Strip-a-dee-do-dah: wonderfully simple quilts that look complex Give simple quilt blocks a touch of magic - the add-a-strip way! Slice into basic shapes like squares, triangles, and diamonds. Then, piece in a 1in strip of contrasting fabric to create dozens of new designs! Quilters of all skill levels can piece geometric patterns that look complex thanks to this innovative technique. Each of the 10 quilt patterns comes with a second variation to inspire your color choices, plus great ideas for sashing, resizing blocks, and adding your personal touch. + Take any basic block shape, slice it, and insert a 1in strip for dazzling secondary designs . + 10 bold patterns from popular author Barbara Cline, with 20 variations from her quiltmaking family. + Simple techniques with unlimited possibilities.