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Introduction 8 Applique Techniques 11 Piecing and Embellishing tricks 14 Projects: Mini Quilt, Pillow, Overgrown Quilt (QuiltCon 2013 award winning design), Vintage Side Chair Upholstery, Burst Quilt, Sampler Quilt, Whole Cloth Quilt, Reverse Applique Quilt, Tablecloth, Pillow #2, Vintage Embroidery Quilt, Large Floor Pillow set, Mini Quilt #2, Templates
Alison Glass is a surface designer and former interior designer living in Virginia with her husband and two young children. She is a well-known fabric designer for Andover and is well-known to distributors due to her established pattern business she designs under her own name., Alison Glass Designs. She has a collection of threads through Aurifil and teaches nationally.
May 2015 There's a definite move towards quilting and craft project books which fuse technical advice and know-how with a more personal approach from the author. We don't think we've ever seen a clearer example of this than Alison Glass Applique. The author is an accomplished designer and has made a successful business from something which is clearly a passion first and foremost. As such, her personal anecdotes and insights that pepper the project descriptions can be fascinating, and give interesting context to the applique beyond just 'how to' and delving into 'why'. From a technical standpoint, the book holds its own as a superb reference for the gamut of modern applique techniques, satisfying any curiosity you might have on the subject and inspiring the reader to experiment. Most of us enjoy the stories and personalities behind quilts, too, and this book effectively gives us glimpses into the author's creative process even her philosophy, whilst educating and informing on the subject. A whimsical but also eminently technical book, which we thoroughly recommend. * Popular Patchwork * September 2015 Enjoy the classic art of applique but with throughly modern projects. Features 8 essential and updated techniques, including the hottest new thing in quilt making: Large scale applique. Use the skills learned to create one of the beautifully crafted 14 projects for the home by former interior designer turned pattern and Andover Fabrics textile designer, Alison Glass. Combine tehcnique with project in this inspiring book on the time-honoured craft of applique brought up-to-date by award winning designer, Alison Glass. Her fans have long-awaited a book from Alison and she doesn't disappoint. Beautiful detailed how-to-photos will explore how to create designs using everything from classic needle-turned had stitched through to applying the latest substrates ands a variety of fibres to achieve heirloom results. Go further with the addition of everything from crochet to embroidery to adding patchwork backgrounds to create unique modern designs that fit perfectly in our stylish and highly curated handmade homes. * Workbox *