The Complete Book of Quilting

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 448 pages
Flip through these colorfully illustrated pages to find a project that fits your lifestyle. Choose from dozens of options both big (Log Cabin Quilt) and small (Holiday Bib or Bow Tie Pillow). Riding home from work on the train? Take along a portable potholder to quilt. Stuck at home until the kids are school age? Select a beautiful Virginia Star quilt to relax with during precious down time. In addition to patterns for blankets, bags, cushions, pillows, and even teapot covers, this comprehensive guide boasts a detailed techniques tutorial. You'll master every stage of the quilting process, from preparing fabric to developing a color scheme, tracing the design and constructing the top to stitching the design and adding finishing touches.
 

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Contents

A SHORT HISTORY OF QUILTING METHODS
13
PATCHWORK DESIGN
52
Quilting through the Ages American Method
59
Some Word Study Traditional Method
66
Quilting in Europe Crazy Quilting
74
Quilting Hoops and Frames 28 Cutting Strips on the Straight Grain
80
ASSEMBLY DRAWINGS
96
PATCHWORK DESIGNS
112
PinkandGreen Log Cabin
330
QUILTGALLERY
372
Hearts Wall Hanging
373
Irish Chain Quilt
382
Birds in the Air Panel
388
Log Cabin Placemat
395
Houses Wall Hanging
401
Trapezoids Wall Hanging
408

Stars
128
Grandmothers Flower Garden
134
Christmas Quilt
140
Amish Quilts
146
PROJECTS
154
CupandSaucer Panel
284
Rocking Horse
314
At the Circus
320
Scrap Quilt
417
Basket Quilt
426
GreenEmbroidered Quilt
432
Baby Carriages MiniQuilt
438
MiniQuilt with Mills
444
MAKING A QUILT Cutting Diamonds Cutting Hexagons
447
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