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annesthreads 03-25-2018 12:55 PM

Hand piecing : book or Web resource?
 
A friend has asked me if Ill help her to make her first quilt, using fabric from her late husbands shirts. Of course I said Id be honoured to help, but now shes rather flummoxed me by saying shed like to make it by hand. Im a machine girl. I did a couple of hand-pieced projects several years ago, but my memories are vague. I dont want to end up confusing her with poor instructions, so can anyone recommend a book or online resource that would give us the basics?

Mdegenhart 03-25-2018 02:28 PM

There are lots of youtube videos. I think watching is often more helpful than reading.

ckcowl 03-25-2018 02:52 PM

Jinny Beyer has a number of tutorials for hand Piecing.

KarenK 03-25-2018 03:10 PM

Jinny Beyer was the first one that came to mind also. You may be able to find her book at your community library or quilt guild library - Quiltmaking by Hand: Simple Stitches. She also has a CD but I couldn't find a source.

There are several books available here: https://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/978097212128




SusieQOH 03-25-2018 03:13 PM

Jinny Beyer is the expert on that.


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