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Quilting for Show: A Practical Guide to Successful Competition Quilting

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From selecting various materials to making the final fold, this handy guide explains in-depth the keys that separate award-winning show quilts from the rest. Newcomers to the show world will learn how to improve upon basics such as blocking and adding a sleeve, as well as how to make machine quilting look like hand quilting. A wide range of contributors—including some of the nation’s best quilters, a quilt appraiser, and multiple professional judges—all contribute trade secrets to winning competitions ...

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From selecting various materials to making the final fold, this handy guide explains in-depth the keys that separate award-winning show quilts from the rest. Newcomers to the show world will learn how to improve upon basics such as blocking and adding a sleeve, as well as how to make machine quilting look like hand quilting. A wide range of contributors—including some of the nation’s best quilters, a quilt appraiser, and multiple professional judges—all contribute trade secrets to winning competitions and avoiding common mistakes. With a bonus DVD demonstrating how to perform specific techniques, novices and seasoned show quilters alike will be able to produce top-quality quilts with ease.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780974470634
  • Publisher: On-Word Bound Books LLC.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.27 (d)

Meet the Author

Karen McTavish is the author of Mastering the Art of McTavishing, The Secrets of Elemental Quilting, and Whitework Quilting. She has been featured on PBS’s Quilt Central and HGTV’s Simply Quilts, and her work has appeared in numerous national magazines and journals. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota. Helen Squire is a recognized authority on quilting patterns, the author of seven books and two CD-ROMs in the Dear Helen series, and the vice president of sales and marketing for the American Quilter’s Society. She lives in Paducah, Kentucky.

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  • Posted January 16, 2012

    Must read!

    Whether you quilt on a long arm or on a home sewing machine as I do, Karen teaches all sorts of techniques to help you improve the quality of your quilting. I highly recommend this book!

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