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Quilting-on-the-Go Taking it Further (Download)

Author - Carolyn Forster
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Break down large designs into small portable sections. Piece a block on one outing, and quilt it on the next. When you're ready to join the blocks the quilting is done!
Carolyn’s Quilting-on-the-Go technique allows busy quilters to carry a block or two with them to piece and quilt wherever and whenever they have the time. Get ideas and options including: designing an array of new frames for sashing, how-to for adding borders to the quilts, and more block sizes so you can create blocks as small as 6” or as large as 25”. Includes 11 projects with complete instructions and illustrations.
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Weight 0.000000
Pages 128
Size 8.25" x 11"
Author Carolyn Forster
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Quilting-on-the-Go: Taking It Further draws upon the time-friendly technique of creating large quilts by breaking them down into more manageable sections, as originally revealed in author Carolyn Forster's previous book titled Quilting-on-the-Go, and takes the methodology to the next level. Topics covered include how to make blocks in multiple sizes, break down borders and sashings/frames into smaller pieces that can be created anywhere, and how to join independent pieces into a beautiful whole. Eleven projects in a variety of sizes from 6" to 25 1/2", step-by-step instructions clearly illustrated with full-color photographs and diagrams, and a user-friendly introduction make Quilting-on-the-Go: Taking It Further a choice pick for any quilter seeking to refine their skill and working knowledge! Midwest Book Review; June, 2014
Quilting-on-the-go is simply a technique for quilting your project in small units which can then be joined to complete the quilt. Some quilters enjoy using this method as the units are a manageable size, which is great for honing machine-quilting skills, and are portable, so if you re hand quilting your work can go wherever you do! Carolyn s first book Quilting-on-the-Go proved very popular, so this follow-up, as the title suggests, takes things further, including sashing/frames and borders. The first half of the book covers the basics, including a well-illustrated section on joining your quilted units. This is followed by eleven traditional projects, from runners and table toppers to large quilts. The Quilter (UK); Winter, 2014
After learning the basics of quilting-on-the-go from Carolyn s earlier book, students wanted more. Now she provides new ideas that you can piece and quilt wherever and whenever you have time. Carolyn shows you how to design an array of new frames for sashing favorite blocks; how to add borders to quilts; and how to choose blocks that don t need borders. You also will learn how to add more block sizes, from 6 to 25 . It s all manageable and portable for quilters-on-the-go! Quilters' Digest; February, 2014