Quilting on the Go

English Paper Piecing Projects You Can Take Anywhere

Author: Jessica Alexandrakis

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN: 0770434134

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 1307

Break Free from Your Sewing Machine Imagine being able to quilt on vacation, at the beach, or virtually anywhere else you find yourself. Jessica Alexandrakis has traveled the world with her on-to-go sewing kit and small stash of fabric, creating strikingly modern patchwork along the way. Now she shares everything she's learned about this addictive, beginner-friendly technique. • Sewing kit essentials that you can slip in your bag so you'll always be ready to stitch • Color theory and stash organization tips for dramatic effects or scrap-happy results • Creative patterns to combine hexagons, half-hexagons, diamonds, stars, squares, and triangles • 10 step-by-step projects, including the hand-pieced Laptop Bag, Tanuki Stripe Throw, Falling Stars Baby Quilt, and Jessica's signature Travel Quilt • 10 customizable quilt patterns with 40 vibrant color palette suggestions Whether your style is classic or modern, Jessica offers a range of stunning projects, from small home accessories to full-size quilts, for all skill levels. So leave the sewing machine at home. Take your quilt to go.

Quilting-on-the-go

Author: Carolyn Forster

Publisher: Landauer Books

ISBN: 9781935726050

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 120

View: 3230

Carolyn Forster explains how to break large quilt designs down into small, portable sections. Using her clear instructions you can piece a block on one outing, quilting the next-and once you're ready to join the blocks, most of the quilting is already done. The BASICS section of the book explains everything you need to know to prepare manageable pieces of quilting. No special equipment or materials needed. The PROJECT section contains 15 lovely quilts created using "Quilt-on-the-Go" blocks. Each framed block is pieced an quilted individually, using the full-size templates provided. Quick-Easy-Effective.

Quilting on the Go: English Paper Piecing

Author: Sharon Burgess

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9786059192224

Category:

Page: 144

View: 7158

This book will guide crafters through all the steps of English Paper Piecing, starting with the basics. Readers will work their way through the humble hexagon, stars, curves, and more. The author shares her tips, techniques, and her preferred products to help quilters achieve great results and identify what to look for when choosing fabrics to fussy cut. The book has a range of patterns from simple smaller projects through to baby and full-sized quilts, offering something for all levels of experience.

Quilting on the Go!

Author: Suzanne McNeill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781574216677

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 51

View: 4808

41 projects featuring the AccuQuilt Go machine.

Hexa-Go-Go

English Paper Piecing • 16 Quilt Projects

Author: Tacha Bruecher

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607054523

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 3990

Fat Quarterly Magazine co-founder Tacha Bruecher takes a fresh look at an old favorite—English paper-pieced hexagons—with current fabrics and settings for quilts, table toppers, and more. Modern and traditional designs are both featured, including rosettes, stars, and free form. Learn how to combine settings and how to creatively quilt hexagons. Projects are varied for any skill level or time commitment – make a few hexagons, make a few more, or make few hundred. Making the individual hexagons are perfect for modern quilters on the go; they are terrific stash busters (and stress busters) that take your priceless handwork from repetitive to remarkable!

Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern

Fresh Techniques for Busy Quilters

Author: Jera Brandvig

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607059029

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 787

Do you believe rules were meant to be broken? If so, this improvisational quilt-as-you-go technique is for you. Instead of dealing with precise paper patterns and cutting measurements, you'll learn how to piece fabric onto small, manageable batting blocks. Let your creative juices flow as you quilt directly on the blocks (not the entire quilt!), whether in large abstract zigzags or small structured stitches. After the blocks have been joined, all you need to do is add backing fabric and binding, and—voilà—it's finished!

