Designer Ruth Ann Berry shows you how to use easy, straight-line strip piecing to create the illusion of curves in motion. This book contains 8 projects with complete instructions, plus directions on how to create your own designs. Slice up your stash - novelty fabrics and even ugly fabrics look good when cut up for Bargello piecing.
Large-scale quilts look spectacular on a bed or on the wall. English Paper Piecing EPP is a popular and easy method of creating beautiful, hand-sewn patchwork designs. The fabric is cut and folded over a paper template and the resulting shapes are stitched together by hand, making it ideal for sewing whether you're on the move, or at home.
Successful and established author Alistair Macdonald provides 18 fabulous projects, including a lovely baby's play mat, a stylish gentleman's scarf, a useful hobby bag, a tea cosy, a gorgeous tote bag and a make-up purse. All the patchwork is done by hand sewing, using the English Paper Piecing method in fresh, bright cottons and with clear, step-by-step instructions and beautiful photographs. There is some machine sewing for putting projects together, but you can hand sew if you prefer. Templates for all the projects are included at actual size at the back of the book, and there are basic, step-by-step instructions on this classic technique at the beginning of the book.
All the projects make fabulous gifts for friends and family.
Sewing is popular with all ages and this series, Love to Sew, focuses on the latest hot trends. The 64 page handy square format gives us room for twenty projects, each with simple step-by-step instructions, beautiful photographs, as well as sewing techniques. We all use bags. They are not only highly useful but those you make yourself can be real head-turners and say something to the world about who you really are.
This book contains a wide range of patchwork designs to choose from, many suitable for beginners or those with limited sewing experience. Whether you like the retro look or something more playful or romantic, there is something for everyone! There is a bag for every occasion too - a city bag, shopping bag, clutch bag, travel holdall, purse and more.
Big, bold, impressive designs that sew together quickly and easily! Approaching quilting in a big way, Quilt Big takes the inherent beauty found in single block patterns and creates big, bold quilts, quickly and easily. Whether you're simply short on time or intimidated by complex quilts, Quilt Big will show you how super-sizing your blocks make for faster finishes and so much more.
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In this block book and design resource, you'll find: 22 BIG blocks to show off your favorite fabrics in fantastic ways. Step-by-step guide to scaling traditional blocks to oversized designs. Plus, these 15," 18," and 24" blocks are interchangeable for one-of-a-kind finished projects! No CD required! Block patterns have been designed in a way that no specially sized templates are needed.
If you're new to quilting, there's no better way to learn than on a grand scale. And, for the experienced quilter, large block pieces are a fabric-friendly way to feature your favorite designer collections. Super-size your love of quilting with Quilt Big! In Sew Beautiful Quilted Bags, Japanese quilt artist Akemi Shibata combines elegant yarn-dyed fabrics with colour prints to demonstrate her signature patchwork style.
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With an astounding 28 hand-quilted designs, you'll discover a trove of unique bags to make in all shapes and sizes including purses, pouches, shoulder bags, backpacks, sewing cases, cross-body bags, totes and more! Learn how to incorporate multiple techniques into the same project to create sophisticated, multifaceted designs featuring patchwork, applique, embroidery, beadwork and hand quilting.
Full of ingenious Japanese construction methods, you'll learn how to create beautifully finished bags that can be considered works of art. This is the ultimate go-to quilting guide for the complete beginner - no prior knowledge of quilting, or even sewing, is assumed.
Ten fully illustrated techniques are included, covering everything a novice needs to know, including skills such as rag quilting, hand-tied wadding, English paper piecing and square work. The techniques are accompanied by ten simple projects, enabling the reader to put their newly acquired knowledge into practice.
Projects include a tea cosy, table mat, lavender-filled keepsake, pinboard, table runner, throw, cushion, duffel bag, play mat and bed cover. Approachable and friendly in style, this beautifully illustrated book will give beginners the confidence to take up quilting, then use it as a basic skills 'bible' to have to hand when they need it.
