Ready for the next level of creative patchwork? Expand your skills with new designs and techniques from the best-selling author of The Practical Guide to Patchwork, Elizabeth Hartman. She’s back with brand new quilts—bring her innovative style into your home. Projects are bold, bright, graphic, and designed to give modern quilters new challenges. Learn new skills like curved seam piecing and create your best modern quilt yet. Each project shows additional colorways—have fun with all your favorite fabrics. Make your next modern quilt even more sophisticated and beautiful; something you will use and cherish for years to come.
10 contemporary quilt designs to sew for the stunning modern home. A handmade quilt is a great addition to any home, and here are designs for ten of them in a range of sizes and fresh, contemporary designs. Quilting expert Janet Goddard provides step-by-step instructions for each project, accompanied by gorgeous photographs displaying the quilts in a modern home setting, and materials and basic techniques sections at the start of the book give you all the information you need to start quilting. Choose fabrics and colours to match your own decor and create an eye-catching accessory for your home.
Showcasing the best of Modern Patchwork Magazine, Modern Patchwork Home features patterns from today's top designers. From quilts and runners to pillows and whimsical accessories, customizable carryalls to a cool yoga mat, you can create custom looks that showcase your favorite fabrics
Patterns, Techniques, and Designs from the FunQuilts Studio
Author: Weeks Ringle
Prepare to be inspired. This book shows novice and expert quilters alike new ways of planning, designing, and constructing contemporary quilts. The Modern Quilt Workshop takes you through every step of making a quilt, encouraging you and challenging you along the way. You?ll learn basic principles of quilt design, as well as new technical skills that will make your quilts more beautiful, more durable, and more fun to make. Never before published, these breathtaking patterns were created to help you learn specific design and technical skills. Want to learn how to piece circles flawlessly? Need to fine-tune your color choices? Confused about how to choose quilting patterns? Follow the step-by-step diagrams and you?ll be mastering new design concepts and innovative techniques with each new project. Each of the 15 quilt projects shows the level of difficulty, lists the skills you?ll learn, and shows how each quilt might look in different color combinations. Design tips in each chapter teach you what to look for in fabrics, or options for how to quilt the quilt. Measurements and yardage requirements are provided for 4 sizes, from baby quilts to bed quilts. Cutting templates, and tips for using them, are included. A thorough section on quilt construction and assembly helps even the first-time quilter learn the basics of cutting, piecing, aligning seams, thread color selection, choosing batting, quilting, and binding. Beginning quilters will love the simple, yet sophisticated, patterns that can turn a pile of cotton fabric into a work of art. Advanced quilters will hone technical and design skills, as well as master new techniques, such as improvisational piecing and working with sophisticated color palettes. Whether you wish to create a treasured family heirloom or a beautiful gift for a friend, these unique patterns will inspire you to try something new.
Janet Goddard provides detailed instructions on patchwork techniques including piecing, seam allowances, pinning and pressing, large simple squares, strip piecing, nine patch blocks, blocks with triangles, blocks using rectangles and geometric designs. There are 10 projects - all machine pieced and quilted. The fabrics are bright, bold, fresh and modern. Each bag will feature step by step instructions. There are also instructions on fabric choices and preparation, materials and basic equipment.
5 Parlor Tricks to Expand Your Piecing Skills - 17 Captivating Projects
Author: Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Pubpsher: C&T Publishing Inc
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Grow your cache of quilter's tricks with 5 awe-inspiring patchwork techniques that are easier than they appear. Learn a new piecing trick in just 15 minutes or less, and watch your skills soar to a whole new level. Say "presto!" with partial seams for both quilts and blocks, Y-seams, mini improv piecing, and free-form curves. Victoria Findlay Wolfe shares 17 projects, including the eye-fooling Herringbone and LeMoyne Star quilt patterns, plus full-size templates and 6 quilt coloring pages to help you work your own quilt magic.
25 step-by-step projects for cool and contemporary quilts and patchwork
Author: Michael Caputo
Pubpsher: CICO Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Follow Michael Caputo's tutorials for every skill level to make gorgeous quilts and patchwork with 25 modern designs in an array of colorful fabrics. Follow Michael Caputo's tutorials for every skill level to make gorgeous quilts and patchwork with 25 modern designs in an array of colorful fabrics. Quilting is an ancient craft which has many devoted makers eager for modern and innovative ideas, a call which has been answered here. If you’re a beginner, get started with a simple project such as a seat pillow or some bright coasters and placemats, then practice your skills further with a wonderful color wheel mini quilt, to bring an exciting burst of color into any home. There are full-size quilts which are perfect for more confident quilters, as you can really let your creativity take charge in choosing the fabrics and colors. And don’t forget the reverse—one of Michael’s trademarks is that the wrong side of the quilt is just as splendid as the right side. All the templates you'll need are included and there is a techniques section, as well as clear step-by-step artworks, to guide you. All you need to do is choose some fun fabrics and you’re ready to begin working on these inventive makes.
14 vibrant rainbow patchwork quilt projects, plus handy techniques, tips and tricks
Author: Paula Steel
Pubpsher: White Owl
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Building on the popularity of modern quilting, the book features 14 patchwork projects with a modern look which use rainbows as the overall color theme. The book enables readers to create their own rainbow look, from selecting which colors to use and choosing the appropriate fabrics for a project. Starting from the basics of patchwork the book includes tutorials on creating simple blocks, finishing a quilt and making an envelope cushion, alongside the basic tools and techniques used. Each of the 14 projects is broken down into easy to follow steps with detailed illustrations, making the book accessible for confident beginners as well as more seasoned quilters. The projects range in difficulty and time requirements, meaning that there is something for everyone depending in their time available and skill level. The five cushions and three mini projects are great for beginners, offering a smaller scale project that can be completed within a day and help to develop some of the skills required for making larger quilts. The six quilt projects include two large bed sized quilts, two lap quilts, a single bed quilt and a picnic blanket. All of the skills required to complete the quilts are included within the book, along with details on the authors inspiration, fabric choice and a coloring page.