Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 14:05
How can you take something that is nothing, add it to something that is also almost nothing and create something that is beautiful, useful, and becomes a treasured family heirloom? QUILT! Using small pieces of fabric and sewing them together in a multitude of different patterns a new and original art piece is created. The Moore Public Library will host a hands on program Friday, February 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. At this time the class is full, but you can have your name put on a waiting list by calling 793-5100. In the meantime check out these and other quilting books in the adult non-fiction collection.
For every quilter there's a mound of scraps, and for every scrap there's a quilter wondering how to use it! To keep up with the demand for designs -- because everyone loves scrap quilts -- we've collected gorgeous projects from a wide range of quilt experts, including Kim Diehl, Mimi Dietrich, Sally Schneider, and many more.
Favorites from the Editors of American Patchwork & Quilting 41 quilt projects that are stylish, appealing, and approachable for the newer quilter Every quilt is quilter tested Beautiful full color photographs of every project Full-size patterns for all projects offered in a tear-out pattern pack quilters can use again and again. Each project includes a quilt diagram, assembly instructions, and schematic illustrations to ease completionIdeas and inspiration for making beautiful throws and bed-sized quilts, plus an array of wall hangings, bags, pincushions, and gifts.A comprehensive guide to quilting basics helps beginners get started.
Benefit from expanded information on setting options, quilting, binding, and more! Learn about using yo-yo templates and how to make the most of those beautiful bundles of pre-cut fabrics! The 19 skill-building projects have been updated with four fresh new designs in today's fabrics. In the pattern gallery, you'll find 80 pieced blocks, 10 applique patterns, and 14 quilting patterns. A source list, cross-referenced index, and bibliography round out the 240-page volume.
Try a fresh, relaxed approach to making quilts with this brilliant dip-in, dip-out-of book that features a bright aesthetic and clear, simple instructions to guide beginners and intermediates alike through the entire process of creating fun and useful quilts that they'll be proud to call their own. The Practical Guide to Patchwork features 12 fantastic projects that allow quilters to experiment with different styles from scrappy and vintage to modern and playful. Each project also comes with an alternate colour scheme to show how swapping out fabrics can dramatically change the look of a quilt.
Providing quilters with numerous ideas for thoughtful gifts, this book makes practical and economical use of often discarded scraps of fabric. The dozens of projects, which are helpfully organized by completion time, cover a range of skill levels that will satisfy both beginning and seasoned crafters. Supported by hundreds of illustrations and photographs, this guidebook is the ideal companion for any crafter wanting to finally find a use for leftover scraps and stashes.
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