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Patchwork: 200 Q&A
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Patchwork: 200 Q&A

by Vicki Tymczysym
 

Brand-new in Barron's growing 200 Q&A series of books for craft hobbyists, this profusely illustrated volume uses the easy-reference Q&A format to answer needlecrafters' most-often-asked questions about mastering the required techniques for making a variety of patchwork items. Practical answers to 200 questions enlighten readers on--
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    Brand-new in Barron's growing 200 Q&A series of books for craft hobbyists, this profusely illustrated volume uses the easy-reference Q&A format to answer needlecrafters' most-often-asked questions about mastering the required techniques for making a variety of patchwork items. Practical answers to 200 questions enlighten readers on--

  • The difference between a template and a stencil and how to use each
  • The best fabric to use for a patchwork bag
  • How to join irregular shapes to create crazy patchwork patterns
  • How a home computer can help in creating patchwork designs
  • How to make pictures with patchwork
  • How to do appliqué . . . and much more

    Here, too, is information on needed tools and techniques, fabrics, making and joining blocks, matching colors, mixing plain and patterned pieces, fabric dying, and collage. The book's questions with answers are categorized according to themed chapters that cover everything from Tools and Materials to Patchwork as Artwork. Instruction is enhanced with approximately 100 illustrations in color and black and white.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780764163746
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
    Publication date:
    03/01/2011
    Pages:
    224
    Product dimensions:
    6.50(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

    Meet the Author


    Jake Finch was a field editor for American Quilter Magazine,and currently writes, speaks, and teaches quilting at guilds, shops, and retreats. She is also managing editor of Quilter's Home Magazine. Her quilts have won several regional awards. She is also the author of Quilting: 200 Q&A, published in North America by Barron's

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