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Quilting UFOs with Helen's Hints

Quilting UFOs with Helen's Hints

'Beam up' those UFOs and get started! Helen shows you how to turn your unfinished projects into finished quilts. Learn what type of quilting patterns are appropriate for your patchwork or appliquéd quilt tops. Follow her four-question formula to determine where and what to quilt. Based on the most popular workshop Helen teaches, Quilting UFOs offers visual solutions to the dilemma of 'quilt as desired.' Learn how easy it is to make any pattern fit your individual quilt top. Refer to the illustrated examples of mitered borders and blocks, all made with the same design, and simply choose your favorite. A galaxy of original patterns are divided into categories for easy reference. They are presented full-sized in a larger, landscape format for handy copying and use. This collection is the eighth in the Dear Helen series of quilting pattern books. Most recent AQS publications by the author include Helen's Mix & Match Quilting Patterns, Helen's Copy &Use Quilting Patterns, Create with Helen Squire: Hand and Machine Quilting, plus three CD-ROMs with printable patterns.

Item Number: 8271
By: Helen Squire
From: American Quilter's Society (January 14, 2009)

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'Beam up' those UFOs and get started! Helen shows you how to turn your unfinished projects into finished quilts. Learn what type of quilting patterns are appropriate for your patchwork or appliquéd quilt tops. Follow her four-question formula to determine where and what to quilt. Based on the most popular workshop Helen teaches, Quilting UFOs offers visual solutions to the dilemma of 'quilt as desired.' Learn how easy it is to make any pattern fit your individual quilt top. Refer to the illustrated examples of mitered borders and blocks, all made with the same design, and simply choose your favorite. A galaxy of original patterns are divided into categories for easy reference. They are presented full-sized in a larger, landscape format for handy copying and use. This collection is the eighth in the Dear Helen series of quilting pattern books. Most recent AQS publications by the author include Helen's Mix & Match Quilting Patterns, Helen's Copy &Use Quilting Patterns, Create with Helen Squire: Hand and Machine Quilting, plus three CD-ROMs with printable patterns.
SKU 8271
Weight 0.90 pounds
ISBN 978-1-57432-970-4
Binding Softback
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions 12.00" x 9.00" x .30"
Publisher American Quilter's Society

Customer Reviews

Finish your UFOs with Helen's galaxy of hints. — Review by Anonymous
Overall Rating
How many UFOs do you have hidden in your sewing room? Get them out and get them finished with Helen's galaxy of hints. Follow her four-question formula to determine the right quilting choices for your project. Once you have these answers, the solutions are apparent. Helen discusses adapting patterns, quilting principles, marking techniques, and planning the quilting. More than 100 original, full-size patterns and 45 illustrated examples of mitered borders and blocks are suitable for both hand and machine quilting. - "Quilters Newsletter Magazine," August/September 2009, page 23, by JHS. (Posted on 7/30/09)
Perfect for active quilters with puzzling projects at a standstill. — Review by James A.Cox
Overall Rating
A four-question formula allows quilters to focus on quilting choices needed for all unfinished projects and offers over 100 original patterns in full-size options with 45 illustrated examples of borders, blocks, strips and more. 17 chapters offer easy reference on fabrics choices, marking techniques and more in an over-sized presentation perfect for active quilters with puzzling projects at a standstill. "The Bookwatch," The Midwest Book Review, July 2009. (Posted on 7/29/09)

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