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Alex Anderson's Baby Quilts With Love: 12 Timeless Projects for Today's Nursery

1571203214


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Book Description
• Twelve fresh, fun crib-size designs • Alex Anderson is a quilting superstar Even the most jaded baby will love a quilt from Alex Anderson. Clear directions plus illustrations and an expanded basics section put beginners at ease, and the gorgeous designs appeal to quilters at every level. Pastels, brights, and primaries, bees, baskets, and beaches—quilters and babies will be united in their delight at these adorable new designs.

About the Author
Alex Anderson hosts HGTV and DIY Television’s popular show Simply Quilts. She has written more than a dozen best-selling books. She lives in northern California.


Keep Quilting with Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson
1571202803
June 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Quilting Superstar Alex Anderson takes amateur quilters to the next level of skill with this latest volume in her quilting how-to series. This project-packed book comes complete with seven new skill-building piecing techniques, 16 traditional blocks to mix and match, and six new sample star projects. Quilters will master such skills as how to match triangle points perfectly; how to piece diagonals (painlessly!), and three different ways to construct a Sawtooth Star (including sew-and-flip squares). Anderson also instructs readers in how to sew partial seams and Y-seams with confidence and how to make any size block using her "Magic Numbers." Anderson is well-known through her TV show Simply Quilts, and through her many quilting books published by C&T.

About the Author
Alex...


All-in-One Quilter's Reference Tool: Easy-to-Follow Charts, Tables and Illustrations, Yardage Requirements, Cutting Instructions, Setting Secrets, Choosing Supplies, Piecing Techniques, Number Conversions and More!
Harriet Hargrave
1571202994
November 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
A must-have handy reference for every quilter, this book includes everything a quilter needs to know-from yardage requirements, cutting instructions, and setting secrets to tips on choosing supplies, piecing techniques, and number conversions. All-in-One Quilter's Reference Tool provides answers to a quilter's most-frequently asked questions, covering such topics as how much fabric to use, how many and what size blocks are needed to make a quilt a particular size, how to figure the percentage to enlarge or reduce when photocopying and how to cut bias binding. Harriet Hargrave is a teacher and innovator of machine quilting. She lives in Arvada, CO. Sharyn Craig writes the Design Challenge column for QuiltWorks Today. She lives near San Diego. Alex Anderson is the host of HGTV's premier quilt show Simply Quilts. Liz...


Paper Piecing with Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson
1571201386
May 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
Learn to paper piece with everyone's favorite quilter! Machine piecing on paper foundations guarantees virtually perfect results. Here are six terrific paper-piecing projects, including five traditional blocks and a sampler quilt. And best of all, block construction is nearly foolproof, from a simple Square-in-a-Square to an impressive New York Beauty. Readers will learn basic methods of working from the center of the block out, and from one side to the other-as well as find practical advice for working with challenging fabrics like flannel and silk. Anderson also demonstrates when to paper piece, when not to, and how to head off potential problems as one goes. Join America's favorite quiltmaker and learn quick and easy paper piecing for a fun, rewarding quiltmaking experience!

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Professional ASP.NET 1.1 (Programmer to Programmer)
Alex Homer, et al
0764558900
April 2, 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
What is this book about?

Written by a high-profile team of ASP.NET experts, this fully updated Professional guide enables you to take full advantage of the power and possibilities of ASP.NET 1.1. You travel beyond the basics of ASP.NET Web pages, server controls, and data management to a complete understanding of Web services, debugging, performance, migration, and real-world applications.

All code has been rechecked and verified to work correctly with ASP.NET 1.1, and enhancements like improved security and better performance are thoroughly examined and reviewed. This comprehensive, in-depth, practical guidebook enables you to master new levels of Web application development with the .NET Framework.

What does this book cover?

Here's what you will learn from...



Hand Quilting with Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson
1571200398
May 1998
Paperback
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From Library Journal
This small book, written by the host of Simply Quilts on Home & Garden Television (HGTV), focuses on the technique of hand quilting. Anderson includes instructions for five wall hangings and one quilted pillow designed to build the new quilters skills without requiring a major time commitment. The author quilted each of the projects in under ten hours. Detailed color photographs of the quilters hand show each step of the quilting process clearly, for both the right- and the left-handed quilter. A good choice for even the smallest public library.Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.


Professional Active Server Pages 3.0 (Programmer to Programmer)
Alex Homer, et al
1861002610


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Book Review
The team behind Professional Active Server Pages 2.0 has written a definitive guide for the latest version of ASP included with Windows 2000. This lengthy text offers a comprehensive look at the technology and is geared toward seasoned professionals looking to truly master this important development platform. The team of authors touch on almost every topic a working ASP coder might be interested in, including what to do when "it all goes wrong."

This title is divided into six sections that focus on key aspects of ASP: the basics, ActiveX Data Objects (ADO), building components for ASP, integration with BackOffice, security/performance/scalability, and reference material. This organization makes the book useful for both lengthy reads and quick daily reference. The index and set of appendices are also quite...



