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Your First Quilt Book: Or It Should Be!

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If you haven't got a clue about quilting, then this is the book for you! Written for beginning quiltmakers (and those who want to brush up on the basics), Your First Quilt Book introduces all the tools, supplies, and techniques you need to create simple patchwork quilts. Eight small projects are provided to help you practice your new hand- or machine-stitching skills Step- ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 9th 1997 by That Patchwork Place (first published January 1st 1997)
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Denisa Howe
Apr 17, 2013 Denisa Howe rated it it was amazing
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I loved this book. I received it and thumbed through to get a feel for it and ended up reading instead of skimming through it... The directions are so easy to understand and the list of things you need to get started was perfect!! She includes tips and most common mistakes and I just love it. I also love the fact this book is for quilters of any level of experience or none at all, which it ME. I also love the fact the directions are for sewing machine quilting or hand quilting which is what I wa ...more
Candy
Oct 30, 2009 Candy rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: beginning quilters
Recommended to Candy by: saw it on the library shelf
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After enjoying looking at quilts at Pumpkin Show, I read this book to find out about how to make a quilt.

I had questions-

Why do you use a template the exact size of the quilt piece when you hand quilt, but use a template that includes the 1/4 inch seam allowance when you machine quilt?

Is there more I should be noticing when looking at quilts?

What is the purpose of a rotary cutter, how do you use it, and what about all those other little plastic pieces quilters use?

This book answered all my qu
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Marissa
Apr 24, 2011 Marissa rated it really liked it
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I've done a little basic quilting work before, but I decided to check this book out before embarking on larger projects. I found it to be extremely helpful, with easy to understand directions and useful diagrams. I will definitely be using it when I embark on more quilting!
Mackenzie
Jul 21, 2008 Mackenzie rated it really liked it
If you are brand new to the quilting world, this is an extremely basic "so you want to try your hand at quilting" text book. Helps you learn the language of quilting and gives great tips for planning a quilt, choosing the fabric and putting it all together. A handy reference to have.....
Mary Chambers
Jan 28, 2013 Mary Chambers rated it it was amazing
This book is very helpful. Thanks to my quilting/reading friend, Jeri, for giving it to me.
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