Simple Start–Stunning Finish: Fabric Secrets - Easy Piecing - Quilting Solutions (Google eBook)
Turn Circles, Squares and Rectangles into Gorgeous Quilts. 15 hip, quick-to-make quilts that get dramatic results from simple shapes and large-scale prints. Color inspirations from traditional to trendy, soft to spicy. Sizes that suit your décor, from smaller wallhangings to large bed-sized quilts. Learn Valori's secrets of successful quiltmaking - color and fabric selection, design, piecing and appliqué techniques, and more. Valori shows you how to make striking, colorful quilts that only look hard to make - use her techniques to get beautiful results in a lot less time than you'd think! Project instructions include tips on choosing fabrics, working with color, strip piecing to create amazing color effects, appliqué, curved and paper piecing, and easy ways to quilt the finished top. Time-challenged quilters and beginners looking to build their skills will love this fresh approach.
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arrange the pieces background fabric Baste blind-hem-stitch applique block centers blocks and circles Combine corner posts correctly sized create cut 2 lengths Cut 4 strips cut a rectangle Cut as shown Cut wedges CUTTING AND CONSTRUCTION design wall Discard fabrics right sides FINISHING flower freezer paper indicated for Row inspiration l/s yard large-scale prints large-scale theme print Layer 4 fabrics Layer the backing Lily Pond Monofilament or invisible Ouilt pieces as indicated pink preferred method Preparing the Circles Press each seam Press the seams quilt as desired Quilt Assembly Diagram quilt top Quilting design raw edges rectangles 21/2 Refer rotary cutter ruler to measure sashing and corner sashing strips seam allowances setting triangles Sew B wedges solid colors Solid-like Stitch the rows Stitch the wedges stitching line strip sets top and bottom trim Valori wedges and rectangles yard for binding yards for backing yards total York Beauty