Ultimate Binding and Edge-Finishing Guide for Quilting and Sewing: More Than 16 Different Techniques

Landauer. Feb. 2024. 80p. ISBN 9781639810468. pap. CRAFTS
Quilt designer/instructor Stott’s book covers a wide range of binding and trim styles. For beginners to experts, the book is ideal for readers looking to expand their skills. The author provides a list of necessary tools, and she offers alternatives too so that readers are not burdened with the need to buy more equipment. Several charts walk readers through the math to determine binding sizes and fabric allowances. Experienced quilters will find tips and tricks that they may have never considered before, such as finding a fabric’s grain by listening to it. There are QR codes that lead readers to bonus YouTube videos. Detailed photographs show step-by-step instructions, and even the more complex bindings are fairly accessible. A variety of techniques cover a wide swath of quilt styles, which makes it easy for readers to find the right finishing and approach for them.
VERDICT For beginner and seasoned quilters who want to learn new techniques. A good addition to collections.
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