Create the popular look of watercolor quilts in a wink of the time using More Quick Watercolor Quilts by Diana Pappas. Sew 80% fewer seams than traditional watercolor quilts require

 

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More Quick Watercolor Quilts

Author: Dina Pappas
Pages: 96
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: That Patchwork Place
Cover: Soft


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New Shapes Will Shape Up Your Next Watercolor Quilt!

Discover fresh, fast techniques for stitching gorgeous watercolor-style quilts! Dina Pappas has expanded her simple fuse, fold, and stitch ,method to include rectangles and triangles as well as squares. Even if you're a beginner, you can create these fabulous watercolor designs with ease.

  • Say goodbye to tricky piecing and mismatched seams with ten quilted projects that use fusible interfacing and a timesaving grid system
  • Give a beautiful watercolor look to classic patterns such as Irish Chain and Trip Around the World, plus traditional baskets and eight-pointed stars
  • You'll quickly learn to sew up to 85% fewer seams than traditional watercolor quilts require

Create glorious, complex looking designs without all the work in this sequel to the bestseller Quick Watercolor Quilts!

About the Author:

Dina Pappas is an award-winning quiltmaker, teacher, lecturer, and pattern designer. Her work led to the development of preprinted interfacing for use with watercolor piecing. Her quilts have been published by McCall's Quilting magazine and seen on the TV show Simply Quilts.

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2 color blooming hedgeslacy eiht-point star
garland irish chainceltic garden maze

Table of Contents:

Preface 6
Introduction 7
Supplies 8
Fabric Selection 11
Combining Three Fabrics 12
Using More than Three Fabrics 14
Designing Quilts 16
Graphic Designs 16
Designing Shapes 16
Reading the Edge Fabric 16
Placing Edge Pieces 17
Placing Full-Floral Squares 19
Evaluating the Design 20
Piecing With Interfacing 21
Preparing Grids 22
Fusing Designs 25
Piecing Square & Rectangular Panels 25
Piecing Triangle Panels 26
Piecing Block Panels 28
Squaring Panels 28
The Quilts
Blooming Hedges 29
Two-Color Blooming Hedges 34
Twined Vines Runner and Place Mats 41

Lacy Eight-Pointed Star Wall Hanging 46
Garden Sampler 51
Garland Irish Chain 59
Celtic Garden Maze 65
Four Vintage Baskets 72
Watercolor Nosegays 76
Quiltmaking Techniques 81
Rotary Cutting 81
Machine Piecing 82
Applique Techniques 83
Adding Borders 85
Finishing Techniques 88
Preparing to Quilt 88
Preparing a Quilt Sandwich 88
Basting 88
Quilting 89
Adding a Hanging Sleeve 92
Binding 93
Signing Your Quilt 95
About the Author 96

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Quick Watercolor Quilts
The Fuse, Fold, and Stitch Method

Author: Dina Pappas
Pages: 111
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: That Patchwork Place
Cover: Soft

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Create the wildly popular look of watercolor quilts in a wink of the time! Learn to make quilts that use watercolor wreaths, hearts, baskets, and other pictorial motifs as a focus. The technique is simple- you'll instantly reduce the number of seams to sew, using fast fusible interfacing and as few as three fabrics. Now beginning and advanced quilters can all join the watercolor craze!

Discover How To:

  • Stitch up 13 beautiful scenic watercolor-style quilts in a snap
  • Sew 80% fewer seams than traditional watercolor quilts require
  • Align seams perfectly without expert rotary-cutting skills (the interfacing forgives inaccurate cutting!

About the Author:

Dina Pappas is an award-winning quiltmaker, teacher, lecturer, and pattern designer. Her work led to the development of preprinted interfacing for use with watercolor piecing. Her quilts have been published by McCall's Quilting magazine and seen on the TV show Simply Quilts.

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tea partywreath
flower basketteapot witrh flowers
Table of Contents:

Preface 7
Introduction 9
Supplies 10
Fabric Selection 13
Combining Three Fabrics 14
Combining Five Fabrics 18
Designing Quilts 19
Graphic Designs 19
Designing Shapes 19
Reading the Edge Fabric 19
Edge Placement 20
Watercolor Borders 25
Evaluating the Design 26
Piecing With Interfacing 29
Preparing Grids 29
Fusing Designs 30
Piecing Panels 30
Piecing Border Designs 33
Squaring Panels 33
The Quilts
Floral Heart Wreath 34
Miniature Floral Heart Wreath 38
Floral Heart Pillow 42

Floral Bordered Heart Bed Quilt 46
Sunflowers 54
Basket of Blooms 58
Ficket Fence 62
Four Seasons Wreaths 66
Miniature Wreath 70
Four Wreaths Bed Quilt 74
Watering Can Bouquet 80
Tea Lover 84
Tea Setting 88
Quiltmaking Techniques 93
Rotary Cutting 93
Machine Piecing 93
Applique Techniques 94
Adding Borders 96
Finishing Techniques 100
Preparing the Quilt 100
Quilting 101
Adding a Hanging Sleeve 106
Binding 107
Bibliography 109
About the Author 110