Big Stitch Quilting - Carolyn Forster
Big Stitch Quilting - Carolyn Forster
Big Stitch Quilting - Carolyn Forster

Big Stitch Quilting - Carolyn Forster

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A practical guide to sewing and hand quilting 20 stunning projects.

Create nine stunning quilts and 11 desirable gifts using contemporary big-stitch quilting.

Big stitches sewn by hand lend an irresistibly tactile quality and visual style to quilts and other items, as well as being meditative and relaxing to sew. Each of the 20 stylish projects in this book is quilted using a range of big stitches, inspired by Boro, Kantha and Sashiko-style stitching.

Each project is shown step by step, with illustrations and photographs throughout to make the process simple to follow. Learn how to create nine gorgeous quilts as well as 11 gift projects, which include wrapping cloths, a Japanese knot bag, a pillow cover and coasters. 

There is a comprehensive techniques section at the start of the book that explores the kinds of materials and fabrics best suited to big stitch quilting, the stitches and methods used, and how to assemble and finish your quilts. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in this stunning form of hand quilting.

Pages: 144

Format: Printed Book

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How are our fabrics sold?

You can choose your length required. 

For quilting cotton, quarter metre can be cut as Fat Quarter or Long Quarter.
For dressmaking fabric, quarter metre will be cut as Long Quarter

ONE Quarter metre in FAT quarter piece measures approximately 50cm x 55cm.
ONE Quarter metre in LONG quarter piece measures approximately 25cm x width of fabric.
ONE Half metre piece measures approximately 50cm x width of fabric.
ONE 0.75 metre piece measures approximately 75cm x width of fabric.
ONE 1 metre piece measures approximately 100cm x width of fabric.

If more than ONE is ordered, you will receive a CONTINUOUS LENGTH.

Can we supply fabrics in continuous lengths?

Yes, unless otherwise stated, all multiples quantity purchased will be sent in one continuous piece.  

What is a 'fat' quarter?

A fat quarter is a quarter metre of fabrics, cut to about 50cm x width of fabric.  Please see the diagram below.