Learn how to make 20 striking quilt blocks and piece them together to create your own stunning sampler quilt. Master a range of patchwork and quilting techniques whilst sewing classic block designs, such as Mariner's Compass, Monkey Wrench, Celtic Knot, Attic Windows and Drunkard's Path, as well as popular quilting patterns including Seminole, Bargello and Flying Geese. Hand and machine techniques - Make the quilt blocks using a range of techniques, including hand piecing, machine piecing, applique, strip patchwork, hand stitching, English patchwork, American patchwork and paper piecing. Illustrations guide you through each step, making even the most complicated techniques easy to follow. Using fabrics - There are handy tips for choosing the best colours for each block design to create different looks. Select the best wadding (batting) for your quilt and prepare the fabrics for sewing by washing and ironing them first. Creating the quilt - Learn how to finish the blocks with framing and sashing to adjust the size. Discover hand quilting and machine quilting techniques, including quilting in the ditch and free machine quilting. Then create a gorgeous quilt by joining all 20 quilt blocks together, adding borders and binding. There are 20 completed quilt designs shown throughout the book to give you plenty of ideas!
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Lynne Edwards is the author of The Sampler Quilt Book, published by David & Charles, which has become the quiltmaker's essential reference, with nearly 25,000 copies sold. She is also the author of Making Scrap Quilts to Use it Up, also published by David & Charles. Lynne lives near Ipswich, East Anglia.Contenuti:
Introduction; Getting Started; Basic Equipment; Basic Techniques; Inner City; Seminole; Tangled Star; Quick Triangles; Celtic Knot; Delectable Mountains; Carolina Lily; Quick Bow Tie; Clamshell; Folded Flying Geese; Reverse Applique; Bargello; Pineapple; Attic Windows; Monkey Wrench; Corner to Corner Curve; Mariner's Compass; Celtic Applique; Electric Fan; Alternative Drunkard's Path; Finishing and Quilting the Blocks; Completing the Quilt; Useful Addresses; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index.
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Descrizione libro David & Charles, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 715323296
Descrizione libro David & Charles, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 2nd edition. 144 pages. 10.98x8.31x0.43 inches. This item is printed on demand. Codice libro della libreria zk0715323296
Descrizione libro David & Charles, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0715323296
Descrizione libro David & Charles, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. New item. Codice libro della libreria QX-041-69-1612701