The Essential Sampler Quilt Book

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Author: Lynne Edwards

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN: 9780715336137

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

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Explains basic quilting techniques and stitches, providing step-by-step instructions for forty techniques to make pieced blocks either by hand or machine, with patterns for forty-five sampler quilts.

The Sampler Quilt Book

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Author: Lynne Edwards

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: 9780715313084

Category: Patchwork

Page: 144

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With encouragement and sound advice on a variety of hand and machine methods, design tips and practical guidance from internationally renowned expert Lynne Edwards, anyone can work through the chapters of this inspirational guide at their own pace, creating 20 beautiful patchwork blocks with which to make their own unique sampler. A selection of projects ideas with step-by-step instructions on making up items such as a cushion, a cot quilt or even a quillow (an ingenious combination of a quilt and pillow) offers alternatives to making of a full sized quilt. From first steps in design to making up a glorious sampler quilt, Lynne Edward's book offers guidance every step of the way.

Lynne Edwards' New Sampler Quilt Book

Twenty Techniques for Machine and Hand Patchwork: New Ideas, New Methods

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Author: Lynne Edwards

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: 9780715323298

Category: Patchwork quilts

Page: 144

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Stitch a richer, more complex sampler quilt that will become a treasured heirloom and a testament to your expanding skills. By hand or by machine (and sometimes by either), work 20 different blocks, including a Celtic Knot, Clamshell, Carolina Lily, Mariner's Compass, Delectable Mountains, and Attic Windows. A large color photo shows in detail the piecing of each block, and another features it within a full-size quilt. "Plus: information on backing, quilting layers together, and binding the edges.

The Splendid Sampler 2

Another 100 Blocks from a Community of Quilters

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Author: Pat Sloan,Jane Davidson

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 1604689714

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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More than 28,000 quilters have sewn along with the Splendid Sampler community online. Now Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson return with 100 all-new block patterns to inspire quilters all over the world, all over again! Choose blocks designed by Pat and Jane plus superstar quilters Lissa Alexander, Carrie Nelson, Jenny Doan, Susan Ache, Betsy Chutchian, and many more. Blocks made with patchwork, applique, embroidery, and paper piecing provide plenty of opportunities to try new techniques. You'll discover fun ideas for arranging your blocks in a gallery of sampler quilts. Share your progress online and experience the joys of quilting with this "Splendid" community of quilters!

Patchwork City

75 Innovative Blocks for the Modern Quilter • 6 Sampler Quilts

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Author: Elizabeth Hartman

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607059525

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

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Tired of sewing the same old blocks? Here's what you've been waiting for: a bonanza of 75 modern quilt blocks from best-selling modern designer Elizabeth Hartman. You'll love these fresh angular designs inspired by city life, and the mix-and-match possibilities are endless! Elizabeth gets you started with 6 complete sampler quilts to sew. Each block is shown in 3 different fabric palettes. The book includes easy-to-follow cutting charts and instructions for every block. Some have full-size freezer-paper templates. Change up blocks, sizes, or fabrics to embark on a limitless exploration of modern style.

Vintage Quilt Revival

22 Modern Designs from Classic Blocks

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Author: Katie Clark Blakesley,Lee Heinrich,Faith Jones

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN: 9781620330548

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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Teaches readers how to make twenty traditional quilt blocks then offers suggestions to make the blocks into fresh and modern quilting projects.

Simply Dynamic Sampler Quilts

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Author: Marianne L. Hatton

Publisher: Amer Quilters Society

ISBN: 9781574326703

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 95

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Learn how to quilt while creating a sleek, stylish, contemporary sample quilt! A time-honored way to learn how to quilt is to make a sampler quilt. Each block or part of the quilt addresses a technique every quilter should have at their disposal. Traditionally, these quilts have had an even number of same-sized blocks framed by sashings and cornerstones. Not anymore! Quilt teacher Marianne Hatton has compiled her experiences guiding beginning students into an all-in-one technique, design, and pattern book. Create unique sampler quilts with a contemporary flair using her Grid Map technique while learning how to work with blocks of varying sizes. Monochromatic examples teach readers the importance of value and contrast without color getting in the way. Detailed instructions teach the basics of quiltmaking from straight to curved to set-in seams, appliqué, borders, and quilting. Color photographs illustrate techniques for hand or machine stitchers and a gallery of design possibilities.

You Can Quilt!

Building Skills for Beginners

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Author: Leila Gardunia,Marlene Oddie

Publisher: Amer Quilters Society

ISBN: 9781604601831

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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In the spirit of Rosie the Riveter's can-do attitude, authors Gardunia and Oddie have teamed up to present the ultimate beginner's handbook! Sew 36 quilt blocks with ideas and methods for setting the blocks into a quilt. Step-by-step instructions begin with explaining the basics of color choice and 1/4 inch seams. If you have never pieced a quilt before or have only a beginning knowledge base, this book is essential. Each chapter offers three block patterns increasing in difficulty--easy, medium, and challenging-- with the goal of learning a skill and then practicing various adaptions to improve your technique. Chapters include every facet the new quilter needs to know: half-square triangles, quarter-square triangles, Flying Geese, wonky piecing, improvisation, foundation paper piecing, curves, One-Patch blocks, applique, inset seams, hexies, and even the Compass and Feathered Star! Quilt finishing instructions are included as well. Make quilts both large and small with instructions given for numerous quilt designs using some or all of the 36 blocks.

