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The Quilter's Directory of Embellishment by Sally Holman is a comprehensive guide to over 30 step-by-step embellishment techniques, from using braid and embroidery to adding beaded motifs and mirrored decorations. Discover creative new ways to use everyday treasures and trinkets to produce stunning surface effects with couching, weaving, and raised applique.


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The Quilter's Directory of Embellishments

The Quilter's Directory of Embellishments

Author: Sally Holman
Pages: 127
Page size: 8 1/2" x 81/2"
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4G4E0730
Weight: 1.2 lb

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The Quilter's Directory of Embellishments

Add wonderful color and textured detail to your quilting projects with this comprehensive guide to over 30 embellishment techniques, from using braid and embroidery to adding beaded motifs and mirrored decorations.

  • Discover creative new ways to use everyday treasures and trinkets such as charms, buttons, and beads and shells; produce stunning surface effects with couching, weaving and raised applique; experiment with paint, foil and even computer imaging.
  • The main directory features more than 30 decorative techniques, each with a recipe of tools and equipment and clear step-by-step photographs and an introductory sections provides helpful information on choosing fabrics, piecing and quilting.

 

About the Author

Sally Holman has been teaching patchwork, quilting, and applique since 1988. An award winner for teaching and quilt design, she has taught accredited courses and specialist workshops all over the United Kingdom. She is a public speaker, national competition judge, and quilt exhibitor. Particularly known for her work on embellished and Crazy patchwork, she has published five books of her own patterns and contributes articles and patterns to Popular Patchwork, Patchwork & Quilting and Fabrications.

 

 

Seed Beads Embellishment TechniqueFoil TechniqueMirrors TechniquePhotographic Image Technique

Charms TechniqueDimensional Fabric PaintsFabric Crayons TechniqueNovelty Buttons Technique

Antique Buttons and Beads TechniqueFabric Paints TechniquePrairie Points TechniqueFound Objects

 

Ribbon Applique TechniqueBroderie Perse TasselsLace and Ribbon

Flat AppliqueLace MotifsCouchingRaised Applique Flowers

Trapping WeavingShadow  AppliqueLayered Fabrics

Ribbons and BraidsHand Embroidery StitchesSatin-Stitched MotifsMachine Embroidery Stitches

Insertion TechniquesEmbellished QuiltingCandlewick EmbroideryEnhancing Printed Fabric

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QuiltingTechniques Section

Outline Stitches

Table of Contents

Introduction8Classic block piecing17
Equipment10Applied patchwork 18
Choosing fabrics and embellishments12Fusible applique 18
Utility fabrics and threads14Quilting20
Foundation Piecing16  

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