Quilting for the First Time

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
For the novice, beginning that first quilt can be an intimidating process. Now, thanks to the expert advice offered by the famous Donna Kooler Design Studio, anyone can create a beautifully detailed quilt. Begin with the basics: learn how to choose fabrics and templates, cutting patterns, and simple techniques for machine and hand sewing. As your knowledge increases, graduate to such advanced skills as hand applique, surface embroidery, and lattice-strip borders. Before long, you'll be able to produce your own treasured heirloom quilt. A variety of quilting styles and projects are covered, including the traditional Nine-Patch Sampler and Amish Star Box-Top quilts, a terrific jewel-toned eyeglass case, a crazy quilt stocking, and many others, each designed to build your abilities and enhance your enjoyment of this wonderful, lifelong hobby.
 

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Contents

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What do I need to know about fabrics?
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How do I assemble a quilt?
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How do I make a quilt using templates? 46
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