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Ultimate Quilting Bible

Author : Marie Clayton
ISBN : 9781911163305
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 26.49 MB
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Quilting is a hugely popular pastime, with many people all over the world producing beautiful quilts to be displayed as wall hangings for display, as well as to be used as bedcovers and throws. Now available in paperback, this best-selling title is THE essential guide to quilting. This book aims to cover all the basic techniques that are used in making a quilt, whatever kind you might wish to create. Learn about materials and equipment, and choosing the right sewing machine to work for you in chapter 1, then move onto fabrics and their characteristics in the following chapter. A section on colour and pattern will help you design your quilt, as you decide which of the quilt-making traditions you are most drawn to: wholecloth and strippy quilts, pieced quilts, appliquéd quilts, embellished quilts or folded quilts. With inspirational photographs of traditional and well-loved designs in each section, as well as specific techniques that apply to each quilt, you will be spoilt for choice. There is also a section on the care, cleaning and storage of quilts, as well as a glossary of quilt-making terms. This comprehensive guide also offers clear instructions and hundreds of illustrations and diagrams to show each stage of the quilting process. It’ll be the one resource that you will turn to time and time again.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Quilting Bible 3rd Edition

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ISBN : 9781616738358
Genre : Machine quilting
File Size : 38.73 MB
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"Machine quilting techniques and projects in step-by-step format"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Machine quilting

The Quilter S Bible

Author : Linda Clements
ISBN : 9781446361788
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 45.39 MB
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An essential reference with a collection of projects to inform and inspire quilters. This book presents essential know-how—together with a wide range of inspirational projects, tips, and ideas collected from international top-name quilters. Ideal for both beginners looking for trustworthy advice in a single volume and committed quilters searching for authoritative reference on seldom-used techniques, it features over fifteen projects including cot quilts, bed quilts, lap quilts, bags, cushions, wall hangings, table mats, runners, and other beautiful projects for the home. Includes color photos and illustrations.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Ultimate Crochet Bible

Author : Jane Crowfoot
ISBN : 1910231797
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 38.20 MB
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Now available in paperback, this best-selling title is THE essential guide to crochet. Ultimate Crochet Bible is a definitive reference for all aspects of crochet – from the first chain to the care and maintenance of your projects. The first two chapters are packed with useful information such as choosing and using a hook, how to read a pattern, holding the yarn and basic stitches. Once you are armed with the basics, you can go on to learn about a wide range of techniques. Traditional, lace-weight crochet is covered in the Thread Crochet section. The yarn used tends to be fine and the hooks are small, but this allows you to put more detail into a piece of work. Filet and Irish crochet are covered here. The section on Tunisian and Entrelac Crochet shows how elements of crochet and knitting can be combined. Entrelac is a method of creating square shapes in order to make a textured fabric that resembles basket weave. In Working with Colour, the two main techniques of adding colour to a piece of crochet – Intarsia and Jacquard – are explained. And to create some really exciting effects, you can add beads and sequins to your crochet. It’s a relatively easy technique. In addition, there are techniques for edgings, braids, fringes and tassels. Professional Finishing Techniques provides all the know-how you need to take your crochet to a whole new level. But whatever your level of experience, this book will be an invaluable treasure trove of crochet techniques that you will turn to time and time again. Over 35,000 copies sold worldwide.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Modern Quilt Bible

Author : Elizabeth Betts
ISBN : 1446307468
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 82.29 MB
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Learn how to create stunning modern quilts with the Modern Quilt Bible: the ultimate reference guide to patchwork and quilting techniques. Author of Beginner's Guide to Quilting Liz Betts explains over 100 techniques used by designers to create eye-catching modern quilts. Try your hand at improv piecing, free motion quilting, playing with scale, curved piecing and much more. There are featured quilts from the world's best modern quilt designers and ten unique quilted projects using a range of modern quilt techniques so you can practice your new-found skills.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Ultimate Woodwork Bible

Author : Phil Davy
ISBN : 1843405741
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 52.55 MB
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Covers everything a woodworker needs, from selecting tools to joints and finishing, in a book the includes tips from top carpenters and step-by-step diagrams, photos and instructions.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Ultimate Papercraft Bible

Author : Various,
ISBN : 1843406721
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 24.40 MB
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The latest volume in Collins & Brown’s bestselling Ultimate series reveals all the techniques you need to begin make beautiful projects in paper. First, the chapter on tools, materials and basic techniques will help you decide what equipment you will need to get started, although for many of the techniques in the book, not much more is needed than paper, scissors and glue. Once you've got the basics covered, you will be amazed at the variety of paper techniques there are to explore. Various paper treatments are covered in Colouring, Decorating and Texturing. Learn how to make beautiful cards for family and friends in the Cardmaking chapter, and add a special personal touch to gifts by making your own Envelopes, Giftwrap and Gift Boxes. The Scrapbooking chapter is packed full of ideas on ways to preserve memories of trips and events. Decorative techniques can be found in the Papercutting and Origami chapters, and there is a final chapter on Other Papercrafts which includes techniques such as papier maché, decoupage, quilling and advice on the best ways to make your own paper.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Ultimate Art Bible

Author : Sarah Hoggett
ISBN : 1908449012
Genre : Art
File Size : 69.23 MB
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Introduces the equipment and materials used in drawing and painting; explains the concepts of color and tone, perspective, and color theory and composition; and demonstrates the techniques for drawing, watercolor, and oils and acrylics.
Category: Art

The Quilter S Block Bible

Author : Celia Eddy
ISBN : 0785826262
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 57.11 MB
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This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers. This is the ultimate easy-to-use reference for those interested in creating beautiful and individual quilts. Each of the 100 entries features a photograph of a block with diagrams and instructions on how to construct it. With clear guidance for beginners and experts, including a how-to section and a comprehensive list of symbols, this is a handy guide for anyone interested in quilting. With chapters on the tools and equipment used, and the fabrics available for quilting, beginners and more advanced quilters will find invaluable tips. Working with color and patterns is covered, and drafting blocks to make templates will help advanced quilters improve their craft. This book will help readers learn all the basic skills involved in drafting and making blocks and turning them into quilts. And that's just the beginning of the story, because readers can go on to make up their own blocks and design their own quilts with them.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Ultimate Quilting Book

Author : Maggi McCormick Gordon
ISBN : 1855857553
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 27.49 MB
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More than 200 antique and contemporary quilts, nearly 100 classic patchwork patterns, 800 color and 200 black-and-white illustrations, 25 projects, and a library of 100 trace-off appliqu� and quilting motifs. “An astonishingly beautiful book at an astounding price. The biggest book bargain to appear in a long, long time.”—The Quilter.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies