Floral Dimensions: 20 Stunning 3D Flowers to Machine Applique

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David & Charles, May 5, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Flowers are perennial favourites in patchwork, applique and quilting. Pauline Ineson shows you how to create amazing three-dimensional flowers with machine quilting, patchwork and applique techniques. This garden of 20 irresistible fabric flowers includes pretty little marigolds, intricate fuchsias, stately foxgloves and elegant tulips. A wide variety of techniques are used to make the flowers, including ruching fabric, gathering and coiling fabric and many applique techniques. Detailed step-by-step artwork and gorgeous photography beautifully illustrate Pauline's innovative designs, which are accompanied by full-size templates. There are also instructions for making stems and various leaf shapes. Variations for each flower show how you can adapt the colours and styles to create your own unique versions. The book also includes examples of stunning quilt blocks incorporating the flower designs for added inspiration. Floral Dimensions is a beautiful book that will inspire you to create your own delightful bouquet of flowers that you can use to adorn all sorts of lovely sewing projects.
 

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I have read and reviewed a lot of books in my time, but this is the most stunning creation I have ever had the pleasure to view. Such wonderful colors and creativity. Just stunning.

Contents

Introduction
7
Materials and Equipment
10
Begonia
12
Bell Flower
18
Berries and Grapes
22
Carnation
26
Chrysanthemum
32
Clematis
38
Lily of the Valley
74
Marigold
78
Pansy
82
Passion Flower
86
Primrose
92
Rose
96
Rosebud
102
Tulip
106

Cyclamen
42
Daffodil
50
Foxglove
56
Fuchsia
62
Gerbera
66
Lily
70
Leaves
112
General Techniques
116
Suppliers
126
Index
127
Copyright
128
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About the author (2012)

Pauline Ineson is an expert machine quilter and teacher. She ran a sewing school for children in America for 17 years before returning to the UK, where she teaches regular sewing and quilting classes in and around Worcester, UK. Pauline attends all the major shows in the UK and the Houston Quilt Festival.

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