Japanese Quilt Blocks to Mix and Match: Over 125 Patchworck, Applique and Sashiko Designs
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Japanese Quilt Blocks to Mix and Match

Over 125 Patchworck, Applique and Sashiko Designs

By Susan Briscoe

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Format: Paperback, 128 pages
Other Information: 180 colour illustrations
Published In: United Kingdom, 22 March 2007
Choose from patchwork, applique and sashiko blocks, organized into themed sections based on geometric, pictorial and family crest designs. All the techniques you need are clearly demonstrated. Each design features a photograph, clear instructional diagram or template, fabric palette and cutting guide, and instructions for making the block. At-a-glance icons indicate the skill level and techniques used. All of the blocks can be mixed and matched, and you will find examples of fail-safe block combinations for sytlish quilts, from tessellated all-over patterns to spectacular sampler quilts.

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Filled with over 125 beautiful patternsSuitable for the beginner and the more experienced textile artistFilled with step by step instructionsEach block keyed to show the level of difficulty involvedOriental style is very popular

Table of Contents

Introduction How to Use this Book Gallery Materials, Tools and Techniques Fabric Colour Schemes Equipment Cutting Piecing Applique Sashiko Finishing Block Directory

EAN: 9780713682465
ISBN: 0713682469
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Dimensions: 22.2 x 22.2 x 0.5 centimeters (0.36 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years

About the Author

Susan Briscoe is a professional textile designer, author and teacher.She is a graduate in Visual Art and Design from the University ofWales, Aberystwyth. She has lived and worked in Japan where herappreciation of Japanese textiles flourished. She has designed textileprojects for a number of magazines, kits for manufacturers, curatedquilting shows and written 3 previous books on quilting and textiles.

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'I don't think there are many quilters who won't get something from this informative and useful book.' Popular Patchwork (June 2007)

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This is a very informative book and assisted me to make a stunning oriental quilt for my son. The ability to mix the blocks as shown was fantastic

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