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Table Of Contents

Frequently Used Terms
Tools
The Sewing Machine
Sewing-Machine Accessories
Optional Accessories
Notions
Thread
Needles
The Quilt Top
Marking
Preparing the Layers
Preparing the Backing Fabric
Batting
Layering a Small Quilt
Layering the Quilt Sandwich
Layering a Large Quilt
Setting Up Your Quilting Space
Setting Up the Machine
Free-Motion Quilting
Balancing Thread Tension
Thread Tension
Starting and ending lines of quilting are very
To Begin a Quilting Line
Starting and Ending Lines of Quilting
To End a Quilting Line
When the Thread Runs Out
Practice Exercise #1
Straight-Line Quilting
Stitch-in-the-Ditch
stitch-in-the-ditch
Parallel Diagonal Lines
Diagonal Squares
Diamonds
Squares
Echo Quilting
Special Designs
Unmarked Free-Motion Quilting
Random Meandering
Loops
Flames
Landscape Texture
Swirls and Curls
Try-Angles
Teardrops
Unmarked Free-Motion Quilting Combinations
Pachysandra
Leaves and Flowers
Easy Border Solutions
Marked Free-Motion Quilting
Tracing and Pre-Printed Panels
Vines
Stencils
Wavy Lines
Clamshells
Quilting Individual Blocks
Putting It All Together
Technical Considerations
Artistic Considerations
Quilt Work Sheet
Pillow and Tissue-Box Cover
Rag Quilt
Sweet Hearts
Americana Place Mats
Table Toppers
Autumn Nights
Binding
Templates
Practice Patterns
About the Author
Resources
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Quilt As Desired; Your Guide to Straight-Line and Free-Motion Quilting

Quilt As Desired; Your Guide to Straight-Line and Free-Motion Quilting

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Published by FW Media, Inc.
This book comes to the rescue of quilters everywhere by finally addressing the most dreaded phrase in quilting instruction - quilt as desired.Packed with 150 step-by-step photos, detailed instructions and expert insight into thread selection, marking techniques and simple binding, each chapter meet your desire to continually grow as a quilter. Using straight-line and free-motion techniques to complete six feature projects, this revolutionary guide will help you take your quilting to new heights.
This book comes to the rescue of quilters everywhere by finally addressing the most dreaded phrase in quilting instruction - quilt as desired.Packed with 150 step-by-step photos, detailed instructions and expert insight into thread selection, marking techniques and simple binding, each chapter meet your desire to continually grow as a quilter. Using straight-line and free-motion techniques to complete six feature projects, this revolutionary guide will help you take your quilting to new heights.

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