20% off: We carry all of Alex Anderson's quilting books. Alex is the host of HGTV's Simply Quilts. Alex presents basic instructions in a concise format to learn the art quiltmaking from the basics to selecting fabric to paper piecing, hand quilting, hand applique, and rotary cutting. Each book has a series of manageable projects designed for beginners. Seasoned quilters seeking to improve their skills using "quick and easy" projects will find a wealth of information.
Back Cover Information
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.
Table of Contents:
|Finishing the Quilt|| |
|Binding the Quilt, Labeling the Quilt|
|Fabric, Marking Tools, Batting, Needles, Thread, Thimbles, Frame or Hoop, Instructions for a Sawhorse Quilt Frame||
|Wreath and Star Pillow|| |
|Bars Wallhanging|| |
|Preparing to Quilt||
|Center Diamond Wallhanging|| |
|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|| |
|Grapes and Pinwheels Wallhanging|| |
|Sawtooth Star Wallhanging|| |
|The Quilting Stitch||
|Quilting Design Patterns|| |