All-in-One Quilter's Reference Tool: Updated

All-in-One Quilter's Reference Tool: Updated

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Overview

Howbig is a twin-size quilt? How many squares can you cut from the amount offabric you have? What's the best way to sew a mitered border? The Quilter's Reference Tool gives you fastanswers to these and dozens of other quilting questions. Now this indispensableguide from top quilters Alex Anderson, Harriet Hargrave, Sharyn Craig, and LizAneloski has been updated to include more answers, more techniques, more quiltsettings, and more blocks than ever before. This is the must-have answer bookfor quilters all around the world—more than 100,000 sold!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607058533
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Series: Reference Tool
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 1,138,726
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Harriet Hargrave is one of the foremost experts in quiltmaking, with several books, fabric lines, and products for quilters.
Sharyn Craig teaches, lectures, writes about quilt making, and has authored twelve previous books.
Liz Aneloski, an editor at C&T Publishing, is also an avid quilter, who has authored eight books on quilting and sewing.
Alex Anderson has authored 30 books on quilting with C&T Publishing, in four languages, selling near 1 million copies worldwide.

Table of Contents

Quick-Start Guide 6–8Bed/Quilt Sizes 10–11 Bed, Comforter,Coverlet, and Bedspread Measurements 10 Quilt Sizes withDrop and Tuck 10 Customizing QuiltSize 11 Quilt Styles andFormulas 11Straight-Set Quilts 12–16 Number of BlocksNeeded in Straight-Set Quilts 12 Inches Added bySashing to Straight-Set Quilts 12 Quilt Size in Inchesfor Straight-Set Blocks (6"–12") 13–14 Quilt Size in Inchesfor Straight-Set Blocks (14"–24") 15 Number of Sashingsand Cornerstones Needed for Straight-Set Quilts 16Diagonal-Set Quilts 17–24 DiagonalMeasurements for Squares 17 Inches Added bySashing to Diagonal-Set Quilts 18 Number of Blocks andQuilt Size in Inches for Diagonal-Set Blocks (6"–12") 19–20 Quilt Size in Inchesfor Diagonal-Set Blocks (14"–20") 21 Cutting Numbers forSide and Corner Setting Triangles 22 Number of Sashings,Cornerstones, Side Triangles, and Corner Triangles for Diagonal-Set Quilts 23 Cutting Numbers forSide and Corner Setting Triangles with Sashing for Diagonal-Set Quilts 24Number Conversions 25 Decimal/FractionEquivalents 25 Yardage to Inchesand Decimals 25 Sewing MachineStitch Length Setting Equivalents 25Yardage Requirements 26–37 Number of Squaresfrom Specific Yardage 26 Number of Rectanglesfrom Specific Yardage 27 Number of SashingStrips from Specific Yardage 28 Number ofEquilateral Triangles from Specific Yardage 29 Number of Hexagonsfrom Specific Yardage 29 Number of 60°Diamonds from Specific Yardage 30 Number of 45°Diamonds from Specific Yardage 30 Yardage for QuiltBacking 31 Yardage for BordersCut on Crosswise* Grain 32 Yardage for BordersCut on Lengthwise* Grain 33 Size of FabricSquare Needed for Various-Width and Length of Bias Strips 34–37Cutting 38–42 Cut/Finished BindingWidths 38 Cutting Bias Strips 38 Cutting Half- andQuarter-Square Triangles 39 GrainlineRecommendations for Pieced Blocks 39 Cutting Numbers forRotary-Cut Shapes 40–42Supplies 43–44 U.S./European NeedleSize Conversion and Recommended Fabric Weight 43 Uses for VariousNeedle Types 43 Needle/ThreadRecommendations 43 Standard BattingSizes 44 Standard Sizes ofPrecut Fabrics 44Piecing 45–59 Ensuring a 1/4"Seam Allowance 45 Thread Tension 46 Y-Seam Construction46 Half-Triangle Units—Method 1: Sew and Slice 47 Half-TriangleUnits—Method 2: Eight from a Square 48 Half-Triangle Units—Method 3: Sheeting Triangles 49 Cutting Numbers for Stitch-and-FlipFlying Geese 50 Cutting Numbers for4X Flying Geese 51 Cutting Numbers forSquare-in-a-Square Block 52 Curved-SeamConstruction 53 Cutting Numbers forPrairie Points 54 Mitered BorderCorner Construction 55 Mitered Double-FoldBinding Corner Construction 56 Seaming Double-FoldBinding Ends—Method 1 57 Seaming Double-FoldBinding Ends—Method 2 58 Seaming Double-FoldBinding Ends—Method 3 59 Hanging Sleeve 59Cutting and Piecing for 20 Popular Traditional Blocks 60–69 Basket 60 Birds in the Air 60 Bow Tie 61 Broken Dishes 61 Churn Dash 62 Friendship Star 62 House 63 Maple Leaf 63 New Album 64 Nine-Patch 64 Nine-Patch Variation65 Ocean Waves 65 Ohio Star 66 Pinwheel 66 Rail Fence 67 Sawtooth Star 67 Shoofly 68 Snail's Trail 68 Snowball 69 Variable Star 69Index 70–72

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All-In-One Quilter S Reference Tool: Updated 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
No more math mistakes. This book has all the necessary measurements you will need for all quilt projects. I had put off designing a quilt I had in my mind. The book took all the measurement questions I had for corner pieces. You can't' live without this reference book.