Strip by Strip Patchwork Quilts Book with DVD

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BD3107
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Stunning, yet simple to sew. Be prepared to collect compliments when you decorate your home with dramatic quilts and distinctive table runners constructed with easy strip-piecing techniques. 

Nancy Zieman and guest Donna Fenske demonstrate how to use a variety of fabric strips to effortlessly achieve quilt designs with great visual interest.

  • Learn how to confidently explore the use of color and design while using fabric strips to construct quilt blocks.
  • Discover how fabric and dimension changes within a pattern can produce a quilt with an entirely new look
  • Includes six projects
  • Book features double-wire binding so pages lay flat when open—no more struggling to keep your page from turning or bending; plus it's now easier to keep your book right next to you as you work
  • Printed on no glare uncoated paper making it easier to read the instructions and see the illustrations
  • Softcover; 30 page book features full color photographs and illustrations and step by step instructions
  • DVD has 50 minute run time; with closed captioning for the hearing impaired
  • By Nancy Zieman and Donna Fenske, Sewing with Nancy


Projects include:

  • Horizons (a long-strata strip-tube column quilt - white with variegated fabric)
  • Diamond Spectrum (a vertical-strata with solid strip-tube half-square triangle quilt - blue with bright batiks)
  • Sunset Streams (a strip-tube half-square triangle column quilt - blue columns with plum, green and tan batiks)
  • Jeweled Illusion (a table runner constructed of alternating strata half-square triangles - variegated and black with mitered binding corners)
  • Tumbling Leaves (a table runner constructed of off-set strata half-square triangles featuring a flange detail intersecting the blocks, contrast setting triangles and a flange border complete the look - gold, orange, brown blocks with ivory insets)
  • Fractured Sunlight (a long-strata strip-tube column quilt - blue, green and brown)


The companion DVD highlights:
Part 1:

  • Consider color options as you select and arrange fabric strips
  • Discover how variegated fabrics effortlessly provide additional color variations
  • Learn how to stitch strata to achieve quick results
  • Construct different versions of strip-tube strata to obtain different half-square triangle looks
  • Observe three different methods of cutting tubes into Half-square Triangles:
    • Half-square Triangle ruler
    • Totally Tubular Template
    • Quilting Ruler
  • Nancy's Corner Tammy Rousell, founder of Mitsy Kit
    • Mitsy Kit (named for Tammy's mother, Mitsy) help people with low vision/loss of eyesight to stitch. A tactile edge along the seam allowances helps sewing enthusiasts know how to stitch the material together. The kits are being used in a variety of settings to help people with vision loss and also memory loss tap into their creativity.
  • Part 2:
  • Use of variegated fabric with solids to achieve a dimensional look
  • Stitching off-set strata to efficiently use fabric
  • Chain stitching blocks for fast and efficient construction
  • Create mitered corner borders for table runner
  • Incorporate flange as design detail in blocks and border.
  • Use of setting triangles.
  • Nancy's Corner features Betty Willems, Judy Jourdan of the Dreams Alive Beading Group
    • The Dreams Alive Beading Group preserves and shares the powerful cultural and historic meaning of the beautiful art form of raised beadwork done by the Oneida nation.
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