The Abcs of Quiltmaking

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-10-07
  • Publisher: C & T Pub

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Author Biography

Janet Lundholm McWorkman enjoys building difficult blocks, designing patterns, and giving quilts to family, friends, and charities. Her quilts have won numerous prizes and have appeared in national shows. She lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 How to Use this Book
Tools of the Trade
Glossary of Terms
Chapter 2 Getting Started
Fabric Selection
Fabric Preparation
Chapter 3 The Basics of Quilt Making
Cut the Fabric
Sew the Blocks
Sew Together the Blocks
Chapter 4 Building Basic Blocks
Rail Fence Block
Log Cabin Block
Ride the Rails Quilt
Chapter 5 Piecing Blocks with Diagonals
Flying Geese Block
Evening Star Block
Wild Goose Chase Block
Flying Geese Placemat Set
Chapter 6 More Challenging Blocks
Northern Star Block
Virginia Reel Block
Apple Core Block
Reel Time Quilt
Chapter 7 Small Pieces
Pickets and Posts Block
Zig-Zag Block
Xquisite Block
Pickets and Posts Table Runner
Chapter 8 Advanced Piecing Techniques
Inner City Block
Kansas Troubles Block
School House Block
Four Schools Wall Hanging
Chapter 9 Blocks with Curves
Drunkard's Path Block
Hearts & Gizzards Block
Orange Peel Block
Falling Leaves Quilt
Chapter 10 Blocks with Issues
Japanese Fan Block
Union Star Block
Mariner's Compass Block
Butterfly Fans Quilt
Chapter 11 Blocks with Alternative Piecing
Crazy Quilt Block
Grandmother's Flower Garden Block
Tall Tree Block
Yo-Yo Block
Hexie Pillows Project
Chapter 12 Applique A to Z
Starch Technique
Applique Techniques
Home Wall Hanging
Love Wall Hanging
Chapter 13 Finishing Strategies
Building the Quilt Top
Quilting the Quilt
Binding the Quilt
Gallery of Quilts
Tips and Tricks
About the Author

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