All-in-One Quilter’s Reference Tool Updated

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-02-07
  • Publisher: C&T Publishing
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Author Biography

Harriet Hargrave is one of the foremost experts in quiltmaking, with several books, fabric lines, and products for quilters.
Sharyn Craig teaches, lectures, writes about quilt making, and has authored twelve previous books.
Liz Aneloski, an editor at C&T Publishing, is also an avid quilter, who has authored eight books on quilting and sewing.
Alex Anderson has authored 30 books on quilting with C&T Publishing, in four languages, selling near 1 million copies worldwide.

Table of Contents

Quick-Start Guide 6–8
Bed/Quilt Sizes 10–11
Bed, Comforter,Coverlet, and Bedspread Measurements 10
Quilt Sizes withDrop and Tuck 10
Customizing QuiltSize 11
Quilt Styles andFormulas 11
Straight-Set Quilts 12–16
Number of BlocksNeeded in Straight-Set Quilts 12
Inches Added bySashing to Straight-Set Quilts 12
Quilt Size in Inchesfor Straight-Set Blocks (6"–12") 13–14
Quilt Size in Inchesfor Straight-Set Blocks (14"–24") 15
Number of Sashingsand Cornerstones Needed for Straight-Set Quilts 16
Diagonal-Set Quilts 17–24
DiagonalMeasurements for Squares 17
Inches Added bySashing to Diagonal-Set Quilts 18
Number of Blocks andQuilt Size in Inches for Diagonal-Set Blocks (6"–12") 19–20
Quilt Size in Inchesfor Diagonal-Set Blocks (14"–20") 21
Cutting Numbers forSide and Corner Setting Triangles 22
Number of Sashings,Cornerstones, Side Triangles, and Corner Triangles for Diagonal-Set Quilts 23
Cutting Numbers forSide and Corner Setting Triangles with Sashing for Diagonal-Set Quilts 24
Number Conversions 25
Decimal/FractionEquivalents 25
Yardage to Inchesand Decimals 25
Sewing MachineStitch Length Setting Equivalents 25
Yardage Requirements 26–37
Number of Squaresfrom Specific Yardage 26
Number of Rectanglesfrom Specific Yardage 27
Number of SashingStrips from Specific Yardage 28
Number ofEquilateral Triangles from Specific Yardage 29
Number of Hexagonsfrom Specific Yardage 29
Number of 60°Diamonds from Specific Yardage 30
Number of 45°Diamonds from Specific Yardage 30
Yardage for QuiltBacking 31
Yardage for BordersCut on Crosswise* Grain 32
Yardage for BordersCut on Lengthwise* Grain 33
Size of FabricSquare Needed for Various-Width and Length of Bias Strips 34–37
Cutting 38–42
Cut/Finished BindingWidths 38
Cutting Bias Strips 38
Cutting Half- andQuarter-Square Triangles 39
GrainlineRecommendations for Pieced Blocks 39
Cutting Numbers forRotary-Cut Shapes 40–42
Supplies 43–44
U.S./European NeedleSize Conversion and Recommended Fabric Weight 43
Uses for VariousNeedle Types 43
Needle/ThreadRecommendations 43
Standard BattingSizes 44
Standard Sizes ofPrecut Fabrics 44
Piecing 45–59
Ensuring a 1/4"Seam Allowance 45
Thread Tension 46
Y-Seam Construction46
Half-Triangle Units—Method 1: Sew and Slice 47
Half-TriangleUnits—Method 2: Eight from a Square 48
Half-Triangle Units—Method 3: Sheeting Triangles 49
Cutting Numbers for Stitch-and-FlipFlying Geese 50
Cutting Numbers for4X Flying Geese 51
Cutting Numbers forSquare-in-a-Square Block 52
Curved-SeamConstruction 53
Cutting Numbers forPrairie Points 54
Mitered BorderCorner Construction 55
Mitered Double-FoldBinding Corner Construction 56
Seaming Double-FoldBinding Ends—Method 1 57
Seaming Double-FoldBinding Ends—Method 2 58
Seaming Double-FoldBinding Ends—Method 3 59
Hanging Sleeve 59
Cutting and Piecing for 20 Popular Traditional Blocks 60–69
Basket 60
Birds in the Air 60
Bow Tie 61
Broken Dishes 61
Churn Dash 62
Friendship Star 62
House 63
Maple Leaf 63
New Album 64
Nine-Patch 64
Nine-Patch Variation65
Ocean Waves 65
Ohio Star 66
Pinwheel 66
Rail Fence 67
Sawtooth Star 67
Shoofly 68
Snail's Trail 68
Snowball 69
Variable Star 69
Index 70–72

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