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Quilting Happiness

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Quilting Happiness by Diane Gilleland and Christina Lane
  • Paperback $22.99

    Aug 27, 2013 | 176 Pages

  • Ebook $10.99

    Aug 27, 2013 | 176 Pages

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Table Of Contents

CONTENTS
 
Introduction
How to Use This Book
Before You Begin
 
Chapter 1
Inspired to Quilt
 
Project: The Elevator Music Quilt
  Making Your Quilt Journal
  Morning Seeing
Project: The Plus You Quilt
  Fabric Play
Project: The Liberty Mini-Quilt Art
  Inspiration Board
Project: The Cross-Stitch Quilt
  Finding Inspiration Guides
Project: The Can’t Help Myself Quilt

Chapter 2
Quilting for Yourself
 
Project: The Crazy Strips Quilt
  Finding Your Personal Quilting Style
  How Do You Describe Your Quilting Style?
Project: The Patchwork Diamonds Quilt
  Get to Know Your Inner Quilter
Project: The Pocket Wall Caddy
  Making Quilts Work for You
  Changes of Heart
Project: The Zig Zag Zig Quilt
  Pause and Enjoy
Project: The Bric-a-Brac Quilt
  Creative “Tough Love”
 
Chapter 3
Quilting for Others
 
Project: the Time Stands Still Quilt
  Make a Gift-Giving
  Planner
Project: The Geneva Quilt
  Words of Love
  Charity Quilting Kit
Project: The Haphazard Chevron Pillow
  Capturing Memories in Quilts
Project: The Starstruck Quilt
  Designing It Together
Project: The Petal Pie Quilt
  Meaningful Fabrics

Chapter 4
Quilting Together
 
Project: The Squared In Quilt
  Where Are Your Quilting Buddies?
  do.Good Stitches
Project: The Talent Show Quilt
  Where Have You Found Kindred Quilting Spirits?
  Quilt-Along with Precious Fabrics
Project: The Quilter’s Tote Bag
  Laid Back Ladies of the Block
  Make a New Quilter
Project: The Odds and Ends Quilt
  Quilting with Family
Project: The Points of Interest Quilt
 
Chapter 5
Tools & Techniques
 
Tools for Quilting
Materials for Quilting
  Types of Fabric
  Thread
  Batting
Preparing Fabrics for Quilting
Quilt-Making Techniques
  Cutting Techniques
  Basic Sewing Techniques
  Piecing Techniques
  Squaring Quilt Blocks or Pieces
Finishing Your Quilt
  Assembling the Backing
  Preparing a Quilt Sandwich
  Basting Your Quilt
  Quilting Your Quilt
  Squaring Your Quilt
  Binding Your Quilt
Caring for Your Quilt
 
Resources
Templates
Acknowledgments
Index

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