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Sew a Row Quilts and Sew a Row Projects by Karin Hellaby. Both books include easy step-by-step instructions, hints and tips.

 


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Sew A Row Quilts

Author: Karin Hellaby
Pages: 112
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: Quilters Haven

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Sew A Row Quilts are based on patchwork blocks that are sewn into rows - then the rows are sewn together into a quilt top. The Sew a Row magic formula gives you the block sizes, and the structure you need. Clear diagrams and step-by-step explanations show you how you can achieve simple, quick, and well-proven patchwork techniques. The results are spectacular - yet they`re efficient both with fabric and with time. With Sew A Row, you really are never too busy to quilt!

  • Magic formula to help you create your own unique quilt
  • Fast and accurate patchwork
  • Latest techniques bring quiltmaking into the 21st century
  • New patterns developed by Karin
  • Easy quilt assembly
  • Projects to get you started
  • Don`t have time to make a quilt? - then this is the book for you!

 

Table of Contents

Introduction
6
Easy stems
62
Using this Book
7
Suffolk Puffs
63
The Magic Formula
8
Appliqué templates
64
What Do I Need? - a guide to essential and not so essential equipment
10
In the English Traditions
65
How to rotary cut
14
Hexagon, Diamonds and Mitres in traditional and contemporary split templates
65
How to select fabric
16
Using freeze paper for templates
66
Sewing tips
18
Sewing patchwork to a background
68
Strip a Row
19
Dresden Delights
70
Chequer Board
20
Dresden Daisy
70
Chop Suey
22
Dresden Diamond
72
Roman Stripes
24
Creative Stencils
74
Courthouse Steps
26
Making your own stencils
74
Greek Keys
28
Preparing the design
75
Triangle Magic
30
Stencil patterns
76
Half Square triangles
31
Italian Corded Quilting
80
Delectable Mountains
32
Reverse appliqué and bias tape using stencils for design
82
Quarter Square Triangles
34
Finishing The Quilt
84
Skinny Triangles
35
Arranging rows
84
Squared-up Triangles
36
Borders
84
Fly with the Geese
38
Preparing the backing
86
3D Geese
39
Layering the quilt traditionally
86
Flying Geese
40
Sew and flip, Marion`s method
88
Migrating Geese
42
Hand quilting
89
Down the Patchwork Path
44
Machine quilting
90
Using circle/square technique for curved patchwork
46
Utility quilting
92
Foundation Fun
48
Reversible bindings
95
Using Easy Tear or water soluble paper (tulip pattern)
50
Prairie points & double fold bindings
96
Patterns: Tree, basket, Monkey Wrench, Dancing Squares
52
Sleeve, label, care of quilt
99
Diamond Fan
54
Projects
101
Easy Appliqué
56
Further reading
107
No sew and machine appliqué
57
Index
108
Machine stitching
58
Sew a Row Quilts
109
Hand appliqué
60
About the author
112

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Sew a Row Projects

 

Sew a Row Projects
A Companion Book to Sew a Row Quilts

Author: Karin Hellaby
Pages: 60
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: Quilters Haven

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Sew a Row Projects offers fifteen different patterns and has been written as a companion book to Sew a Row QuiIts, which provides the quick and easy methods that have made the book popular all over the world.

You can follow the ideas shown here, or try out your own variations using the wealth of techniques in Sew a Row QuiIts. Either way, this book will inspire you to sew creatively.

  • 15 unique projects
  • Full colour book
  • Simple quilt plans using the Sew a Row magic formula
  • Karin makes it easy with step-by-step instructions, hints and tips
  • Choose to make quilts, table runners, tote bags and funky folders
  • Exciting variations in colour and design
  • Fun, easy and enjoyable projects!

Table of Contents

Acknowledgment
2
Christmas Quilt
36
Introduction
6
Sam's Chickens
39
English Seaside
7
Quilter's Tote Bag
46
Garden Glories
11
Funky Folders
49
Button it Down!
14
Home Sweet Home
53
Sew-a-Row Blues
17
Embellishments
57
Duck and Ducklings
21
About the Designs
58
Divers' Delight
24
About the Author
58
Enchanted Valleys
27
Addresses
59
! Spy a Rainbow
31
More Books by Karin Hellaby
60
Christmas Quilt
36
  

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