Visual Guide to Patchwork & Quilting

Fabric Selection to Finishing Techniques & Beyond

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Author: N.A

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1617455628

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 180

View: 9869

Absorb the knowledge of more than 20 quilt experts in one place! With hundreds of photographs and illustrations to help you plan your quilting projects, this comprehensive guide answers all of your quiltmaking questions. Included in this comprehensive reference guide: fabric 101; piecing and appliqué by hand and machine; understanding color, value, and quilt design; start-to-finish quilt construction; quilting motifs, tips, and tricks; beyond the basics; plus a handy index. It's the must-have book for any quilter!

Modern Patchwork

12 Quilts to Take You Beyond the Basics

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Author: Elizabeth Hartman

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 160705549X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 6593

Ready for the next level of creative patchwork? Expand your skills with new designs and techniques from the best-selling author of The Practical Guide to Patchwork, Elizabeth Hartman. She’s back with brand new quilts—bring her innovative style into your home. Projects are bold, bright, graphic, and designed to give modern quilters new challenges. Learn new skills like curved seam piecing and create your best modern quilt yet. Each project shows additional colorways—have fun with all your favorite fabrics. Make your next modern quilt even more sophisticated and beautiful; something you will use and cherish for years to come.

QuiltEssential

A Visual Directory of Contemporary Patterns, Fabrics, and Colors

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Author: Erin Harris

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607057948

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

View: 8478

Got a question about quilting? Whether you want to know how to choose colors for your quilt, how many squares or triangles you can cut from the fabric you have, how to mix and match quilt blocks, or the difference between French quilting and sashiko—you'll find the answers in Erin Burke Harris' quick-reference directory of contemporary fabrics, colors, designs, and quilting techniques. Includes helpful photos, charts, and tables help you make your own design choices; guides to quilt settings, piecing styles, color combinations, and fabrics; and bonus profiles of popular contemporary quilters and their quilting journeys.

The Complete Photo Guide to Art Quilting

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Author: Susan Stein

Publisher: Creative Pub International

ISBN: 1589236890

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 6053

""Reference book covering all techniques used for making art quilts with myriad photographic examples of finsihed quilts"--Provided by publisher"--

Making Faces in Fabric

Workshop with Melissa Averinos - Draw, Collage, Stitch & Show

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Author: Melissa Averinos

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1617455458

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 116

View: 7639

Discover how to create freeform, raw-edge appliqué faces using Melissa Averinos' fun, creative process. Melissa walks you through the process step by step, from a comprehensive lesson on drawing the face, to translating your sketch into fabric, to stabilizing the piece with stitching, to incorporating your stylized face into a finished project, whether it’s a pillow, tote, shirt, or stretched canvas! Learn how to make a variety of eyes, noses, lips, hair, and face shapes, as well as how to create facial features in just the right proportions. You’ll be amazed by how good the final portrait looks!

Artful Improv

Explore Color Recipes, Building Blocks & Free-Motion Quilting

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Author: Cindy Grisdela

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1617452629

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 99

View: 2000

Working without patterns, add 5 improvisational quilting techniques to your toolbox. Focus on color recipes and negative space to discover your style, and then add dazzling texture with free-motion quilting.

All Points Patchwork

English Paper Piecing beyond the Hexagon for Quilts & Small Projects

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Author: Diane Gilleland

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612124216

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 8679

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.

Skip the Borders

Easy Patterns for Modern Quilts

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Author: Julie Herman

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 160468402X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 2380

Create quilts with simple designs, strong lines, and a modern aesthetic. With this innovative collection, popular blogger and designer Julie Herman, the owner of Jaybird Quilts, inspires you to create stunning quilts--without borders! Choose from 15 easy quilt patterns where design is the star and fabric is the supporting actor Learn the structure of a borderless quilt; explore various bindings and their effect on the overall look See what can be done when color is used in bold ways to support a borderless quilt design

Pioneer Quilts

Prairie Settlers' Life in Fabric - Over 30 Quilts from the Poos Collection - 5 Projects

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Author: Lori Lee Triplett,Kay Triplett

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1617454664

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 100

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Join fictional character Esther Heinzmann as she narrates the journey through authentic, pioneer-era creations from the Poos Collection—each featured in full color on a 2-page spread. Ideal for traditional quilters and quilt history buffs, this robust offering of 30 antique quilts also includes 5 quilt projects that readers can recreate at home. Offering access to the authors’ privately held family collection, this book gives an in-depth look at the importance of quilts to the pioneer life. As you view the quilts, you'll also read accounts of the Great Migration, including information on preparation for the long journey and a depiction of real life on the prairie.

