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Get Started Quilting

Author : Jessica Alexandrakis
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"An all-in-one guide to contemporary quilting techniques for beginners! Quilting can often seem complicated and overwhelming, but it truly is a craft that anyone can do--taken one step at a time, this fantastic hobby is really quite easy. 'Get Started Quilting' takes readers on a steady path to learning the essential quilting techniques, tricks, and tested methods of quilt making, focusing on one skill at a time. This all in-one volume covers fabric selection, cutting, pressing, sewing (by hand or machine), piecing and joining blocks, basting, hand and machine quilting, and binding and making labels. Quilt blocks range from traditional to contemporary, including basic patchwork and applique as well as improvisational piecing. Working through the book, the reader can pick up and develop all the basic quilting skills they need. Using a range of delightful fabrics, patterns, and colorways, they'll discover how they can put quilt blocks together in a variety of layout designs to create wonderful modern projects." -- Publisher's annotation.

New Patchwork Quilting Basics

Author : Jo Avery
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Build your quilting skills from the ground up. Learn to complete your first quilt from basic pieced strips, squares, and triangles. Established teacher Jo Avery guides you through twelve projects to whet your appetite for quiltmaking and take it a step further. Graduate to intermediate projects with major style as you try out foundation paper piecing, appliqué, and curves. Before long, you'll have the confidence and expertise to tackle virtually any quilt pattern!

Start Quilting

Author : Alex Anderson
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An expanded edition of the author's classic beginners' guide to quilting discusses equipment, fabric, tools, and techniques while offering patterns for six simple block quilts. Original.

Start Quilting with Alex Anderson

Author : Alex Anderson
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Discusses equipment, fabric, tools, and techniques while offering patterns for six simple block quilts.

Kids Start Quilting with Alex Anderson

Author : Alex Anderson
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7 fun and easy projects that kids and adults will love.

How to Start a Home based Quilting Business

Author : Deborah Bouziden
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Quilting is big business. This book is for anyone who wants to turn their love for quilts into profit in a market that is viable and continues to grow. It will guide the reader through all the aspects of setting up and running a thriving home-based quilting business.

Beginner s Guide to Free Motion Quilting

Author : Natalia Bonner
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Photo tutorials show stitching in action for 50+ free-motion quilting designs to create modern quilts with classic style! Popular blogger and designer, Natalia Bonner, illustrates her instructions with detailed photos that make it easier to get beautiful results on your home sewing machine. Learn how to quilt all-over, as filler, on borders, and on individual blocks…using loops and swirls, feathers and flames, flowers and vines, pebbles and more! Includes tips for choosing batting and thread, layering and basting, starting and stopping, and prepping your machine are included. After you’ve practiced, show off your new skills with six geometric quilt projects.

Sarah Payne s Quilt School

Author : Sarah Payne
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Step into Sarah Payne's world of sewing and learn from the expert the basics of quilting and patchwork. In this fun and practical introduction to quilting and patchwork, well-known TV personality Sarah Payne leads you through a series of techniques to build up your skills. Each chapter includes a number of different-sized step-by-step projects, including quilts, cushions, tote bags and table runners. Sarah discusses different shapes (squares, circles, triangles) and different techniques (applique, foundation piecing, English paper piecing) in turn. She also includes information on basting, layering, quilting and binding, as well as pre-cuts. Filled with guidance and helpful tips and tricks, this book will equip you with all you need to know to get started on your quilting adventure. Put your skills into practice and at the same time create beautiful projects to keep or give as gifts.

Quilting Basics

Author : Michael Caputo
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Have you ever thought about creating a patchwork quilt, but decided it would take too long or be too difficult? If so, Quilting Basics is your perfect introduction to this popular craft. Beginning with the "Getting Started" section, quilting teacher Michael Caputo will show the tools and equipment, and demonstrate the sewing skills you will need, plus the basics of constructing your quilt. Section two is a series of 12 workshops, each introducing you to new skills, with a project at the end which enables you to practice what you have just learned—a great way to get to grips with the theory. As you progress through the workshops, you'll learn how to join pre-cut squares, sashing, piecing and paper piecing, using templates, and the different types of applique. All through the workshops there are helpful hints on choosing colors and patterns that will work together, and variations on the basic blocks show how those choices will affect the end result. With step-by-step text, accompanied by clear illustrations, you'll soon be making a table runner and pillow covers, before moving on to wall hangings, a cot quilt, and a throw. The final project is a full-size bed quilt with elaborate stitching to really show off all your new skills. Michael Caputo is the perfect combination of teacher and designer, with the experience to explain all the techniques, and the artistry to design beautiful projects that will inspire you to get sewing.

The Ultimate Guide to Longarm Machine Quilting

Author : Linda V. Taylor
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Learn the basics of longarm quilting and longarm machines, plus the business of quilting and great new quilting designs!

Basic Quilting

Author : Sherrye Landrum
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Well-chosen beginning projects develop your quilting skills without requiring a long time to complete. Expert advice on choosing fabric, batting, backing, thread, and quilt designs. Complete instructions and photos for creating a pot holder, tote bag, pillow cover, and table runner.


