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Quilting For Dummies


Quilting For Dummies


2. Aufl.

von: Cheryl Fall

15,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 30.05.2006
ISBN/EAN: 9780470040232
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 384

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<div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; font-family: 'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"> <p><b>Quilting is a fun hobby — but where do you begin? Get the know-how you need to create beautiful quilts and decorative quilted items </b></p> </div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; font-family: 'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"> <p>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.  </p> </div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; font-family: 'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"> <p>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.  </p> </div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; font-family: 'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"> <p>The book contains illustrated examples, step-by-step instructions, plenty of projects and patterns, plus helpful advice on </p> </div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; font-family: 'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; position: relative;"> <ul style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; font-family: verdana;"> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; display: block; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline;"> <p>Performing simple stitching maneuvers  </p> </li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; display: block; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline;"> <p>Selecting the right quilting fabrics and threads </p> </li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 24px; padding:
<b>Introduction.</b> <p><b>Part I. Gathering Your Tools and Getting Ready.</b></p> <p>Chapter 1. The Art of Quilting.</p> <p>Chapter 2. Threads, Needles, and Gadgets - And All That Jazz.</p> <p>Chapter 3. The Piece de Resistance: Fabric.</p> <p><b>Part II. Planning Your Masterpiece.</b></p> <p>Chapter 4. A Patch in the Fabric of Time: Designing Quilt Blocks.</p> <p>Chapter 5. Creating and Using Templates.</p> <p>Chapter 6. Playing with Blocks and Borders: Which Way Should They Go?</p> <p>Chapter 7. Using Your Computer as a Crystal Ball.</p> <p><b>Part III. Sharpening Your Sewing Skills.</b></p> <p>Chapter 8. Cuts and Creases: Pressing Matters.</p> <p>Chapter 9. Positively Perfect Piecing.</p> <p>Chapter 10. Do You Know the Way to Applique.</p> <p><b>Part IV. Ahead to the Finish: Quilting the Pieces in Place.</b></p> <p>Chapter 11. The Plan of Attack: Deciding How to Quilt Your Quilt.</p> <p>Chapter 12. Assembling the Quilt Sandwich.</p> <p>Chapter 13. Ready, Set . . .Quilt! The Inns and Outs of Quilting Your Masterpiece.</p> <p>Chapter 14. Finishing Touches: Bindings and More.</p> <p><b>Part V. Completing the Circle: Projects to Try.</b></p> <p>Chapter 15. Fabulous Skill Builders.</p> <p>Chapter 16. Mixed-Technique Projects.</p> <p>Chapter 17. Projects for the Machine Queen.</p> <p>Chapter 18. Small-Scale Projects.</p> <p><b>Part VI. The Part of Tens.</b></p> <p>Chapter 19. Ten Quilting Timesavers.</p> <p>Chapter 20. Ten Tips for Displaying Your Art.</p> <p>Chapter 21. Top Ten Criteria Quilting Judges Use.</p> <p>Appendix. Resources for Quilts.</p> <p><b>Index.</b></p>
<p><b>Cheryl Fall</b> is the author of 12 how-to books, has designed more than 2,500 projects for publication, and is the host of <i>The Creative Life with Cheryl Fall</i> on PBS.
<p><b>Includes 17 great quilting projects and 8 pages of color photos</b> <p><b>Get the know-how you need to create beautiful quilts and decorative quilted items</b> <p>Quilting is a fun hobby—but where do you begin? 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. We'll have you in stitches in no time! <p>THE DUMMIES WAY<sup>®</sup> <p>Explanations in plain English</br>"Get in, get out" information</br>Icons and other navigational aids</br>Online cheat sheet</br>Top ten lists</br>A dash of humor and fun <p><b>Discover how to:</b> <p>Select the right fabrics and threads</br>Design your masterpiece Use quilting software</br>Save time with rotary cutters and other cool tools</br>Quilt by hand or machine</br>Get creative with appliqué <p><b>Get Smart!</b></br>@www.dummies.com <ul> <li>Find listings of all our books</li> <li>Choose from many different subject categories</li> <li>Sign up for eTips at <b>etips.dummies.com</b></li> </ul>

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