Stitched Raw Edge Applique
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Stitched Raw Edge Applique

by Nickels, Holly
     
 
Take your applique to a new level of ease. International prize-winning quiltmakers Sue Nickels and Pat Holly show just how easy it is to create beautiful finished quilt projects with their new fusing methods. Even fussy pieces have sharp points, neat edges, and no seam allowances to turn under. And best yet, the resulting quilts are soft and flexible - unlike many

Overview

Take your applique to a new level of ease. International prize-winning quiltmakers Sue Nickels and Pat Holly show just how easy it is to create beautiful finished quilt projects with their new fusing methods. Even fussy pieces have sharp points, neat edges, and no seam allowances to turn under. And best yet, the resulting quilts are soft and flexible - unlike many quilts made with traditional fusing methods. These two masters of machine quiltmaking show you tricks of the trade to make your own masterpiece. Even beginning appliquers will find this method accessible and easy to learn. The book is liberally laced with illustrations. Pat's Pointers and Sue's Solutions provide handy hints to make the fusible applique even easier and more fun. A number of other techniques are served up to entice the quilter to enrich her quilts with simple embellishments, such as very narrow bias stems, couched thread details, and really tiny circles. Quilters learn to create their own embroidered background fabrics, embellished bindings, and looped edges, through five charming, fusible applique projects in the book.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Have done raw edge applique for many years, but this book is just filled with great tips, ideas, and wonderfully creative projects. It is absolutely greeat. -Jeanne Muller

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574328998
Publisher:
Collector Books
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
Illustrated
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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From the Publisher - Jeanne Muller
Have done raw edge applique for many years, but this book is just filled with great tips, ideas, and wonderfully creative projects. It is absolutely great. -Jeanne Muller

Meet the Author

Sue Nickels is an internationally famous quilt instructor and award-winning quilter. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Pat Holly has been sewing almost her whole life, beginning with sewing clothes as a young girl. She is a graphic artist and attended the University of Michigan School of Art & Design. She also spends time volunteering for her daughter Alyssa's theater endeavors, including costume work for local productions.

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