Six Banyans, LLC Publishes 100 Good Wishes Quilt Instruction Book
Atlanta, Georgia March 23, 2007 Lifestyle News(PRLEAP.COM) Six Banyans, LLC announces the publication of "100 Good Wishes: Honoring an Ancient Chinese Tradition," a beautiful new book showing adoptive parents and craft enthusiasts of all abilities how to make a 100 Good Wishes quilt.
An honored tradition from Asia, Bai Jia Bei–the hundred family quilt-has become a favorite way for families waiting to adopt from China to pass the time and welcome their new babies to the family. “100 Good Wishes: Honoring an Ancient Chinese Tradition” offers the opportunity for a circle of friends to use the art of quilt-making to welcome a new child to the family, celebrate a long and successful marriage, comfort a friend battling an illness, commemorate a pastor’s anniversary, or honor a student.
This full-color, illustrated guide provides six creative patterns to showcase 100 fabrics collected from family and friends in a 100 Good Wishes quilt swap. Designs are included for the beginning quilter and the more seasoned quilting enthusiast, with whimsical names like Welcome Home, Hunka Hunka Chunks of Love, Heartfelt Wishes, Especially Four You, High Hopes, and Turtle X-ing. The book also explains the tradition of 100 Good Wishes and how to get started collecting the squares from family and friends.
The book is now available for purchase at www.6banyans.com.