Art Of Machine Piecing: How to Achieve Quality Workmanship Through a Colorful Journey

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Here are easy-to-learn precision piecing methods that will help you attain quality workmanship and extraordinary quilts. Sally shows how to enjoy the journey from design idea to quilted reality! Patterns for 49 traditional-style blocks in 3”, 4”, and 6” sizes. Instructions for making a knock-your-socks-off sampler quilt that uses all 49 blocks. The ultimate how-to guide for precision machine piecing, offering detailed information on choosing appropriate fabrics and drafting patterns. Inspiration and ideas from a gallery of beautiful small quilts and gifts. Lessons on how to critique your own work and correct problems
 

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Collins (Small-Scale Quiltmaking, C&T, 1996) honed her piecing skills working with miniature blocks, which require even more precision in piecing than standard-size bed quilt blocks. In this book ... Read full review

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This is a great book for beginner. GREAT.

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Contents

Philosophy and Creativity
5
Tools and Equipment
8
Color and Fabric
10
Design
17
Workmanship
25
Construction Techniques
35
The Block Collection
49
QuiltMy Journey
105
GalleryIdeas and Inspiration
110
Patterns
118
Bibliography Sources
125
Index
126
About the Author
127
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