Cathedral Window Qulting

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Author: Lynne Edwards

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN: 9780715327135

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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In Cathedral Window Quilting, internationally-renowned quilt designer Lynne Edwards returns to this beautiful patchwork technique by popular demand. Lynne?s uniquely creative and accessible approach brings Cathedral Window quilting up to date, capturing quilters? imaginations and inspiring them to learn and enjoy this technique and its variations.

Through the Window & Beyond

New Designs for Cathedral Window

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Author: Lynne Edwards

Publisher: Martingale & Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781564771001

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 100

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Step-by-step instructions give you a number of ways to vary this beautiful, textured pattern -- from classic Cathedral Windows to rectangles, triangles, and Twisted Windows.

Quilted Devotions

24 Biblical Blocks

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Author: Lisa Cogar

Publisher: That Patchwork Place

ISBN: 9781564779809

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

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Inspired by well-loved Bible stories, this is a sampler quilt of many colors--and many possibilities! Choose from a bounty of 24 gorgeous blocks, including rotary-cut, template, and paper-pieced designs, that you can mix and match as desired. Find traditional blocks, such as Jacob's Ladder and Bethlehem Star, as well as original blocks specially designed by the author. For even more options, there's also a wall quilt and a lovely gallery featuring alternate settings and more. Includes full-sized templates and clear instructions to help you every step of the way.

Making Scrap Quilts to Use It Up!

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Author: Lynne Edwards

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: 9780715314128

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 8842

Almost half the purchases made by quilters are of fabrics, often bought on impulse without a project in mind. In this book Lynne Edwards provides quilters with plenty of ideas and inspiration for making quilts and other, smaller projects from their fabric stash.

Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!!

The Complete Guide to Quiltmaking

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Author: Diana McClun,Laura Nownes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781933308357

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 195

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"Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!! is widely considered to be the best instructional book for anyone learning how to quilt or seeking to improve their skills. Written by industry veterans, this third edition builds on the success of earlier editions, with 24 completely new patterns inspired by classic designs and contemporary fabrics. Based on the principle that a solid foundation turns beginners into lifelong quilt makers, this comprehensive reference covers every tool, technique, skill, and shortcut in machine and hand quilting--no matter how basic. An all-time classic, it is the essential handbook for the beginner and a constant companion for the experienced quilter. The third edition has been completely updated to reflect the skills, needs and tastes of today's quilters"--

The Sampler Quilt

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Author: Diana Leone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780942786019

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 68

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The Essential A-line

Make 17 Flirty Skirts from 1 Basic Pattern

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Author: Jona Giammalva

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607056690

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 799

Offers instructions on sewing an A-line skirt, shares alternative projects made from the same pattern, and discusses the equipment needed to create them.

Quilting with a Modern Slant

People, Patterns, and Techniques Inspiring the Modern Quilt Community

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Author: Rachel May

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428941

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

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Modern quilting allows artists the freedom to expand on traditions and use fabrics, patterns, colors, and stitching innovatively to create exciting fresh designs. In Quilting with a Modern Slant, Rachel May introduces you to more than 70 modern quilters who have developed their own styles, methods, and aesthetics. Their ideas, quilts, tips, tutorials, and techniques will inspire you to try something new and follow your own creativity — wherever it leads.

The Practical Guide to Patchwork

New Basics for the Modern Quiltmaker

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Author: Elizabeth Hartman

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607051621

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Quilting Basics with Modern Flair. 12 quilt projects for beginners, confident beginners, and intermediates. Explore different options for each project-make it with just two colors or scrappy, make it vintage or mod, make it soft or playful. Alternate colorways included with each project show you how swapping out fabrics can change the look of the same block. Learn how to cut, piece, appliqué, machine quilt, bind, and finish. Pick up helpful tips and tricks to stay organized and master the methods. Try a fresh, relaxed approach to making quilts with this new "go-to" book. The bright aesthetic and clear, simple instructions guide beginners and intermediates alike through the entire process of creating fun and useful quilts that they'll be proud to call their own. Winner of the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award

500 Quilt Blocks

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Author: Lynne Goldsworthy,Kerry Green (author.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781844489671

Category: Quilting

Page: 288

View: 7982

'500 Quilt Blocks' is a comprehensive guide to quilting, showcasing a wide range of the most commonly used blocks in the quilting industry. This book is the ultimate reference guide for quilters of all skill levels, including techniques for beginners and advanced quilters alike.

Modern Blocks

99 Quilt Blocks from Your Favorite Designers

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Author: N.A

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607054469

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 6695

The new kids on the block! Today's most talented modern quilters put a fresh and fun spin on 99 traditional block designs. Chock full of step-by-step instructions, how-to photographs and helpful hints, this collection of inspiring projects makes it easy for any sewer-no matter what level of expertise-to quilt in a modern style with impressive results.