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Title:
Use scraps, sew blocks, make 100 quilts / Stuart Hillard.
Title Variants:
Use scraps, sew blocks, make one hundred quilts
ISBN:
9781910904565
Publication Information:
London : Pavilion, 2017.

©2017
Physical Description:
239 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents:
Techniques, tools and materials -- 100 quilts.
Abstract:
Use Scraps, Sew Blocks, Make 100 Quilts is the new book from the Sewing Bee's quilting supremo Stuart Hillard. Featuring 100 block patterns and 100 fabulous quilt designs, this book enables readers to sew a fantastic collection of scrap quilts. Every block featured comes with a breakdown of the fabric scraps required, assembly instructions and a detailed illustration of the finished block. Each of the 100 blocks can be used to make one of Stuart's quilt designs - all the designs are brought to life by a detailed illustration, with 12 of Stuart's absolute favourites captured in inspiring lifestyle photographs. Alternatively, any of the block patterns can be adapted and combined by quilters; they can personalise treatments, colours and arrangements, add extra borders, wider sashings and more, to design and sew their own unique quilts. Alongside the block patterns and quilt designs, Stuart has drawn on years of teaching experience to include the ultimate quilting hacks, tips and tricks, as well as his `rules' for successful scrap quilting. Plus, all the major techniques are explained with the help of step-by-step photographs. This book is perfect for beginners attempting their first quilt, and experienced quilters looking for new inspiration. Stuart's designs and irresistible enthusiasm will encourage anyone to stop hoarding their scraps and start using up their stash!
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Summary

Use Scraps, Sew Blocks, Make 100 Quilts is the new book from the Sewing Bee's quilting supremo Stuart Hillard. Featuring 100 block patterns and 100 fabulous quilt designs, this book enables readers to sew a fantastic collection of scrap quilts.

Every block featured comes with a breakdown of the fabric scraps required, assembly instructions and a detailed illustration of the finished block. Each of the 100 blocks can be used to make one of Stuart's quilt designs - all the designs are brought to life by a detailed illustration, with 12 of Stuart's absolute favourites captured in inspiring lifestyle photographs. Alternatively, any of the block patterns can be adapted and combined by quilters; they can personalise treatments, colours and arrangements, add extra borders, wider sashings and more, to design and sew their own unique quilts.

Alongside the block patterns and quilt designs, Stuart has drawn on years of teaching experience to include the ultimate quilting hacks, tips and tricks, as well as his 'rules' for successful scrap quilting. Plus, all the major techniques are explained with the help of step-by-step photographs.

This book is perfect for beginners attempting their first quilt, and experienced quilters looking for new inspiration. Stuart's designs and irresistible enthusiasm will encourage anyone to stop hoarding their scraps and start using up their stash!


Author Notes

Stuart Hillard has built a fantastic reputation as one of the UK's leading and most recognised quilt designers, teachers and home décor experts with over twenty five years experience and more than 100 published patterns to his name. Stuart is a monthly columnist with Sew magazine and Popular Patchwork. Instantly recognisable as the maverick star of the first series of BBC2's 'The Great British Sewing Bee', alongside Tilly Walnes and Lauren Guthrie, his approach is fun and fresh, inclusive and achievable. He has represented global companies including Coats Crafts, Bernina and Handiquilter at trade and consumer craft shows in Europe, the States and Australia.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
What is a Scrap Quilt?p. 6
Making Colours Workp. 7
Organizing your Scrapsp. 8
Techniques, Tools and Materialsp. 10
Rotary Cuttingp. 12
Using Templatesp. 14
Die Cuttingp. 15
Piecingp. 16
Basic Patchwork Unitsp. 19
Paper Foundation Piecingp. 21
Appliquép. 24
Adding Bordersp. 27
Layeringp. 30
Quiltingp. 31
Bindingp. 32
Useful Equipmentp. 34
100 Quiltsp. 36
1 Scrappy Sixteen Patchp. 38
2 String Swirlp. 40
3 Flock of Birdsp. 42
4 Stringsp. 44
5 Stairwayp. 45
6 Checkerboard Cabinp. 46
7 Stars and Cubesp. 48
8 Strippingp. 51
9 Lipstick and Polishp. 52
10 Jewelp. 54
11 Ice Cream Conep. 56
12 Woven Ribbonsp. 58
13 Every Bit (1)p. 60
14 Every Bit (2)p. 62
15 Summer's Endp. 64
16 Streak o' Lightningp. 66
17 Roads and Crossingsp. 68
18 Zig Zagp. 70
19 Spool of Threadp. 72
20 Roman Holidayp. 74
21 Union Jackp. 76
22 Whirling Geesep. 78
23 Japanese Lanternp. 80
24 Latticeworkp. 82
25 Scraps of Peelp. 84
26 String Squaresp. 86
27 This Way and That!p. 87
28 String Starsp. 88
29 Covent Gardenp. 90
30 Spider's Webp. 93
31 Strips and Snowballsp. 94
32 Triple Crossp. 96
33 Strippy Waterwheelp. 98
34 Tiltedp. 100
35 Orange Peelp. 102
36 Scrap Framep. 104
37 Wonky Boxesp. 106
38 Hunter's Starp. 107
39 Bullseyep. 108
40 Magic Carpetp. 110
41 Ditsy Squaresp. 111
42 Positive and Negativep. 112
43 Burgoyne Surroundedp. 114
44 Simple Tilesp. 117
45 Dresden Sunflowersp. 118
46 Drunkard's Pathp. 120
47 Split Starp. 122
48 Log Cabin with Appliquép. 124
49 Blossom Trailp. 127
50 Sticks and Stonesp. 128
51 Courthouse Stepsp. 130
52 Linkedp. 132
53 Stained Glass Windowp. 134
54 Honey Beep. 136
55 Magic Beanstalkp. 138
56 Reflectedp. 140
57 High Speed Twop. 141
58 Crossed Branchesp. 142
59 New York in the Springp. 144
60 Crazy for Quiltingp. 146
61 Castellatedp. 148
62 Roundaboutp. 150
63 Crossed Canoesp. 152
64 Mexican Fiestap. 153
65 Knitted Squaresp. 154
66 Machine-stitched Cathedral Windowp. 156
67 Plaid Barsp. 160
68 Spots and Stripesp. 161
69 Crayon Box Starsp. 162
70 Stars and Chainsp. 164
71 Blackford's Beautyp. 166
72 Square the Circlep. 168
73 Tic Tac Toep. 170
74 Scrappy Latticep. 172
75 Linden Treesp. 174
76 Pink Lemonadep. 176
77 Star-spangled Bannerp. 178
78 Goldfish Bowlp. 180
79 Fall Gracesp. 182
80 Super Economyp. 184
81 Scrappy Heartsp. 185
82 Bright Hopes Starp. 186
83 Geese Meetp. 188
84 Strip Scrap Quitp. 189
85 Scrap Starsp. 190
86 Squares Framedp. 191
87 Modern Amish Sampler Quiltp. 192
88 Christmas Starsp. 196
89 Star in the Cabinp. 198
90 Peony Blockp. 201
91 Indigo Pinwheelsp. 202
92 Maze Runnerp. 204
93 Patriot Chainp. 206
94 Colouriciousp. 210
95 Christmas Crownp. 212
96 Firebasket and Chainp. 214
97 Ice Crystalsp. 216
98 Little Housesp. 218
99 Pharaoh's Tilesp. 220
100 Modern Crossesp. 223
Templatesp. 224
Suppliersp. 239
Acknowledgementsp. 240