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    DescriptionIs your fabric hoard growing on a daily basis, taking over shelves, spilling out of drawers, stacking up on chairs? Take action now - make a stash-buster quilt! Lynne Edwards, world-renowned quilt maker, teacher and author of the bestselling Making Scrap Quilts to Use It Up!, continues her campaign to help you reduce your fabric collection, leaving you free to go out and buy more! In this colourful book, 20 scrap quilt projects are described in step-by-step detail, complete with easy-to-follow piecing diagrams. Additional quilts are pictured to provide added inspiration for combining your leftover fabrics. Time-saving techniques are featured to help your quilt grow speedily. Arranged in six chapters, the book starts with Layer Cake quilts, where several squares of fabric are layered and then cut into wedges, just like cutting the slices of a layer cake, to create three different scrap quilts, each with a variation. The next chapter, Stitch a Strip, looks at quilt designs made from patchwork strips, while Squaring it Up gives you quilt designs to make from fabric squares. The Bits and Pieces chapter looks at joining different shaped pieced into attractive blocks and designs. Finally, the Small but Satisfying chapter includes a selection of smaller projects from bags to soft toys to ensure every last scrap is used! The book ends Lynne's expert advice for finishing a quilt including how to add borders to your quilt, how to attach the quilt backing, how to bind a quilt and advice on quilting the finished item. So, don't let your fabric obsession get the better of you - get creative, use up that stash and then you'll have the perfect excuse to restock!

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    Stash-Buster Quilts
    Time-Saving Designs for Fabric Leftovers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lynne Edwards
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 278 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 599 g
    ISBN 13: 9780715324639
    ISBN 10: 0715324632

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 27
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    BIC subject category V2: WFBQ
    DC22: 746.46041
    B&T Approval Code: A04505654
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    BISAC V2.8: CRA031000
    DC22: 746.45/041
    LC classification: TT835 .E3779 2006
    Thema V1.0: WFBQ
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    60 colour illustrations, 200+ line illustrations
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    29 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Newton Abbot
    Author Information
    Lynne Edwards is regarded as one of the finest patchwork and quilting designers in the world. Lynne's three previous books, The Sampler Quilt Book, The New Sampler Quilt Book and Making Scrap Quilts to Use It Up, were also published by David & Charles. Lynne lives near Ipswich.
    Table of contents
    Introduction; 1 Layer-Cake Quilts; 2 Stitch-a-Strip; 3 Squaring It Up; 4 Bits and Pieces Quilts; 5 Small but Satisfying; Finishing a Quilt; Acknowledgments; Index.