Making Cushions and Pillows: 60 Cushions and Pillows to Sew, by Nina Granlund Saether

By Nina Granlund Saether

A superb choice of 60 modern cushion designs to remodel your place. utilizing a number diversified ideas from crochet to knitted intarsia motifs, move sew and embroidery, you could create cushions to fit any residing area. positive factors unending attractive designs and concepts for all skills. contains a absolutely illustrated concepts part.

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Making Cushions and Pillows: 60 Cushions and Pillows to Sew, Stitch, Knit and Crochet

A superb number of 60 modern cushion designs to rework your house. utilizing various diversified concepts from crochet to knitted intarsia motifs, go sew and embroidery, you could create cushions to fit any residing house. beneficial properties never-ending lovely designs and ideas for all skills.

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There is no such thing as perfection in free-motion quilting. Have Fun The most important thing is to just have fun with it! I try not to take myself or my quilting too seriously; it should be fun and not stressful. You are doing your current-best work now, and you should be proud of it! Happy quilting! 42 Free-Motion Quilting Workbook Use the ideas on the next few pages to help you choose your quilting designs. Step-by-step instructions for how to stitch these designs can be found in my book Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters (by C&T Publishing).

Take, for instance, a boxy quilting design. I normally quilt this particular design in rows. I love the uniform look it can give the background of a quilt. However, sometimes I want to use the design to give a quilt a different look. In that instance, I will offset the squares. A small easy change that gives it a different look. 36 Free-Motion Quilting Workbook Second, it makes quilting more fun! Changing things up helps ensure that I don’t get bored while quilting. Instead of doing the same ol’ thing all the time, this helps keep me on my toes and having fun!

In case you need a little convincing, here are a few more examples to get you thinking. Practice how many different ways you can quilt a swirl design. Or try tweaking your circles and seeing what you can come up with. Are straight lines more your taste? Try mixing up the directions. No matter how often you try switching up your favorite designs, the results are sure to be fun. Chapter 5: Negative Space 37 Ready to Sketch? With so many different options available, negative space can be fun to quilt.

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