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A-Z Of Quilting Technique Book

£9.10

A-Z Of Quilting Technique Book

£9.10

A comprehensive guide to many of the techniques, tools and tricks involved in creating beautiful quilting projects for any occasion. Clear, photographic step-by-step guides describe how to prepare a template, how to bead or embellish, all the way through to the final binding stages.

Packed with over 1000 illustrations and images to help you master even the most difficult technique.

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Comprehensive guide to quilting for beginners or established quilters, with clear step-by-step instructions.

A comprehensive guide to many of the techniques, tools and tricks involved in creating beautiful quilting projects for any occasion. Clear, photographic step-by-step guides describe how to prepare a template, how to bead or embellish, all the way through to the final binding stages.

Table of Contents

Contents

5 General Information

6 Materials
Fabrics
Batting
Threads
7 Tools
Cutting tools
Rulers
Markers
Templates and stencils
Fasteners
Hoops and frames
Needles
Thimbles
Other tools
11 Pressing and starching
11 Caring for your quilt
12 Sizes of quilts
13 Preparation
14 Templates
Making templates for piecing by hand
Making templates for piecing by machine
Using templates for piecing by hand
Using templates for piecing by machine
16 Cutting out
Using a rotary cutter
Cutting strips
Cutting squares and rectangles
Cutting half-square and quarter-square triangles
Cutting diamonds
Trimming points
Cutting without templates
19 Creating the quilt top
21 Patchwork and piecing
21 Patchwork blocks
23 Piecing by hand
Straight seam
Butted seam
Set-in seam
26 Piecing by machine
Straight seam
Chain piecing
Butted seam
Set-in seam
29 Sewing curves
30 Foundation piecing
31 Strip piecing
32 English piecing
33 Log cabin
35 Crazy patchwork
37 Seminole patchwork
38 Appliqué
38 Preparing shapes
Using paper-backed fusible web (or appliqué paper)
Using templates
42 Hand appliqué
Blanket stitch
Slip stitch
Stab stitch
Needle-turn appliqué
46 Machine appliqué
Satin stitch
Zigzag stitch
Topstitch
47 Bias tubes
Tube with the seam allowance on the outside
Tube with the seam allowance on the inside
Double-fold tube
Appliquéing the tube
49 Broderie perse
50 Shadow appliqué
51 Reverse appliqué
52 Fabric manipulation
52 Cathedral window
55 Ruching
Grid ruching
Circular ruching
57 Prairie points (or shark’s teeth)
Individual prairie points
Multiple prairie points
60 Slashing and chenilling
61 Tucking
Spaced tucks
Blind tucks
Graduated tucks
Centred tucks
Undulated tucks
Bubble tucks
64 Suffolk puffs
65 Yo-yos
67 Embellishing
67 Embroidery
Blanket stitch
Blanket stitch long and short
Chain stitch
Detached chain
Feather stitch
Fly stitch
French knot
Herringbone stitch
Pistil stitch
Stem stitch
Couching
75 Beading
Attaching a bead
Attaching a string of beads
Attaching a circle of beads
78 Assembling the quilt top
78 Blocking
79 Setting blocks together
80 Sashing
Sashing without cornerstones
Sashing with cornerstones
82 Borders
Measuring for borders
Butted corners
Square corners
Mitred corners
86 Quilting
87 Marking the quilting design
Stencils and templates
Perforated patterns
Tracings
Using masking tape
90 Attaching the batting and lining
Preparing the lining
Layering
Basting with safety pins
Basting with thread
93 Quilting by hand
Knotting the thread
Starting and ending off the thread
Quilting without a hoop or frame
Quilting in a hoop or frame
97 Quilting by machine
Starting and finishing
Trimming the tails of thread
Quilting with the feed dog engaged
Free motion quilting
99 Straight line quilting
Quilting in the ditch
Outline quilting
Grid or cross-hatch quilting
100 Echo quilting
100 Corded quilting
102 Trapunto
104 Tying
Buttoning
Tufting
106 Finishing
107 Squaring the quilt
Blocking
Squaring
108 Making binding
Joining bias strips
Making continuous bias binding
110 Attaching binding
Attaching doubled binding with butted corners
Attaching single binding with butted corners
Attaching doubled binding with mitred corners
Attaching single binding with mitred corners
Making rounded corners
Scallops
120 Backing turned to front
121 Adding a hanging sleeve
122 Glossary
123 Index

Pages: 128
Illustrations: 1000
Dimensions: 210 x 228 mm
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1782211648

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