Packed with hundreds of solutions to every quilting quandary, the newest Storey Answer Book is the helping hand quilters have been waiting for. The questions quilters ask and the no-nonsense answers they need are enhanced by detailed illustrations and gathered into the friendly Q & A format that is the signature of the best-selling series.
Sure to earn a place of honour next to every quilter's sewing machine, The Quilting Answer Book is the 24/7 helpline that's always ready with clear instructions to describe an unfamiliar technique or an elegant solution to a nagging problem.
When an aspiring quilter wonders which tools are absolutely necessary for making even the simplest of quilts, she will find the answer here. If a seasoned stitcher is itching to learn a new patchwork skill, the how-to in these pages will not disappoint. The quickest, easiest way to appliqué? The best materials for batting and backing? The perfect place to use French binding? Quilters need look no further for helpful tips and hints that will put their projects over the top.
Finished quilts are works of art. Made as gifts for life's special occasions, they often become beloved keepsakes. With the proven solutions in The Quilting Answer Book, every quilt can become the treasured heirloom its maker imagines.
About the Author
Barbara Weiland Talbert is a noted quilting and sewing author, columnist, editor, and designer whose writing has been featured in publications including Sew News and Sewing Savvy. She has extensive experience teaching sewing seminars and solving the problems of stitchers of all levels.
|Chapter 1: Getting Started|
|Chapter 2: Choosing Fabric|
|Chapter 3: Batting and Thread|
|Chapter 4: Essential Tools|
|Chapter 5: Rotary cutting and Strip Piecing|
|Chapter 6: Templates, Pressing, and Piercing|
|Chapter 7: All About Applique|
|Chapter 8: Settings and Borders|
|Chapter 9: Quilting Choices|
|Chapter 10: Making the Quilt Sandwich|
|Chapter 11: Finishing the Quilt|
|Chapter 13: Quilt Embellishments|
|Chapter 14: Quilter's Math Made Easy|
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Number Of Pages: 431
Published: 2nd May 2009
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 16.0 x 11.4 x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.408