Quilt As-You-Go Made Vintage

51 Blocks, 9 Projects, 3 Joining Methods

Author: Jera Brandvig

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1617454737

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 148

View: 1979

Get comfortable with basic piecing and machine quilting—one block at a time! Best-selling author Jera Brandvig is back, this time with a romantic take on her quilt-as-you-go designs. Try your hand at 9 projects, including an elegant sampler with 51 mix-and-match blocks. For quilt as-you-go enthusiasts, Jera shares 3 optional joining methods, including her new technique that makes your quilt reversible! No matter how busy your schedule, you can set attainable goals and practice quilting patchwork blocks in small, manageable pieces.

English Paper Piecing

Fresh New Quilts from Bloom Creek

Author: Vicki Bellino

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 1604686200

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 6811

Vicki Bellino, author of the popular Bloom Creek Quilts, presents a delightful selection of English paper-piecing quilt patterns. Using gorgeous pieced elements as appliques, Vicki eliminates the tedium and opens up exciting new design options. Twelve inspiring quilt patterns, from a small quilt suitable for framing to larger wall hangings and bed quilts Beautiful English paper-piecing designs categorized by shape: hexagons, diamonds, pentagons, and Dresden wedges Shapes to make whole quilts, block elements, or appliques--great for scraps

Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters

Choose & Use Quilting Designs on Modern Quilts

Author: Angela Walters

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607055368

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 120

View: 6107

Popular machine quilter Angela Walters will motivate you to try something new! Learn to stitch her fresh continuous-line designs on your longarm or domestic machine. Includes step-by-step instructions for continuous-line swirls, circles, squares, vines, arcs, and points. Using basic free-motion skills you already have, discover how to approach quilting a modern quilt by working with bold fabrics and negative space, uniting a variety of shapes, and blending designs. Draw inspiration from striking pictures of 20 modern quilts showing Angela’s designs. You’ll love her practical advice for choosing the perfect pattern to give your modern quilt maximum impact.

All Points Patchwork

English Paper Piecing beyond the Hexagon for Quilts & Small Projects

Author: Diane Gilleland

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612124216

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 8413

The key to perfect patchwork is getting all of the points to match up — which is no easy feat! Set yourself up for success with the rediscovered technique of English paper piecing. Using paper templates to guide your pattern, you can expertly fit your quilting shapes together before you even start sewing. All Points Patchwork takes you far beyond traditional hexagons and accommodates triangles, diamonds, octagons, and even curved shapes. Simple instructions for decorating clothing, bedding, and home decor open up astounding possibilities for quilters of all levels.

Get Started Quilting

The Complete Beginner Guide

Author: Jessica Alexandrakis

Publisher: Interweave Press

ISBN: 9781632501462

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 6882

"An all-in-one guide to contemporary quilting techniques for beginners! Quilting can often seem complicated and overwhelming, but it truly is a craft that anyone can do--taken one step at a time, this fantastic hobby is really quite easy. 'Get Started Quilting' takes readers on a steady path to learning the essential quilting techniques, tricks, and tested methods of quilt making, focusing on one skill at a time. This all in-one volume covers fabric selection, cutting, pressing, sewing (by hand or machine), piecing and joining blocks, basting, hand and machine quilting, and binding and making labels. Quilt blocks range from traditional to contemporary, including basic patchwork and applique as well as improvisational piecing. Working through the book, the reader can pick up and develop all the basic quilting skills they need. Using a range of delightful fabrics, patterns, and colorways, they'll discover how they can put quilt blocks together in a variety of layout designs to create wonderful modern projects." -- Publisher's annotation.

The Handmade Quilt

A Skill-building Sampler

Author: Carolyn Forster

Publisher: Scrap Your Stash

ISBN: 9781935726968

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 8924

Discover the joy and serenity of slow stitching with hand piecing and hand quilting. With one quilt of 15 blocks, this book provides both a complete learning experience for new quilters and a stunning project for experienced stitchers.

Quilting on the Go!

