Radiant New York Beauties. 14 Paper-Pieced Quilt Projects (Print On Demand Edition)

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Here’s your opportunity to become an expert on glorious New York Beauty blocks! Valori Wells’ innovative designs will pump up your creativity, while her hands-on teaching style will walk you through each step of the process.

- 14 New York Beauty projects range from precise traditional blocks to freewheeling contemporary designs - all paper-pieced for accuracy

- Valori takes you beyond the basics to learn more complex techniques such as asymmetrical designs, rectangular blocks, and extended points

- Lessons in ...

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Overview

Here’s your opportunity to become an expert on glorious New York Beauty blocks! Valori Wells’ innovative designs will pump up your creativity, while her hands-on teaching style will walk you through each step of the process.

- 14 New York Beauty projects range from precise traditional blocks to freewheeling contemporary designs - all paper-pieced for accuracy

- Valori takes you beyond the basics to learn more complex techniques such as asymmetrical designs, rectangular blocks, and extended points

- Lessons in block construction, fabric choices, quilting designs, and more

- Patterns are included, plus learn to draft your own!

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Library Journal
With their elegant rounded lines and radiating triangle points, New York Beauty blocks combine technical elements challenging for even the most accomplished quilter, including piecing the arcs with points and working the curved seams. The resulting quilts can be startlingly beautiful and well worth the effort, as evident in this teaching collection of 14 New York Beauty quilt projects. A trained artist and photographer, Wells sprinkles the book with color photographs that have inspired many of her designs, as well as minilessons on such topics as paper-piecing an arc, free-motion quilting, and joining curved sections of a block. A quilting tour de force, this is recommended for serious collections in large public libraries. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571201997
  • Publisher: C & T Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2010
  • Pages: 98
  • Sales rank: 682,750
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
CARNIVAL BEAUTY: Two classic blocks in a nontraditional setting
Mini Lesson: Paper-Piecing an Arc
Mini Lesson: Joining Curved Sections
VINTAGE BEAUTY: Collectible fabrics, applique, and old-fashioned aura
Mini Lesson: Needleturn Applique
Mini Lesson: Free-Motion Quilting
POSY POTS: Quick and easy flowers
RED LICORICE: A classic two-color quilt
YEE-HAH!: A classic kicks up its heels
Mini Lesson: Making Mitered Corners
RADIANT BEAUTY: Playful points, exuberant borders
Mini Lesson: Paper-Piecing Irregular Points
FIREWORKS IN THE GARDEN: An on-point explosion
Aria: Another irregular beauty
Mini Lesson: Drafting a Freestyle Block
SUNDAY MORNING: The Aria block in a bed-size quilt
PACIFIC RIM: Asian circles in red, black, and blue
LAZY DAISY: Fantastic flowers without curves
Mini Lesson: Sashing Ideas
CUSHION FLOWERS: Five batik beauties
Mini Lesson: Making a Cushion Flower
SORBET SUNRISE: Early morning in the garden
Mini Lesson: Stitch 'n Flip Blocks
Starburst: The garden at night
JOSHUA TREE: A quilter's journal
Making and Using the Patterns
About the Author
Sources
Index
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