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This comprehensive handbook is loaded with tips, demonstration
photographs, and all the information and inspiration you need for
great machine appliqué!
Learn about the tools to gather, the stitches to use,
the best way to prepare fabric shapes, and special techniques such
as 3-D appliqué, working with bias strips, and reverse appliqué
Caroline has designed Love Affair-A Heart Sampler
using all the techniques explained in this book. Make the quilt
and master the skills required for successful machine appliqué
Nine projects will delight the beginner and inspire the experienced
Caroline lives at Pyramul, near Mudgee, in New South Wales, Australia.
The area is well known for its superfine wool and its superb wines.
Caroline and husband John have five adult children who have all
left home to make their own way in the world. Their greatest gift
to both Caroline and John are their beloved grandchildren.
Caroline has been quilting 'seriously' for approximately 15 years.
After selling her fabric shop, Caroline was diagnosed with breast
cancer and as with many others, quilting definitely became a form
Many of her quilts have been published in Australian quilting magazines.
This is her third book. The first was A Quilter's Garden-Machine
Appliqué and the second Rapt in Borders, which
was co-authored by close friend, Michelle Marvig.
Caroline teaches regularly. She has conducted workshops not only
all over Australia, but also in New Zealand. She has demonstrated
and lectured at Quilt Market in Houston, USA. Whilst machine appliqué
is her first love, she also teaches students to make quilts that
are predominately pieced. Encouraging students to learn new techniques
that can be used to make their own designs is a joy and many friends
have been make along the way.
Table of Contents
|Getting It All Together
|Preparing Shapes For Machine
|Placing and Layering
|Sun & Surf
|Some Like It Hot
|General Quiltmaking Instructions