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Your favorite applique book?

Posted by petalpatsy (My Page) on
Sun, May 5, 13 at 16:07

I like to read and re-read all kinds of books when I'm resting, but I want some new ones. I want to try some hand applique and the selection of books is overwhelming. I thought you all might have some favorite books on applique, or maybe even machine, something with instructions or tips and nice pictures that I could get off Amazon.


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RE: Your favorite applique book?

I have 2 favorites and both are available on Amazon.

Soft-Edge Piecing by Jinny Beyer
Hop To It by Edyta Sitar

There's another applique book with old William Morris designs but I can't remember the name of the book. I didn't think the patterns were easy to use, but the pictures were great.

Kate


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RE: Your favorite applique book?

I have many but my favorites come from Pieco O' Cake Designs, and Carol Armstrong. Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins have wonderful patterns and I own most of their books. I took a class from Becky once and don't do it exactly as she does, but I do love their using all the polka dots and bright colors. See their website at pieceocake.com.

My second favorite is Carol Armstrong's books, mostly wild flower themed. I don't think she has a website but her books come up at Amazon and other vendors.

There are many more if you don't get enough suggestions right off the bat.


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RE: Your favorite applique book?

I'll look at some Pieco O' Cake books--at first glance, they look like they'd be full of fun summer colors.

Hi Kate! Now that you mention it, I got the Hop to It book back when you were posting your inspiring pictures of your version. I must go dig it up.

Is the soft edged piecing book different from broderie perse?


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RE: Your favorite applique book?

Good post! I've only bought one book and was disappointed, so I don't have any suggestions for you, but will definitely look up what other people suggest.


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RE: Your favorite applique book?

My typo - should read Piece O' Cake. Sorry.


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