The Complete Guide to Machine Quilting: How to Use Your Home Sewing Machine to Achieve Hand-Quilting Effects
The Complete Guide to Machine Quilting: How to
This book will show you how you can get the most out of your sewing machine while quilting, from working easily with different weights of batting and fabric, to great time-saving tricks, and how to add a cornucopia of decorative stitching effects. For those new to the wonderful world of quilting, you will find all the help and advice you need to get started. Whether you have just completed your first piece of patchwork and find quilting a daunting prospect, or have been quilting your own work for years, this book is packed with all the information you need to get the most out of machine quilting, inspiring new design ideas and finishes along the way. • The must-have book for machine quilters, from beginning to intermediate level. • Get the same polished effects as the professionals with this collection of techniques, tips, and templates. • Includes projects on which to practice your new-found skills.
- Brand: Macmillan Publishers
- ASIN: 125000425X
- UPC: 499991614431
101 Patchwork Patterns (Dover Quilting)
101 Patchwork Patterns (Dover
This is one of the finest of all the available books on the making of patchwork quilts. The author is recognized as having been one of our country's leading authorities on this venerable art, and in this book she divulges many a secret that will assist you in making quilts of the highest quality.The book contains over 100 patchwork patterns, with complete instructions for cutting and sewing. All conceivable sorts of designs are diagrammed and carefully described: flower designs, rainbows designs, Irish chains, fish and bird and leaf designs. The book shows you, step by step, all the details of making each kind of quilt: it covers choice of pattern, piece vs. patch quilting, simple and complex quilts, choice of quilt materials, interlining materials, lining and thread materials, cutting and piecing, the applique process, various methods of setting together, quilt sizes, borders, scallops, flounces, valances, straight line and close shell quilting, methods of stamping, perforated quilting patterns, quilting the quilt, putting into frames, quilting in a small space, embroidery quilts, and many other topics.The book is written in an entertaining manner. The author weaves a great deal of rosy humor into the lining of her instructions, as well as some interesting facts about the histor...
- ASIN: 0486207730
- UPC: 800759207732
All Points Patchwork: English Paper Piecing beyond the Hexagon for Quilts & Small Projects
All Points Patchwork: English Paper Piecing beyond the
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.
- Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
- ASIN: 1612124208
- UPC: 499990940357
Modern Patchwork Home: Dynamic Quilts and Projects for Every Room
Modern Patchwork Home: Dynamic Quilts and Projects for
Create modern quilted home decor for every room in your house! Showcasing the best of Modern Patchwork Magazine, Modern Patchwork Home features patterns from today's top designers. From quilts and runners to pillows and whimsical accessories, customizable carryalls to a cool yoga mat, you can create custom looks that showcase your favorite fabrics. Inside this must-have resource, you'll find:Project instructions for 20+ inspiring modern quilting projects, including bed-size quilts, throw pillows, wall-hangings, and fun accessories that will add a little whimsy to any space.Illustrated step-by-step tutorials explaining essentials skills and timesaving techniques. Tips and tutorials on choosing fabrics, sewing better quilts, and more! Modern Patchwork Home includes everything you need to create custom modern home decor that showcases your one-of-a-kind style.
- Brand: Modern Patchwork
- ASIN: 1440248850
- UPC: 074962020352
Quilt As-You-Go Made Vintage: 51 Blocks, 9 Projects, 3 Joining Methods
Quilt As-You-Go Made Vintage: 51 Blocks, 9 Projects,
Skip the longarmer and finish quilts on your home machine! Best-selling author Jera Brandvig shares a romantic take on her easy quilting designs. Sew 9 quilt-as-you-go projects, including an elegant sampler with 51 interchangeable blocks. Choose one of three QAYG finishing methods (or stick with traditional quilting), including a new reversible-quilt method that renders a secondary patchwork design on your quilt back! No matter how busy your schedule, these timeless blocks create endless possibilities.
- Brand: C T
- ASIN: 1617454729
Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern: Fresh Techniques for Busy Quilters
Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern: Fresh Techniques for Busy
Do you believe rules were meant to be broken? If so, this improvisational quilt-as-you-go technique is for you. Instead of dealing with precise paper patterns and cutting measurements, you'll learn how to piece fabric onto small, manageable batting blocks. Let your creative juices flow as you quilt directly on the blocks (not the entire quilt!), whether in large abstract zigzags or small structured stitches. After the blocks have been joined, all you need to do is add backing fabric and binding, and―voilà―it's finished!
- Brand: C&T Publishing
- ASIN: 1607059010
- UPC: 499991670208
Flower Show Quilts: Stunning Appliqué on a Patchwork Canvas
Flower Show Quilts: Stunning Appliqué on a Patchwork
These are no ordinary floral appliqué quilts! Discover unusual flowers presented with breathtaking beauty on pieced backgrounds. The combination gives each quilt an appealing contemporary feel.Choose from 10 projects that combine patchwork with realistic floral appliquéCreate intriguing flower motifs such as Asian spider mums, orchids, and clematisProjects range in size from small wall hangings to lap-sized quilts, plus a table runner
- ASIN: 1564779343
Free-Motion Quilting Idea Book: • 155 Mix & Match Designs • Bring 30 Fabulous Blocks to Life • Plus Plans for Sashing, Borders, Motifs & Allover Designs
Free-Motion Quilting Idea Book: • 155 Mix &
Take the guesswork out of free-motion quilting with 155 fresh ideas—each handpicked for a specific space on a quilt. Mix and match the designs from each chapter to artfully quilt 30 traditional blocks, borders, sashing, and more! This must-have reference includes an inspiring gallery of finished quilts, tips for domestic and longarm quilters, and complete instructions for a table runner project to hone your skills.
