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Piecing Tips & Tricks Tool: Piece Like the Experts, Easy-to-Use Color-Coded Sections, Everything You Need to Know!

Piecing Tips & Tricks Tool: Piece Like the Experts, Easy-to-Use Color-Coded Sections, Everything You Need to Know!

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Piecing Tips & Tricks Tool: Piece Like the Experts, Easy-to-Use Color-Coded Sections, Everything You Need to Know!

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164 pagine
45 minuti
Pubblicato:
Jan 6, 2010
ISBN:
9781607052418
Formato:
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Alex Anderson, Sharyn Craig, Carol Doak, Nancy Johnson-Srebro and Ruth B. McDowell. Tips for getting started including selecting tools and notions, choosing fabrics, and creating a workspace and design wall. Tricks for accurate cutting, pinning, piecing, and pressing. Ideas for settings, borders, and sashing to make your quilts one-of-a-kind. Paper-piecing basics from Carol Doak. Easy how-tos for curved piecing and set-in Y seams. A show-it-all piecing reference from 5 respected quilt authors and teachers. Each expert covers topics in her area of expertise. Illustrations and photos make each step crystal-clear. Color-coding and clever organization puts all the information right at your fingertips.
Pubblicato:
Jan 6, 2010
ISBN:
9781607052418
Formato:
Libro

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Piecing Tips & Tricks Tool - Alex Anderson

© 2006 C&T Publishing

Publisher: Amy Marson

Editorial Director: Gailen Runge

Acquisitions Editor: Jan Grigsby

Editor: Liz Aneloski

Technical Editors: Teresa Stroin and Ellen Pahl

Copyeditor/Proofreader: Wordfirm, Inc.

Cover Designer: Kristen Yenche

Design Director/Book Designer: Kristen Yenche

Illustrator: Tim Manibusan

Production Assistant: Matt Allen

Photography: Luke Mulks, unless otherwise noted

Published by C&T Publishing, Inc., P.O. Box 1456, Lafayette, CA 94549

Background of pages: Images of fabric from Kimono Art II from In the Beginning by M’Liss Rae Hawley.

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Attention Teachers: C&T Publishing, Inc., encourages you to use this book as a text for teaching. Contact us at 800-284-1114 or www.ctpub.com for more information about the C&T Teachers Program.

We take great care to ensure that the information included in our books is accurate and presented in good faith, but no warranty is provided nor results guaranteed. Having no control over the choices of materials or procedures used, neither the authors nor C&T Publishing, Inc., shall have any liability to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by the information contained in this book. For your convenience, we post an up-to-date listing of corrections on our website (www.ctpub.com). If a correction is not already noted, please contact our customer service department at ctinfo@ctpub.com or at P.O. Box 1456, Lafayette, CA 94549.

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Piecing tips & tricks tool : piece like the experts : easy-to-use color-coded sections, everything you need to know / Alex Anderson ... [et al.].

    p. cm.

ISBN-13: 978-1-57120-983-2 (paper trade : alk. paper)

ISBN-10: 1-57120-983-2 (paper trade : alk. paper)

1. Quilting. 2. Patchwork. I. Anderson, Alex, II. Title.

TT835.P552 2006

746.46--dc22

                               2006007141

10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

For more detailed information

For further reading and more detailed information on many of the topics included in this book, please refer to these books:

Author websites:

www.nancyjohnsonsrebro.com

www.ruthbmcdowell.com

www.alexandersonquilts.com

www.sharyncraig.com

www.caroldoak.com

Contents

Nancy Johnson-Srebro

WORKSPACE

Lighting

Sewing Area Set-Up

Chair

Design Wall

Ironing Board and Iron

ROTARY CUTTING

Equipment

Rotary Cutters

Rotary Cutting Mats

Rotary Cutting Rulers

Cutting

Cutting Border Strips

MACHINE PIECING

Equipment

Sewing Machine

Notions

Piecing

Adding Lattice or Borders

Set-in (Y) Seams

Chain Piecing

Pinning

Pressing

Ruth McDowell

PIECING CURVED SEAMS

Alex Anderson

FABRIC

What Fabric and How Much to Buy

Three Rules for Choosing Fabrics for a Quilt

Value

Character of Print

Color Families

Fabric Groups

Designing

BORDERS

Choosing Borders

Cutting Border Strips

Stitching Borders

BINDING

Sharyn Craig

SETTINGS

CHOOSING A SETTING DESIGN

Tangent Blocks

Setting Triangles

Setting With Sashing

Diagonal Setting With Sashing

Setting Primary Blocks With Alternate Blocks

FRAMED BLOCKS

PROBLEM SOLVING

Size Differential

Color Correction

Carol Doak

PAPER PIECING

Enlarging and Reducing Foundation Patterns

Measuring and Cutting the Fabric Pieces

Speed Cutting

Straight Fabric Grain/Print Placement

Straight Grain/Print Placement for Vertical and Horizontal Seams

Bias Grain/Diagonal Placement on 45° Seamlines

Straight Grain/Print Placement for Odd Angles

Piecing

Joining Foundations

Joining Set-in Seams

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