01 June 2020

£9.99

BC Paperback

204x260 mm

9781782215479

9781782215479

96 pages

Search Press

Debbie Shore’s Sewing Room Secrets

Debbie Shore's Sewing Room Secrets: Quilting

by Debbie Shore

Jam-packed with hands-on, practical advice, and with gorgeous projects to practise the skills you learn, Debbie will teach you everything you need to know about quilting.

Whether you are at the start of your sewing journey or are already an experienced quilter, you’ll be inspired by Debbie’s friendly and easy-to-follow approach to useful quilting techniques. Beginning with a section on quilting essentials she’ll guide you around your sewing machine and explains all the tools and materials you might need.

The second section then introduces you to the key quilting techniques you’ll need to know: discover patchwork favourites such as disappearing nine patch and English paper piecing, different quilting styles, sashing, binding and more each explained clearly with stitched samples or illustrated step by steps. Projects then follow a single or selection of core quilting skills, so you can put your new knowledge into practice.

This is the ideal book for those new to quilting, looking for in-depth and helpful guidance, or for the more experienced quilter looking to brush up on their skills.

Book Contents

About this book 5
About me 6
What is quilting? 7
What is patchwork? 8
My quick tips 9

Quilting essentials 11
- My sewing room 12
- Storage 14
- Sewing machine 16
- Tools & equipment 22

Quilting fabrics 30
Fabric terminology 33
Wadding 34
Threads 36

Quilting know-how 37
- Caring for your quilt 38
- Cutting 39
- Machine Stitches 40
- Seams 43
- Quilt sandwich 44
- Straight line quilting 46
- Quilt as you go 47
- Appliqué 48
- Free-motion embroidery 50
- Self-bound straight binding 52

PROJECT Mini Chicken Quilt 54
- Bias binding 56
PROJECT Beach Hut Hanger 60
- Trapunto 63
PROJECT Trapunto Stocking 64
- Stitch in the ditch 66
- Adding borders 67
PROJECT Table Runner 68
PROJECT Quilted Tote 70
- Sashing 72
PROJECT Bunting Quilt 74
PROJECT Bargella Pillowcase 76
- Echo quilting 79
- English paper piecing 80
PROJECT Snowflake Placemat 82
- Hand quilting 84
- Bag making 86
PROJECT Reverse Appliqué
- Messenger Bag 88
- Tying your quilt 91
PROJECT Humbug Hexie Quilt 92

Templates 94
Index 96

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