- ASIN: 1617451010
Moda All-Stars All in a Row: 24 Row-by-Row Quilt Designs
Moda All-Stars All in a Row: 24 Row-by-Row
Discover the mix-and-match possibilities for fabulous quilts with row patterns by your favorite Moda designers, including Lynne Hagmeier of Kansas Troubles Quilters, Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms, Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts, Pat Sloan, Carrie Nelson, Sandy Gervais of Pieces from My Heart, and many more.24 row designs in three appealing categories: Classic Patchwork (tried-and-true favorites), Well Seasoned (fresh quilts for every season), and A Bit of Whimsy (playful, carefree designs), plus nine blender rows to help tie them all togetherPerfect for a row-robin quilt-along with your friends, the rows can be put together in many different combinationsIncludes step-by-step instructions and illustrations, plus a quilt gallery that provides inspiration for various combinations and using stand-alone rows in your decor
- Brand: MARTINGALE
- ASIN: 1604687290
- UPC: 744527113521
Quiltmaker's 1,000 Blocks: A Collection of Quilt Blocks from Today's Top Designers
Quiltmaker's 1,000 Blocks: A Collection of Quilt Blocks
Hundreds of blocks from today's top designers!Quiltmaker magazine has long been regarded as the place to find blocks that range from innovative to traditional, whimsical to sophisticated, classic to unique! Now, these blocks are together in Quiltmaker's 1,000 Blocks.This comprehensive guide covers every block-making approach including applique, foundation-pieced, mixed techniques and pieced. It also features settings and yardages for turning your blocks into beautiful quilts, quilt-making techniques for easy reference and a bonus CD of PDF templates.The editors of Quiltmaker magazine have compiled an extensive block collection that is sure to be a quilter's best friend!
- Brand: FONS PORTER
- ASIN: 144024541X
- UPC: 074962018755
Serendipity Quilts: Cutting Loose Fabric Collage
Serendipity Quilts: Cutting Loose Fabric
Save those scraps! Discover the joy and freedom of creating collage-style quilts without rules and measurements. Get hands-on instruction from an award-winning artist who believes creating with your instincts will produce gorgeous results every time.
- Brand: C&T Publishing, Inc.
- ASIN: 1571208305
180 More Doodle Quilting Designs: Free-Motion Ideas for Blocks, Borders, and Corners
180 More Doodle Quilting Designs: Free-Motion Ideas for
Doodle quilting has taken the quilt world by storm--and here are 180 more doodle designs at your fingertips! In this sequel to the best seller 180 Doodle Quilting Designs you'll learn to free-motion quilt in three easy steps: trace a doodle, draw a doodle freehand, and then quilt a doodle with ease! Tracing and drawing help your eyes, hands, and muscles learn a motif. Practice makes progress. All three parts work together to create these delightful doodles in thread!Design sets for blocks, borders, and corners include lines, waves, squiggles, loops, curves, pebbles, swirls, curls, feathers, flowers, and more, plus an introductory section sets you up for success. There's never been a better time to discover this fun way to machine quilt.
- ASIN: 1604689064
- UPC: 744527114535
Foundation-Pieced Quilts: 14 Favorites from Quiltmaker Magazine
Foundation-Pieced Quilts: 14 Favorites from Quiltmaker
Discover some of Quiltmaker magazine's most creative foundation-pieced projects, from an impressive list of designers including Irene Berry, Theresa Eisinger, and Joyce Robinson. With 14 quilts ranging from whimsical to pictorial, geometric to floral, this value-packed collection has something for everyone.Clear, step-by-step directions and full-sized patterns; many projects include alternate-colorway illustrations as wellMost designs provide an original Quiltmaker quilting suggestion for easy finishingProjects range from easy to challenging and include bed quilts, wall hangings, kids' quilts, a table runner, and a tree skirt
- Brand: Quiltmaker
- ASIN: 1604681357
- UPC: 744527111190
Free-Motion Meandering: A Beginners Guide to Machine Quilting
Free-Motion Meandering: A Beginners Guide to Machine
Turn the corner to free-motion success with a meandering makeover! Best-selling author Angela Walters shows you that free-motion machine quilting doesn't have to be scary - with a couple designs in your pocket, you can finish almost any quilt on your home machine and enjoy the process. Practice 8 meandering stitches for beginners plus unique modifications for each, with step-by-step visuals and quilted samples. Improve your free-motion quilting, disguise mistakes, and transition between designs with ease.
- ASIN: 1617455202
Quilt in a Day: Log Cabin Pattern
Quilt in a Day: Log Cabin
Celebrate 20 years of Quilt in a Day with the 20th Anniversary Edition of Eleanor's first book that brought the tradition of quilt making to so many. Sewers of all ages can make a Log Cabin quilt in 10 to 16 hours with this book's easy step-by-step directions and clear illustrations. Yardage charts, color combinations, and a choice of pattern settings are given for a variety of sizes. This anniversary edition features color illustrations and photos throughout, as well as six new pages of layouts, new finishing techniques, and of course, new quilts! Layouts include: Dark with light, Navajo, Mountains, Fields and Furrows, Peaks and Valleys, Stained Glass, Arrow, Windmill, Cross Hatch, All Sevens, Postitive/Negative, Four Square, Light with Dark, Zig Zag, Whirligig, Barn Raising, Sundburst and Starlight!
- Brand: Quilt In A Day
- ASIN: 0922705984
- UPC: 735272010425