Quilting on the Go

Quilting on the Go

English Paper-piecing Projects You Can Take Anywhere

Book - 2013
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Break Free from Your Sewing Machine
Imagine being able to quilt on vacation, at the beach, or virtually anywhere else you find yourself. Jessica Alexandrakis has traveled the world with her on-to-go sewing kit and small stash of fabric, creating strikingly modern patchwork along the way. Now she shares everything she's learned about this addictive, beginner-friendly technique.

* Sewing kit essentials that you can slip in your bag so you'll always be ready to stitch
* Color theory and stash organization tips for dramatic effects or scrap-happy results
* Creative patterns to combine hexagons, half-hexagons, diamonds, stars, squares, and triangles
* 10 step-by-step projects, including the hand-pieced Laptop Bag, Tanuki Stripe Throw, Falling Stars Baby Quilt, and Jessica's signature Travel Quilt
* 10 customizable quilt patterns with 40 vibrant color palette suggestions

Whether your style is classic or modern, Jessica offers a range of stunning projects, from small home accessories to full-size quilts, for all skill levels. So leave the sewing machine at home. Take your quilt to go.
Publisher: New York : Potter Craft, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780770434120
0770434126
Branch Call Number: 746.462 ALE
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Anathem
Feb 03, 2014

Beautiful and inspiring. The best book I have seen on English paper piecing. I was intimidated by older works on this method of patchwork. It never occurred to me that I could just cut fabric into squares for piecing hexagons. Now I am getting started on my own bright and beautiful quilt using the approach from this book.

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BPix
Jan 11, 2014

She does a great job walking through the steps of designing and sewing a quilting project. Even if you don't use this hand stitching method, it's worth checking out for the rest of the info--will be buying this one.

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