Every Last Piece

Author: Lynn Harris
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781440240973
Release Date: 2015-05-14
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Make the most of your stash with these twelve striking quilt designs! Learn to use fabric pieces of every size, from scraps to yardage, in Every Last Piece. Author Lynn Harris demonstrates numerous ways to maximize how you use fabric in quilts, including string-pieced blocks, mini star blocks, applique, sawtooth borders and more! Traditional designs are refreshed by giving them a scrappy look while other quilts offer minimalist charm when small scraps are used on broad backgrounds. The quilt gallery, as well as the projects themselves, will inspire you to design in ways you never imagined. Whether you're working on a gift, joining a quilt-a-long or heading to a fabric swap, you'll love using Every Last Piece!

Every Last Piece

Author: Lynn Harris
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 9781440241147
Release Date: 2015-04-16
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Make the most of your stash with these twelve striking quilt designs! Learn to use fabric pieces of every size, from scraps to yardage, in Every Last Piece. Author Lynn Harris demonstrates numerous ways to maximize how you use fabric in quilts, including string-pieced blocks, mini star blocks, applique, sawtooth borders and more! Traditional designs are refreshed by giving them a scrappy look while other quilts offer minimalist charm when small scraps are used on broad backgrounds. The quilt gallery, as well as the projects themselves, will inspire you to design in ways you never imagined. Whether you're working on a gift, joining a quilt-a-long or heading to a fabric swap, you'll love using Every Last Piece!

Sunday Morning Quilts

Author: Amanda Jean Nyberg
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9781607054283
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Are scrap piles wreaking havoc in your sewing space? Not sure what to do with all those tiny bits of gorgeous prints you hate to part with? Modern quilters Amanda Jean Nyberg and Cheryl Arkison share a passion for scraps, and they’re here to help you get creative with 16 scrappy quilt projects that include piecing, appliqué, and improvisational work. This book has ideas on how to adapt patterns for your own personal “Sunday morning” style, plus tips for effectively cutting, storing, and organizing your scraps. Your Sunday mornings just got a whole lot cozier!

No Scrap Left Behind

Author: Amanda Jean Nyberg
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9781617453373
Release Date: 2017-02-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Rescue your fabric scraps—even the smallest pieces—with 16 satisfying quilts and projects. Sew modern quilts for everyday use that will help you return to the roots of quiltmaking, with projects designed to help you use up every last scrap. Learn sorting and storage tips to help you plan your next quilt, with projects categorized by type of scrap—squares, strings, triangles, or little snippets. You’ll never look at scraps the same way again!

Stash Magic

Author: Jaynette Huff
Publisher: That Patchwork Place
ISBN: 1564779238
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Discover the secrets to turning your fabric scraps into stunning quilts. Who knew scrappy quilts could look so sophisticated? Filled with full-colour illustrations and step-by-step instructions, "Stash Magic" shows quilters of all levels how to take ordinary scrap quilts to the next level. Featuring 7 original designs in two different sizes, making a total of 14 harmonized projects, and featuring a variety of techniques - including paper foundation piecing, string piecing, and interlacing Celtic applique - this is a must-have for anyone who wants to put their scrap fabric to good use.

Stash Lab

Author: Tonya Alexander
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 9781604686821
Release Date: 2015-10-06
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Find fresh new ways to combine the scraps you've been collecting. Perfect for budget-minded quilters, these visually pleasing designs give a modern slant to traditional quilt blocks. Discover three "scrap equations" that will make you fearless about fabric: neutrals + scraps = balance, value > color, and more = better Choose from 11 appealing projects for confident beginners and beyond Learn time-saving techniques for sorting and storing your scraps so you can easily transform them into fabulous quilts

String Quilt Revival

Author: Virginia Baker
Publisher: Krause Publications Craft
ISBN: 9781440229732
Release Date: 2011-08-03
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Rediscover the art of string quilting String quilts have been around for centuries, but in "String Quilt Revival," this time-tested artform is given a new life! Learn how to sew a variety of string quilt blocks by following clear step-by-step instructions, and discover a new type of foundation: no-show mesh stabilizer, which minimizes distortion of the blocks and doesnOCOt need to be removed. ItOCOs a no-fuss approach to quilting thatOCOs sure to become a favorite. Features: This technique, perfect for beginners and skilled quilters alike, produces beautiful results without the worry of precision piecing.Thirteen unique and beginner-friendly string quilting projects (no precision-piecing!) from potholders and pillow shams to queen-size quilts, each featuring a different string block in a fresh and fun colorway.Clear, in-depth techniques, from color and pattern selection to two methods of quilt binding, ensure a stunning finished project. Update your quilting library and rediscover a time-honored artform in "String Quilt Revival.""

