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!
Lynne Edwards is a world-renowned expert in patchwork and quilting techniques, both hand and machine. Her previous books include The Sampler Quilt Book, Making Scrap Quilts to Use It Up, Stashbuster Quilts and Cathedral Window Quilts.
In 2000, Lynne was given honorary lifetime membership of the Quilter’s Guild of the British Isles, and in 2002 was awarded the Amy Emms Memorial Trophy for services to quilting. In 2008 Lynne was awarded an MBE for her services to arts and crafts.
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Descripción David & Charles, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0715323296
Descripción David & Charles, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0715323296
Descripción David & Charles, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110715323296