Quilting is a traditional skill that is enjoying a resurge in popularity as a means of creative expression and a wonderful way to make beautiful, thoughtful gifts for important occasions. Quilting takes a great deal of skill and patience, and there are lots of ways it can go wrong, wasting time and expensive fabric in the process. In this book readers learn how to master the process of both machine and hand quilting with the following:
Beautiful full-color, step-by step photos teach each skill needed, from the basics to more advanced techniques.
More than 20 sample projects with materials lists, photos, and step-by-step instructions.
A guide to all the tools and supplies needed to get started, including a primer on sewing machines and stitching.
Tips for buying and cutting fabric, and piecing it into blocks by hand or machine.Techniques for making applique quilts, by machine or by hand.
Instructions for assembling quilt blocks into a finished quilt top.The best stitching methods for turning a quilt top into a finished, quilted quilt.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 10 / 2014