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Dancing with Thread: Your Guide to Free-Motion Quilting
     

Dancing with Thread: Your Guide to Free-Motion Quilting

by Ann Fahl
 

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Free-spirited Quilting Techniques Gives You The Freedom To Create the Perfect Design. Create decorative quilting designs on any sewing machine that fit your quilt the best. Use the troubleshooting guides to solve common free-motion quilting problems. Create stunning designs using your own doodles as patterns. Add movement, personality, and texture to your quilts.

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Free-spirited Quilting Techniques Gives You The Freedom To Create the Perfect Design. Create decorative quilting designs on any sewing machine that fit your quilt the best. Use the troubleshooting guides to solve common free-motion quilting problems. Create stunning designs using your own doodles as patterns. Add movement, personality, and texture to your quilts. Discover the beauty and ease of working with decorative and metallic threads Are you looking for a faster way to create custom quilting designs? Then you'll love free-motion quilting! Not only is it relaxing and calming, but the free-style approach is so much fun you'll want to make a quilt for everyone you know!

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The Applique Society newsletter
Ann Fahl says you must practice when doing free motion quilting but; after you get the basic idea and become comfortable with the process, you will find that it can become relaxing and calming. In her new book Dancing with Treads Ann gives you free spirited quilting techniques that will help you create the perfect design to fit your quilt. You will find many photos of her quilts and detailed comments on threads and quilting designs for each quilt. Tools and supplies are covered in detail, including thread, needles, marking pencils, bobbins and batting to name a few. You will learn how to create your own quilt motif from doodles as well as the basics of assembling a quilt. The photos and instructions are clear and very easy to understand. There are five projects in the book ranging from beginner to experience that will give you a great chance to create a small project and quilt it. There is a trouble shooting section that offers suggestions on solution to problems you may encounter. Ann is an expert on machine quilting and this book is a must have for all those interested in doing their own machine quilting.
Machine Quilting
Have you ever gazed at one of Ann Fahl's lovely quilts and wondered how she makes her quilting look so charming and effortless? Using delightful dance metaphors, Ann shows how to incorporate several of her quilting designs and motifs into your quilting in ways which will enhance and add movement and texture to your quilts. From ballerina to improvisational dancer, and choreographer to jazz dancer, find the style that best fits you and start quilting!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571206619
Publisher:
C & T Publishing
Publication date:
05/25/2010
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.20(d)

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