Make Your First Quilt with Alex Anderson: Beginner's Simple Step-by-Step Visual Guide * 1 Fun Block, 12 Easy Layout Options, 4 Sizes

Make Your First Quilt with Alex Anderson: Beginner's Simple Step-by-Step Visual Guide * 1 Fun Block, 12 Easy Layout Options, 4 Sizes

by Alex Anderson

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Overview

Learn the ABCs of quilting with best-selling author and television personality Alex Anderson! She’s taught hundreds of thousands to quilt, and she’s back with this simple, fun guide to quilting basics—choosing fabrics, rotary cutting, strip piecing, making a quilt sandwich, basting, machine quilting, and then binding it off for a perfect finish. Piece classic Arkansas Crossroad blocks, and then make them your own with one of the many layout options and 4 sizes!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617453182
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Publication date: 07/07/2016
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 795,892
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Alex Anderson seeks to educate, inspire, entertain, and grow today’s quilting community. A longtime host of the TV show Simply Quilts, she is also executive producer and co-host of the web TV’s The Quilt Show with Ricky Tims. Alex lives in Northern California. alexandersonquilts.com and thequiltshow.com

Table of Contents

Tools
Fabric
Choosing Fabrics
Grain of the Fabric
Preparing the Fabric
Checklist for Making a Quilt
The Basics
Rotary Cutting
Cutting Strips
Cutting Squares and Rectangles
Cutting Four-Patch Pieces
Pinning
Stitching
1/4˝ Seam Allowance
Seam Ripping
Setting Options
The Quilt Sandwich
Backing
Batting
Layering
Basting for Machine Quilting
Machine Quilting
Marking Tools
Marking a Basic Grid
Machine Quilting Supplies
Machine-Quilting Stitches
Project Instructions
Appendix
About the Author

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