01 September 2019

£12.99

BC Paperback Flexi binding

216x280 mm

9781782217305

9781782217305

128 pages

Search Press

Sarah Payne’s Quilt School

by Sarah Payne

In this fun and practical introduction to quilting and patchwork, well-known TV personality Sarah Payne leads you through a series of techniques to build up your skills.

Each chapter includes a number of different-sized step-by-step projects, including quilts, cushions, tote bags and table runners. Sarah discusses different shapes (squares, circles, triangles) and different techniques (appliqué, piecing blocks and curved piecing) in turn. She also includes information on basting, layering, quilting and binding, as well as pre-cuts. 

Filled with guidance and helpful tips and tricks, this book will equip you with all you need to know to get started on your quilting adventure. Put your skills into practice and at the same time create beautiful projects to keep or give as gifts.

Book Contents

Introduction 6
Materials and tools 8
Basic techniques 20
Squares 26
Lesson 1: Simply squares shopping bag 28
Lesson 2: French braid table runner 32
Lesson 3: Turned four-patch bed runner 36
Lesson 4: Disappearing nine patch quilt 40
Lesson 5: Snowball pillowcase 44
Triangles 47
Lesson 6: Half square triangle bedspread 50
Lesson 7: Jacob’s ladder quilt 56
Lesson 8: Ohio star cushion cover 62
Lesson 9: Flying south for the winter wall hanging 72
Lesson 10: Quilted handbag 76
Lesson 11: Placemats 82
Circles 86
Lesson 12: Drunkard’s path large cushion cover 90
Lesson 13: Circles quilt 95
Beautiful scraps 98
Lesson 14: Elephant cushion 100
Lesson 15: Quick strip quilt 106
Layering 108
Quilting 110
Binding 119
Labelling and caring for your quilt 124
Conclusion 126
Resources 127
Index 128

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