The Applique Book
Traditional Techniques, Modern Style - 16 Quilt Projects
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|Format: ||Paperback, 176 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 25 January 2016|
Push yourself to rethink the bounds of applique! Top applique designers share 16 innovative projects with full-size patterns. Master 7 classic techniques from invisible machine applique to bias tape design, each with step-by-step instructions that make it easy to learn. Then, peek inside the design process with profiles of 9 award-winning quilters, inspiring you with their fearless designs. Projects are included from 12 of today's modern designers: Jenna Brand, Shannon Brinkley, Vanessa Christenson, Jenifer Dick, Debbie Grifka, Lynn Harris, Rossie Hutchinson, Allison Rosen, Latifah Saafir, Beth Vassalo, Casey York, and Betz White.
Table of Contents
Contents Dedication and Acknowledgements Foreword by Cindy Lammon Introduction How to Use This Book Materials Basic Machine Applique Raw-Edge Applique Introducing Raw-Edge Applique Confetti Pillows, Vanessa Christenson Ginkgo Bed Runner, Casey York Migrations Wall Hanging, Shannon Brinkley Turned-Edge Applique Introducing Turned-Edge Applique Fading Foliage Quilt, Lynn Harris Belle the Squirrel Quilt, Jenifer Dick Beach Huts Wall Hanging, Allison Rosen Falling Leaves Quilt, Jenna Brand Reverse Applique Introducing Reverse Applique Felt and Linen Improv Coasters, Betz White Astrid Quilt, Lynn Harris Moments Quilt, Rossie Hutchinson Bias Applique Introducing Bias Applique Paper Chains Quilt, Debbie Grifka Sweet Pickles Quilt, Latifah Saafir Free-Form Applique Introducing Free-Form Applique Corona de Flores Quilt, Casey York Spotlights Quilt, Rossie Hutchinson Bowls Wall Hanging, Beth Vassalo Shards Quilt, Casey York Profiles Raw-Edge Applique Kevin Kosbab LUKE Haynes Turned-Edge Applique Sarah Fielke Carolyn Friedlander Reverse Applique Chawne Kimber Alison Glass Bias Applique Denyse Schmidt Free-Form Applique Bari J. Ackerman Melissa Averinos Finishing Your Applique Project Finishing a Quilt * Hanging Sleeves * Finishing a Pillow Resources Project Contributors Author
About the Author
Casey York is an art historian and an award-winning modern quilt designer whose work has appeared in the QuiltCon modern quilt show and in Modern Quilts Unlimited and Stitch magazines. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri. casey-york.com; studioloblog.wordpress.com
Modern quilters, many of them award-winning, provide 16 inspiring applique projects with full-size patterns. There are 7 skills to master from raw-edge, bias-tape, needle-turn, reverse, Broderie Perse and free-form. Learn how to finish your projects professionally. See the stitches to use, stitching round corners and other basic techniques. Each technique is a masterclass with clear instructions and photos. Each section has projects so that you can hone your skills. I liked the projects. There are also profiles of modern quilter who use these techniques, showcasing some of their work. The end result is simple - see it, learn it, make it. A beautiful book for all skill levels with stunning ideas. Recommended. yarnsandfabrics.co.uk, 3/9/16 Rethink the boundaries of applique with award-winning modern quilt designer Casey York and 20 other top designers. Throughout the pages in this book, you'll learn to master techniques including invisible machine applique, bias tape design, raw-edge and needleturn applique, reverse applique, broderie perse, and free-form methods. Full-size patterns for 16 projects from 12 designers are included, and profiles of nine other designers will be sure to inspire you! Modern Quilts Unlimited, Summer 2016 With 16 projects and input from 21 quilting artists, this book covers the subject from preparation to finishing. Information is included on reverse, turned-edge, free-form, bias-tape, machine and other applique techniques. All are detailed with clear photos to ensure success. Designer profiles offer insight into their work and their project contributions. American Quilt Retailer, June 2016 A book of applique designs featuring bold modern patterns on wall hangings, runners, cushions, etc. There are five sections each devoted to one technique: raw edged; needleturn; reverse; bias tape and free form. The more unusual areas are the free from and the bias tape applique. 'Shards' has free cut radiating long thin triangles on a white background. A bias tape quilt 'Paper Chains' has large loops falling down. Each section has contributions from different quilters plus some projects to make. All the quilters explain their methods well and some discuss their quilting designs. British Patchwork and Quilting, August 2016
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