Shape by Shape

Shape by Shape : Collection 2 Free Motion Quilting with Angela Walters

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You asked for've got it! Best-selling author Angela Walters is back with 70+ all-new free-motion designs and variations to take your quilting to the next level. Tackle your quilt top one bite at a time, with ideas for quilting specific shapes-squares, rectangles, triangles, circles, diamonds, and hexagons-plus background fillers and borders. Quilt planning is easier than ever with step-by-step illustrations and detail shots of each motif, plus stunning full-page quilt photos and a handy visual index. Each versatile design is perfect for use with your longarm, midarm, or home sewing machine.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 10mm | 450g
  • Concord, United States
  • English
  • 250 Illustrations, color
  • 1617451827
  • 9781617451829
  • 26,270

Table of contents

Dedication Acknowledgements Index of Quilting Designs Introduction Section 1: Quilt Blocks Squares and Rectangles Triangles Circles Diamonds Hexagons Section 2: Background Fillers Starburst Design Ribbon Rows Offset Squares Pebbled Leaves Wavy Serpentine Lines Woven Arcs Woodgrain Variation Echoed Pebbles Paisley Feather Section 3: Borders Tiered Lines Serpentine Clusters Big and Little Zig Zags Double Wishbones Arcs Nested Swirls Triangle Wedges Angled Lines Swirl Hook Chain Conclusion About the Author
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Issue 24

This new book from bestselling author Angela Waters covers more than 70 all-new free-motion designs and variations to help you take your quilting to the new level. Shape by Shape is aimed at any quilter who has ever shied away from finishing off a top quilt top, breaking down the process into managable steps and providing ideas for quilting variations on specific shapes such as trianglesm circles and diamonds. There are plenty of illustrations and detailed shots to keep things nice, clear and easy-to-follow, and Angela's passion for quilting infuses the whole thing making it a joy to read. * Quilt Now * Angela Walters is undoubtedly the free-motion quilting queen. If you don't have the first book, I suggest you get it. In this follow-on title, there are more than 70 designs for quilting blocks, backgrounds and borders. All shapes and fillers are included. Basic shape quilting is lifted and enhanced with free-motion stitching with plenty of designs to choose from. You'll also find design tips and variations to help you quilt any shape. This book is full of examples in colour and line drawings and is well-designed. It will make you think again about the beauty of free-motion machine quilting. Highly recommended. * Karen Platt *
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About Angela Walters

Angela Walters is a machine quilter and author who loves to teach others to use quilting to bring out the best in their quilt tops. Her work has been published in numerous magazines and books. She lives in Liberty, MO. To learn more, visit
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