Quilting For Dummies
Quilting is a fun hobby — but where do you begin? Get the know-how you need to create beautiful quilts and decorative quilted items
If you’re interested in taking up quilting as a hobby or simply looking for new project ideas, Quilting For Dummies is for you. From selecting fabrics and designing a quilt to stitching by hand or machine, this friendly guide shows you how to put all the pieces together — and create a wide variety of quilted keepsakes for your home.
You may think you need some sewing experience before you can start cutting and piecing, but that’s simply not the case. You can use this book even if your sewing expertise stops after threading a needle. Quilting For Dummies starts at the beginning, helping you to gather the right quilting tools, fabrics, and thread. From there, you’ll design your quilts and sharpen your sewing skills. Finally, you’ll see how to piece your quilt together and add all the finishing touches.
The book contains illustrated examples, step-by-step instructions, plenty of projects and patterns, plus helpful advice on
Performing simple stitching maneuvers
Selecting the right quilting fabrics and threads
Creating new templates to produce original patterns
Designing your masterpiece
Learning new sewing techniques and quilting fundamentals
Making sense of quilting software
Saving time with rotary cutters and other cool tools
Quilting by hand or machine
Getting creative with applique
Choosing new sewing machines and materials
Quilting For Dummies also features more than a dozen patterns for projects to get you started and information on quilting software and internet resources. Discover quilting timesavers, ideas for displaying your creations, how judges of quilting contests review the quilted art, and so much more!
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