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With Three-Dimensional Appliqué & Embroidery Embellishment you can choose from 48 appliqué patterns, each with a unique album quilt style. Clear and succinct instructions are provided on the basics of appliqué, as well as 65 projects to complete or refer to while stitching each technique.

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Three-Dimensional Applique & Embroidery Embellishment

Three-Dimensional
Appliqué & Embroidery Embellishment
Techniques for Today's Album Quilt

Author: Anita Shackelford
Pages: 151
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: American Quilter's Society
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4FF0865

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Textured treasures abound in this continual classic, back by popular demand in paperback!

  • Nine techniques provide dimension and fine detail to exquisite patterns.
  • Choose from 48 appliqué patterns, each with a unique album quilt style.
  • Embellish the appliqué with simple embroidery for a more realistic look.
  • Clear and succinct instructions are provided on the basics of appliqué, as well as 65 projects to complete or refer to while stitching each technique.
  • This comprehensive guide is sure to provide both the information and inspiration you are seeking.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 7 Ruching for Free-form Embellishments 54
Chapter 1 APPLIQUÉ BASICS 9 Project #33: Small Ruched Flower 54
PREPARATION 10 Variations 55
Fabrics 10 Project #34: Ruched Buds 55
Grain 10 Composite or Cluster-type Flowers 55
Templates 11 Project #35: Geranium 56
Cutting 11 Strip Variations 56
Clipping 11 Project #36: Ruched Butterfly 56
BASTING AND NEEDLE TURN TECHNIQUES 12 Project #37: Ruched Pine Cones 58
STITCHES 13 Edge Ruching 60
Blindstitch 13 Project #38:Small Ruched Flower with Tufted Center 60
Running Stitch 13 Project #39: Large Flower with Ruched Edge 60
Buttonhole Stitch 13 Project #40: Daffodil 62
Chapter 2 DIMENSIONAL APPLIQUÉ 15 Daffodil Trumpet 62
BIAS STRIPS 17 Straight Line Ruching 63
Project #1: Flat Bias Sterns 17 Project #41: Iris Beard 63
Stem Sampler 18 Project #42: Caterpillar 64
Corded Stems 18 Surface Texture 65
Project #2: Cherry Stern 19 Sample 65
Project #3: Pussy Willow 20 Project #43: Thistle 66
Free Corded Stems
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Chapter 3 EMBROIDERY EMBELLISHMENT 67
Project #4: Grape Stern 21 SUPPLIES AND BASICS 68
PADDED APPLIQUÉ 22 Threads 68
Project #5: Padded Cherries 22 Tools 70
STUFFED APPLIQUÉ 23 Beginning and Ending a Line 71
Stuffing from the Surface 23 LINE STITCHES 72
Project #6: Grapes 23 Outline Stitch 72
Stuffing Multiple Units 23 Project #44: Snowflakes 72
Project #7: Follett House Flower 24 Stern Stitch 73
Stuffing Between Layers 25 Project #45: Spider Web 73
Project #8: Stuffed Buds 25 Couching 74
Stuffing From Behind 25 Project #46: Bird's Nest 74
Project #9: Rose 26 Chain Stitch 74
CHANNEL TRAPUNTO 27 Project #47: Hibiscus 75
Project #10: Christmas Cactus 27 FILLING STITCHES 76
REVERSE Apple 28 Satin Stitch 76
Traditional 28 Project #48: Butterfly 76
Project #11: Stylized Flower 28 Textured Satin Stitch 77
Padded Reverse Appliqué 29 Project #49: Thistle Blossom 78
Project #12: Stylized Bud 29 Textured Satin Stitch on Padded Appliqué 78
SURFACE STITCHING ON PADDED APPLIQUÉ 31 Project #50: Hummingbird 78
Embroidery 31 KNOTS 79
Project #13: Morning Glory 31 French Knot 79
Quilting 31 Colonial Knot 80
Project #14: Heart Locket 32 Project #51: Daisy Center 80
UNIT APPLIQUÉ 32 Project #52: Yanow 80
Fine Points 32 Bullion Knot 82
Project #15: Folded Leaves 32 Project #53: Daylily 82
Project #16: Ribbons ad Bows 34 EDGE STITCHES 83
Padded Unit Appliqué 35 Buttonhole 83
Project #17: Chickadee 36 Project #54: Folk Art Bird 83
Strip Piecing 36 Project #55: Chintz Appliqué 84
Project #18: Pussy Willow 37 Reverse Buttonhole 84
Embellished Unit Appliqué 37 Project #56: Leaves of Follett House Flower 8 I
Project #19: Daisy 37 SINGLE STITCHES 85
FREE-FORM APPLIQUÉ 40 Daisy Stitch 85
Faced 40 Project #57: Forget-me-nots 85
Project #20: Oak Leaves 40 Seed Stitch 86
Fused Fabric 40 Project #58: Strawberries 86
Project #2!: Fuchsia Petals 40 Straight Stitch 86
Folded 40 Project #59: Evergreen Needles 86
Project #22: Folded Buds 40 FREE THREADS 88
Pleated 42 Project #60: Fuchsia Stamens 88
Project #23: Pleated Flower 42 Project #61: Bleeding Heart 89
Ruffled 43 SPECIAL THREADS 89
Project #24: Fuchsia 43 Wool 89
Gathered 44 Project #62: Follett House Flower 89
Project #25: Gathered Buds 44 Silk 89
Rolled 45 Project #63: Spider 89
Project #26: Rolled Buds 45 Rayon 90
Tubs or Torn Centers 46 Project #64: Heart Locket Chain 90
Project #27 Tufts 46 Metallic 90
Berries 48 Project #65: Lyre 90
Berry Sampler 48 Pearl Cotton 90
Project #28: Grapes 48 Project #66: Initial "A" 90
Project #29: Blueberries 49 CHAPTER 4 GALLERY 91
Variations on Berries 50 CHAPTER 5 PATTERNS 97
Project #30: Ladybugs 50 REFERENCES 145
Project #31: Opening Bud 50 Sources of Products 146
Bells 51 Reference Reading 147
Project #32: Lily-of-the-valley 51 Pattern Index 148
RUCHING 52 Technique Index 149
Basic Strip Ruching Directions 52 Photo Index 150

 

 

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