A Name on the Quilt

Author's Note Making a panel for the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt is one way that people can remember someone who has died from the disease called AIDS. Following the tradition of quilting bees, most panels are made by a gathering ...

Author: Jeannine Atkins

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780689859984

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A family reminisces while gathered together to make a panel for the AIDS Memorial Quilt in memory of a beloved uncle.

The History of the Quilt in America and its Place in American Homes

Some cottons were dyed by the quilt makers themselves, if desirable fast shades could not be readily procured otherwise. The fundamental idea was to make a quilt that would withstand the greatest possible amount of wear.

Author: Marie Webster

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781473355125

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 82

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This text comprises everything one might need to know about the art of American quilting and patchwork. Covering its European origins in colonial America and containing detailed guides of techniques and methodology, this comprehensive compendium is a must-have for any quilting enthusiast and deserves its place in any collection of antiquarian literature. Marie Daugherty Webster (1859 – 1956) was a business woman, quilt designer, and an author most known for her writing this book. This text has been elected for republication due to its historic and education value. Originally published in 1915, we are proud to republish this scarce book here with a new introductory biography of the author.

Love at Any Age Book Seven of The Quilt Ladies Collection



Publisher: The Quilt Ladies Collection

ISBN: 0982162065



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Beginning Quilting the Super Simple Way

Measure the quilt length through the middle from top to bottom. Trim 2 binding strips the length of the quilt plus 1 ̋. Fold and press. Align and sew the strips as before, leaving 1⁄2 ̋ of binding past the corners.

Author: Liz Aneloski

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781644031728

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 223

View: 660


This easy-to-follow beginner’s guide is the only resource you need to get started on your first quilt—and finish with confidence! Beginning Quilting the Super Simple Way covers the basic skills and techniques every quilter needs to know, plus the tools and materials you will need to set up your work space. It then offers a selection of quilt patterns in different sizes and styles. Each one is perfect for a beginner’s first quilt, or as a quick project for an experienced quilter. A bonus chapter featuring jelly rolls and charm squares offers more easy quilting techniques to explore!

Quilt Blocks and Quilts from your Favorite Fabrics

Pin the layers of the quilt together securely with quilter's safety pins. Be sure the pins go through all three layers. The pins will keep the layers of the sandwich from shifting when you move the quilt around the sewing machine. 5.


Publisher: Creative Publishing Int'l

ISBN: 9781616733674

Category: Appliqué

Page: 112

View: 202


1 2 3 Quilt

SIZING THE QUILT These days, mattresses and box springs vary widely in size, so I recommend measuring the bed to determine your final quilt size. I've included quilts of many different sizes in the book. To increase or decrease the size ...

Author: Ellen Luckett Baker

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452129440

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 370

View: 610


The author of 1, 2, 3 Sew brings her creative skill-building approach to beginning and intermediate quilters—with two dozen projects included. In this book, expert seamstress and craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker shares her fun building-block approach to quilting. Organized by quilting shapes—squares, triangles, hexagons, circles, flowers, stars, and diamonds—this easy-to-follow guide provides a simple way to master the elements of quilt design. Twenty-four projects progress in difficulty, allowing you to develop your technical skills as you work through the book. From the minimal Argyle Apron to the stylish Hexagon Handbag and more intricate Star Quilt, these modern, bright designs will appeal to beginning and intermediate quilters alike.

Totally Tubular Quilts

here are as many different ways of finishing a quilt as there are quilters. Finishing is just as important as any other element in the quilt. If you are planning to enter your quilt in a show, the finishing work is what might get your ...

Author: Rita Hutchens

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781571208873

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 109


Fantastic, dramatic, geometric quilts - they're Totally Tubular! Totally Tubular and totally brilliant! Combine easy strip piecing with clever methods for cutting, rearranging, and sewing again. Quilt designer and teacher Rita Hutchens' innovative Totally Tubular technique will have you creating dynamic geometric quilts before you know it! 5 projects - choose from Rainbow, Lightning, and 3 more bold, graphic quilts. Template-free technique produces diamonds, spirals, kaleidoscopes, and other intricate geometric designs. Complete, step-by-step instructions walk you through the Totally tubular process. Rita's colorful quilt gallery will inspire your own creativity.

Make a Crazy Quilt Heirloom

Cut 2 strips of the green fabric the length of the top of the quilt from end to end and 2 inches wide for first border. Attach these to the bottom and top of the quilt. Seams must always be 1⁄4 inch on either side.

Author: Mabel Van Niekerk

Publisher: Mabel Dawn Van Niekerk


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 34

View: 798


To make a crazy patchwork quilt heirloom is a lot of work – yes – but it’s also a tremendous amount of fun. It’s very appealing to be able to make each block unique and not to have to duplicate blocks. You can enjoy using your imagination in each block. In this book I show you the details of each block I created from my fabric stash - this is a project that you will enjoy from beginning to end.

The Quilting Arts Idea Book

but in this case you must end up with an exact size because each quilt slice will hang next to one or two slices made by others; the closer everyone is to the exact measurement, the better the collective quilt will look while hanging.

Author: Vivika Hansen Denegre

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440248887

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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Get inspired to learn new techniques with this gorgeous how-to guide! Written for new and seasoned fiber artists alike, this all-in-one resource includes everything you need to create one-of-a-kind art quilts and more. Peppered with gorgeous imagery and expert advice, The Quilting Arts Idea Book will help you hone your skills while enjoying the creative process. Inside you'll find: • Step-by-step tutorials for everything from surface design and mixed media techniques to themed quilts featuring people, pets, landscapes, and more, as well as projects to make for--and with--friends. • Inspiring project galleries with graphic designs, festival favorites, and featured projects showcasing techniques from the book to show you the variety of items you can make with your new skills. • Articles on finding inspiration and nurturing creativity as well as tips and advice from artists and contributors invite you to become an active maker in the art quilting community. Whether you're just getting started or looking to up your skill set, The Quilting Arts Idea Book has everything you need to make your quilting arts dreams a reality.

Orphan Block Quilts

Making a Home for Antique, Vintage, Collectible and Leftover Quilt Blocks Tricia Lynn Maloney. outer edge of the quilt. 3. Take note of the measurement lines on the ruler. Are both sides of the seam lines on the same ruler lines (say, ...

Author: Tricia Lynn Maloney

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440216107

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 434


Make a home for your orphaned blocks! Orphaned blocks can find their way into any quilter’s life. Whether they are leftover from an unfinished project, collectible blocks found at a garage sale, or even antique blocks discovered in your great-aunt’s attic, Tricia Lynn Maloney will teach you how to care for your orphan blocks, and make a home for them. Orphan Block Quilts includes: *14 projects, with 11 variations. From full-size bed quilts to table runners, these projects incorporate blocks from the 1880s to the 1950s. *Instructions on caring for your orphan blocks. Find out about the common problems you might encounter with your orphans, and how to work with them. *Advice on designing a setting. Not only does Tricia provide guidance on creating companions blocks and finding companion fabric, she also offers insight on how she overcame the design challenges of each project. *The story behind each quilt. In addition to historical information about various fabrics and blocks, Tricia shares the stories of two of the blockmakers, providing a precious glimpse of the lives sewn into the seams of the blocks. If you don’t have any orphan blocks, Tricia gives you advice on locating potential sources, whether from your own family or online. And it’s easy to substitute brand-new blocks, and make a new quilt from the ground up. Check out the 11 variations in the book, where Tricia did just that! Whether your orphan blocks are antique, vintage, collectible or simply leftover from a recent project, you can sew the perfect setting that will let the blocks shine!