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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting, by Natalia Bonner

Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting

"Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting: Professional Quality Results on Your Home Machine", by  Natalia Bonner is an excellent resource for anyone interested in free-motion quilting.

This book is filled with 50 free-motion quilting designs categorized by:  Allover Quilting, Background Fillers, Borders and Sashing, Custom Quilted Blocks, and Quilting on Applique'.

There are also six quilt projects included in this book that range in size from 64"x64" to 84"x84".  These designs include fabric requirements, cutting instructions, making the blocks, as well as quilting and finishing.  

Natalia is a very talented long arm quilter shares insights on free-motion quilting, by way of sharing designs that are achievable by those working on a domestic sewing machine.  

I hope you get a chance to check out this book at your local quilt store soon, or online at Stash Books or Amazon.

Natalia is also hosting a Book blog tour, that shares more insights on her wonderful new book.  Plus, each stop in this blog hop offers a chance to win a copy.  Here is the line up for this blog hop.

Amy Webb (Amylouwho) - October 6th
Melissa Corry - October 7th
Melissa Mortensen  - October 8th
Stash Books - October 9th
Amy Ellis - October 10th
Kimberly Jolly - October 11th
Vicki Christensen - October 12th
Candy Glendening - October 13th
Angela Yosten - October 14th
Gen Q Magazine - October 15th
Tracey Jacobsen - October 16th
Vickie Eapen - October 17th
AllisonHarris – October 18th

And, Natalia (Piece N Quilt) will also be ending the blog hop with final giveaway and announcing on the winners on her blog on October 19th.

Also, here is a link to my list of free-motion quilting books.

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Snoodles said...

This looks like a wonderful book...I've wondered how to quilt on my applique projects and have it turn out well! Thanks for the heads up on the hop!

Jennifer Schifano Thomas said...

Hello! This looks like a must have book for my library and anyone who is interested in improving their FMQ skills. Thanks so much for this info. Have a super day!

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

This looks like a great book. I love checking out Natalia's quilting...so amazing! Ok...I need to go practice now LOL!!

Shannon said...

I seriously cannot wait to own a copy of this book! :) Thanks!

barbara woods said...

i would love to win this book thanks