Sewing machines are speedierabut, increasingly, quilters are discovering that working by hand provides even more pleasure and superior results. And world-renowned quilt maker, teacher, author, and show judge Nancy Brenan Daniel has created an inspiring guide just for them, with ideas for 18 varied and beautiful hand-sewn quilts. Her detailed instructions cover it all, from making the blocks and stitching them together to adding borders and binding. Many of the designs come straight from Nancyas own antique collection, and theyare pieced, appliquAcd, and even stenciled. Several traditional and much loved patternsaincluding the Courthouse Log Cabin, Shoo-fly, Prickly Pear, and Windblown Daisyaare accompanied by a contemporary appliquAc quilt and a small hand-embroidered wall hanging.You create a aquot;windowaquot; template by using the negative space. Trace the template shape ... Applique quilts are more easily understood than patchwork quilts because the designs are most often drawn from nature. Pieces of fabric are cut intoanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Art of the Handmade Quilt|
|Author||:||Nancy Brenan Daniel|
|Publisher||:||Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2008|