Designing Patchwork on Your Computer

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Krause Publications Craft, Jul 5, 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Looking for more options to add personal touches to your quilts, without spending hours drawing and redrawing designs? Youll find the answers you seek in Designing Patchwork on Your Computer, The book and enclosed bonus CD provide step-by-step instructions for designing a wide range of patchwork blocks using just a few keystrokes, and then combining the blocks to create customized quilts and wall hangings. Instructions are easy and refer to a basic graphics program included on most computers, and the CD contains 100 ready-made templates, grids and patchwork patterns. Additional chapters on color selection and customizing, sashing and borders help you to expand your skills.
 

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Contents

Introduction
6
Computer Basics
13
Using your computer for designs
14
Essential functions
18
Creating your own grids
22
Customizing colors
26
Patchwork Projects
29
Rainbow Squares
30
Star Wall Hanging
64
Designing a Hexagon Wall Hanging
70
Baby Quilt or Playmat
76
Foundation piecing
78
Foundationpieced Seasons Hanging
80
Countryside Quilt
84
Christmas Hanging
92
Crazy Patchwork
96

Courthouse Square
32
SevenPatch Bears Paw Quilt
34
Sashing and Borders
38
Designing a quilt using borders
42
Basket Wall Hanging
46
Log Cabin Poppy Quilt
52
Scrappy HerringBone Wall Hanging
60
Printing onto fabric
102
Flower Quilt
104
Diamond Wedding Hanging
112
Individual quilt labels
122
Index
126
Acknowledgments
128
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Carol Phillipson has more than 30 years of stitching experience, including work as a teacher in textiles. She s taught a variety of crafts, including patchwork, quilting, applique, cross-stitch and embroidery. She contributes to several magazines and is the author of five books, including Stitched Cards and Gift Tags For Special Occasions."

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