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Get Started Quilting : The Complete Beginner Guide (Paperback) (Jessica Alexandrakis)

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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.

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.

Number of Pages: 160.0
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies
Sub-Genre: Quilts + Quilting
Language: English
Book format: Paperback
Pricing Code - MMBV: M
Author: Jessica Alexandrakis
Publisher - MMBV: F & W Media Inc
Street Date: July 21, 2015
TCIN: 16885191
UPC: 9781632501462
Item Number (DPCI): 247-41-5002

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