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New Ways to Appliqué has illustrated techniques from top quilt designers, guaranteed to make appliquéing quilts and projects easier and quicker, even for the beginners.

Sharla's Comments:

This book covers more techniques than other book I have reviewed in the last 10 years. If you are looking for an overview of applique techniques (30 plus) then this is for you! Each project introduces a new method and really fun applique patterns for seasonal, children and


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New Ways to Appliqué
Hard Cover

Edited by: Jeanne Stauffer & Sandra L. Hatch
Pages: 176
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: House of White Birches

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Snow Star & Nine-Patch







30 Plus Applique Techniques
Hand, Machine, Fusible, Silk Flower, Raw Edge, Felt, Bias and much more

  • 3-D Appliqué

  • Raggy Fringe Appliqué

  • Fusible Machine Appliqué

  • Chenille By The Inch for Fuzzy Flowers

  • Spray Adhesive Appliqué

  • Hand-Stitched Buttonhole Stitch on Fused Appliqué

  • Quick-Bias Covered Seams

  • Fusible Appliqué Using the Appliqué Pressing Sheet

  • Combining Piecing and Appliqué

  • Freezer Paper Appliqué

  • Isolating Pre-Printed Fabric Motifs for Appliqué

  • Overlapped Fusible Appliqué

  • English Paper Piecing Variation & Using Pressing Bars for Smooth Bias Strips

  • No-Sew Appliqué

  • Transparent Appliqué Technique (Add Chiffon to give Shadow Effect)

  • Interfacing Appliqué used to create smooth outer edge

  • Scribble-Stitch Machine Appliqué

  • Light on Dark Appliqué

  • Glue on Appliqué

  • Finding Appliqué Patterns in Nature

  • Turned-Under Machine Appliqué

  • Trim and Turn Appliqué using Jumbo Rick Rack

  • Felt Appliqué

  • Appliqué on Textured Fabric

  • Self-Made Fusible Bias

  • Raw Edge Appliqué

  • Fusible Appliqué on a Pieced Background

  • Shadow Appliqué

  • Silk Flower Appliqué

  • Leadline Tape in Stained Glass Appliqué

Folk Art TulipsSigns af the Seasons

Project Examples

Project Examples

Table of Contents

Patchwork Posies
8
Snow Star & Nine-Patch
104
Raggy Rainbow
13
Counting Sheep
109
Bunny Hugs
17
All That Jazz
114
Lollipop Flowers
22
Fall Fantasy
118
Baby's Stars Quilts
27
Nodding Tulips
123
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
30
No Snails in my Garden
128
Cartwheel Clowns
38
My Favorite Season Penny Rug
133
Pastel Hearts Baby Quilt
42
Berber Fleece Jacket
136
Zebra Kid's Quilt
46
Wildflower Bouquet
142
Teddy & Friends Wall Quilt
50
Full of Love
148
Holiday Kitchen Cheer
58
Plants in My Window
152
Festive Holly Table Cover
66
Fruit Bowl Watercolor
156
Snowman Tree Skirt
69
Basket of Flowers
160
Signs of the Season
74
Floral Denim Bag
164
Christmas Outlines
78
Undersea Stained Glass
167
Cardinal Christmas Stocking
84
Folk-Art Tulips
171
Holly Berry Noel Wreath
90
Special Thanks
175
Loving Angle Pillow and Card
94
Contact Information
176
Dresden Cabins
100
Fabrics & Supplies
176
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