Farm Girl Quilts: Celebrating the Country Life


Farm Girl Quilts: Celebrating the Country Life

Farm Girl QuiltsFarm Girl Quilts: Celebrating the Country Life
By Tammy Johnson and Avis Shirer
Gifted by Martingale & Co.
Reviewed by Jessica Nichols, Editor of

True to its subtitle, Farm Girl Quilts is about celebrating the country life in all its small moments of joy. Authors Tammy Johnson and Avis Shirer highlight their happiest moments as farm girls through 12 country quilt patterns that any quilter will adore.

Whether you have a taste for rustic charm or a touch of nostalgia for American farm life, Farm Girl Quilts: Celebrating the Country Life will provides 12 patterns that will suit your style. What we love best about this quilt pattern book is that each quilt was designed with a special meaning. In the introduction to each pattern, Johnson and Shirer share their inspiration for the quilt design, giving you a window into their memories of growing up on Midwestern farms. It is these personal stories behind each design that really make Farm Girl Quilts a special collection of quilt patterns. As you join the authors in remembering experiences like collecting eggs from the henhouse or walking beans in the summer, you'll find that you just can't help making the quilts that pay tribute to these cherished memories. For any quilter who remembers farm life fondly, these patterns are must-haves.

The variety of patterns in Farm Girl Quilts appeals to any quilter, no matter what their sewing style. Whether you like appliques or patchwork or both, you'll find plenty of quilts to fit your preferences. Johnson and Shirer have set no boundaries when it comes to what types of quilt patterns they use in their designs. From classic patterns like churn dash blocks and basket blocks to creative applique designs, these quilts incorporate all styles of quilting. The book also includes a crash course in basic quilting, so even beginning quilters can try out these wonderful patterns!

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