Tuesday, September 8, 2009

The Quilter's Complete Guide

The Quilter's Complete Guide
by Marianne Fons and Liz Porter [746.46 Fon 2000]

One of the essential books for quilters of all skill levels. Discusses basic tools, supplies, and fabrics. Demonstrates skills such as flying geese, stars, the math needed for half-square and quarter-square triangles, appliques, paper-piecing, borders, mitering, etc. This book covers it all. Illustrations and photos on every page. You'll refer to this book again and again. If nothing else browse through it for the gorgeous illustrations of quilt blocks and quilts. [If you like this, you may also enjoy Basic Quiltmaking Techniques for Borders & Bindings by Mimi Dietrich.] -- recommended by Charlotte K. - Bennett Martin Public Library

[Also available in an earlier 1993 edition.][ official Fons and Porters commercial web site ]

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