Paradise Stitched-Sashiko & Applique Quilts

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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Tropical Splendor in Sashiko and Appliqué. Hand-stitch 6 vivid quilts inspired by tropical flora and fauna. Learn the secrets of successful Sashiko and appliqué. Options for both turn-under and fusible appliqué. Create designs from your own photos. Embellish your quilts with hand embroidery. These glowing quilts bring together two of quilting's best-loved traditions: Japanese Sashiko and colorful appliqué. A large quilt gallery will inspire you to design your own Sashiko/appliqué creations.
 

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I completed some pre printed sashiko pillow blocks and was searching for a unique way to combine them in a quilt. This book presents a very interesting technique of combining appliqué and sashiko. It ... Read full review

Contents

Dedications Acknowledgments
4
Foreward
5
Introduction
6
Sashiko
7
Applique Methods
14
Fabrics for Applique
20
Innovative Quilts with Sashiko and Applique
26
Embroidery Embellishment
30
California Poppies
56
Key Fret Sashiko and Orchids
60
Rainbow Plumeria
63
Honeycreeper in Bamboo
69
Sashiko and Quilt Designs
72
Patterns
77
Bibliography
77
Resources
78

Finishing Techniques
32
Quilt Gallery
36
Tropical Waves
47
Bamboo Garden
52
About the Author
79
Legal Page
81
Copyright

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Pippen studied tailoring and pattern making, and designed jackets made with yukatas and Seminole patchwork. Owner of a perennial flower nursery, she designed and installed gardens and wrote weekly gardening columns for the local newspaper.

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