Quilters at all levels of experience will welcome this treasury of designs assembled specially for machine quilting. Included are 86 patterns chosen to avoid the pitfalls -- problematic short lines and complicated swirls -- common to using a sewing machine to execute designs intended for hand quilting. Instead, these continuous line designs offer an uninterrupted flow, with minimal starts and stops -- the perfect complement to the simplicity and convenience of machine quilting.
Choose from versatile designs offering quilters an abundance of options, including a tremendous variety of border and allover patterns featuring geometrics, florals, and other motifs. Each pattern appears on a background grid for easy resizing, and repeat units and separate sewing paths are clearly indicated. In addition, the author offers helpful suggestions for choosing and combining patterns, fitting designs on projects, resizing, selecting materials, and basting.
Ideal for bed and crib quilts, the patterns from Continuous Line Quilting Designs are also terrific for embellishing clothing, placemats, tablecloths, upholstery, and numerous other household items. Their convenience and ease of application will make them a welcome resource for beginning and experienced quilters alike.
- ISBN-13: 9780486417028
- ISBN-10: 0486417026
- Publisher: Dover Publications
- Publish Date: March 2001
- Dimensions: 10.77 x 8.28 x 0.25 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds
- Page Count: 96