Alison Glass Applique

Alison Glass Appliqué

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The Essential Guide to Modern Appliqué

Alison Glass


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  • Product # LS0004
  • Type Paperback
  • ISBN 978-1-94065-503-1
  • Published Date 2014
  • Dimensions 8 x 10
  • Pages 144
  • Photos 120
  • Drawings 20

Allison Glass does such an amazing job with the technical writing, explaining each and every little detail with fabulous illustrations. The instructions are plain and easy to understand, with detailed color photography and graphics included. There is no way you can get lost and I learned so much. With its comprehensive coverage of sewn applique techniques and its clear, thorough instruction, this is a book that quilters will want in their libraries. The projects are fantastic and the tutorials are excellent but what makes this book shine is Glass’ voice,  which is funny and encouraging in all the right ways.
~Reviewed by Shirley B.

Heirloom style with a fresh twist.
Alison Glass Appliqué: The Essential Guide to Modern Appliqué is for the advanced beginner interested in heirloom and slow sewing. It’s the perfect way to learn about incorporating inventive textile treatments and embellishments to achieve one-of-a-kind, modern designs.

14 Projects for the home. Former interior designer turned award-winning pattern and textile designer, Alison Glass, brings you fresh, creative projects guaranteed to add drama and style to your home. You’ll love making eye-catching quilts and chic home décor that rival boutique-style accessories – you know them, they come with very hefty price tags.

Learn the hottest new techniques. All of the techniques, from old-school to cutting-edge, are clearly demonstrated with step-by-step instruction, 20 helpful illustrations, and 60 detailed, how-to photographs. Also included: more on the latest trend in quilt-making - large-scale appliqué.

8 essential techniques, updated. You’ll learn methods for working with the latest substrates and a variety of fibers to create unique, contemporary designs as well as updated traditional techniques, including:

  • Needle-turn
  • Hand stitch
  • Crochet
  • Embroidery
  • Patchwork backgrounds, and more.

Sew fun! Get your copy of Alison Glass Appliqué: The Essential Guide to Modern Appliqué, and embark on an exciting sewing adventure.


About the Author Alison Glass is a surface designer, former interior designer, a well-known fabric designer for Andover Fabrics. She has an established pattern design business, Alison Glass Designs, and designed the pattern for QuiltCon's 2013 People's Choice award-winning quilt. She lives in Virginia with her husband and two young children.


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Table of Contents
Applique Techniques
Piecing and Embellishing tricks
Projects: Mini Quilt, Pillow, Overgrown Quilt (QuiltCon 2013 award winning design), Vintage Side Chair Upholstery, Burst Quilt, Sampler Quilt, Whole Cloth Quilt, Reverse Applique Quilt, Tablecloth, Pillow #2, Vintage Embroidery Quilt, Large Floor Pillow set, Mini Quilt #2, Templates

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