The Quilters Bible
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The Quilters Bible begs you to read this book by its cover! Full of any and all quilting techniques you could think of, it truly is a comprehensive guide to all things quilting - ideal for both beginners and more experienced quilters!
Find essential advice and helpful instructions on both well-known and little-known techniques, with a wide variety of work samples from top quilters around the globe.
As if that wasn't enough, it also features over 15 projects, including cot quilts, bed quilts, lap quilts, bags, cushions, wall hangings, table mats & runners, and other projects for the home!
Step-by-step instructions, clear diagrams and great photography make this an essential resource for quilters of all abilities.
Basic techniques covered include: making a quilt sandwich, hand and machine quilting, basting and binding a quilt. Other techniques include big stitch, sashiko, free motion, corded and stuffed (trapunto) quilting.
There are instructions for over 100 different patchwork blocks, with detailed instructions for different kinds of piecing such as English paper piecing, foundation piecing and strip piecing.
Techniques for applique are also included which cover different types of applique such as needle-turn; reverse, inlaid and shadow applique as well as using freezer paper and fusible web.
Written by Linda Clements
Published by D&C