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9 Guides for Quilting Success

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9 Guides for Quilting Success

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Pubblicato:
Aug 2, 2012
ISBN:
9781476466057
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These exclusive guides were created by the editors of Quilters Newsletter just for you—to help you create your best quilts ever! Each one is loaded with valuable ideas, tips, and shortcuts to help you design beautiful projects.

Pubblicato:
Aug 2, 2012
ISBN:
9781476466057
Formato:
Libro

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Quilters Newsletter is the most trusted source of news and in-depth information about events and people from around the quilt world. Our techniques and patterns reflect the hottest trends in traditional, contemporary, and artistic styles and challenge dedicated quiltmakers to expand the scope of their expertise. Quilters Newsletter adds to the ongoing written record of all aspects of quiltmaking that researchers, collectors, dealers, and conservationists will refer to for years to come.

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9 Guides for Quilting Success - Quilters Newsletter

9 Guides for Quilting Success

Published by the editors of Quilters Newsletter on Smashwords

Copyright 2009 by Creative Crafts Group, LLC

Golden, CO 80401

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor's Letter

Guide 1: By Your Own Design

Guide 2: Color with a Passion

Guide 3: Quilters' Must-Have Tools

Guide 4: Fabric Savvy

Guide 5: Piecing Shortcuts

Guide 6: Batting & Basting Basics

Guide 7: Creating Beautiful Bindings & Edges

Guide 8: Labels, Sleeves, & Expert Touches

Guide 9: Caring for your Quilts

EDITOR'S LETTER

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INTRODUCTION

For the past 40 years, the editors and artists of Quilters Newsletter have been sharing their quilting experience and knowledge with their readers. From the first issue in 1969, the staff of QN has provided our readers with the latest trends and the most time-honored methods of quiltmaking.

For this series of exclusive guides, we pored through dozens of past issues of Quilters Newsletter and racked our brains to bring you the information that will help you make your best quilts ever! From beginning to end, we've got you covered with tips for creating original designs, choosing color, finding the tools you can't live without, understanding your fabric, using shortcuts to help you make the most of your precious quilting time, choosing batting, adding finishing touches from bindings to labels, and caring for your creation.

We hope that you'll find these guides helpful and that you'll refer back to them for years to come.

- The Editors of Quilters Newsletter

Edited by: Quilters Newsletter staff

Cover: Parise Marketing Group and David Friedman

Interior design and layout: David Friedman and Quilters Newsletter staff

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Guide 1 | BY YOUR OWN DESIGN

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Summer Harvest by Kerrilyn Gavin

Have you ever wondered how to tune in to your inner designer? Have you ever looked at a quilt and wondered, Why didn't I think of that? We've collected some helpful hints, tips, and information from past issues of QN that we believe will help you channel those creative energies.

Understand the Basics

Regardless of the style of quilts you create, understanding basic design principles will help to ensure success. These are scale, balance, unity, and value. Design concepts are guidelines for you to use when evaluating your designs; successful exceptions to

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