Quilting for Dummies
ISBN: 076459799X
EAN13: 9780764597992
Language: English
Publication Date: January 1, 2006
Pages: 392
Dimensions: 1.10" H x 9.29" L x 7.56" W
Weight: 1.32 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Get the know-how you need to create beautiful quilts and decorative quilted items Quilting is a fun hobby -- but where do you begin? From selecting fabrics and designing a quilt to stitching by hand or machine, this friendly guide shows you how to put all the pieces together -- and create a wide variety of quilted keepsakes for your home. We'll have you in stitches in no time Discover how to * Select the right fabrics and threads * Design your masterpiece * Use quilting software * Save time with rotary cutters and other cool tools * Quilt by hand or machine * Get creative with applique
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Includes 17 great quilting projects and 8 pages of color photos Get the know-how you need to create beautiful quilts and decorative quilted items Quilting is a fun hobby--but where do you begin? From selecting fabrics and designing a quilt to stitching by hand or machine, this friendly guide shows you how to put all the pieces together--and create a wide variety of quilted keepsakes for your home. We'll have you in stitches in no time! THE DUMMIES WAY (R) Explanations in plain English Get in, get out information Icons and other navigational aids Online cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: Select the right fabrics and threads Design your masterpiece Use quilting software Save time with rotary cutters and other cool tools Quilt by hand or machine Get creative with appliqué Get Smart! @www.dummies.com Find listings of all our books Choose from many different subject categories Sign up for eTips at etips.dummies.com