Designed with the absolute beginner in mind, Quilting & Applique also serves as an excellent refresher course. This handbook offers the perfect introduction to quilting by hand or machine, with advice on equipment, materials and techniques. Readers will find straightforward instructions, clear step-by-step diagrams, and traceable templates for a variety of patch shapes. All major quilting and applique methods are introduced, including sashiko and kantha quilting. Three simple practice projects are provided for making coasters, a felt needle case, and a classic frame quilt. The book also includes advice on displaying and caring for finished quilts, plus a glossary of quilting terms."
With a diverse selection of readings chosen to serve as both models for and springboards into student discussion and writing, Patterns for a Purpose is a rhetorically-arranged reader that encourages thoughtful use of the rhetorical patterns—either alone or in combination—to achieve various writing purposes. The detailed coverage of the writing process emphasizes the importance of critical reading and thinking, offers a rich variety of writing opportunities - including specific material on argument and persuasion.
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