Machine Magic: Get the Most from the Decorative Stitches on Your Sewing Machine; 22 Fun Flowers to Sew (Paperback)

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Blossom into a decorative quilt artist Take advantage of everything your sewing machine has to offer Decorative quilt artist Deborah Louie teaches how to use the stitch options on your machine and incorporate them into gorgeous appliqu pieces. Follow her step-by-step process of building and adding decorative stitches to individual flowers, then applying them to the background with free-motion decorative stitching. Also, learn how to combine stitches and adjust stitch widths and lengths to create your unique stitch garden. Gain confidence in using your machine while also creating bright and bold floral creations - Make the most of your sewing machine and learn to use decorative stitching - Step-by-step instructions for building and applying decorative stitches to individual flowers, leaves, and clamshells - Includes 4 projects and patterns for 22 flowers plus leaves and clamshells that can be combined for an endless variety of artwork in bloom.

About the Author


Deborah Louie is an award-winning quilter based in Australia. Deborah started her own domestic machine-quilting business and has quilted more than 600 quilts for clients. She is a passionate decorative quilt art teacher and has taught thousands over the years. She lives in Sydney, Australia with her family. deborahlouie.com.au


Product Details
ISBN: 9781644030752
ISBN-10: 1644030756
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Publication Date: February 25th, 2022
Pages: 144
Language: English

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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

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  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
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  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
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  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
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  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
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New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.