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Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting
  • Publisher: Stash Books
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 16 October 2012
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781607055372
  • Stock: Temporarily Out of Stock
  • Size: 203x254 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: £17.99

Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting


by Natalia Whiting Bonner (Author)

Book Description

Picture this - more than 50 quilting designs to create modern quilts with classic style! Natalia's instructions are illustrated with detailed photos that make it much easier to get beautiful results on your home sewing machine. Tips for choosing batting and thread, layering and basting, starting and stopping, and prepping your machine are included. After you've practiced, show off your new free-motion skills with six delightfully geometric quilt projects.
*Clear step-by-step photography takes the mystery out of free-motion quilting
*Learn how to quilt all-over, as background filler, on borders, and on individual blocks
*Loops and swirls, feathers and flames, flowers and vines, pebbles and more!

About the Author

About Natalia Whiting Bonner

Natalia Bonner first learned how to piece and quilt on her home sewing machine and has now been quilting professionally for years. Natalia is an award-winning teacher, pattern designer, and popular blogger. She lives in Heber, Utah. pieceandquilt.com


Karen Platt Yarnsandfabrics.co.uk/crafts

Nov 12

Does your sewing machine have a mind of its very own when you try to free-motion quilt? Are you always breaking needles? You need this book. It will help you achieve professional results in no time. Natalia presents over 50 visual tutorials and there are 6 modern quilts to try out your new found skills. I was impressed by the content of this fabulous quilt book. It starts with the basics - equipment, fabrics, thread tension, sampling. I love the way this book does not assume you know anything - it starts with straight line quilting and squaring up. The instructions are easy to follow, with excellent photos and great tips. Each tutorial builds your skills. Sections include all-over, background, borders and custom quilting. Each design has several patterns you'll want to get familiar with. There's also a great section for quilting on applique. The six quilt projects are contemporary and fun. There's also information on binding. Right at the back, there are full size patterns for free-motion quilting, which really made this book a must for me. Highly recommended to improve your free-motion quilting skills.

Also by this author:

Modern One Block Quilts

Modern One Block Quilts

By Natalia Whiting Bonner & Kathleen Whiting


Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever

By Kathleen Whiting & Natalia Whiting Bonner