Popular machine quilter Angela Walters will motivate you to try something new! Learn to stitch her fresh continuous-line designs on your longarm or domestic machine. Includes step-by-step instructions for continuous-line swirls, circles, squares, vines, arcs, and points. Using basic free-motion skills you already have, discover how to approach quilting a modern quilt by working with bold fabrics and negative space, uniting a variety of shapes, and blending designs. Draw inspiration from striking pictures of 20 modern quilts showing Angela’s designs. You’ll love her practical advice for choosing the perfect pattern to give your modern quilt maximum impact.
The master of free-motion quilting, Angela Walters, teaches you everything you need to know in her newest book, Free-Motion Quilting Workbook. Unlike an ordinary how-to manual, this interactive workbook will get your creative juices flowing as you doodle designs of entire quilts, individual blocks, borders, and even negative space. The pages have plenty of line-art shapes and inspiring photographs to help get you started. There's also a bonus section of graph paper to plan your own quilt designs. So, go ahead, start sketching!
Free-motion Quilting With Angela Walters 70+ More Designs for Blocks, Backgrounds & Borders
Author: Angela Walters
Publisher: Stash Books
Take your quilting to the next level! Best-selling author Angela Walters shares 70+ all-new free-motion designs and variations to fit a variety of shapes, plus background fillers and borders. Tackle your quilt top one bite at a time with step-by-step illustrations and detail photos, plus a visual index. Then see how they all go together with inspiring full-page quilts from the master herself. For use with your longarm, midarm, or home sewing machine.
Turn the corner to free-motion success with a meandering makeover! Best-selling author Angela Walters shows you that free-motion quilting doesn't have to be scary—with a couple designs in your pocket, you can finish almost any quilt on your home machine and enjoy the process. Practice 8 meandering stitches for beginners, plus creative variations on each, with step-by-step visuals and quilted samples. Start your free-motion journey on the right foot with proven techniques to help you disguise mistakes and transition between designs with ease.
A Start-To-Finish Guide to Piecing and Quilting Using Color and Shape
Author: Tula Pink
Publisher: Fons & Porter Books
Category: Color in textile crafts
Known for her cool, innovative style, Tula Pink will inspire you to toss your mundane color wheel and commit to her signature approach. Angela Walters creates the complementary finish and surface texture for each design, resulting in the perfect marriage of color and style for each of the featured 17 quilt projects.
Projects, Inspiration, and Ideas to Make Quilting More Joyful
Author: Diane Gilleland
Publisher: Potter Craft
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Why do you love to quilt? Is it the finished quilt itself, or the experiences you had while making it? Do you find more joy in designing a beautiful pattern or in improvising as you go? Are you happiest when making quilts for yourself or for others? Whether it is delighting in the colors and textures of your materials to the sweet satisfaction of curling up under a handmade quilt, quilting holds infinite possibilities for exploring the many joys of creativity. In Quilting Happiness, you will find 20 timeless, adaptable quilting projects that will invite you to try a variety of design styles, as well as a wealth of tips and techniques, inspiring stories, and creative exercises to help you discover even more reasons to love quilting. Learn to make an inspiration board, create more meaningful quilts, or find lifelong quilting friends. Use this book again and again as a guide throughout your quilting life to spark your imagination on each rereading. Embrace new ideas on your quilting adventures and enjoy wherever they take you.
75+ Designs from Natalia Bonner, Geta Grama, Don Linn, Gina Perkes, Sylvia Pippen, Kathy Sandbach, Jessica Schick, Hari Walner, and Angela Walters!
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Category: Machine quilting
Want inspiration for your free-motion quilting? Now you have the perfect tool! This spiral-bound book is full of designs--JUST designs--and will lay flat on your work surface or your quilt to keep your hands on the quilt and that needle moving! The second in a new series, this visual guide is filled with over 75 diverse block designs from your favorite designers to get you stitching. Perfect for domestic and longarm machines.