Rotary Cutting with Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson
1571200665
Apr 1999
Paperback
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Kids Start Quilting with Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson
1571201416
Mar 2002
Paperback
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Book Review
Quilt making is a natural outlet for kids' innate creativity. Take children on a field trip to the fabric or quilt store and you'll be refreshed by their free-spirited approach to color and amazed by their fearlessness in the face of traditional quilting "rules." Just about any 9- to 14-year-old can turn out a stupendous quilt with some adult supervision and the terrific guidance of noted expert Alex Anderson's Kids Start Quilting. Stressing safety first, Anderson introduces kids to the rotary cutter, iron, and sewing machine, as well as the other essentials. She covers all the basics of quilt anatomy, explaining how to square up, cut, pin, stitch, and press the pieces, plus how to handle settings, borders, backing, batting, basting, binding, tying, and hand quilting. The seven nicely designed step-by-step quilt projects...


Hand Applique with Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson
1571201513
May 2001
Paperback
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From Library Journal
This slim, first-rate introduction to the craft of hand appliqu includes instructions geared to the beginner and a good selection of patterns for small appliqu quilts. The basic appliqu stitch is shown step by step in color photos illustrating both left- and right-handed stitching techniques. An excellent choice, especially for small public library quilting collections. Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Book Description
8 1/2 x 11 45 color and 21 black-and-white illustrations US Distribution only crafts If a reader's "fear of applique" is limiting their quilting skills, this book will make them a whiz! In this valuable resource, expert quilter Alex Anderson shares her expertise on the subject of hand appliquŽ. Hand AppliquŽ with Alex...


Shadow Redwork with Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson
1571201564
Apr 2001
Paperback
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From Library Journal
Featuring simple stitches like the outline stitch and the French knot, the line art designs of redwork embroidery are often stitched on white muslin fabric with red embroidery floss. For many embroiderers, the appeal of redwork lies in its elegance. Anderson, host of HGTV's Simply Quilts program, here presents 24 designs in a technique she calls "shadow redwork," which adds white-on-white embroidered background lettering to redwork embroidery. The stark red-on-white design is contrasted by the more subtle phrases in the background of the piece. These designs, prepared by Anderson for teaching sessions on a cruise ship it's a tough job, she says, but someone has to do it feature heart and flower motifs appropriate for pillows, small quilts, and wall hangings. Recommended for public libraries where...


Astro City Vol. 1: Life in the Big City
Kurt Busiek, et al
156389551X
June 23, 1999
Paperback
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Start Quilting with Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson
157120167X
Nov 2001
Paperback
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Book Review
Alex Anderson, host of HGTV's Simply Quilts, makes quilting easy and appealing for first-time quilters. In this slim volume, Anderson explains about tools (from the rotary cutter to the iron to the sewing machine), fabric selection and preparation, and basic techniques needed to begin quilting. She then offers simple but good-looking projects to utilize your newfound skills. Once you've learned the preliminaries of cutting, pinning, stitching, pressing, and finishing, you'll be ready to make any (or all) of the six quilts in the book: Rail Fence, Nine Patch, Log Cabin, Friendship Star, Flying Geese, or Sampler. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

Card catalog description
Alex Anderson, host of Home & Garden Television's "Simply Quilts," brings you Start...


Finish It with Alex Anderson: 6 Terrific Quilt Projects, how to Choose the Perfect Border, Options for Edges
Alex Anderson
1571202560
November 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
For quilters looking for a little something more to add to their quilting projects, this book provides tips on creating stunning borders, bindings, and edge treatments. Popular teacher and TV host Alex Anderson shows quilters how to enhance their quilts with just the right border or edge treatment through six complete quilt projects. Each project teaches a variety of easy finishing techniques and includes how-to illustrations that take the mystery out of miters, scallops, prairie points, and more. Alex Anderson is a prize-winning quiltmaker, teacher, and host of HGTV's premier quilt show Simply Quilts. She lives in northern California.


Beautifully Quilted with Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson
1571201904
Apr 2003
Paperback
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Fabric Shopping with Alex Anderson: Seven Projects to Help You: ¿ Make Successful Choices ¿ Build Your Confidence ¿ Add to Your Fabric Stash
Alex Anderson
1571200894


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From Library Journal
Today's quiltmaker has so many choices of fabric at her fingertips that fabric shopping can be intimidating, especially for the beginner. Anderson, the host of HGTV's Simply Quilts, here takes the reader on a virtual shopping tour, discussing grouping fabrics by type, estimating how much fabric to purchase, and combining fabrics with attention to value, print character, and color family. Seven illustrative quilting projects are included. This is the fourth title in Anderson's "Quilting Basics" series. Not an essential purchase, but public libraries will want to considerDespecially if other volumes in the series have circulated well. Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Book Description
Consulting this helpful resource, quilters can take the guesswork out of...


Empecemos El Acolchado Con Alex Anderson
Alex Anderson
1571202536
Apr 2004
(Paperback) - Spanish
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Book Description
For individuals who want to make a quilt, but can't tell a rotary cutter from a seam ripper, Empecemos el Acolchado con Alex Anderson is the book for them. This Spanish translation of Start Quilting with Alex Anderson helps beginning quilters ease into the world of quiltmaking, ensuring that their first quilt will be a success. With no templates to worry about, six simple rotary-cut projects get quilters started. The basics of fabric choices, equipment, and techniques get quilters ready to start the cutting and piecing process, and lessons on batting, basting, quilting, and binding help them finish their projects. Included are both right-handed and left-handed rotary cutting instructions, plus a generous helping of practical tips and illustrations.

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