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.
Explore Creative Piecing With Curves, Strips, Slabs and More
Paperback ISBN: 1940655374
Are there other books out there? Yes! What makes Inspiring Improv exceptional however is the author's focus on small sections of improvisational piecing to be used within a larger pattern. Using a series of reliable, repleatable and fun piecing techniques that give you all of the fun and inspire quilters to explore their own creativity, a series of techniques are introduced to create 12 uniquely individual quilts that encourage readers to manipulate fabric in new and inspiring ways. - Includes 12 project instructions to get quilters inspired? - A true skill-builder and process book - Traditional piecing techniques just without the rulers! - Inspires creativity and fabric play - Improv techniques to make the included patterns or create your own!
Sewing Machine Magic
Make the Most of Your Machine - Demystify Presser Feet and Other Accessories - Tips and Tricks for Smooth Sewing - 10 Easy, Creative Projects
Paperback ISBN: 1589239504
"With just a little know-how and the right accessories, you can get the most out of your sewing machine and give all your sewing and quilting projects a professional look! In Sewing Machine Magic, author and sewing expert Steffani Lincecum shares 30+ years of experience on how to handle a sewing machine with greater ease and confidence, and explains how to easily find and use the right presser feet and other accessories for your machine, whether you purchased it at retail or found it at a yardsale. You'll learn the logistics of managing thread, how to achieve the proper stitch formation for every project, and how to troubleshoot a variety of common sewing problems. Learn to use more than 30 presser feet and other accessories, from the basics to more specialized tools designed to maximize efficiency, precision, and creativity. The 10 fashion and home decor projects show inventive ways to use some of the feet and accessories"--
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!
Vintage Made Modern
Transforming Timeworn Textiles into Treasured Heirlooms
Paperback ISBN: 1611801230
Create modern heirlooms using vintage materials--a collection of 35 innovative projects showcasing the exceptional beauty in timeworn textiles. Vintage Made Modern is a book devoted to recycling just as generations before us have, utilizing timeworn textiles with histories of their own. With a little resourcefulness, gentle care, and some creative repurposing, the 35 innovative projects in this book breathe life back into these textiles, refresh their beauty, and create new memories. Whether iT be Granny's well-worn apron, a threadbare family quilt, or a tattered tea towel you picked up at the thrift shop, each of these textiles has a tale to tell. Vintage Made Modern will have you collaborating with makers from the past and continuing stories composed long ago, with you becoming part of the narrative.
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!