Beginner's Guide to Quilting

16 Projects to Learn to Quilt

Author: Elizabeth Betts

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN: 9781446302545

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 4137

Learn how to make beautiful quilts with this comprehensive guide to patchwork and quilting for beginners. Covers all aspects of quilting from piecing and applique to quilting and binding. Choose from 16 simple projects, each focusing on a different technique, from bags and cushions to table mats, wall hangings and bed quilts.Clear illustrations and step-by-step instructions accompany each project, making them all suitable for even a complete novice. The book also includes a quilting glossary explaining common quilting and sewing terms.

A Kid's Guide to Sewing

Learn to Sew with Sophie & Her Friends • 16 Fun Projects You'll Love to Make & Use

Author: Sophie Kerr

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607057522

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 5428

In this book by well-known modern quilters Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr, along with their 11-year-old daughter Sophie Kerr, your customer will learn how to navigate a sewing machine, make smart fabric choices, and use basic sewing tools. Sixteen kid-friendly projects run the gamut from clothes to bags to accessories while clear, step-by-step instructions from Weeks and husband/design partner Bill Kerr walk kids through the creation of each. Throughout the book, tips from Sophie offer design and construction advice from a kid's perspective. The book "grows" with the sewist, offering more complex project as the reader's skills develop. Functions as a visual dictionary of tools, materials, and terms that will be a go-to reference for young sewists Wide range of projects appeal to both boys and girls of different skill levels Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr of Modern Quilt Studio are extremely well-known in the quiltmaking and textile design fields

Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting

50+ Visual Tutorials to Get You Started • Professional-Quality Results on Your Home Machine

Author: Natalia Bonner

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607055384

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 5365

Photo tutorials show stitching in action for 50+ free-motion quilting designs to create modern quilts with classic style! Popular blogger and designer, Natalia Bonner, illustrates her instructions with detailed photos that make it easier to get beautiful results on your home sewing machine. Learn how to quilt all-over, as filler, on borders, and on individual blocks…using loops and swirls, feathers and flames, flowers and vines, pebbles and more! Includes tips for choosing batting and thread, layering and basting, starting and stopping, and prepping your machine are included. After you’ve practiced, show off your new skills with six geometric quilt projects.

The Practical Guide to Patchwork

New Basics for the Modern Quiltmaker

Author: Elizabeth Hartman

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607051621

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 6212

Quilting Basics with Modern Flair. 12 quilt projects for beginners, confident beginners, and intermediates. Explore different options for each project-make it with just two colors or scrappy, make it vintage or mod, make it soft or playful. Alternate colorways included with each project show you how swapping out fabrics can change the look of the same block. Learn how to cut, piece, appliqué, machine quilt, bind, and finish. Pick up helpful tips and tricks to stay organized and master the methods. Try a fresh, relaxed approach to making quilts with this new "go-to" book. The bright aesthetic and clear, simple instructions guide beginners and intermediates alike through the entire process of creating fun and useful quilts that they'll be proud to call their own. Winner of the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award

Kids Start Quilting with Alex Anderson

7 Fun & Easy Projects, Quilts for Kids by Kids, Tips for Quilting with Children

Author: Alex Anderson

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781571201416

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 48

View: 4732

In this volume, Alex Anderson seeks to help children learn how to make quilts. She presents seven projects which should be suitable for both children and adults. These feature simple, traditional designs and include pillows and wallhangings.

Your First Quilt Book

(Or It Should Be!)

Author: Carol Doak

Publisher: Martingale & Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781564771988

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 1931

Learn about the tools, supplies, and techniques you need to create simple patchwork quilts. Eight small projects are provided to help you practice your new hand-or machine-stitching skills.

Start Quilting with Alex Anderson

Six Projects for First-time Quilters

Author: Alex Anderson

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 157120167X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 40

View: 5732

Discusses equipment, fabric, tools, and techniques while offering patterns for six simple block quilts.

Beginner's Guide to Art Quilts

Author: Leisure Arts

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN: 9781601402714

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 68

View: 4185

Art quilts are all about experimenting — using new and exciting techniques, fun and unusual supplies, and coloring variations. This book from Banar Designs will show you how to create your very own, whether you're an experienced quilter, a paper artist, or a beginning crafter. Just follow the step-by-step photos and instructions to learn easy sewing and quilting techniques, fast and fun fabric dyeing and painting, photo transferring, embellishing, hand and machine embroidery, free-motion stitching, rubber stamping, velvet stamping, and more. There also are some Artist Trading Card and postcard quilts shown. Browse the gallery of example art quilts demonstrating various techniques, then get out your fabric scraps, buttons, ribbons, and whatever you have on hand. You'll see how much fun it can be to express yourself with fabric.

Beginner's Guide to Quiltmaking

Author: Jeri Simon

Publisher: Landauer Publishing LLC

ISBN: 9781935726722

Category: Patchwork

Page: 128

View: 1818

Beautiful quilt projects with easy-to-follow, clear how-to instructions, complete step-by-step photos and techniques with a variety of projects.

First Time Quilting

The Absolute Beginner's Guide: There's A First Time For Everything

Author: Editors of Creative Publishing

Publisher: Creative Publishing int'l

ISBN: 9781589238244

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 9968

Learning how to quilt has never been simpler! Enjoy this beginner's guide that takes you by the hand like a personal instructor and teaches you how to quilt. With detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic quilting techniques will have you creating projects like pillows, wall quilts, and even table runners in no time. Eleven simple projects will introduce you to skills like cutting pieces with a rotary cutter and mat, sewing blocks and quilt tops with precision, adding sashing and borders, basting the layers, hand and machine quilting, and binding; skills you will use often as you continue to learn. With First Time Quilting, soon you will be stitching amazing gifts and projects with confidence.

