Quilting Party: Celebration, Commemoration & Charity
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by Linda Chang Teufel
A quilting party is a fantastic activity for all kinds of groups – friends, families, neighbors, quilt guilds, charity groups, co-workers and even children. The beauty of the Quilting Party concept is that anyone can do it! Teufel’s quilting parties involve cutting a photo into squares, then each person gets one square of the photo, enlarges it and copies it onto fabric. Depending on the skill level of the participants, blocks can be completed by sewing or simply by painting, or drawing with fabric markers. The finished blocks are assembled to get a fun and funky quilt! A quilting party can be held with a large group of participants in one space and completed in one day or can be done across the miles over a period of months. You will see examples of projects completed both ways and illustrations just how versatile this type of project can be. An experienced quilting teacher, Teufel clearly and concisely explains the best techniques for creating a group quilt and seeing the project through from start to finish. Quilting Party! is organized into two color-coded sections, one with instructions for the "Director" and one with instructions for "Participants". There are step-by-step instructions for organizing a group, gathering supplies, directions on the techniques for quilters and non-sewers, easy finishing methods and lots of ideas! 'Quilting Party: Group Quilting for Celebration, Commemoration & Charity' by Linda Chang Teufel, soft cover book with 56 pages.