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All About Machine Arts is a must-have reference guide for decorative machine sewing! A-Z guide to machine techniques and information, from appliqué to zigzag. Complete information about the essentials: fabric, thread, stabilizers, plus the tools you need for success.


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All About Machine Arts
Decorative Techniques from A to Z

From Sew News, Creative Machine Embroidery, and C&T Publishing
Pages: 256
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Item Code: 4Q0076
Weight: 2.10 lb
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All About Machine Arts

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Tips and Techniques, ideas and inspiration for doing it all by machine.....

  • Beading
  • Bobbinwork
  • Chenille
  • Couching
  • Crazy quilt stitching
  • Cutwork
  • Embroidery
  • Eyelets
  • Fabric
  • Free-motion quilting
  • Hemstitching
  • Lacemaking
  • Monograms
  • Pintucks
  • Presser feet
  • Quilting
  • Ribbonwork
  • Satin stitch
  • Serging
  • Smocking
  • Trapunto
  • Tucks
  • And lots more!
All About Machine Arts

Table of Contents

 

Introduction
3
Hooping
162
On the Cover
3
Hooping Techniques  
A User's Guide to All About Machine Arts
6
Internet
164
Glorious Gallery
8
Information on the Internet  
Successful Studios
30
Kids
165
Mastering Machines
38
For Kids  
Sewing Machines   Lace
167
Stitch Dictionary   Machine-Embroidered Lace  
Presser Feet   Free-Motion Lace Making  
Understanding Machine Tension   Motion-Spun Lace  
How to shop for a Machine   Thread and Ribbon Scarves  
Computerized Embroidery Machines
60
Lettering
173
Embroidery Software   The Write Stuff  
Understanding Copyrights   Long Arm Quilting
174
Sergers
63
Decorative Long Arm Quilting  
Serger Stitch Dictionary   Metalwork
175
Serger Presser Feet   Embroidery on Metal  
Understanding Differential Feed   Mirror Imagining
177
Everything Essential
67
Mirror-Imagine Embroidery  
Oh, Those Threads   Monograms
178
Thread Lubricants   Monogramming  
Needles   Needles
180
Fabulous Fabric   Novelty Needles  
Stabilizers   Paper
183
Toppers   Stitching on Paper  
A New Look at Color   Stitching a Holiday Greeting  
Terrific Tools
92
Pintucks
185
Tools   Making Pintucks  
Supplies   Quilting
187
Scissors   Quilting Basics  
Machine Arts from A-Z   10 Tips for Better Straight-line Quilting  
Appliqué
103
Quilting Back to Front  
Blanket Stitch Appliqué   Quilting Garments  
Satin Stitch Appliqué   Quilting & Embroidery
193
5 Ways to Use Satin Stitching in Appliqué   Quilted Blocks  
Shadow Appliqué   Ribbon
196
Bartacks
111
Ribbon Embroidery  
A New Look for Bartacks   Sashiko
199
Beading
112
Sashiko by Machine  
Beading by Machine   Satin Stitching
201
Binding
113
Decorative Satin Stitching  
Decorative Stitched Bindings   Scallop Stitch
203
Bobbinwork
113
Scallop Stitch Embellishments  
Stitching From Below   Sequins
204
Bridge Stitches
115
Sequins Sewing Basics  
Bridging the Gap with Fagoting   Serging
206
Built-in stitches
116
Serging Blanket Stitches  
Using Built-in Stitches   Serger Braids and Cording  
Tips for Creating Stitched Borders   Serger Chain  
Decorative Machine Stitching & Quilts   Finishing Chain Ends  
Find your Stitch Vocabulary   Serger Cover Stitches  
Buttonholes
120
Double-Sided Serging  
Appliquéd Buttonholes   Serger Flat Locking  
Charted Needlework   Serger- Embellished Fleece  
Charted Needlework by Machine   Flatlocked Patchwork Embroidery  
Chenille
122
Creative Seger Textures  
Making Chenille Fabric   Yarns- Serged Edges  
Pictorial Chenille   Shisha Mirrors
223
Circular Stitching
124
Embellishing with Shisha  
Sewing in Circles   A New Reflection on Shisha  
Couching
126
Embroidery with Shisha  
Couching by Machine   Smocking
226
Crazy Quilt Stitching
127
Smocking by Machine  
Pieced Delight   Mock Smocking  
Cross-Stitch
128
Surface Stitching
229
Cross-Stitch by Machine   Stitching on the Surface  
Cutwork
128
Tassels
233
Cutwork Embroidery   Making Tassels  
Fleece Cutwork   Trapunto
234
Decorative Edges
131
Trapunto by Machine  
Embroidered Edges Finishes   Tucks
235
Embroidery
134
Terrific Tucks  
Dimensional Embroidery   Bias Tucks  
Hidden Embroidery   Embroidered Tucks  
12 Tips for Raised Embroidery   Underlay Stitching
238
Embroidery and Appliqué   Understanding Underlay Stitches  
Embroidery for the Dining Room   Vintage Stitching
240
Festive Embroidery   Waste Not
241
Embroidering on Sweaters   Don't Throw that Fabric Away  
Embroidering on Fleece   Xtra Tips for Serging
242
Embroidering over Seams   Yarn
245
Entredeux
145
Couching with Yarn  
Elegant Entredeux   Bobbinwork with Yarn  
Ergonomics
146
Zigzag
247
Sew Healthy   Sewing with Zigzag Stitches  
Eyelets
147
   
I-Opening Eyelets      
Fabric
149
   
Making Your Own Designer Fabrics      
Fleece
151
   
Sculpturing Fleece      
Follow the Lines      
Free-Motion Stitching
152
   
Free-Motion Thread Painting      
Free-Motion Embroidery      
Free-Motion Thread Scribble Appliqué      
Free-Motion Quilting
156
   
Free-Motion Quilting Basics      
7 Tips for Free-Motion Quilting      
Quilting the Contours      
Transferring Quilting Design Lines      
Gathering
159
   
Gathering by Machine      
Hemstitching
160
   
Heavenly Hemstitches      
Honeycomb Stitch
161
   
Honey of a Stitch      



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