The Quilter s Bible

The Quilter s Bible Author Linda
ISBN-10 9781446361788
Year 2011-02-12
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher David & Charles
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This title presents essential know-how together with a wide range of inspirational projects, tips and ideas collected from international top-name quilters. Ideal for both the beginners looking for trustworthy advice in a single volume and the committed quilters searching for authoritative reference for seldom used techniques. Over 15 projects featured including cot quilts, bed quilts, lap quilts, bags, cushions, wall hangings, table mats and runners, and other beautiful projects for the home.

The Quilter s Bible

The Quilter s Bible Author Ruth Patrick
ISBN-10 1845433661
Year 2010-04-01
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher
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Quilting – a unique form of individual expression – has always been carried out as a communal activity, and its appeal lies in this sharing of ideas and fabrics. Here is an instant entrée to this friendly and inspiring world. The Quilter’s Bible is the essential quilter’s companion, packed with practical information: hints and tips on tools, batting and fabric; technical advice on construction and stitching; and dozens of inspirational designs.Essential stitching, piecing and finishing techniques shown with clear step-by-step instructions, suitable for every skill level from beginner to advanced. The book also contains a carefully selected directory of over 40 favourite block designs with photographs and clear construction advice. Packed throughout with valuable tips and time-savers, The Quilter’s Bible will bring many hours of enjoyment, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced quilter.About the authorRuth Patrick is a freelance editor with a long career in publishing. She has written and edited many craft books. Ruth lives in London.

The Quilter s Stitch Bible

The Quilter s Stitch Bible Author Nikki Tinkler
ISBN-10 0896892034
Year 2006-02-15
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Krause Publications Craft
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Explained in full detail with easy-to-follow diagrams, the most comprehensive quilt stitch guide on the market includes basic and decorative stitches, for use by hand or machine, a list of materials and equipment, and tips on planning, finishing, and caring for your quilts.

The Quilter s Block Bible

The Quilter s Block Bible Author Celia Eddy
ISBN-10 0785826262
Year 2010-01-05
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Chartwell Books
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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.

The Quilter s Color Scheme Bible

The Quilter s Color Scheme Bible Author Celia Eddy
ISBN-10 0896892743
Year 2006-07-15
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Krause Publications Craft
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Complemented by more than eight hundred full-color illustrations, a helpful manual for quilters offers an innovative approach to selecting the right colors and fabrics for any quilt project, explaining how to test colors using swatches, colored pencils, and computer quilting programs and including tips on pattern and block designs, color themes, and fabric effects.

Ultimate Quilting Bible

Ultimate Quilting Bible Author Marie Clayton
ISBN-10 9781911163305
Year 2009-07-01
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Pavilion Books
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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.

The patchworker s and quilter s stitch bible

The patchworker s and quilter s stitch bible Author Nikki Tinkler
ISBN-10 184448128X
Year 2006
Pages 258
Language en
Publisher
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All the stitches you need to make any type of quilt are explained in full with photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams, together with comprehensive instructions for the various associated techniques.

The Quilt Block Bible

The Quilt Block Bible Author Rosemary Youngs
ISBN-10 9781440238505
Year 2014-06-05
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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From Rosemary Youngs, the author who brought you The Civil War Diary Quilt and Quilts from the American Homefront, comes this treasury of beloved quilt blocks. A stunning collection of classic quilt block patterns and historical anecdotes, this invaluable

Biblical Blocks

Biblical Blocks Author Rosemary Makhan
ISBN-10 1564773906
Year 2001-05-01
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher That Patchwork Place
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Stitch this stunning sampler quilt and discover the special meaning behind 21 traditional, time-honored block patterns. Inspired by the world's most beloved biblical themes, this beautiful quilt features geometric-style designs that represent stories from the Bible, block by block. Block themes such as Solomon's Puzzle, Job's Tears, Joseph's Coat and Garden of Eden will inspire you to celebrate favorite Bible passages in fabric. A dramatic appliqued Rose of Sharon border will attractively frame your quilted masterpiece.

The Quilt Block Book

The Quilt Block Book Author Nancy Wick
ISBN-10 9781589237780
Year 2013-10-01
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Creative Publishing International
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Provides instructions for creating seventy-five different quilting blocks using three sewing methods: traditional piecing, foundation piecing, and appliquâe.

This I Accomplish

This I Accomplish Author Kyra E. Hicks
ISBN-10 0982479654
Year 2009
Pages 180
Language en
Publisher
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The powerful quilts of Harriet Powers (1837-1910), a Georgia slave, continue to capture our imagination. Her two-known creations, the Bible Quilt and the Pictorial Quilt, have independently survived since stitched more than a century ago. Thousands of visitors to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston have stood transfixed viewing her quilts. Until today, no one has told the entire, dramatic story of how her quilts, one initially sold for $5, were cherished for decades in private homes before emerging as priceless, national treasures. This I Accomplish: Harriet Powers¿ Bible Quilts and Other Pieces brings to light new, exciting facts ¿ many never before published: proof Powers was a literate, award-winning quilter, who stitched at least five quilts and promoted her own artwork; complete exhibition history for both quilts; profiles of the two nineteenth century women who sought to purchase the Bible Quilt; profiles of the three men who once owned the Pictorial Quilt; unveiling of a young artist who embellished the Pictorial Quilt and more! This I Accomplish is the most comprehensive resource guide on Powers and includes nearly 200 bibliographic annotative references. This I Accomplish is written by Kyra E. Hicks, a quilter whose works have appeared in over forty group exhibitions in places such as the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, NY and the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. She lives in Arlington, Virginia.

Quilt of Faith

Quilt of Faith Author Mary Tatem
ISBN-10 9781441214300
Year 2010-06-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Revell
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Quilters understand with every stitch how God can make even scraps wonderfully new and striking with a little time, imagination, and love. In these touching books, Mary Tatem pieces together spiritual insights and stories of quilters into devotionals that feature some of the most beloved and recognizable quilt patterns in America. Readers will discover the historical background of each pattern and be enchanted by the spiritual reflections on joy, faith, creativity, gratitude, patience, hope, and more. Encouragement, inspiration, and celebration--as well as some great stories--await readers as they discover that, in God's design, even the smallest scraps or most frayed fragments can be fashioned into something new, complete, comfort-giving, and beautiful.