Needles and Notions: Paper-Pieced Patterns with a Sewing Room Theme

Needles and Notions: Paper-Pieced Patterns with a Sewing Room Theme

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by Jaynette Huff
     
 

Create delightful paper-pieced quilts and showcase a subject you love--sewing!
Discover 12 pictorial sewing-room blocks in both 4" and 6" sizes, plus a larger block depicting Sunbonnet Sue quilting. Choose from eight quilt patterns and turn your blocks into small wall quilts, or make a sampler quilt using all 13 block designs.

  • Stitch charming block

Overview

Create delightful paper-pieced quilts and showcase a subject you love--sewing!
Discover 12 pictorial sewing-room blocks in both 4" and 6" sizes, plus a larger block depicting Sunbonnet Sue quilting. Choose from eight quilt patterns and turn your blocks into small wall quilts, or make a sampler quilt using all 13 block designs.

  • Stitch charming block motifs, including a button jar, thimble, rotary cutter, sewing machine, seam ripper, and more
  • Learn special techniques for creating tiny 1/8"- to 1/4"-wide accent borders with precision
  • Find clear how-to illustrations and full-size paper-piecing templates for each block

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564772893
Publisher:
Martingale & Company
Publication date:
05/07/2012
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
833,418
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Former quilt-shop owner Jaynette Huff has won several awards for her work, which has been featured in numerous books and national quilting magazines. She is a member of several wonderful quilt guilds, and she especially enjoys the friendship and care that develops among members of smaller, more intimate groups formed around particular quilt types, techniques, and interests. Jaynette lives in Conway, Arkansas, with her husband, Larry, and their cat and dog, Inky and Buddy.

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Needles and Notions: Paper-Pieced Patterns with a Sewing-Room Theme 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
BarbaraLyn More than 1 year ago
Are you a paper-piecing fan or do you want to learn? Needles and Notions will walk you through how to do paper-piecing blocks. If you already know, then this will give you some sewing notions - - sewing machine, needles, irons rotary cutter and the like, to work on. 21 pages take you through how to do a paper-pieced block from the tools and fabric you will need to what the terms mean to actually doing a paper-pieced block. The 12 blocks include sewing notions and a big hatted girl. There is a section on how to embellish the blocks by adding buttons or embroidery stitching. There are eight quilt patterns using these blocks from an actual quilt to wall hangings. Colored photos of the item are included with cutting and material lists. Directions for making the item are straight forward. A short bio about the author can be found on the last page. If you like a sewing room theme and paper-piecing, this is a book you shouldn’t pass up.