First-Time Quiltmaking

Learning to Quilt in Six Easy Lessons

Author: Landauer Publishing, LLC

Publisher: Landauer (IA)

ISBN: 9781935726234

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 111

View: 5908

Step -by-step instructions with photos and diagrams for learning to quilt in six easy lessons.

Get Started Quilting

The Complete Beginner Guide

Author: Jessica Alexandrakis

Publisher: Interweave Press

ISBN: 9781632501462

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 9739

"An all-in-one guide to contemporary quilting techniques for beginners! Quilting can often seem complicated and overwhelming, but it truly is a craft that anyone can do--taken one step at a time, this fantastic hobby is really quite easy. 'Get Started Quilting' takes readers on a steady path to learning the essential quilting techniques, tricks, and tested methods of quilt making, focusing on one skill at a time. This all in-one volume covers fabric selection, cutting, pressing, sewing (by hand or machine), piecing and joining blocks, basting, hand and machine quilting, and binding and making labels. Quilt blocks range from traditional to contemporary, including basic patchwork and applique as well as improvisational piecing. Working through the book, the reader can pick up and develop all the basic quilting skills they need. Using a range of delightful fabrics, patterns, and colorways, they'll discover how they can put quilt blocks together in a variety of layout designs to create wonderful modern projects." -- Publisher's annotation.

How to Make a Quilt

Learn Basic Sewing Techniques for Creating Patchwork Quilts and Projects. A Storey BASICS® Title

Author: Barbara Weiland Talbert

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612124097

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 1109

With simple step-by-step instructions that require only basic sewing skills, Barbara Weiland Talbert shows you how to make your own beautiful and durable quilts. Taking you through the complete quilting process in an easy-to-follow sequence, Talbert shows you how to select a suitable design, choose the best fabric, cut shapes, piece together blocks, assemble the quilt top, and finish your project. You’ll quickly acquire the know-how and inspiration to create unique high-quality quilts that add a charming touch to your home.

How to Quilt

Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner

Author: Rachel Reynolds

Publisher: GMC Publications

ISBN: 9781784942786

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 120

View: 914

No prior quilting or sewing experience is necessary! Utterly approachable and friendly in style, How to Quilt: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner is a simple-to-follow project based book for the first-time quilter. It is written in a simple and straightforward style, enhanced with beautiful illustrations and vibrant photographs throughout. The ultimate go-to guide. Written with the absolute beginner in mind, this informative book covers everything a novice needs to know, including the following skills: Rag Quilting Hand-tied Wadding English paper piece Square Work 10 essential techniques & 10 stylish projects. Each quilting technique is accompanied by a simple project to make, which enables you to put your newly acquired skills into practice. You will love making and showing off your projects: Pin Cushion Lavender-filled Sachet Coverlet Bed Runner Throw Cushion Tea Cozy Scarf Cot Quilt Master the art of quilting. Once you've mastered the techniques, How to Quilt will serve as a terrific basic skills "bible" for future reference.

A Beginner's Guide to Machine Sewing

50 Lessons and 15 Projects to Get You Started

Author: Clementine Collinet

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489961

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 159

View: 1968

This book will teach you how to use your sewing machine to make a range of projects from simple cushions and bags to more sophisticated clothees, toys and quilts with the help of simple, step-by-step instructions.

Quilting Basics

A step-by-step course for first-time quilters

Author: Michael Caputo

Publisher: CICO Books

ISBN: 9781782493099

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 2905

Have you ever thought about creating a patchwork quilt, but decided it would take too long or be too difficult? If so, Quilting Basics is your perfect introduction to this popular craft. Beginning with the "Getting Started" section, quilting teacher Michael Caputo will show the tools and equipment, and demonstrate the sewing skills you will need, plus the basics of constructing your quilt. Section two is a series of 12 workshops, each introducing you to new skills, with a project at the end which enables you to practice what you have just learned—a great way to get to grips with the theory. As you progress through the workshops, you'll learn how to join pre-cut squares, sashing, piecing and paper piecing, using templates, and the different types of applique. All through the workshops there are helpful hints on choosing colors and patterns that will work together, and variations on the basic blocks show how those choices will affect the end result. With step-by-step text, accompanied by clear illustrations, you'll soon be making a table runner and pillow covers, before moving on to wall hangings, a cot quilt, and a throw. The final project is a full-size bed quilt with elaborate stitching to really show off all your new skills. Michael Caputo is the perfect combination of teacher and designer, with the experience to explain all the techniques, and the artistry to design beautiful projects that will inspire you to get sewing.

Easy Quilts for Beginners and Beyond

14 Quilt Patterns from Quiltmaker Magazine

Author: That Patchwork Place

Publisher: That Patchwork Place

ISBN: 9781604682373

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 79

View: 7615

These 14 striking yet easy quilt patterns feature batiks, polka dots, florals, Asian prints, and more. Each project includes an alternate color option plus illustrated quilting-design suggestions.

Quick & Easy Quilts for Kids

12 Kid Friendly Patterns

Author: Connie Ewbank

Publisher: Annie's

ISBN: 9781592173754

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 48

View: 8500

Provides instructions and patterns for creating twelve quilts for children.

Learning to Quilt

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Lori Yetmar Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781574867206

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 73

View: 8641

Making a sampler quilt is a great way to learn or practice different piecing and quilting techniques. This handy guide has a variety of quilt blocks especially chosen to teach you different piecing techniques.

The Simple Simon Guide to Patchwork Quilting

Two Girls, Seven Blocks, 21 Blissful Patchwork Projects

Author: Elizabeth Evans,Liz Evans

Publisher: Fons & Porter Books

ISBN: 9781440245442

Category: Patchwork quilts

Page: 144

View: 522

"Includes seven complete quilt designs"--Cover.