Author : Harvey Kelly
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Getting Your FREE Bonus Download this book, read it to the end and see "BONUS: Your FREE Gift" chapter after the conclusion. Quilts: 15 Fresh Patterns To Start Quilting Quilting is a hobby that has been around for hundreds of years - yet it still remains a popular craft to this day. Yet - even a hobby that has held its own throughout the centuries has to change and adapt with the times, turning it into a hobby that is almost new in its own way. Modern quilting is much like the traditional form of the hobby, except you are proud to exhibit the pieces you create in your home - whether it be on your bed, on your children's beds, out on the couch or in a chair, or even displayed proudly on the wall. You are happy with the craft you have made, and now you want to show it off to the world. But, modern quilting also has its own set of tips and tricks, and if you have never done the hobby yourself, you may be curious and confused about how to begin. That's where this book comes in. In it, you are going to discover a variety of quilt patterns that will get you started with modern quilting, and sharpen your modern quilting skills for any future project you wish to make. This book is going to take you from the beginning and walk you through each and every one of these patterns, and leave you with a quilt you can showcase in your home. You are going to fall in love with the process, the project, and everything you are able to make with your fabric, sewing machine, and thread. You are never going to think of quilting the same way again, and you are going to be amazed at just how easy it is to create your own homemade modern quilts. Are you ready to revolutionize the way you think about modern day quilting? Then get ready to dive into this newfound hobby with both feet. Learn how to make your own modern day quilts Create a variety of quilts you can decorate your home with Make the quilts as they are, or create them to be unique to your taste And much, much more! Download your E book "Quilts: 15 Fresh Patterns To Start Quilting" by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now with 1-Click" button!

Quick Weekend Quilts

Author : Debbie Mumm
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Weekends are the perfect time to immerse yourself in quilting. But if weekend after weekend seems to slip by while dust starts to gather on your projects, sometimes a simple nudge in the right direction can motivate you to make the most of your weekends. This book from celebrated designer Debbie Mumm will help you with preplanning, time-saving strategies, and 45 ideas for quick quilts and clever crafts. A Weekend Planner accompanies each project, and there are tips on sneaking in a little prepping and shopping mid-week that add up to a fun and successful quilting weekend! Projects include bed quilts, lap quilts and throws, pillows, wall art, tabletop runners, and more. Set your sights on this weekend and start stitching up a storm!

Hand Quilting with Alex Anderson

Author : Alex Anderson
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Six projects designed for beginners introduce the art of traditional hand quilting


Author : Jennifer Fulton
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"You can't go wrong here." This book is your one-stop resource for all things quilting. With hundreds of eye-catching. full-color photos, professional illustrations, and clear step-by-step instructions, this beginner's guide has you covered. Quilting will turn any novice into an expert quilter in no time. More than 20 sample projects will reinforce your quilting skills and spark your creativity. You'll find page after page of inspiration, turning you into a quilting fiend. This book also includes: Instructions for both machine and hand sewing Tips for selecting and preparing fabric Basic and advanced sewing techniques All things appliqué Detailed instructions for pulling your projects together into a beautiful handmade quilt!

Easy and Fun Free Motion Quilting

Author : Eva A. Larkin
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Turn stippling and simple lines into fabulous designs! By focusing on only one block or area at a time--rather than the whole quilt at once--Eva A. Larkin makes it easy to create eye-catching free-motion quilting. Enjoy this eagerly awaited follow-up to the best-selling Free-Motion Quilting Made Easy. Select from six different frame styles that can be stitched in any quilt-block size--without tracing or resizing Use each frame design on its own, enhance it with filler designs, or outline the frame and/or filler with stitching, opening up hundreds of design options Find a sequence of clear illustrations for each design, showing the order to stitch for both outlining and filling

Quilting with a Modern Slant

Author : Rachel May
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“May does a marvelous job of capturing a moment in the modern quilting movement, as well as the viewpoints and opinions of the creators” (Library Journal, starred review). 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 seventy 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. “An encyclopedia of modern quilting . . . Like a good host, May serves as an enthusiastic introducer, teacher, and cheerleader.” —Publishers Weekly “The bounty of creativity is inspiring, and the variety of quilts featured will open the readers’ eyes to all of the aspects of this popular movement . . . This volume belongs in all quilting collections.” —Library Journal (starred review) “Light in tone and visually beautiful . . . Quilting with a Modern Slant will become the book on modern quilting by which all others to come will be measured.” —Craft Nectar

Cut Loose Quilts

Author : Jan Mullen
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18 fun, colorful projects - with no points to match! Jan's designs are easy enough for beginners, but interesting enough for expert quilters.

First Time Art Quilts

Author : Susan Stein
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Build your knowledge in the art quilt design elements of 'lines, values, color, texture, balance, and unity' with projects to try out fabric manipulation and embellishment techniques.

The Joy of Quilting

Author : Joan Hanson
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In this indispensable handbook, two renowned quiltmakers share their expert knowledge with wit, creativity, and a passion for the craft. Quilters will master a full range of techniques with a variety of colorful quilt plans, in sizes from crib to king. A must-have reference for every quilter, The Joy of Quilting inspires the confidence to succeed and makes a perfect gift for those just getting started.-- Softcover edition of a quiltmaking classic includes 26 traditional quilt patterns, along with charts for making each quilt in four different sizes-- Comprehensive, fully illustrated techniques walk quilters through every step of quilt construction, from first cut to last stitch-- Easy-to-read chapters gradually build on the knowledge mastered in previous chapters