Quilting on the Go

English Paper Piecing Projects You Can Take Anywhere

Author: Jessica Alexandrakis

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN: 0770434134

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Break Free from Your Sewing Machine Imagine being able to quilt on vacation, at the beach, or virtually anywhere else you find yourself. Jessica Alexandrakis has traveled the world with her on-to-go sewing kit and small stash of fabric, creating strikingly modern patchwork along the way. Now she shares everything she's learned about this addictive, beginner-friendly technique. • Sewing kit essentials that you can slip in your bag so you'll always be ready to stitch • Color theory and stash organization tips for dramatic effects or scrap-happy results • Creative patterns to combine hexagons, half-hexagons, diamonds, stars, squares, and triangles • 10 step-by-step projects, including the hand-pieced Laptop Bag, Tanuki Stripe Throw, Falling Stars Baby Quilt, and Jessica's signature Travel Quilt • 10 customizable quilt patterns with 40 vibrant color palette suggestions Whether your style is classic or modern, Jessica offers a range of stunning projects, from small home accessories to full-size quilts, for all skill levels. So leave the sewing machine at home. Take your quilt to go.
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Quilting on the Go: English Paper Piecing

Author: Sharon Burgess

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9786059192224

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Page: 144

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This book will guide crafters through all the steps of English Paper Piecing, starting with the basics. Readers will work their way through the humble hexagon, stars, curves, and more. The author shares her tips, techniques, and her preferred products to help quilters achieve great results and identify what to look for when choosing fabrics to fussy cut. The book has a range of patterns from simple smaller projects through to baby and full-sized quilts, offering something for all levels of experience.
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English Paper Piecing - With Fabric and Thread

Author: Sharon Burgess

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9786057834201

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 9061

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With Fabric and Thread contains projects suitable for all skill levels. A 'Back to Basics' techniques section guides the beginner on their English Paper Piecing journey, where Sharon shares the techniques and tools she uses, setting you up for success. Each quilt design has easy to follow illustrations and step-by-step instructions. From the fun of 'Giggle and Whirl,' an I Spy children's quilt, to the fussy cutting of 'Amore,' welcome to the wonderful world of English Paper Piecing.
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Hexa-Go-Go

English Paper Piecing • 16 Quilt Projects

Author: Tacha Bruecher

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607054523

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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Fat Quarterly Magazine co-founder Tacha Bruecher takes a fresh look at an old favorite—English paper-pieced hexagons—with current fabrics and settings for quilts, table toppers, and more. Modern and traditional designs are both featured, including rosettes, stars, and free form. Learn how to combine settings and how to creatively quilt hexagons. Projects are varied for any skill level or time commitment – make a few hexagons, make a few more, or make few hundred. Making the individual hexagons are perfect for modern quilters on the go; they are terrific stash busters (and stress busters) that take your priceless handwork from repetitive to remarkable!
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The Quilters Ultimate Visual Guide

From A to Z--hundreds of Tips and Techniques for Successful Quiltmaking

Author: Ellen Pahl

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 9780875967103

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 288

View: 9476

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Contains over 700 how-to illustrations for backing quilts, embellishment, paper piecing, machine quilting, and using templates and stencils
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All Points Patchwork

English Paper Piecing beyond the Hexagon for Quilts & Small Projects

Author: Diane Gilleland

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612124216

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 2016

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The key to perfect patchwork is getting all of the points to match up — which is no easy feat! Set yourself up for success with the rediscovered technique of English paper piecing. Using paper templates to guide your pattern, you can expertly fit your quilting shapes together before you even start sewing. All Points Patchwork takes you far beyond traditional hexagons and accommodates triangles, diamonds, octagons, and even curved shapes. Simple instructions for decorating clothing, bedding, and home decor open up astounding possibilities for quilters of all levels.
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English Paper Piecing a Stitch in Time

Projects to Inspire With Needle and Thread

Author: Sharon Burgess

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9786059192460

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Page: 128

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A Stitch in Time contains 18 projects, each with a touch of English Paper Piecing combined with Embroidery, Hand quilting, pretty laces and trims. All designed to encourage you to pick up a needle and thread. This book contains projects that will entice you to cut into your precious and most treasured fabrics, even repurpose a vintage linen, bringing them to life in projects to share, give as a gift or to just keep for yourself. Some of the projects within A Stitch in Time are a Fussy Cut Candle Mat, Vintage Pouch, Baby Quilt, Sewing accessories and more.
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English Paper Piecing

Fresh New Quilts from Bloom Creek

Author: Vicki Bellino

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 1604686200

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 1920

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Vicki Bellino, author of the popular Bloom Creek Quilts, presents a delightful selection of English paper-piecing quilt patterns. Using gorgeous pieced elements as appliques, Vicki eliminates the tedium and opens up exciting new design options. Twelve inspiring quilt patterns, from a small quilt suitable for framing to larger wall hangings and bed quilts Beautiful English paper-piecing designs categorized by shape: hexagons, diamonds, pentagons, and Dresden wedges Shapes to make whole quilts, block elements, or appliques--great for scraps
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The New Hexagon 2

52 More Blocks to English Paper Piece

Author: Katja Marek

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 1683560612

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 9262

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Hooray for MORE hexagons! The best-selling author of The New Hexagon is back with 52 new ways to play with hexagon shapes. Using her efficient, accurate methods for English paper piecing, Katja Marek shares streamlined how-to techniques such as basting with glue and using precut paper templates. Katja's also expanded the hex-abilities by including a variety of block sizes. Choose from: 14 twelve-inch blocks 38 six-inch blocks 5 pretty projects to show off the blocks you create!
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Flossie Teacakes' Guide to English Paper Piecing

Exploring the Fussy-Cut World of Precision Patchwork

Author: Florence Knapp

Publisher: Fons & Porter Books

ISBN: 9781440247927

Category: Appliqué

Page: 128

View: 4175

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In a sea of quilting project books, Flossie Teacakes' Guide to English Paper Piecing stands alone. Drawing together many disparate strands, this comprehensive guide offers up a deeper exploration of this precision patchwork craft, providing everything quilters need to know on a practical level to begin navigating fussy cutting and English paper-piecing (EPP). The most comprehensive guide to English paper piecing on the market today, including history of the craft, artist profiles, and more! Patterns for original rosettes on which to learn the practicalities of EPP are shown step-by-step, covering everything from templates, paper choice, magic mirrors, how to mock up layouts, glue/thread basting, and more. Finished examples exemplifying mastery of the skills learned in the book & unique secondary designs within the quilts that demonstrate the fussy cut and rosette piecing techniques. Flossie Teacakes' Guide to English Paper Piecing is not just a how-to text on English paper piecing. While any book on English paper piecing must cover the instructional aspects, Flossie Teacakes offers a softer, warmer approach, exploring the craft on a more tactile paper-and-fabric level and including stories and inspirations this wonderful craft. Author Florence Knapp explores of the craft over a series of interviews and a journey back in time. She captures the elements that make it so much more than a simple technique guide, giving meaning to the act of English paper piecing for those who are intrigued as well as to quilters who are already hooked. As if that isn't enough, there's icing on the teacakes in the form of original paper-pieced rosettes and show stopping quilt patterns included to practice and show off your EPP skills.
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