piecing, and raw-edge applique
* Quick, easy projects, perfect for the novice quilter
Davis is co-creator and host of the award-winning television
show "Friends in the Bee," for which she travels the
world, uncovering popular sewing and quilting techniques to
share with her viewers. The author of 30 books and counting,
she also develops and hosts original programming for Quilter's
News Network (www.qnntv.com), the first-ever specialty broadband
network for quilters. Jodie and her husband live in the mountains
north of Atlanta, Georgia, where her entrepreneurial business,
Jodie & Company, is based.
Davis is a lifetime practitioner of the needle arts as well
as any crafts that keeps her hands busy. In partnership with
her stepdaughter, Jayne enjoys making her avocation her vocation
in Jodie and Company. She lives with her husband, John, and
their perfect pound puppy, Zoey, in south Florida.
here for extra tips from Jodie