eBook The Complete Idiot's Guide to Quilting Basics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1101555165
  • ISBN-13: 9781101555163
  • DDC: 746.46
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 176 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Easy-to-understand quiliting instructions for beginners. Author Laura Ehrlich has taught quilting in craft stores, adult schools, and recreation programs for over 20 years. In addition to creating hundreds of quilts, she also pieced and quilted a section of the AIDS quilt that toured the United States. Her quilts have been exhibited in New York City.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Getting Ready to Quilt!.
2: The Who, What, When, and Where of Quilts.
3: The Building Blocks of Quilts.
4: Let's Plan Your Quilt.
5: Now to the Drawing Board.
6: Get Set—What You Need to Start.
7: Tools of the Trade.
8: Materially Speaking, How Much Do You Need?.
9: Time to Purchase Your Fabric.
10: We're Home and Ready to Go.
11: Knowing and Taking Care of Your Fabric.
12: Templates: The Patterns for Success.
13: On Your Mark, Get Set, Cut!.
14: Let's Put It All Together.
15: Be a Sew and Sew.
16: Using Your Sewing Machine.
17: Setting Together the Quilt Top.
18: Assembling and Quilting Your Quilt.
19: The Three Bs: Batting, Backing, and Basting.
20: Quilting 101.
21: The Finishing Touch.
22: Beginner Sampler Quilt.