The Visual Guide to Crazy Quilting Design

Simple Stitches, Stunning Results

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Author: Sharon Boggon

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1617453625

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 148

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Rooted in the Victorian era, crazy quilting has a powerful allure for today's quilters, who use it to let loose and tell a unique story with fabric. Embrace crazy quilting with 35 must-know stitches and endless variations, shown in clear, step-by-step photographs for both right- and left-handed stitchers. Fine artist Sharon Boggon reveals design fundamentals to guide you in your process, so you can sew thoughtful, visually appealing blocks. Learn the theory and process behind this fascinating art—how to choose fabrics, piece stitch-and-flip blocks, and embellish seams with embroidery, beads, buttons, and charms.

Coils, Folds, Twists, and Turns

Contemporary Techniques in Fiber

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Author: Tracy Jamar

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0811765385

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 152

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Learn to use traditional fabric techniques in modern ways Fiber artists are experimenting with and combining techniques like never before, and this book gives detailed instructions on the rediscovered techniques of folding, shirring, gathering, bundling, quilling, and more. These techniques can be used to create rugs, wall hangings, clothing, bags, and even jewelry. The techniques are explained and illustrated, and patterns and instructions are given for 7 projects.

Modern Basics

Easy Quilts to Fit Your Budget, Space, and Style

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Author: Amy Ellis

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 1604686626

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

View: 1807

Love the idea of quilting but limited by time and resources? Oh, and the fact that you barely know how to sew? Here's the answer! With bright, modern prints and simple patterns, Amy Ellis eases new quilters into a lifelong creative adventure. Simple instructions guide you at every step, from cutting and piecing to finishing your fabulous first quilt. Choose from 14 striking designs; each is made from just one block Create beautiful blocks that showcase fun, contemporary fabrics Find great tips for squeezing creativity into your busy life

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

View: 4372

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

All Things Quilting with Alex Anderson

From First Step to Last Stitch

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Author: Alex Anderson

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 160705857X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 2019

From first step to last stitch, learn to quilt the Alex Anderson way! With more than one million books sold, the author who taught the world to quilt is back again! Internet and television personality Alex Anderson’s "big book" of quilting includes indispensible, straightforward advice—essential tools, binding basics, and easy-to-understand piecing and appliqué. Become a master of hand and machine quilting, and finish with professional touches that will turn you into a confident, lifelong quilter. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced quilter, this must-have compendium will find a permanent home next to your sewing machine!

Visual Guide to Free-Motion Quilting Feathers

68 Modern Designs - Professional Quality Results on Your Home Machine

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Author: Natalia Bonner

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1617455075

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Take the fear out of quilting feathers! Explore 68 modern feather designs with award-winning quilter Natalia Bonner. Traditional feather quilting relies on precision, but Natalia's expert guidance will help you break away from perfection to free-motion feathers with confidence. Using your home sewing machine or longarm, you'll quilt creative motifs on blocks and borders. Learn beginner-friendly techniques with this easy-to-use, visual guide and add a truly elegant finish to your modern quilt.

Quilting

The Basics & Beyond

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Author: Jeri Simon

Publisher: Landauer (IA)

ISBN: 9780982558638

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 1406

"The complete guide to successful quilting techniques with 7 learn-to-quilt projects and techniques DVD."--Cover.

Sewing Home Decor

The Basics and Beyond

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Author: Shannon Dennis

Publisher: Landauer Books

ISBN: 9780982558621

Category: Architecture

Page: 160

View: 1890

Discover simple techniques for mastering the essential techniques of sewing with this superb guide that wil have you stitching, pleating, and piping in no time.

The Quilters Ultimate Visual Guide

From A to Z--hundreds of Tips and Techniques for Successful Quiltmaking

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Author: Ellen Pahl

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 9780875967103

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 288

View: 3241

Contains over 700 how-to illustrations for backing quilts, embellishment, paper piecing, machine quilting, and using templates and stencils

Foolproof Walking-Foot Quilting Designs

Visual Guide • Idea Book

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Author: Mary Mashuta

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1617450529

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

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Take your machine’s walking foot for a walk on the wild side and move beyond basic stitch-in-the-ditch quilting! In her follow-up to best-selling Foolproof Machine Quilting, award-winning author Mary Mashuta teaches you how to quilt attractive lines, curves, and geometric shapes with a walking foot. The book includes a multitude of designs, each adapted for walking-foot quilting and marked with clock icons to indicate the skill level and time required to accomplish it. This visual guide provides an inspirational gallery of 30 finished quilts and is enhanced by detailed photos of successfully quilted blocks, center panels, sashing, borders, and corners.

Visual Guide to Art Quilting

Explore Innovative Processes, Techniques & Styles

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Stash Books

ISBN: 9781617457234

Category: Art quilts

Page: 176

View: 4843

Start on the path to art quilting success! For anyone inspired to make art quilts, this visual reference will help you gain the practical tools and inspiration you need to translate your ideas to fabric. Get an intro to surface design (including dyeing and printing on fabric), embellishing quilts, working in a series, and quilting by hand and machine, all from some of the biggest names in quilting arts, with step-by-step photos and illustrations.