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Easy Bias-Covered Curves by Wendy Hill is great for quilters at every level. Detailed illustrations included for a project quilt. Wendy introduces simple blocks that have no curved-seam piecing, no raw edges and no stress. Create quilts with WOW appeal!


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Easy Bias-Covered Curves

Easy Bias-Covered Curves
Create Quilts with Wow Appeal

Author: Wendy Hill
Pages:95
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4C30350
Weight: 1.1 lb
MSRP: $26.95

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Free-Wheeling Fun with Easy-Sew Circles and Curves

These artful quilts are breathtaking to look at, and surprisingly easy to make! Fabric bias covers raw fabric edges in a quick, accurate technique. Wendy introduces simple blocks plus lots of variations and sample quilts Detailed illustrations follow for a project quilt—or create your own.

  • No curved-seam piecing, no raw edges, no stress!
  • Fabric bias strips are the key to beautifully-finished curves.
  • Great for quilters at every level—beginners love the simple technique, and experienced quilters can design their own variations.
  • Match fabrics for a subtle look, or use contrasting bias for a vivid design element..

 

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Author Wendy HillAbout the Author

Wendy remembers dreaming of colors when she was very young. Her first sewing projects were doll quilts and clothing. In high school, Wendy created a vinyl bikini bathing suit and a waterproof raincoat using bread wrappers. When her sewing teacher insisted it couldn't be done,. Wendy made a faux fur coat with perfect bound buttonholes to prove that it could. More than 30 years ago, Wendy made her first big quilt: a replica of the floor of the Taj Majal, in corduroy, for a king-sized bed. The quilt covered the bed and extended to the floor. Creative work with fabrics and fibers, by both hand and machine, has been a steady force in Wendy's life.

Wendy's work has been in print in some form since 1992. She has contributed projects to several books and written magazine articles and three previous books (On the Surface, Thread Embellishment & Fabric Manipulation (1997), Two-for-One Foundation Piecing, Reversible Quilts and More (2001), and Incredible Thread-A-Bowls (2005) with C&T Publishing). Wendy follows her ideas wherever they may take her, from a reversible chicken/egg doll (Housewife Hen/Rietta on the Town) to thread-web quilts to bed quilts and more

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Wheelin & DealinAka No In -Ei

 

 

 

Rim Runner

Making the RoundsWhirlygigs

Day and Night in the GardenSomewhere

Roads Not TakenTokyo Twist

 

Table of Contents

Introduction6Stitch the Bias Tape21
Get Ready! Finishing Touches 
Blocks with Curves, Fans and Wheels7Borders, Quilting, Binding, Sleeves and Labels22
Supplies7The Block Patterns 
Fabric Selection8Make It Your Own27
Fabric Shopping9The Adventure Begins27
Pressing Matters9Block Pattern 1: Meandering Along 28
Get Set! Block Pattern 2: Whirling Spirals38
Templates11Block Pattern 3: Whirly Gigging 50
Cut Out the Fabrics12Block Pattern 4: Cutting Corners58
Build the Block12Block Pattern 5: Making the Rounds68
Go! Block Pattern 6: Doing Wheelies80
Biased About Bias Tape14Resources93
Cut the Bias trips14Meet the Contributors94
Make the Bias Tape16Meet the Author95
Bend the Bias Tape17s95

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