Quick Weekend Quilts
This volume demonstrates 45 projects that, with a little preplanning and some time-saving techniques, can be made over two days. Coloured piecing diagrams are accompanied by step-by-step instructions for items including a four-petal flower quilt, wall hangings with birds and floral motifs, and a geometric table runner, and templates are given for the appliqué elements. Imperial measurements only.
Folk-Art Quilts and Other Finery
Inspired by the practical as well as decorative function of items created by pioneer women, this volume offers 15 patterns for the home, including quilted blankets and wall hangings, appliquéd cushions and hooked rugs, many embellished with floral motifs. A brief guide to techniques and removeable patterns accompany the step-by-step instructions. (Imperial measurements only.)
Quilts from Diamonds, Circles, and Squares
Cathy Wierzbicki presents seven designs for quilts that use geometric shapes, including projects made with classic flying geese and pineapple blocks as well as diamonds pieced to create a three-dimensional effect. The step-by-step instructions are accompanied by colour diagrams and a brief guide to the techniques. Imperial measurements only.
Dynamic Quilts with Easy Curves
19 Projects to Stack, Shuffle, and Sew
The 19 quilts in this volume showcase Karla Alexander’s preference for free-form cutting, but rulers and straight lines can easily be substituted. General advice is followed by a guide to her ‘Stack the Deck’ technique for incorporating a wide range of fabrics, before written instructions and coloured piecing diagrams show how to construct designs including hearts and wavy diamonds. Imperial measurements only.
Quilting for Christmas
These 17 festive projects range from a small gift bag to table runners, bedspreads and wall hangings. Made by paper piecing, quilted patchwork and applique, the step-by-step instructions are accompanied by placement diagrams and templates for the decorative details. Imperial measurements only. Slightly off-mint.
The 1718 Coverlet
69 Quilt Blocks from the Oldest Dated British Patchwork Coverlet
Owned and preserved by The Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles, the 1718 silk patchwork coverlet features hearts, flowers, animals and heraldic devices as well as simple geometric shapes. Following a brief history of the coverlet this book offers detailed information on its construction, templates and instructions for making each of its 69 blocks, and guides to both traditional and modern piecing, allowing quilters to create a replica. Foreword by Kaffe Fassett.
In Provence and Auvers
Between 20 February 1888, when he arrived in Arles, and his death in Auvers on 27 July 1890, Vincent Van Gogh was intensely creative, completing works such as Starry Night. Comprising a detailed commentary by the art historian Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov plus almost 300 colour reproductions, black-and-white illustrations, preparatory sketches and photographs of the people and places he painted, this volume offers a comprehensive overview of the artist's experiences and output during his final years. Off-mint.
A Passion for Patchwork
Over 100 Quilted Projects for All Seasons
From simple items that can be completed in a few hours to more intricate and ambitious creations, the projects in this workbook include purses, bags, place mats, hangings, cushions and quilts. Using simple patchwork, appliqué and quilting techniques and a variety of fabrics, the designs include step-by-step instructions, templates and piecing diagrams.
How to Create an Heirloom Quilt
Learn Over 35 Machine Techniques to Build a Beautiful Quilt
Pauline Ineson designed her Heirloom Quilt to explore machine sewing techniques in the creative classes she runs. Using motifs inspired by Venetian architecture, the quilt comprises nine main and several smaller blocks, showing off techniques including shadow appliqué, cutwork, puffing and trapunto – all clearly explained and illustrated.
Folk Quilt Appliqué
20 Irresistible Projects to Brighten Your Home
Table mats, bags, wall hangings and quilts are some of the appliqué projects featured in this illustrated how-to guide, which contains templates for 20 designs. Listing all necessary materials, the book features chapters on fabric selection, tools and equipment and the different machine and hand techniques, including needle-turn, needle felting, piecing, embroidery, quilting and finishing.
Country Style Quilting
Inspired by nature, the 14 designs in this practical workbook include quilts, pillows, throws, cushions, wall hangings, dining mats and coasters. Each project features step-by-step instructions, templates, colour photographs and diagrams; and there are supplementary chapters on materials and equipment, basic techniques for beginners – including stitches, appliqué and borders – and a worldwide list of suppliers.