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  • Publisher: Stash Books
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 January 2014
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781607058205
  • Stock: 1 in stock
  • Size: 203x254 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: £17.99
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Playful Little Paper-Pieced Projects

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37 Graphic Designs & Tips from Top Modern Quilters by Tacha Bruecher

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Book Description

This collection of paper-pieced projects features some of the best work from today’s most talented modern quilters. You can learn everything you need to know about foundation paper piecing, and then test your skills with 41 projects ranging in difficulty and complexity. Bursting with ideas and ingenuity, this book will inspire you to include paper piecing in all your sewing projects. 

41 paper-pieced projects with a modern edge from your favorite modern quilters. Find designs from Ayumi Takahashi, Charise Randell, Lynne Goldsworthy, Cheryl Arkison, Amy Lobsiger, and many more. Includes 2 quilts, 17 small projects and a 12-block calendar quilt, plus a project from each of the monthly block patterns
There’s something for everyone, from quilts and aprons to a backgammon board and camera bag
Top designers share their valuable tips and fail-proof paper-piecing techniques

About the Author

About Tacha Bruecher

Tacha Bruecher is a quilt designer and teacher who is well-known in the online quilting community as a founding member of the Fat Quarterly e-zine. Tacha lives in Berlin, Germany, with her husband and two daughters. For more information, visit www.haniesquilts.blogspot.com.

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Apr 14

This book is a delight, breathing new and modern life into foundation-pieced, or 'paper-pieced' projects. The crucial points in modern foundation piecing, according to Tacha, are keeping track of the many tiny pieces that make up the blocks, keeping the points pointy and selecting the correct fabrics to give the blocks a modern feel. She has gone to great lengths to provide an in-depth introductory chapter on foundation-piecing techniques, including basic and freezer paper methods. All the foundation templates are included on a CD to the rear of the book. The projects are split into two sections: the first, called Calendar quilt, features twelve projects that fit in with the months of the year and the second section is called Small projects for around the house. There are some beauties in this title, including the glorious January snowflake table runner, Halloween Boo! banner, November snow-boarding bunny, the Liberty Street pot holder and the Artist's portfolio. But for me, the piece de resistance is the Roll-up backgammon board.

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