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365 Free Motion Quilting Designs
     

365 Free Motion Quilting Designs

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by Leah Day, Paul Huggins (Photographer), Josh Day (Editor), Chet Day (Editor)
 

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A compilation of 365 free-motion quilting designs from the Free Motion Quilting Project blog, this new edition of a wildly popular book contains a treasury of ideas and inspiration. From blocks to sashing to borders, find hundreds of filler designs perfect for every area of your quilt. Feeling confused by free-motion quilting? Get back on track with Leah's quick

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A compilation of 365 free-motion quilting designs from the Free Motion Quilting Project blog, this new edition of a wildly popular book contains a treasury of ideas and inspiration. From blocks to sashing to borders, find hundreds of filler designs perfect for every area of your quilt. Feeling confused by free-motion quilting? Get back on track with Leah's quick tips on everything from machine settings to preparing your quilt top and backing for quilting.

• New lay-flat binding so you can keep it open hands-free while you quilt
• Challenge yourself to memorize—not mark—a new design every day for a year
• Break out of your stippling rut! High-quality photos of each meticulously stitched design
• Largest collection of free-motion designs ever published

Editorial Reviews

8/21/16 yarnsandfabrics.co.uk
This really is an amazing book, now in its second edition. Leah set out to blog about creating a new free-motion quilting pattern every day and this is the result. It includes great designs for blocks, sashing and borders. Tips for getting on track with your quilting. Continuous line quilting and fabulous designs will ensure you will have a handy repertoire at your fingertips and your quilting will never be dull. There is an introduction with some answers to frequently asked questions. There is also an index at the back and room for your own notes. Each stitch design is shown with good photos, you can trace the design or you can visit Leah’s website for video tutorials. This is not a how-to book, but it is an excellent resource for confident free-motion quilters. Advanced quilters will quickly adapt the designs too.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781477490549
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/23/2012
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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Meet the Author

Leah Day is an online quilting teacher and creator of The Free Motion Quilting Project, a blog dedicated to sharing new quilting design videos every week. Teaching primarily online has allowed Leah to reach thousands of quilters from around the world, but still stay home with her family.

Leah lives with her husband and son, along with several chickens, ducks, cats, and one lazy dog in Shelby, North Carolina. You can find Leah's latest quilting adventure at leahday.com.

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365 Free Motion Quilting Designs 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Rosy_Reader More than 1 year ago
Love Leah Day's 365 FMQ program and followed it online. The book shows full color and clear examples of each design. It does NOT show how to do each design. To get that info, you need to go to her website and search for that numbered example. There she shows in exquisite detail how to stitch each pattern. You could go online and print off each design individually, but candidly it is not worth it - that is a LOT of paper to print. Use the book to find the design you want, then create it yourself, or get more detail from the website. It has all designs set up to compare quickly so you can find the type of quilt design you want in your project. This book is in my "KEEPER" library of quilt books.
Cataloger More than 1 year ago
This book is the result of the year's worth of free motion quilting patterns as seen and explained in depth on Leah Day's website Free Motion Quilting Project. She is a young genius whose stitching versatility and way with teaching has inspired thousands of quilters - some many decades older than Leah, and some younger. Full of vivaciousness and energy, the girl has been an inspiration to me for sure. I bought the book, and along with that you always can see the videos on her site and on You Tube. Each one of these patterns is talked about and taped in action and can be seen and used without copyright complexities. Leah has a unique approach to making a living while sharing her wonderful designs and teaching with all.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Beautiful designs, I'm just returning to the quilting scene and have always quilted by hand, well not anymore!
granmomus More than 1 year ago
Very inspirational, hope to try many of the designs. I have another of her books & often refer to it, and have incorporated some of her methods. To be honest, the simple beginner ones but I do love her videos & explanations.