Quilting VISUAL Quick Tips

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 19, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 224 pages
Quilting is an old but still very popular art. From Amish country to cutting-edge, quilts of various styles appeal to crafters of all different backgrounds. Quilting VISUAL Quick Tips is an excellent resource for beginners as well as experienced quilters, providing step-by-step instructions for a wide variety of quiltmaking techniques. Perfect to throw in a tote bag and take along to a quilting bee, this book's photo-intensive format makes complex tasks seem easy to accomplish.
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 Working with Squares
28
Chapter 3 FourPatch and NinePatch Blocks
42
Chapter 4 Working withRectangles
58
Chapter 5 Introduction to StripSets
68
Chapter 6 Triangles
84
Chapter 7 Joining Blocks Diagonally Setting on Point
106
Chapter 8 Crazy Quilting Techniques
116
Chapter 9 Appliqué
130
Chapter 10 More PiecingTechniques
144
Chapter 11 Batting Backing and Basting
156
Chapter 12 Tying and Quilting
170
Chapter 13 Binding
188
Glossary
202
Index
206
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Sonja Hakala is a writer, editor, and book designer. She is the editor of American Patchwork: True Stories from Quilters and the author of numerous articles in national publications. She is a partner in White River Press (whiteriverpress.com) and frequently teaches workshops on writing and publishing. She lives with her family on the White River in Vermont where she quilts, gardens, kayaks and hikes as often as she can. Sonja welcomes you to visit her Web site: sonjahakala.com

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