Beginner's Guide To Quiltmaking
- Brand: Landauer
- Product Code: LD005
- Availability: In Stock
Author: Jeri Simon
Size: 128 pages, Softcover
Expect the best and you get it - everything a beginning quilter needs to know to get started and finish a quilt successfully is contained in Beginner’s Guide to Quiltmaking by Jeri Simon.
- 450 how-to step-by-step photos and illustrations
- 7 quilt projects
- 16 sizing and setting charts
- 6 helpful formulas
- a glossary of quilting terms and definitions
Thorough, clear and complete chapters include:
Getting Started - essential equipment and features
Choosing fabric - materials, precuts, color, value, scale and grain
Preparing Fabric - from pressing and straightening to all about seams
Cutting - Rotary cutting, sub-cutting, Left-handed rotary cutting, fussy cuts
7 Basic Blocks with step-by-step photos and text
Machine and Hand Appliqué Techniques
Assembling the Quilt Top - Straight set, diagonal set, borders
Finishing the Quilt – backing, batting, binding and basting
Quilting the Quilt - hand and machine quilting, marking, tying
Adding a hanging sleeve
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