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Fancy appliqué : 12 lessons to enhance your skills
Sienkiewicz, Elly.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Lafayette, Calif. : C&T Pub., [1999]

Physical Description:
144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


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Material Type
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Central Library TT779 .S545 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Following on from Applique: 12 Easy Ways, this handbook provides 12 sequential lessons that enhance the basic skills attained in the first book and broaden the reader's stitching horizons. It includes: cutaway applique; needleturn; non-decorative applique stitches; and stumpwork.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 5
Dedicationp. 6
Author's Prefacep. 7
Introductionp. 9
Part I Setting Stitchery's Stagep. 12
Part II The Lessons
Baccalaureate in Applique
Lesson 1 Dancing the Heart Two-Stepp. 23
Lesson 2 Hurry-Up Heart in Reversep. 32
Lesson 3 Seamless Applique--Serenely Simplep. 38
Lesson 4 Lacework, etc.--Elegant Capers in Clothp. 44
Lesson 5 Ultra-Simple UltraSuede Appliquep. 51
Lesson 6 Wreaths--Set Free!p. 59
Lesson 7 Where's the Embroidery in "Broderie Perse?"p. 69
Lesson 8 Creature Creationsp. 74
Lesson 9 Ribbon Applique--Flowered and Featheredp. 82
Honorary Master of Arts in Applique: Comprehensive Exam
Lesson 10 The Heart Wreath Reviewp. 86
Stitch a Thesis for a Ph.D. in Applique, Honoris Causa
Lesson 11 Mixed Media Applique and Scenery Blocksp. 95
Lesson 12 Stumpwork--A Fancywork Crescendop. 102
Part III The Pattern Sectionp. 110
Part IV Appendix
Quilt Specifications and Setsp. 136
Classesp. 138
Sourcesp. 140
Indexp. 141
About the Authorp. 143

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