Paper Piercing Patchwork You Can Take Anywhere: Techniques, Patterns and Projects

Author: Jessica Alexandrakis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781863514552

Category: Patchwork

Page: 144

View: 8567

Maybe you have the urge to sew but don't want to be stuck behind your sewing machine all the time-English paper piecing quilting is wonderfully portable. You can stitch on the train, bus, or airplane, in waiting rooms, in the car while your baby naps, or at the beach-all the stolen moments when your hands are idle. Learn to build a tool kit with everything you need to get stitching. When you're done, just snap it shut and your project is safe and waiting for when you're ready to sew again

Quick & Easy Hexie Quilts

Author: Peggy Rhodes,Julia C. Wood

Publisher: Amer Quilters Society

ISBN: 9781604600551

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 79

View: 6679

The dynamic design duo of Dr. Peggy Rhodes and Julia C. Wood brings new life to the hot trend of quilting with hexagons-they make hand piecing these little gems fast and fun. Use any size circle to yield the hexies you desire. Then use the authors' Reference Guide to determine yardage, another chart to figure how many you'll need, and two sizes of graph paper to draft your own unique hexie design. Make any of the 12 projects or create your own unique hexie quilt. The most common format for hexagon use is Grandmother's Flower Garden, and the authors explain a bit of history for color use and alternate names and arrangements. This book is a true hexie-lovers' delight.

English Paper Piecing a Stitch in Time

Projects to Inspire With Needle and Thread

Author: Sharon Burgess

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9786059192460

Category:

Page: 128

View: 9964

A Stitch in Time contains 18 projects, each with a touch of English Paper Piecing combined with Embroidery, Hand quilting, pretty laces and trims. All designed to encourage you to pick up a needle and thread. This book contains projects that will entice you to cut into your precious and most treasured fabrics, even repurpose a vintage linen, bringing them to life in projects to share, give as a gift or to just keep for yourself. Some of the projects within A Stitch in Time are a Fussy Cut Candle Mat, Vintage Pouch, Baby Quilt, Sewing accessories and more.

Utility Quilting

Simple Solutions for Quick Hand Quilting

Author: Carolyn Forster

Publisher: Landauer Books

ISBN: 9781935726142

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 826

"Easy, stress free ways to quickly hand quilt your quilts"--Cover.

The New Hexagon

52 Blocks to English Paper Piece

Author: Katja Marek

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 1604683856

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 3897

Unlock the possibilities within hexagons and make your own unique blocks. Learn the glue-basting method of English paper piecing and use it to create exciting designs. You'll enjoy relaxing handwork as you incorporate hexagons into decorative projects. Select from 52 patterns for 6" blocks Divide the shapes within the hexagon outline and discover new shapes Stitch projects ranging from a mug rug and candle mat to a bed-sized quilt

Distinctive Dresdens

26 Intriguing Blocks, 6 Projects

Author: Katja Marek

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 1604689110

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 1659

Discover 26 Dresden Plate designs that shine with intricate style. You can sew each stunning Dresden on a sewing machine or by hand using English paper piecing--Katja shows you how, every step of the way. Plus, Katja's done all the math work for you. Just trace, cut, and stitch for piecing that's a perfect fit! Show off all your colorful Dresdens in six inspiring projects: a table runner, Christmas tree skirt, lap quilt, wall quilt, pillows, and place mats.

Reversible Quilts

Two at a Time

Author: Sharon Pederson

Publisher: That Patchwork Place

ISBN: 9781564774101

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 95

View: 2796

Discover an unexpected "two-for-one" twist in these beautiful quilts! Create an exciting design on the front side and a completely different design on the back side. Plus, construction is quick and easy because these projects are quilted at the same time they are pieced. It's like making twice the quilt in half the time! Choose from 10 gorgeous, two-sided quilts that are easy enough for beginners, yet flexible enough for lots of design possibilities Quilt projects in small segments and join with simple sashing strips--perfect if you're short on time or space Use this innovative technique with pieced and appliquéd quilts