Author: Harriet Hargrave
Publisher: C & T Pub
Release Date: 2002-02-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
A guide to machine applique. It covers everything needed in order to get started, and contains easy exercises to help the reader practise new skills. Each technique is described step by step, and there is discussion on how to choose and use the right needles, threads and more."
A one-stop quilting reference for beginners and experts Better Homes and Gardens Complete Guide to Quilting shows readers how to master every technique, method, tool, fabric, block, seam, knot, and stitch. It's like a private "show me" quilt class designed to help quilters expand their skills.
Popular machine quilter Angela Walters will motivate you to try something new! Learn to stitch her fresh continuous-line designs on your longarm or domestic machine. Includes step-by-step instructions for continuous-line swirls, circles, squares, vines, arcs, and points. Using basic free-motion skills you already have, discover how to approach quilting a modern quilt by working with bold fabrics and negative space, uniting a variety of shapes, and blending designs. Draw inspiration from striking pictures of 20 modern quilts showing Angela’s designs. You’ll love her practical advice for choosing the perfect pattern to give your modern quilt maximum impact.
You can do it! Learn to free-motion quilt on a home sewing machine. Yes, you can! Encouraging you step-by-step along the way, Molly Hanson teaches how to quilt like a pro. You'll begin by quilting your name, because soon you'll be signing unique works of art! Master the fundamentals of free-motion quilting on manageable fat-quarter-sized fabric pieces and turn the pieces into projects Try 10 different quilting designs, including stippling variations, pebbles, square meander, and swirls Confidently quilt 15 practical projects, such as a tote bag, weekender bag, and laptop sleeve
Important Note about PRINT ON DEMAND Editions: You are purchasing a print on demand edition of this book. This book is printed individually on uncoated (non-glossy) paper with the best quality printers available. The printing quality of this copy will vary from the original offset printing edition and may look more saturated. The information presented in this version is the same as the latest edition. Any pattern pullouts have been separated and presented as single pages. If the pullout patterns are missing, please contact c&t publishing.
A refreshingly new approach to free-motion stitching, First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting by Christina Cameli allows you to make something beautiful while improving your free-motion quilting skills. It features 24 simple projects and quilts that are light on assembly so you can spend most of your time stitching. You ll learn the basics, pick a project, and start stitching. A handy troubleshooting guide ensures success every step of the way."
Popular teacher, designer, and online radio host Pat Sloan teaches all you need to know to machine quilt successfully. In this third book of her beginner-friendly "Teach Me" series, Pat guides you step by step through walking-foot and free-motion quilting techniques. First-time quilters will be confidently quilting in no time, and experienced stitchers will discover the joy of finishing their quilts themselves. No-fear learning for quilting novices--Pat covers all the information you need to quilt from start to finish Pat guides you through simple and fun practice projects, including a strip-pieced table runner and an easy applique design Collect the entire skill-building library of Pat Sloan's popular "Teach Me" series of books