All Things Quilting with Alex Anderson: From First Step to Last Stitch (Paperback)Alex Anderson (author)
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With more than one million books sold, the author who taught the world to quilt is back again! Internet and television
personality Alex Anderson's "big book" of quilting includes indispensable, straightforward advice-essential tools, binding basics, and easy-to-understand piecing and applique. Become a master of hand and machine quilting, and finish with professional touches that will turn you into a confident, lifelong quilter. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced quilter, this must-have compendium will find a permanent home next to your sewing machine!
Lessons on fabrics, color theory, rotary cutting, piecing, applique, paper foundation piecing, settings, borders, hanging sleeves, labels, and more
Must-read tips for quilters of all skills levels
Complete quiltmaking course in a book
Helpful how-to photography and stunning finished quilts
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 785 g
Dimensions: 280 x 216 x 13 mm
This is a comprehensive introduction to patchwork and quilting. It begins with
the anatomy of a quilt, terms such as block, pieced and sashing are explained. It
progresses through equipment, fabric and drafting patterns to binding and adding
a label. The advice for rotary cutting and piecing is given clearly. It is well illustrated with photos. There are no instructions for blocks but there are techniques for tricky Y seams and curves. Quilting, both hand and machine, are explained well. In fact it is almost impossible to find any areas that are not
covered. It is an encyclopaedia of patchwork and quilting.
Don't know how to quilt? Want to learn but can't get to classes? Here is a superb book to help you along the journey. Few sit down and create a masterpiece straight away, but this book will certainly iron out a few wrinkles. Learn all about materials, tools and techniques. Found out how to design, draft, cut, piece, applique, construct, quilt and finish. Expand your quilting horizons no matter what your skill level. This is not just about tips and measurements, this book encourages you to play and think before committing. Includes great photography and easy to follow instructions throughout. An absolute classic.* YarnsandFabrics.co.uk *
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