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Hand Quilting
Six Projects for Hand Quilters

Author: Alex Anderson
Cover: Soft
Pages: 40
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Item Code: 4n0700
Weight: 0.63 lbs

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Hand Quilting with Alex Anderson presents basic instructions in a concise format to learn the art of traditional hand quilting. Six manageable projects designed for beginners are included, but seasoned quilters seeking to improve their stitch or looking for a "quick and easy" project will find a wealth of information.

Alex teaches you how to quilt in all directions and customize your own quilting stitch. Detailed photos and individual instructions are given for both left-handed and right-handed quilters. Included are classic quilting motifs, along with Alex's original feather designs. As host of Home and Garden Television's premiere quilt show, "Simply Quilts," Alex Anderson shares with millions of viewers each week, demonstrations and how-to information on making quilts. For almost two decades, Alex's quilts have been winning prizes and national acclaim.

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Choosing Quilting Designs, Preparing Paper Quilting Templates, Marking the Quilting Designs, Layering the Quilt, Basting the Quilt, Placing the Quilt in a Hoop  One-Patch Wallhanging
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