The Practical Guide to Patchwork: New Basics for the Modern Quiltmaker
Quilting Basics with Modern Flair. 12 quilt projects for beginners, confident beginners, and intermediates. Explore different options for each project-make it with just two colors or scrappy, make it vintage or mod, make it soft or playful. Alternate colorways included with each project show you how swapping out fabrics can change the look of the same block. Learn how to cut, piece, appliqué, machine quilt, bind, and finish. Pick up helpful tips and tricks to stay organized and master the methods. Try a fresh, relaxed approach to making quilts with this new "go-to" book. The bright aesthetic and clear, simple instructions guide beginners and intermediates alike through the entire process of creating fun and useful quilts that they'll be proud to call their own. Winner of the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award
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appliqués back assembly diagram backing fabric batting binding your project Blocks All seam center square Color Group color wheel Construction pages 25—44 Cutting Instructions details on sandwiching different fabrics Elizabeth Hartman Fabric Options fabric Subcut fat quarters finished blocks Finished Quilt Finishing the Quilt fold fusible fussy cutting Hourglass units length of fabric machine quilted needle neutral solid fabric open unless otherwise organizer cards pair of 2V2 pieces 2V2 pins precut pressed open unless print and solid print strips Quilt back assembly Quilt Construction pages Quilt Refer quilt sandwich Quilt top assembly quilters Refer to Step-by-Step right sides rotary cutter rows ruler sashing strips seam allowances seam ripper seams are pressed selvage solid strips stacks Step-by-Step Quilt Construction strips 2V2 Subcut the strips tailor's chalk thread top and bottom top assembly diagram triangles unless otherwise noted width of fabric window pieces X width yard binding fabric Yardages are based