400 tips, techniques and trade secrets for making quilts
An indispensable compendium of technical know-how and troubleshooting tips.
Discover all the tips and special techniques you need to make that special quilting project plus the trade secrets that will make it stand out from the rest. Step-by-step diagrams and instructions guide you through every step of making a quilt, whether you are new to thecraft or wish to take your patchworking and quilting skills to a higher level. All the most popular techniques are explained in detail, with a host of troubleshooting ideas that show how to put them into practice.
Prelims, Introduction, About This Book, Choosing Equipment, Choosing and Preparing Fabrics, Colour Confidence, Understanding Quilt Patterns (and Designing Your Own), Cutting, Patchwork Techniques, Appliqué and Embellishment Techniques, Choosing Batting and Basting the Quilt, Quilting Designs and Techniques, Binding the Quilt, Exhibition Tips, Resources, Index and Credits
About The Author
Susan Briscoe is a textile designer, author and teacher, specializing in sashiko and Japanese textile design. After graduating in visual art and design, Susan worked as an English teacher in Japan, where she also studied the tea ceremony, traditional textiles, and kimono design and tailoring. Susan has created design kits for Japanese patchwork fabrics, published textile projects in books and magazines, and demonstrates her work at quilt and textile shows.
Published by: Search Press