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The originator of the award-winning, innovative technique for making curved seams shares her secrets in Pie-lique: Curves the New Way. Sharon Schamber designed 36 different colorful block patterns so you can practice Piec-lique in your home.


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Piec-lique

Piec-lique
Curves the New Way

Author: Sharon Schamber
Pages: 111
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: American Quilters Society
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4C30779
Weight: 1.2 lb

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black-eyed susan quiltflowers & baskets quilt

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  • Curved shapes from piecing that look like appliqué emerge from this fast, accurate, and fun method of simply sewing in the fold.
  • No pins required! Piec-lique provides the speed and control to make curved piecing successful without the use of pins to sew the seams together
  • 36 block patterns have been designed, or redesigned, with simple curved elements. These original designs include beautiful flowers- the simple daisy, a charming blue bell, and the sophisticated black-eyed Susan.
  • Four different applications of this technique include
    • inset for enclosed shapes
    • layered for gentle curves
    • split-seam (combined) for interrupted seams
    • free-form for spontaneous piecing

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Table of Contents

The Discovery8Split-Seams23
Introduction to Piec-lique10Freeform27
Preparation10Starter Project32

Selecting Fabrics

10Broken Tile Block32
Gathering Supplies
11Shooting Marbles Quilt37
Making Layered Templates
11Quilt Projects 43
Creating a Pressing Surface
13Drunkard's Path Unit43
Setting Up Your Machine
13More Block Patterns 85
Techniques14Gallery of the Piec-lique101
Inset 14Meet the Author 111
Layered 18  

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