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Title:
Start quilting with Alex Anderson : six projects for first-time quilters.
Author:
Anderson, Alex, 1955-
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Lafayette, Calif. : C&T Pub., [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
40 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781571201676
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

An introduction to the world of quilt-making by the host of HGTV's Simply Quilts. It features six simple, rotary-cut projects to get you started; covers the basics of fabric choices, equipment and techniques; then walks you through each step of the cutting and piecing process.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Toolsp. 6
Rotary Cutter
Rotary Mat
Rotary Ruler
Scissors
Pins
Thread
Seam Ripper
Iron
Sewing Machine
Fabricp. 7
Grain of the Fabric
Preparing the Fabric
The Basicsp. 9
Decisions Decisions Decisions
Rotary Cutting
Pinning
Stitching
Seam Ripping
Pressing
Settings
Borders
Planning the Quilting
Backing
Batting
Layering
Basting
Quilting
Binding
Projectsp. 20
Rail Fence Quiltp. 20
Nine-Patch Variation Quiltp. 23
Log Cabin Variation Quiltp. 27
Friendship Star Quiltp. 30
Flying Geese Quiltp. 33
Sampler Quiltp. 37
About the Authorp. 40