A collection of easy, yet beautiful, patchwork projects that will appeal to anyone who has ever aspired to the craft.
Claudia Schmidt will help you take your first steps into the colourful world of patchworking. Learn how to make these trendy designs from just a few fabric squares and strips. Featuring a fully illustrated beginner's course to explain all the basic sewing techniques - you don't need any prior experience and there are no tedious measurement calculations required. Additionally, each project has clear, step-by-step instructions with accompanying photography and there are full-size templates at the back of the book.
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Once you've mastered these basic techniques, there's nothing to stop you using the designs as inspiration for your own patchwork creations. Country Cottage Quilting Learn how to make gorgeous quilting, patchwork, applique and sewing projects with Country Cottage Quilting, from bestselling author and fabric designer Lynette Anderson. Lynette's country cottage garden provides the inspiration for this collection of 15 beautiful projects, from quick-to-stitch applique designs that make ideal gifts to larger wall hangings and bed-sized quilt patterns.
The stunning designs combine charming hand embroidery with traditional patchwork and quilting techniques. Beautiful fabrics, warm colours and a homely feel are enhanced by a book design that captures Lynette's heart-warming, quirky style. Inside Country Cottage Quilting: Patchwork and Applique Projects - 15 projects for you to make at home, from quilts and cushions to wall hangings, scissor keepers and sewing cases. Techniques - all the sewing, patchwork and applique techniques you need to know to make the projects.
In this chapter you will learn about sewing seams, pressing work, needle-turn applique, English paper piecing, how to make yo yos, how to quilt, and more, and you will also find a comprehensive guide to all of the embroidery stitches that Lynette uses. Brighten up your winter with some serious shimmer!
Sew a stylish quilt and table runner for your home with two stunning projects featuring Jennifer Sampou's Winter Shimmer fabric collections. Piece bejewelled backgrounds with precision, and learn Jennifer's method for turned-edge, fusible machine applique with neat edges. Complete instructions and full-size templates are included in this handy pattern pack. World-renowned for her beautiful fabrics and charming designs, Tone Finnanger has established Tilda as a creative lifestyle that makers dream of.
From her inspirational studio on an island in Norway's Oslofjord, comes this divine collection of quilt patterns, all made with the latest Tilda fabric collections. Fourteen quilts, many with matching pillows, are shown with gorgeous photography, in-depth instructions, piecing diagrams and full-size templates. The designs feature a range of motifs including cats, angels, birdhouses, trees, teapots, fruit, flowers and more that quilters will simply adore.
Cut, piece, baste, quilt and bind your way into Tilda's world with this exquisite pattern book, and make quilts you'll cherish forever. 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, piecing blocks and curved 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. Star blocks are perennial favorites among quilters, and now you can have the very best at your fingertips. Kaleidoscope Quilt Quilt in a Day — Eleanor Burns In the Kaleidoscope Quilt book you create the illusion of circles in your quilt design without using curved lines by dividing the square block into eight large triangles, radiating from the center and finished with small triangles added to the corner.
You will think you see large circles in your quilt, but there are no curved lines! Our Kaleidoscope Ruler is a great aid in accomplishing this challenge to the experienced quilter! Kaleidoscope Quilt contains 96 pages of detailed instructions and color illustrations with photos of finished quilts.
She combines the symmetry and surprise of a kaleidoscope with the techniques and materials of quiltmaking. Paula writes clear, straightforward instructions with wonderful humor. She focuses not on rules but on guidelines that will assist you in the creation of successful designs. Kids Can Quilt — Barbara J. Eikmeier This book includes patchwork projects designed for use by parents and youth group leaders to introduce children in the six- to year-old age range to the fun of quilting. It includes teaching suggestions and directions for kid-tested blocks, along with information on teaching young pupils to mark templates, piece, quilt, and use a sewing machine.
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