Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting: 50+ Visual Tutorials to Get You Started Professional-Quality Results on Your Home Machine

June 22, 2013 - Comment

Photo tutorials show stitching in action for 50+ free-motion quilting designs to create modern quilts with classic style! Popular blogger and designer, Natalia Bonner, illustrates her instructions with detailed photos that make it easier to get beautiful results on your home sewing machine. Learn how to quilt all-over, as filler, on borders, and on individual

Photo tutorials show stitching in action for 50+ free-motion quilting designs to create modern quilts with classic style! Popular blogger and designer, Natalia Bonner, illustrates her instructions with detailed photos that make it easier to get beautiful results on your home sewing machine. Learn how to quilt all-over, as filler, on borders, and on individual blocks…using loops and swirls, feathers and flames, flowers and vines, pebbles and more! Includes 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 skills with six geometric quilt projects.

Product Features

  • STA-55372
  • 9781607055372
  • Brand New Item / Unopened Product
  • C&T Publishing

Comments

The Caffeinated Quilter says:

Terrific resource for quilters of all skill levels Although it’s titled a “beginner’s” guide to free-motion quilting, this book has a wealth of techniques and tips to help everyone improve their free-motion quilting skills. The opening chapter provides a broad overview of the types of thread and batting available, with suggestions for which to choose based on the look you’re trying to achieve. The middle section of the book is my favorite. Bonner provides extensive pictures of quilting each design, in-progress and completed. Best of all, she shows how to achieve each design without drawing or tracing it onto the quilt. Many of the traditional designs illustrated in this book include unusual twists, such as combining swirl and flower designs.The second half of the book includes patterns for six beautiful quilts. Aside from the visual appeal of these quilts, they help you see how the patterns in the beginning of the book look on a real quilt. Finding unusual and simple applique tips hidden among those patterns was an…

Heather F. says:

All about the negative space! I am primarily a hand quilter or straight-line machine sewist. This book is great for somebody like me, who isn’t new to quilting, but is new to free motion quilting. I love the section on quilting the negative space. It’s amazing how the look of quilting completely changes the look of a quilt. Beautiful ideas…modern. Step away from the straight lines, it’s time to try something new. If I can do it…anybody can.

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