Combine your love of quilting with the precision of machine embroidery.
Turn your embroidery machine into a block-piecing machine! With Larisa's designs, you can piece in the hoop™! All you have to do is add fabric and flip—the embroidery machine does all the sewing for you. This method results in fast, precise blocks every time!
With Piece in the Hoop™, you''ll get:
- Step-by-step instructions for creating 20 projects from the 6 most-cherished quilt blocks
- 40 design files for the embroidery machine in 9 of the most commonly used formats
- Great bonus tips and advice throughout the book from sewing expert Nancy Zieman, as well as an exclusive DVD hosted by Nancy showing you Larisa's Piece in the Hoop™ techniques in action!
Combining quilting and machine embroidery, this fourth book in the "Create with Nancy" series will help you get the most out of that embroidery machine!
Larisa Bland has been digitizing embroidery designs for seven years and since has discovered a technique for digitizing quilt blocks. She has a successful web site on which she sells designs using her technique. She is also a contributing member to the two largest online embroidery malls that have over a combined 75,000-member database. She offers Block of the Month and Mystery Quilt Clubs using the Piece in the Hoop method. Larisa has been featured in Creative Embroidery Magazine. Nancy Zieman--author, pattern designer, business woman, home economist, and national sewing authority--was the host of the popular show Sewing With Nancy, which appears exclusively on public television stations across the United States and Canada. Nancy has written numerous books, including those in the popular Confidence series. Nancy also designed patterns for the New York-based McCall Pattern Company. Her distinctive patterns are found under the Sewing With Nancy collection. She offers fresh creative fashion and home décor ideas, along with timesaving construction tips. She also has a signature line of products with Clover Needlecrafts and was spokesperson for Baby Lock Sewing Machines and Nancy's Notions