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Show Me How To Machine Quilt- Print On Demand Edition

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Take the frustration out of machine quilting and make it fast, fun, and productive. 5 complete quilt projects and dozens of freehand designs.
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Overview

Take the frustration out of machine quilting and make it fast, fun, and productive. 5 complete quilt projects and dozens of freehand designs.
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Library Journal
Long the object of derision by traditional hand-quilters, machine quilting has finally come into its own as an opportunity for expressing creativity in quilting. Freehand quilting involves quilting by machine, using the needle like a pencil to sketch designs as one quilts. Here, Sandbach emphasizes the importance of working with the right tools and uses five simple quilted projects to illustrate the types of free machine quilting appropriate for different types of quilts. A good selection of practice designs makes it easy to master the technique before embarking on a large project. As helpful as this book is, one can't deny that this is one technique better taught in a hands-on workshop. Nevertheless, for those not able to learn the technique firsthand, this is an excellent self-teaching aid. Recommended for public library quilting collections. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571201287
  • Publisher: C & T Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Pages: 66
  • Sales rank: 969,546
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.17 (d)

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1: BASIC TOOLS
Sewing Machine, Sewing Machine Feet, Needles, Workstation, Threads, Thread Tension Adjustment, "Fingers" or Gloves
CHAPTER 2: FABRICS AND BATTING
Fabrics, Batting
CHAPTER 3: GETTING READY TO QUILT
Basting, Quilting, Starts and Stops, Hand Position, Stitch Length
CHAPTER 4: FINISHING THE QUILT
Binding, Sleeve, Blocking
CHAPTER 5: BASIC HINTS AND TROUBLESHOOTING
The Six "B's" of Quilting
CHAPTER 6: PROJECTS AND DESIGNS
Project One - Poppin' Poppies
Project Two - Old Glory
Project Three - Yacht Sailing
Project Four - Two-Way Traffic!
Project Five - Merry Christmas Table Runner
CHAPTER 7: SAMPLER QUILTS
Bev's Pastel Fantasy, Stars and More Stars, Summer Beach Houses, Cat House Too, Combined Efforts, Christmas Heart Lights
CHAPTER 8: DESIGNS
Marking or Not Marking, How Do I Quilt That Quilt?, Designs You Don't Have to Mark, Getting Ready to Play, Designs
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2003

    This book made a machine quilter out of me!

    I am a beginning quilter, but this book gave me everything I needed (both in terms of instruction and courage) to be able to successfully machine quilt the first quilt I ever made. My second quilt was one of the patterns provided in the book, and it was easy and fun to do, but it looks amazing! Very clear instructions and excellent illustrations are provided.

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