Contemporary Machine Embroidered Qults: Innovative Techniques and Designs

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Krause Publications Craft, Oct 22, 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Now quilters can successfully combine the two great arts of embroidery and quilting, with amazing results! Author Eileen Roche, a leading expert on machine embroidery, offers an array of gorgeous embroidered quilting projects in an easy to follow format in Contemporary Machine Embroidered Quilts. First, readers are led through the basics of the craft, with instruction on selecting designs, threads, fabrics, needles and stabilizers, as well as tips on hooping and stitching techniques. Then, Roche expertly teachers quilters how to transform this knowledge into captivating designs using embroidery, decorative stitches, applique, fabric manipulation and finishing techniques.

&break;&break;With this book's step-by-step instructions and color photos and illustrations, readers will successfully create twelve stunning quilt projects with embroidery. Patterns for quilts and embroidery designs are stored on an included CD-ROM, with more reduced on pages within the book.

 

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Contents

Basic Techniques
14
Embroidered Piece Blocks
26
Adding Decorative Pieces
46
Providing A Setting
74
Closeup Scenes
102
Landscape Quilts
118
Quilting Essentials
130
Resources
143
About the Author
144
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