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In Embroidery Machine Essential, Piecing Techniques by Jeanine Twigg shows step-by-step instructions illustrating 20 traditional quilt blocks that can be foundation pieced using either a sewing machine or an embroidery machine. This book also includes a CD with printable files. The CD allows you infinite number of variations depending on the pattern and fabric that you choose.


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Embroidery Machine Essentials

Embroidery Machine Essentials
Piecing Techniques: Companion Project Series: Book 5
Free CD Rom (40 designs, 12 projects)

Author: Jeanine Twigg
Pages: 48
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: Krause Publications
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4G4E0356
Weight: 1.2 lb
MSRP: $19.99

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Back Cover Information

Stitch your way to beautiful projects by combining extraordinary embroidery designs and timesaving foundation piecing technique.

Renowned author Jeanine Twigg details the very best of foundation piecing techniques in Embroidery Machine Essentials: Piecing Techniques. Whether you are using a traditional sewing machine or a contemporary embroidery machine, the easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, along with traditional, crazy and creative embroidery designs, provide unlimited inspiration.

You'll find:

  • CD with digitized designs compatible with Baby Lock, Bernina, Brother, Elna, Husqvarna Viking, Janome, Kenmore, Pfaff, Simplicity and White embroidery machines.
  • 20 piecing patterns for sewing machine piecing and 20 embroidery designs for embroidery machine piecing.
  • 20 bonus appliqué and quilting designs to help you create 12 innovative small projects that can be created in an afternoon.

CD Information

The embroidery designs featured in this book are located on the CD. You must have a computer and compatible embroidery software to access and utilize the decorative designs. Basic computer knowledge is helpful to understand how to copy the designs onto the hard drive of your computer.

About the Author

Jeanine Twigg is the author of Krause Publications' best-selling Embroidery Machine Essentials book series. She has been embroidering for more than a decade and enjoys inventing embroidery machine techniques that would otherwise be time-consuming done by hand or on a sewing machine. Jeanine is also the contributing editor for Creative Machine Embroidery magazine.

Table of Contents

Introduction
4
Chapter 3: Embroidery Machine Piecing
18
Chapter 1: The Essentials
5
Embroidery Machine Piecing Basics
19
Foundation Piecing
6
Step-by-step Instructions
20
Copyright
6
Hooping Helpers
22
Design Details
6
Fabric Color Variations
22
PDF Pattern Files
6
Sashing and Borders
23
Embroidery Designs
7
Chapter 4: Crazy Patch Piecing
24
Mirror-Imaging
7
Crazy Patch Piecing Basics
25
Test Stitching
7
Step-by-step Instructions
25
General Supplies
7
Chapter 5: Applipiecing
28
Sewing Machine Piecing Foundation
7
Applipiecing Basics
29
Thread
7
Step-by-step Instructions
29
Needles
8
Wheeling Around
31
Scissors
8
Chapter 6: Creative Piecing
34
Embroidery Machine Piecing
8
Creative Piecing Basics
35
Stabilizers
8
Step-by-step Instructions
35
Threads
8
Vintage Piecing
37
Scissors
9
Pieced Appliqué
38
Adhesives
9
Stained Glass
38
Pressing Matters
9
Segment Elimination
38
Ironing Surfaces
10
Piecing Experiments
39
Other Pressing Options
10
Piecing with Fleece
39
Fabrics
10
Piecing with Silk
39
Choosing colors
11
Embroider, then Piece
39
Grain
11
Piecing with Paper
39
Measuring and Cutting
11
Hand-Sewn Charm
40

Cutting Triangles

12
Black-and-white Piecing
40
Batting, Backing, Binding
12
Quilting Layers
40
Chapter 2: Sewing Machine Piecing
13
Border Piecing
40
Sewing Machine Piecing Basics
14
Projects on CD
41
Step-by-Step Instructions
15
Resources
42
Sewing Machine Challenges
17
Design Details
43
Sewing Blocks together
17
CD Information
48

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