Unlock the possibilities within hexagons and make your own unique blocks. Learn the glue-basting method of English paper piecing and use it to create exciting designs. You'll enjoy relaxing handwork as you incorporate hexagons into decorative projects. Select from 52 patterns for 6" blocks Divide the shapes within the hexagon outline and discover new shapes Stitch projects ranging from a mug rug and candle mat to a bed-sized quilt
Discover 26 Dresden Plate designs that shine with intricate style. You can sew each stunning Dresden on a sewing machine or by hand using English paper piecing--Katja shows you how, every step of the way. Plus, Katja's done all the math work for you. Just trace, cut, and stitch for piecing that's a perfect fit! Show off all your colorful Dresdens in six inspiring projects: a table runner, Christmas tree skirt, lap quilt, wall quilt, pillows, and place mats.
The key to perfect patchwork is getting all of the points to match up — which is no easy feat! Set yourself up for success with the rediscovered technique of English paper piecing. Using paper templates to guide your pattern, you can expertly fit your quilting shapes together before you even start sewing. All Points Patchwork takes you far beyond traditional hexagons and accommodates triangles, diamonds, octagons, and even curved shapes. Simple instructions for decorating clothing, bedding, and home decor open up astounding possibilities for quilters of all levels.
Author: Katja Marek
Publisher: That Patchwork Place
Release Date: 2016-12-06
Relax and express your creative side as you bring your special style to today's hottest "it" shape Quilters and coloring enthusiasts alike will enjoy exploring the artistic possibilities in these expertly designed coloring pages Use the coloring sheets to plan your own eye-catching hexagon quilt or as a companion to Katja's best-selling The New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar anThe New Hexagon.
Fat Quarterly Magazine co-founder Tacha Bruecher takes a fresh look at an old favorite—English paper-pieced hexagons—with current fabrics and settings for quilts, table toppers, and more. Modern and traditional designs are both featured, including rosettes, stars, and free form. Learn how to combine settings and how to creatively quilt hexagons. Projects are varied for any skill level or time commitment – make a few hexagons, make a few more, or make few hundred. Making the individual hexagons are perfect for modern quilters on the go; they are terrific stash busters (and stress busters) that take your priceless handwork from repetitive to remarkable!
Vicki Bellino, author of the popular Bloom Creek Quilts, presents a delightful selection of English paper-piecing quilt patterns. Using gorgeous pieced elements as appliques, Vicki eliminates the tedium and opens up exciting new design options. Twelve inspiring quilt patterns, from a small quilt suitable for framing to larger wall hangings and bed quilts Beautiful English paper-piecing designs categorized by shape: hexagons, diamonds, pentagons, and Dresden wedges Shapes to make whole quilts, block elements, or appliques--great for scraps
Create perfectly-pieced miniature quilt blocks in a variety of themes—from hearts and flowers to airplanes and birthday cakes. Secure them inside your Carol Doak’s Keepsake Frame Cards for gift-giving and artistic display. These blocks are also perfect to mix and match for making table linens, wall quilts, and other small projects.
Learn how to make visually striking projects featuring 60-degree shapes, including hexagons, diamonds, and equilateral triangles. This comprehensive guide offers progressive skill-building instruction, plus problem-solving tips for common pitfalls. Move from confident beginner to the next level and create the blocks you want! Create an original design using the library of more than 80 blocks or try out the shapes in the small projects included Trace your own templates using the full-sized patterns provided or use commercial acrylic template sets for rotary cutting pieces Master set-in seams and find a wide range of possibilities for 60-degree shapes
Break Free from Your Sewing Machine Imagine being able to quilt on vacation, at the beach, or virtually anywhere else you find yourself. Jessica Alexandrakis has traveled the world with her on-to-go sewing kit and small stash of fabric, creating strikingly modern patchwork along the way. Now she shares everything she's learned about this addictive, beginner-friendly technique. • Sewing kit essentials that you can slip in your bag so you'll always be ready to stitch • Color theory and stash organization tips for dramatic effects or scrap-happy results • Creative patterns to combine hexagons, half-hexagons, diamonds, stars, squares, and triangles • 10 step-by-step projects, including the hand-pieced Laptop Bag, Tanuki Stripe Throw, Falling Stars Baby Quilt, and Jessica's signature Travel Quilt • 10 customizable quilt patterns with 40 vibrant color palette suggestions Whether your style is classic or modern, Jessica offers a range of stunning projects, from small home accessories to full-size quilts, for all skill levels. So leave the sewing machine at home. Take your quilt to go.
Create stunning hexagon quilts and so much more--without Y-seams or hand sewing. Sound impossible? Expert quilter Jen Eskridge makes it easy with a quick facing technique, a great alternative to English paper piecing. Learn to use hexagons two ways: appliqued onto a background or stitched together without a background for a two-sided quilt. Select from 15 clever projects in a huge variety of sizes, from large quilts to pillows, wall hangings, table runners, pot holders, and more Stitch hexagons easily and accurately by machine; learn a handy way to make hexagons of any size Find patterns for 18 different 15" x 15" blocks that showcase hexagons, plus numerous motifs for quilting the designs
This book will guide crafters through all the steps of English Paper Piecing, starting with the basics. Readers will work their way through the humble hexagon, stars, curves, and more. The author shares her tips, techniques, and her preferred products to help quilters achieve great results and identify what to look for when choosing fabrics to fussy cut. The book has a range of patterns from simple smaller projects through to baby and full-sized quilts, offering something for all levels of experience.
Move beyond one-patch hexagon layouts with 11 show-stopping hexie projects to stitch by hand or machine. Sew blocks in a variety of sizes and pieced combinations for stunning visual effects! You'll master the Y-seam with a variety of techniques to cut and piece hexagons. Mix it up with the author's design primer, which gives you the tools to draft your own unique hexie quilt layout.
You’ll love these ten soft and pretty designs made with traditional hexagons, as well as squares, circles, pentagons, and other shapes. Learn the fundamentals of English paper piecing and needleturned appliqué to add to your repertoire of quiltmaking skills. Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced quilter, Sue’s teaching style will help you rediscover the joy of handwork.
Pieced Masterpieces You Can Make. 16 glorious quilts use Pineapples, LeMoyne Stars, Mariner's Compass, and Fan blocks in ways you've never seen before. Designs based on Claudia's winning entries in major shows and competitions. Photo galleries of 22 award-winning quilts. Full-size paper piecing patterns. Variety of quilts for skill levels from intermediate to advanced. Claudia Clark Myers helps you create a masterwork by making a few easy changes in the way you think about quilt settings and combining blocks and colors. Bring your style to life with precision piecing, paper piecing, and Claudia's Magic 3-Pin method for sewing perfect curves.