Download A Quilting Life: Creating a Handmade Home by Sherri McConnell PDF

By Sherri McConnell

Bring the hand-crafted culture domestic with those captivating quilts and residential add-ons. encouraged through a grandmother who enjoyed to stitch for her family members, quilter and blogger Sherri McConnell offers conventional styles like hexagons, stars, snowballs, and Dresden Plates a brand new glance that includes materials by means of a few of today’s most well-liked designers. 19 comfortable tasks contain pillows, tote luggage, desk runners, and bigger quilts—quick and simple designs that make nice gifts.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Quilting Life: Creating a Handmade Home PDF

Similar needlecrafts & textile crafts books

Scandinavian Needlecraft: 35 Step-by-step Projects to Create the Scandinavian Home

Lovers of the fresh, based traces of conventional Scandinavian variety are guaranteed to be encouraged by way of the 35 stitching tasks during this booklet. Incorporating the best components of Scandinavian crafting traditions, notion is taken from a number backgrounds together with vintage folks artwork, in addition to extra modern assets.

The Third Body Concept Interpretation of Tribological Phenomena

This number of symposium papers via best scientists from 23 international locations supply an up to date assessment of advancements within the box of tribology.

Sweet & Simple Baby Crochet: 35 Adorable Designs for Newborns to 12 Months

Encouraged unique designs for child girls and boys, multiply sized for newborns to twelve monthsIncludes 10 top-selling designs from Kristi Simpson's tremendously winning downloadable crochet trend company, RAKJpatterns. com, in addition to 25 new designs unique to this collectionPatterns contain pleasant hats, child sneakers and socks, headbands, skirts and pants, sweaters and vests, in addition to blankets, bibs, and crocheted toysDesigns for crocheted images props acceptable for child pictures, just like the Chevron Hat and Diaper disguise Set, Peapod Hooded Cocoon, and the Mossy child PodPatterns contain element pictures and how-to images the place applicable, in addition to pictures of the completed garmentAlso contains a educational part overlaying stitches used during the ebook, entire with step by step how-to photographs

Textiles and the Medieval Economy: Production, Trade, and Consumption of Textiles, 8th-16th Centuries

Archaeologists and cloth historians collect sixteen papers to enquire the construction, alternate and intake of textiles in Scandinavia and throughout elements of northern and Mediterranean Europe during the medieval interval. Archaeological proof is used to illustrate the lifestyles or in a different way of overseas alternate and to check the actual features of textiles and their distribution with a purpose to comprehend who was once generating, utilizing and buying and selling them and what they have been getting used for.

Additional info for A Quilting Life: Creating a Handmade Home

Sample text

Trim the corner, 1/4˝ from the stitching. Turn right side out and press well. 3¾˝ handle to the short edges of the bag 33/4˝ from each long edge of the bag body. Baste the handles in place 1/8˝ from the edge. 2. Center the raw edges of ¼˝ the closure tab together at the top of the bag back and baste in place 1/8˝ from the edge. Side seam 3˝ 1½˝ Baste handles and tab. Mark stitching line. 36 A Quilting Life Sew and trim. 8. Insert the bag body into the lining, right sides together. Match the side seams and sew the lining to the bag body along the top edge of the band using a 1/4˝ seam allowance.

Sew the sashing rows and the tulip block rows together. Press the seams toward the sashing rows. 4. Sew the 5 white 3˝ × 42˝ border strips together to make 1 strip. Cut into 2 strips 3˝ × 441/2˝ for the side borders and 2 strips 3˝ × 431/2˝ for the top and bottom. 5. Add the border strips to the sides and then the top and bottom of the quilt. Press the seams toward the borders. 6. Layer the backing, batting, and quilt top. Quilt as desired. Bind the edges (see Binding, pages 76 and 77). Quilt assembly 45 Grandma’s Garden Pieced by Sherri McConnell and quilted by Andrea Marquez Fabric collection: Good Fortune by Kate Spain for Moda Water Lily Finished block: 81/2˝ × 81/2˝ • Finished quilt: 541/2˝ × 541/2˝ I fell in love with these fabrics at first sight.

I couldn’t bear to cut these beautiful floral prints into small pieces and really wanted to showcase each pattern from the collection. Since the flowers and the colors remind me of my favorite place to vacation, Newport Beach, California, it was natural to name this gorgeous quilt after a gorgeous place! 59 Newport Fabrics Assorted prints:* 3 yards total Cream: 15/8 yards Border: 7/8 yard Backing: 4 yards Block Assembly Refer to The Basics (pages 70–77) as needed. Seam allowances are 1/4˝ unless otherwise noted.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.55 of 5 – based on 31 votes