Simply Successful Applique: Foolproof Technique · 9 Projects · For Hand & Machine

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9781607054801: Simply Successful Applique: Foolproof Technique · 9 Projects · For Hand & Machine
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Award-winning applique quilting artist, Jeanne Sullivan, shows you how to create flawless appliqué in just minutes—by hand or machine. Get pinpoint accuracy more easily with this comprehensive visual guide (includes bonus CD of full-size template patterns). Anyone can learn her stress-free methods, even if you’ve never tried appliqué. Seasoned quilters and sewers will also love these new techniques for more complex designs and for faster, easier ways to make ruching, narrow lines, reverse appliqué, Broderie Perse, and more. Plus “what you see is what you get” with Jeanne’s process...work with your fabrics and templates right side up!

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Jeanne Sullivan is an award-winning fiber artist and teacher who is recognized for her beautiful appliqué designs and outstanding needle skills. She also enjoys traditional rug hooking, spinning, and weaving. Jeanne lives in Maryland.

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This comprehensive visual guide will help you learn new applique skills in a stress-free process. Beginners and seasoned quilters will find Jeanne’s method helpful. She shows you techniques for ruching, circles, narrow lines, lettering, Broderie Perse, reverse applique and more. You will work with your fabrics and templates right side up, so what you see is what you get!
(Quilter's Digest, Issue 4; 10/15/12)

In the introduction the author writes, '...you will see surprisingly easy, precise techniques for getting great results by hand or machine. Filled with success-oriented, visual step-by-step instructions, tips, how-tos and projects, this book will provide you with skills and confidence so you can relax and enjoy creating beautiful applique right from the start.'

With step-by-step instructions along with detailed photos, the author truly does make the art of applique simple. The bonus CD that is included will help get you started with nine projects and full-size template patterns. (On Track! Magazine, March 2013)

This book declares that it is 'just 15 minutes to perfection' and being somewhat skeptical of that statement, I found myself reading the book cover-to-cover and being inspired to put the statement to the test. It really doesn't take long at all to learn Jeanne's method, either by hand or machine. What you see is what you get and by working with all your fabrics and templates right side uppermost makes fabric choices so much easier. There are clear instructions for easier and faster techniques for ruching, circles, narrow lines, lettering, Broderie Perse, reverse applique and many others. This book is well worth a look and is most certainly informative. (Fabrications Quilting For You, February/March 2013 Issue)

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