Stress Free Quilting with Machine Embroidery Book and DVD

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BD2718
Retail $27.98 Reg. $18.99
Backordered. Expected to be in stock on 12/23/2018

Skip the stress of complex piecing and quilting when you use your embroidery machine

  • No fancy piecing or free motion skills needed here
  • Piecing and quilting in the hoop creates superb consistency for prize-winning results

Stress-Free Quilting with Machine Embroidery Book and Embroidery Designs

  • Discover the amazing results you can achieve with ease when quilting and machine embroidery combine
  • Piecing and quilting in the hoop creates superb consistency for prize-winning results
  • Piece perfect quilt blocks with ease using your embroidery machine:
    • Learn how to piece quilt blocks using your embroidery machine using a combination of machine embroidery and techniques borrowed from paper piecing—it's a fast and fun process that assures precise piecing without precise cutting
    • Using specially digitized piecing quilt block designs, blocks are pieced by layering fabric over guidelines the machine stitches onto stabilizer for perfect blocks every time
    • Find out how to create any block style with simple to cut fabric strips and pre-cut charm squares—no hard to cut block pieces
    • Discover a fuss-free technique for fussy cutting fabrics to frame within a quilt block and for economizing fabric
  • Turn your embroidery machine into a quilting machine:
    • Learn how to quilt, without being a quilter—use specially digitized quilting embroidery designs are used to quilt all the layers of fabric in your hoop
    • Achieve amazing results easily when you combine quilting and machine embroidery
    • Discover how to get the look of free motion quilting without the stress—let your embroidery machine do your quilting for you
    • Quilting in the hoop creates superb consistency for prize-winning results
    • Learn the easy steps to layering the quilt and preparing to quilt with embroidery
    • Find an easy solution to preventing the hoop from shifting while hooping a quilt
    • See how to use printed templates for precise quilting placement
  • The book features a range of basic quilting techniques including adding sashing and borders, how to square and layer a quilt, basting quilt layers, stitch in the ditch quilting, how to bind a quilt, and adding a rod pocket and more
  • Plus, find helpful tips for easy preparation steps that simplify the process, economizing on fabric and stabilizer, and find secrets to getting impressive results using basic sewing and quilting tools and notions
  • Full color photographs and illustrations
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Soft cover, 24 page book by Sewing With Nancy, Nancy Zieman with Denise Abel
  • The included CD with embroidery designs features a sampling of both piecing quilt block designs and quilting designs; each design is included in three sizes for a range of project possibilities:
    • Four piecing quilt block designs: Simple Shadow blocks, Quilt Charm blocks, Fancy Squares blocks, and Crazy Quilting blocks
    • Six quilting designs: Leaves block, Leaves border, Flower block, Flower half, Modern Star block, Modern Star half
    • Includes 10 designs in three sizes each for a total of 30 designs:
      • 30 designs: 10 (5" x 7"), 10 (6" x 10"), 10 (8" x 8")
    • Includes:
      • Thread color sequence charts for each design
      • 10 embroidery formats: ART, BLF, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, SHV, VIP, VP3
      • Amazing Designs Edit Xpress software to re-size, re-color, preview and print Amazing Designs collections
    • Requires a personal computer and a transfer medium to load designs to embroidery machine. (Examples of a transfer medium include floppy disk, flash drive, reader/writer system with memory card or sewing machine software.)
    • Designs can be sewn and sold

Stress-Free Quilting with Machine Embroidery DVD

  • Discover the amazing results you can achieve with ease when quilting and machine embroidery combine
  • Piecing and quilting in the hoop creates superb consistency for prize-winning results
  • Nancy and her guest, Denise Abel, show you how to turn your embroidery machine into a quilting machine
  • Part 1: Nancy and Denise create two blocks pieced entirely in an embroidery machine hoop
    • Piece perfect quilt blocks with ease using your embroidery machine
    • Learn how to piece quilt blocks using your embroidery machine using a combination of machine embroidery and techniques borrowed from paper piecing—no precise measuring or cutting is needed!
    • Blocks are pieced by layering fabric over guidelines the machine stitches onto stabilizer for perfect blocks every time
    • Nancy and Denise start with the basics, and then move on to creative techniques
      • Choosing specially digitized quilt block embroidery designs
      • Selecting and preparing fabric for the Simple Shadow Block
      • Setting up the sewing machine, embroidery unit, and embroidery hoop
      • Piecing the Simple Shadow Block, including stitching, pressing, and trimming—all in the embroidery hoop
      • Stitching additional blocks
      • Exploring different quilt layouts for the Simple Shadow Block: Amish Shadow, Field and Furrows, and Blocks on Point
      • Choosing and cutting 5" precut charm squares for the Charm Block
      • Discuss merging embroidery designs for additional embellishment
      • Piecing the Charm Block and embroidering additional embellishment embroidery—completely in the embroidery hoop
      • Exploring vertical and horizontal quilt layout options for the Charm Block
  • Nancy's Corner Segment 1 features Margaret Jankowski, of The Sewing Machine Project
    • Margaret returns updating us on how her organization has expanded from donating machines to teaching and paying it forward
  • Part 2: Nancy and Denise show you how to quilt the layers of a quilt together using an embroidery machine
    • Achieve amazing results easily when you combine quilting and machine embroidery
    • Discover how to get the look of free-motion quilting without the stress—let your embroidery machine do your quilting for you!
    • Quilting in the hoop creates superb consistency for prize-winning results
    • Learn techniques, from start to finish
      • Preparing the quilt layers
      • Choosing a specially digitized quilting embroidery design
      • Hooping the quilt sandwich—batting, backing and quilt top
      • Setting up your embroidery machine and embroidery hoop
      • Positioning the embroidery design on your quilt and stitching
  • Nancy's Corner Segment 2 features Chris Motl, 'Stories in the Sacks'
    • Chris is a feed sack collector and shares the history of the printed patterns on some feed sacks
  • Bonus Segment: Nancy and Denise demonstrate how to make the Fancy Squares block with your embroidery machine—completely in the embroidery hoop
  • Runtime: 57 minutes
  • Closed captioning for the hearing impaired
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