From Ensign's Bars to Colonel's Stars
Making Quilts to Honor Those Who Serve
Paperback ISBN: 0764347195
Patriotism and quilting come together in this new book as six quilts honor the officer ranks between 2nd Lieutenant/Ensign through Colonel/Captain. The author, who served more than 25 years in the military, shares her experiences as she progressed through the ranks in both text and quilts. Original designs are provided for quilters or as inspiration for your own creative ideas for making a quilt to honor a service member. Tips are given for fabric selection, constructing the quilt, appliquéing, squaring a quilt, border preparation, and binding while chapter galleries show the versatility of the quilts for non-military applications. With easy-to-follow instructions, this book is perfect for quilters of all skill levels. Novice quilters can practice their techniques while more seasoned quilters can add to their repertoire.
The Practical Guide to Patchwork
New Basics for the Modern Quiltmaker, 12 Quilt Projects
Paperback ISBN: 1607050080
Simple instructions guide beginners and intermediates alike through the entire process of creating fun and useful quilts that they will be proud to call their own. Original.
Jane Davila's Surface Design Essentials
Explore Paints, Mediums, Inks & Pencils: 15 Techniques for Fabrics & More
Paperback ISBN: 1607050773
This is your license to play! Whether you?re a quilter, a textile artist, or you dabble in mixed media, you?re going to love this tool. When you can?t find the exact fabric you need, make it yourself!
350+ Quilting Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets
How to be Better at What You Do
Paperback ISBN: 1250162777
A reference guide for quilters of all skill levels explains the quilt-making process from start to finish and includes step-by-step instructions for planning a design, chain-piecing strips together, and various finishing and embellishing methods.
Cotton and Wool Projects from the Quilted Crow Girls
Paperback ISBN: 1604684054
With their hugely popular book Elegant Quilts, Country Charm, Leonie Bateman and Deirdre Bond-Abel won fans around the world. Now these talented Australian designers are back with stunning all-new designs featuring wool applique on cotton backgrounds. - Experience the sumptuous pleasures of working with wool including reverse applique to create distinctive designs - Select from 12 appealing patterns in a variety of sizes for all skill levels - Make charming lap quilts, table runners, a pillow, framed applique, wall hanging, and more
Quilt Block Geometry
Sewing Blocks from Squares, Rectangles, Triangles, Diamonds, and Curves
Paperback ISBN: 1589239083
Quilters of all skill levels will love the geometric quilt block patterns offered in this book! Quilt Block Geometry includes rotary cutting basics followed by block instructions for 13 different quick-pieced quilt blocks, all made from geometric shapes. With its mix of original designs and modern interpretations of traditional patterns, this 32-page booklet offers something for both beginners and experienced quilters. Each block can be interpreted using endless fabric combinations, so you'll gain a color-shifting kaleidoscope of inspiration. Whether you choose to use the blocks for full quilts, small decor pieces, or even fashion accents is completely up to you. Follow the step-by-step instructions to quickly learn the order of construction and directions for pressing seam allowances, while color diagrams of the blocks show them used in multiples so you can plan out your full quilt as you go along. Let the quilting begin!
Modern Quilting Designs
90+ Free-Motion Inspirations- Add Texture & Style to Your Next Quilt
Paperback ISBN: 1607055589
Be fearless with your free-motion quilting! This intermediate-level guide is filled with 92 modern quilting designs for borders, blocks, and fillers—many are continuous-line. These fun, freeform shapes and lines give an imaginative spark to any quilt. Pebbles, waves, vines, and finials are just a few things that inspire Bethany Pease's hip and doodly designs. Quilting diagrams show you how to put designs together for the best effect. Bethany runs a long-arm business and doodles every chance she gets. She'll also show you how to spot interesting patterns wherever you look to translate into your quilting.
The Modern Medallion
11 Designers Share Quilt Projects to Make, Mix & Match
Paperback ISBN: 1607059916
Medallion quilts, known for detailed borders built around a central focal point, have seen a resurgence in the modern quilting movement. Savor the intricate piecing and sophisticated appliqué behind 11 all-new modern medallion quilts. Projects range from basic to complex, with each quilt as unique as its maker. Stitch a ring of Flying Geese, learn how to resize borders, and master useful techniques, such as sewing inset curves and paper piecing, so you can create your own unique modern masterpiece!