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A-Z of Quilting by Country Bumpkin
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Aug 22, 2016 | ISBN 9781782211648

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Table Of Contents


      5    General Information

      6    Materials




      7    Tools

Cutting tools



Templates and stencils


Hoops and frames



Other tools

    11    Pressing and starching

    11    Caring for your quilt

    12    Sizes of quilts

    13    Preparation

    14    Templates

Making templates for piecing by hand

Making templates for piecing by machine

Using templates for piecing by hand

Using templates for piecing by machine

    16    Cutting out

Using a rotary cutter

Cutting strips

Cutting squares and rectangles

Cutting half-square and quarter-square triangles

Cutting diamonds

Trimming points

Cutting without templates

    19    Creating the quilt top

    21    Patchwork and piecing

    21    Patchwork blocks

    23    Piecing by hand

Straight seam

Butted seam

Set-in seam

    26    Piecing by machine

Straight seam

Chain piecing

Butted seam

Set-in seam

    29    Sewing curves

    30    Foundation piecing

    31    Strip piecing

    32    English piecing

    33    Log cabin

    35    Crazy patchwork

    37    Seminole patchwork

    38    Appliqué

    38    Preparing shapes

Using paper-backed fusible web (or appliqué paper)

Using templates

    42    Hand appliqué

Blanket stitch

Slip stitch

Stab stitch

Needle-turn appliqué

    46    Machine appliqué

Satin stitch

Zigzag stitch


    47    Bias tubes

Tube with the seam allowance on the outside

Tube with the seam allowance on the inside

Double-fold tube

Appliquéing the tube

    49    Broderie perse

    50    Shadow appliqué

    51    Reverse appliqué

    52    Fabric manipulation

    52    Cathedral window

    55    Ruching

Grid ruching

Circular ruching

    57    Prairie points (or shark’s teeth)

Individual prairie points

Multiple prairie points

    60    Slashing and chenilling

    61    Tucking

Spaced tucks

Blind tucks

Graduated tucks

Centred tucks

Undulated tucks

Bubble tucks

    64    Suffolk puffs

    65    Yo-yos

    67    Embellishing

    67    Embroidery

Blanket stitch

Blanket stitch long and short

Chain stitch

Detached chain

Feather stitch

Fly stitch

French knot

Herringbone stitch

Pistil stitch

Stem stitch


    75    Beading

Attaching a bead

Attaching a string of beads

Attaching a circle of beads

    78    Assembling the quilt top

    78    Blocking

    79    Setting blocks together

    80    Sashing

Sashing without cornerstones

Sashing with cornerstones

    82    Borders

Measuring for borders

Butted corners

Square corners

Mitred corners

    86    Quilting

    87    Marking the quilting design

Stencils and templates

Perforated patterns


Using masking tape

    90    Attaching the batting and lining

Preparing the lining


Basting with safety pins

Basting with thread

    93    Quilting by hand

Knotting the thread

Starting and ending off the thread

Quilting without a hoop or frame

Quilting in a hoop or frame

    97    Quilting by machine

Starting and finishing

Trimming the tails of thread

Quilting with the feed dog engaged

Free motion quilting

    99    Straight line quilting

Quilting in the ditch

Outline quilting

Grid or cross-hatch quilting

  100    Echo quilting

  100    Corded quilting

  102    Trapunto

  104    Tying



  106    Finishing

  107    Squaring the quilt



  108    Making binding

Joining bias strips

Making continuous bias binding

  110    Attaching binding

Attaching doubled binding with butted corners

Attaching single binding with butted corners

Attaching doubled binding with mitred corners

Attaching single binding with mitred corners

Making rounded corners


  120    Backing turned to front

  121    Adding a hanging sleeve

  122    Glossary

  123    Index

  128    Acknowledgements

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