How to finish your quilt with a WOW factor!

Do you really want to stand out from the crowd?
Spend some time and effort on creating a stunning masterpiece using a really special finishing treatment on your quilt.

These days to make an impact we need to take the time to piece accurately & creatively, choose amazing quilting designs that are appropriate and complimentary to the piecing and/or applique as well as not scrimp on time or design on how we finish our quilts if we want to show them in competitions. Even those quilts that are purely full of love and care for our most precious recipients deserve to be special from start to finish.

We are thrilled to announce that we have just received Bethanne Nemesh’s latest DVD for your educational pleasure.

All the Devilish Details by Bethanne Nemesh

This 3 hour, 15 minute DVD is the packed teaching equivalent of an 18 hour class retreat with a CD of 33 pages of printable class material.  Learn 15 mix and match amazing, award winning details at your own pace.  You will only need your own home sewing machine with an invisible zipper foot and hand sewing techniques, and a trip to the craft store to achieve spectacular results.

Download the class materials list to get a jump on gathering supplies before your DVD arrives, or consider a pre-made class kit (limited supply). Your supply list will be available after purchase of the DVD.

Introductory price: $125 plus postage (normally $140)

Companion Supply Kit, All the Devilish Details

A quick start for your All the Devilish Details Class!  All the supplies necessary to jump into class, with none of the extra shopping. You will receive a downloadable supply list with your DVD purchase, if you prefer to do your own shopping. There are limited supplies of this kit, so don’t miss out!

Price: $38- plus postage

We still have a few books of Bethanne’s original books left as well.

The Devil is in the Details

 

In “The Devil is in the Details, the Art of Fine Finishing Touches” you will not only learn the intricate beaded piping, and beaded knife edge techniques that earn Bethanne’s show quilts so much attention, but 12 others as well.  This book isn’t  just for those interested in wowing judges on the show floor, it is for anyone interested in taking their quilts to the next level and adding a fine finishing touch to their quilt.  The book features 49 pages, with color plates of easy to follow, step by step photography, and descriptions.

On sale for $42- whilst stocks last…pp

 


We have even more inspiration to finish your quilts! How about any of the following for inspiration and HOW TO achieve these special finishes.

Precision & Panache by Susan K Cleveland

fine workmanship – fabulous details – outstanding quilts by Susan K Cleveland

Learn a plethora of tips to increase accuracy and add fresh, interesting details with piping, prairie points, heavy threads, and embellishments. Susan’s instructions are, as always, thorough and easy to understand. Take heirloom pieces to new levels and add charming effects to simple pieces.

Included projects are so irresistible, you’ll want to make them all.

Techniques covered include:

  • piping in borders
  • heavy decorative threads
  • prairie points – embellished & lined
  • skinny pieced borders
  • accurate seam allowance
  • freezer paper piecing & quilting
  • twisted thread illusion
  • decorative applique
  • embellished piping
  • beads & buttons
  • odd shaped quilts
  • piping in curves.Plus many projects and a gallery of inspiration

Cost: $46.70 pp

Piping Hot Curves by Susan K Cleveland

Piping Hot Curves will teach you how to make tiny, perfect piping and insert it into curved block designs while avoiding curved piecing. The technique may be adapted to traditional curved block designs as well as contemporary designs. Piping adds a distinctive flair to curves!

Price: $41.95 pp

Piping Hot Binding Tool Kit

Groovin’ Piping Tool helps trim a small piping’s seam allowance with an accurate 1/4in or 1/2in seam allowance very quickly. The tool is 11.5in in length and is designed to work with 28,45 or 60mm rotary cutters. Detailed 16 page booklet teaches quilters to make and apply perfect piping.

Cost: $34.20 pp

 

 

 

Happy Endings – Finishing the Edges of Your Quilts by Mimi Dietrich

A must for every quilter’s library, this is the classic book on finishing–back by popular demand! First published in 1987, this popular resource has sold more than 275,000 copies and is still the one quilters want. Well-known author and quiltmaking expert Mimi Dietrich shows you all you need to know about finishing quilts with style.

  • Discover dozens of creative ways to finish your quilts, from easy to advanced
  • Find terrific ideas for quilt backings, battings, bindings, and hanging sleeves
  • Get creative with a great section on quilt borders
  • Learn from Mimi Dietrich’s “Happy Ending Hints,” sprinkled throughout the book

Price: $30 pp

Binding by Longarm by Shelley Sieverkropp

Learn a quick and easy way to keep the joins in the binding out of the corners to avoid bulk.  Step by step instruction on attaching bindings with the longarm, along with marketing hints to build your business.  This new version has the normal 90 degree corner, with new sections on non-90 degree corners, scallops, curves, and adding binding to the back – all with the long-arm!

 

On sale: $39.95

 

So why don’t you invest in learning some new special techniques to finish all your quilts! From simple and effective to amazingly intense, detailed and WOW!

Until next time…

Happy quilting

Tracey

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