Quilting The Complete Guide

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Krause Publications, Nov 17, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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It's Everything You Need to Know in One Book Let trusted teacher and expert Darlene Zimmerman teach you everything you need to know about quilting! Features include: Step-by-step instructions clearly outline techniques and tips for rotary cutting, sewing, pressing, piecing, hand and machine applique, layering and basting, block settings, borders, sashes, bindings, quilting, edge finishes and quilt care. Quick Reference Guides make it a snap to pick the perfect batting, use simple formulas and create your own binding. Color-coded page headers break topics into easy-to-navigate sections, including Tools and Supplies, Techniques and Tips, Finishing Techniques, Quilting TLC and Reference Information. Compact, lay-flat format lets you keep your hands free from quilting and is the perfect size to take along the classes, retreats or your favorite quilt shop. Whether you've quilted for years or are just getting started, Quilting: The Complete Guide is sure to become your favorite reference book!
 

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Contents

Introduction
6
QUICK REFERENCE GUIDES
9
TOOLS AND SUPPLIES
19
TECHNIQUES AND TIPS
49
FINISHING TECHNIQUES
155
QUILTING TLC
225
REFERENCE INFORMATION
239
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Quilter, author and fabric historian Darlene Zimmerman teaches and lectures across the country. Darlene designs quilting tools for EZ Quilting y Wrights and multiple vintage-inspired fabric lines for Robert Kaufman Fabrics Inc. She also writes patterns and books, including "Fat Quarter Small Quilts," "The Quilter's Edge," "Granny Quilt Decor," "Granny Quilts," "Quick Quilted Miniatures," and "Quilts from Lavender Hill Farm" with Krause Publications. Also Darlene frequently is published in quilt magazines. Darlene resides in Minnestoa with her husband and her cat, Lucy.

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