The Complete Idiot's Guide to Quilting Basics

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Quilting Basics

eBook - 2011
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This helpful guide has tips for making your quilted pieces uniquely your own, and gives you everything you need to know to create traditional or one-of-a-kind quilts.
Publisher: New York : Alpha Books, 2011.
ISBN: 9781101555163
1101555165
9781101558577
1101558571
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 162 p.) : ill.
Contents: Getting ready to quilt! The who, what, when, and where of quilts ; The building blocks of quilts ; Let's plan your quilt ; Now to the drawing board
Get set: what you need to start. Tools of the trade ; Materially speaking: how much do you need? ; Time to purchase your fabric
We're home and ready to go. Knowing and taking care of your fabric ; Templates: the patterns for success ; On your mark, get set, cut!
Let's put it all together. Be a sew and sew ; Using your sewing machine ; Setting together the quilt top
Assembling and quilting your quilt. The three Bs: batting, backing, and basting ; Quilting 101 ; The finishing touch ; Beginner sampler quilt.
Summary: This helpful guide has tips for making your quilted pieces uniquely your own, and gives you everything you need to know to create traditional or one-of-a-kind quilts.

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bernadette81
Jun 22, 2016

Great book for beginner quilters. Great explanations, easy to follow. Definitely a book to have on hand.

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