Appli-quilting - Applique & Quilt at the Same Time!: Skill-Building Projects * Techniques for All Machines

Appli-quilting - Applique & Quilt at the Same Time!: Skill-Building Projects * Techniques for All Machines

by Gina Perkes


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Multitask like never before with this revolutionary, all-in-one approach to appliqué and quilting. It all starts with your quilt sandwich, as you apply appliqué shapes and free-motion quilting in one step. Tackle raw-edge, fusible, and turned-edge appliqué with wash-away sheets. Learn how secondary quilting designs, couching, and bobbinwork can take your designs to the next level. Appli-quilting is fast, effective, and versatile—a true time-saver for owners of both longarm and domestic sewing machines.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617452741
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 17.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Gina Perkes owns and operates a quilting training facility and Innova longarm dealership, The Copper Needle. The recipient of numerous awards, Gina travels to guilds and conferences teaching her techniques on domestic and longarm machines. She lives in Payson, Arizona.

Table of Contents

How to Use this Book
Machine Requirements • Longarm versus Domestic Sewing Machine • Choosing Your Methods and Fabrics • Choosing Your Stitches
Fabric Selection
Ultrasuede • Felted Wool • Fabrics that Fray
Preparing the Shapes
Supplies • Raw Edge Method • Turned Edge Method • Fusible Method
Threads for Free-motion Appliqué
Types • Weight • Bobbin Thread • Needles • Tension • Troubleshooting
Free-motion Overview
Ergonomics • Stitches per Inch • Light Hands • Guiding the Quilt Using a Domestic Machine • Success For Hand Guiding with a Longarm Machine
The Stitches
Setup • Traditional Stitches • Non Traditional Stitches
Stitching Paths and Secondary Designs
Maintaining Balance • Echoing the Appliqué Designs • Secondary Designs • Stitching Paths
Couching and Bobbinwork
Couching Fiber Selection • Hand Guided • Glue Tacked • Bobbinwork
Modern Meadow
A Touch of Red
Silver Lining
Autumn Tide
Radiant Roses
Abut the Author

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