Dream Landscapes

Author: Rose Hughes
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 9781604687422
Release Date: 2008-10-14
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Stitch up a whimsical world! Fast-Piece Applique makes it easy to sew complex-looking shapes in a jiffy. Whether it's your 1st or your 101st quilt, these imaginative designs will add life and sparkle to your world. Find step-by-step instructions for four colorful wall hangings, plus an inspirational quilt gallery and guidelines for creating your own designs Discover the best ways to work with large templates Explore fun options for embellishing with fabrics, beads, bangles, and found objects

Scrap Quilt Secrets

Author: Diane D. Knott
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9781617451393
Release Date: 2016-03-21
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Turn your scrappy mess into a quilting success! Armed with the easy-to-use S.C.R.A.P.S. system (style, contrast, repetition, accent color, palette, and selvages), you’ll sew extraordinary quilts from every last bit of the fabric you love—even the tiniest scraps. Personalize 16 beginner-friendly quilts using the blank coloring pages, or apply the concepts to tackle any scrap quilt you want to make. These 6 must-know scrap secrets will forever change the way you look at scrap quilting!

Lovely Landscape Quilts

Author: Cathy Geier
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781440238437
Release Date: 2014-11-13
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Create beautiful landscape quilts using strips and scraps with these 15 lovely projects! In Lovely Landscape Quilts, Cathy Geier walks you through the process of creating amazing landscape quilts using simple techniques that anyone can try. Learn how to find inspiration and choose you fabrics, how to design and lay out your quilt, and how to use angles to create skies, water, hills and mountains. Learn tricks for embellishing your quilts with applique, marker and fabric to create shadows and highlights that will give your landscape quilts depth and perspective. Finally, learn the tips for finishing and quilting before trying any of the 15 beautiful projects designed by Cathy.

String Quilts

Author: Elsie Campbell
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781680991086
Release Date: 2016-02-02
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Award-winning quilt maker Elsie Campbell loves to take homemade fabric yardage and turn it into stunning, pieced string quilts, whose leftover yardage can then spawn appliquéd “sister” quilts. After selling more than 10,000 copies, this beautiful book lapsed out of print. It is now available again, with a brand new pattern! String Quilts is one part innovation, one part thrift, and a whole lot of fun. When author and educator Elsie M. Campbell needs a break from creating precision-pieced and -appliquéd beauties, she turns to making string quilts. “This is my playtime,” she says. The eleven quilts—perfect for any skill level—are shown in brilliant full-color photography with easy-to-follow instructions, patterns, and diagrams. Also included are “Elsie's Top Tips for Successful String Quilts” and a full-color gallery of twelve additional quilts by Campbell and other playful quilters, all demonstrating the range and charm of string quilts.

Flower Show Quilts

Author: Lynn Ann Majidimehr
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 9781604681222
Release Date: 2010-10-05
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

These are no ordinary floral applique quilts! Discover unusual flowers presented with breathtaking beauty on pieced backgrounds. The combination gives each quilt an appealing contemporary feel. Choose from 10 projects that combine patchwork with realistic floral applique Create intriguing flower motifs such as Asian spider mums, orchids, and clematis Projects range in size from small wall hangings to lap-sized quilts, plus a table runner

ScrapTherapy Cut the Scraps

Author: Joan Ford
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781600853333
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Presents a plan for disposing of scrap and remnant fabrics by making them into quilts.

Quilts for Scrap Lovers

Author: Judy Gauthier
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9781617451638
Release Date: 2016-02-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Make 16 gorgeous scrap quilts from the scraps in your stash, including odd-shaped leftovers from craft or garment sewing. A unique cutting system helps beginning and seasoned quilters achieve beautiful results. Piece traditional blocks with ease when you start with 3 1/2", 4 1/2", and 5 1/2" squares. Imagine the feeling of accomplishment when you transform novelty, holiday, and even mismatched fabrics into striking quilts!