Sunday, August 31, 2008

Sewflakes : Papercut-Applique Quilts by Kathy K. Wylie

Published 2008

Let it snow! Just like third grade...only sew much better! Cut out snowflakes, then make Sewflakes * Five appealing projects in fun themes, including sewing, nautical, and card games * Appliqué your way, by hand or machine, needle-turn or fusible Get out your scissors, get out your paper, and get ready to create intricate, intriguing designs for your next quilt. Cut out a paper snowflake, make a pattern, then transfer it to fabric. Vary the number of folds, play with symmetry, try positive and negative images for different looks. Five projects feature a choice of themes, such as sewing, nautical, or card games, and there are lots of sparkling ideas for hiding "surprise" images in medallions, blocks, or borders. For the snowflake-snipping-challenged, author Kathy Wylie includes handy full-size templates and an avalanche of ideas for spectacular snowflakes. It's sew's Sewflakes!

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