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Raised quilt and stitch : techniques, projects and pure inspiration

Author: Sylvia Critcher
Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent : Search Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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QUILTMAKING, PATCHWORK & APPLIQUE. Over the course of her long and creative career, quilting expert Sylvia Critcher has established her own unique process for combining raised quilt and stitch techniques to create wonderful effects. Sylvia's method features a variety of quilting and raised embroidery techniques including trapunto, Italian quilting, le boutis, French-style cording and English quilting. The book will  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Patterns
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Critcher
ISBN: 9781782210146 1782210148
OCLC Number: 951964196
Notes: "With full-size templates for all 10 projects" --Cover.
Description: 144 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm + 4 fold-out sheets of patterns.
Contents: Introduction --
Basic techniques (Trapunto --
Italian quilting --
Le boutis --
French-style cording --
English quilting) --
Getting started (Equipment --
Fabrics --
Threads and yarns --
Embellishments) --
Stitches --
Attaching embellishments --
Creating the three-dimensional quilting (Using the design --
Transferring the design --
Layering and tacking (basting) --
Stitching the outlines --
Stitching the additional lines --
Stuffing --
Cording --
Adding wadding (batting) --
Final quilting --
Making up) --
The projects (Moon Flower needlecase --
In a Twist bucket bag --
Out of India pillow --
Blue Dahlia quilt --
Celtic Lotus wall hanging --
Acanthus Entwined table runner --
Ivory Splendour sampler quilt --
Festive Cheer table centre --
Winter Snow table runner) --
Developing designs.
Responsibility: Sylvia Critcher.

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This practical guide to quilting expert Sylvia Critcher's unique style of work leads you step by step through a variety of raised quilting and embroidery techniques, which are then combined to create  Read more...

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Excellent book, especially for a novice on the subject. The author, Sylvia Critcher is obviously an expert on quilting. Very clear instructions and super templates at the back of the book. * Joanna Read more...

 
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