By Joen Wolfrom
This name deals every thing you must find out about the necessities of excellent layout from an the world over well known specialist. this is the layout textbook for quilters. «Adventures in colour» provides the 8 parts of layout - line, path, form, color, price, texture, share, and scale - and exhibits you the way to effectively paintings with those components, both separately or in any mixture. no matter if you think about your self to be a quilter, an artist, or a crafter, you could increase your layout abilities with this clean, leading edge process. additionally incorporated is an inspiring gallery of layout options by way of many well-liked quilters and artists - together with Alex Anderson, Paula Nadelstern, and Ricky Tims - with over a hundred and fifty photos showcasing all types of quilts and upholstery paintings, from conventional to fashionable.
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EXPERT TIP Topstitching is a good way to hold a seam allowance in place and keep edges flat. It can also be purely decorative. You can also press your seams open and then topstitch down either side of the seam. Straight Blind Hem Stitch The straight blind hem stitch is made up of several straight stitches and a large zigzag to the left. It is used for hemming woven fabrics and is practically invisible from the right side where you will see only a tiny stitch every ½" (13mm) or so. On the wrong side of the hem you will see the series of straight stitches and the big zigzag.
5mm. 4 Using the hand wheel, walk your machine until the needle swings to the far left zigzag. The needle should just barely catch the fold. Using the hand screw, adjust the bar on the foot so that it comes right up against the fold. Use this as your seam guide. 5 Start stitching. The big zigzag will catch just a thread of the fold, and the small zigzag stitches will overcast the raw edge. 6 Unfold the hem and press it flat. EXPERT TIP Some jersey knits are notorious for curling along the edges.
EXPERT TIP If you see a big stitch on the right side, you stitched too far onto the fold. If it doesn’t catch, you stitched too far from the fold. Stretch Blind Hem Stitch The stretch blind hem stitch consists of several small zigzag stitches with one large zigzag to the left. Consisting entirely of zigzags it can stretch, making it perfect for hemming knits. The stretch blind hem stitch can also be used for hemming woven fabrics as the small zigzags will overcast the raw edge and prevent the fabric edge from raveling.
Adventures in Design: The Ultimate Visual Guide, 153 Spectacular Quilts, Activities & Exercises by Joen Wolfrom
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