Quilters have moved beyond the traditional boundaries of their art, embellishing their work with layers of beads, embroidery, and surface design. Theyaas well as other fiber artists and sewersawill warmly welcome this idea-packed resource with 24 projects that will open up a new realm of creative potential. The illustrated basics section covers a variety of ways to affix beads to textiles; a quilting primer is included, too, as a helpful refresher. But most of all, stitchers will enjoy experimenting with the featured techniques and making a retro-chic throw pillow, fabric greeting card with appliquAcd flowers and seed beads, and miniature wall quilt of a stylized bird.Pin the traced template to the wrong side of the quilt top, and then tape them to a window. ... Stitch around the circles in a clockwise direction. ... (see figure 1), raise the presser foot, and turn the quilt top. lf available on your model, use the sewing machine setting to lock the stitches at the start and finish of each circle, ... Cut a backing that measures 31 x 25 inches (78.7 x 63.5 cm) from green print fabric.
|Title||:||Creative Quilting with Beads|
|Author||:||Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader|
|Publisher||:||Lark Books - 2008|