A-Z of Quilting (A-Z of Needlecraft)

A-Z of Quilting (A-Z of Needlecraft)

By: Country Bumpkin Publications (author)Paperback

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Whether you're new to quilting or seeking to hone your skills, this comprehensive A-Z guide will see you through the whole process from start to finish, from applique to zigzag stitch. Get to grips with basic stitches, or turn your hand to more complex projects - the A-Z of Quilting is the perfect companion to this ever-popular needlecraft.

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Compiled by the expert team at Country Bumpkin, renowned Australian publishers of embroidery books and magazines.

Contents

5 General Information, 6 Materials, 7 Tools, 11 Pressing and starching, 11 Caring for your quilt, 12 Sizes of quilts, 13 Preparation, 14 Templates, 16 Cutting out, 19 Creating the quilt top, 21 Patchwork and piecing, 21 Patchwork blocks, 23 Piecing by hand, 26 Piecing by machine, 29 Sewing curves, 30 Foundation piecing, 31 Strip piecing, 32 English piecing, 33 Log cabin, 35 Crazy patchwork, 37 Seminole patchwork, 38 Applique, 38 Preparing shapes, 42 Hand applique, 46 Machine applique, 47 Bias tubes, 49 Broderie perse, 50 Shadow applique, 51 Reverse applique, 52 Fabric manipulation, 52 Cathedral window, 55 Ruching, 57 Prairie points (or shark's teeth), 60 Slashing and chenilling, 61 Tucking, 64 Suffolk puffs, 65 Yo-yos, 67 Embellishing, 67 Embroidery, 75 Beading, 78 Assembling the quilt top, 78 Blocking, 79 Setting blocks together, 80 Sashing, 82 Borders, 86 Quilting, 87 Marking the quilting design, 90 Attaching the batting and lining, 93 Quilting by hand, 97 Quilting by machine, 99 Straight line quilting, 100 Echo quilting, 100 Corded quilting, 102 Trapunto, 104 Tying, 106 Finishing, 107 Squaring the quilt, 108 Making binding, 110 Attaching binding, 120 Backing turned to front, 121 Adding a hanging sleeve, 122 Glossary, 123 Index, 128 Acknowledgements

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/10/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781782211648
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781782211648
  • weight: 462
  • ISBN10: 1782211640

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