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: Appli-quilting - Applique & Quilt at the Same Time!: Skill-Building Projects Techniques for All Machines
: C&T Publishing
: Gina Perkes
: 2016
: English
:37 Mb

Multitask like never before with this revolutionary, all-in-one approach to appliqu? and quilting. It all starts with your quilt sandwich, as you apply appliqu? shapes and free-motion quilting in one step. Tackle raw-edge, fusible, and turned-edge appliqu? with wash-away sheets. Learn how secondary quilting designs, couching, and bobbinwork can take your designs to the next level. Appli-quilting is fast, effective, and versatile?a true time-saver for owners of both longarm and domestic sewing machines.

Applique and quilt as you go, at the same time. Use the skill-building projects to perfect your technique. Techniques are suitable for all machines. Save time doing both tasks at once and create raw-edge, fusible and turned-edge applique. There's a step-by-step guide to applique methods, guide to stitching your applique with some unusual but workable ideas. Free motion, couching and bobbin work. The projects are simple but are useful for beginners. (yarnsandfabrics.co.uk, 11/20/2016)

This book is ideal for quilters of all levels as it is informative, so anyone who wants to try this technique will be guided all the way. Gina looks at long-arm machines versus domestic sewing machines, discusses different fabrics and threads, and gives a number of options for using appliqu?. She explores a variety of design ideas for quilting, and provides examples of stitches that can be used, including couching and bobbin work. There are clear diagrams, photos and coloured boxes of text so that the reader can see at a glance what is being discussed. There are also six project included so you can try the techniques out for yourself. (Down Under Quilts, 167)
About the Author

Gina Perkes owns and operates a quilting training facility and Innova longarm dealership, The Copper Needle. The recipient of numerous awards, Gina travels to guilds and conferences teaching her techniques on domestic and longarm machines. She lives in Payson, Arizona.



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