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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • What's New?-
          Cotton: The "New" Chenille Fabric(Muslin, Pre-Quilted Muslin, Flannel)-
          New Ingredients and Techniques-
               Confetti Chenille
               Large Scraps
               Ribbons and Trims
               Applique on Chenille
               Strip Weaving
               Dyeing Fabrics
          New Looks for Chenille
               Wearables, Animals, and Accessories
               Home Decor
  • Reviewing the Basic Recipe:
    • General Supplies
    • Selecting Fabrics
    • Sample Blocks
    • Stitch-and-Slash As You Go
    • Mending Cuts and Holes
    • Laundering Chenille
    • Cutting and Applying Bias Binding Strips
  • Projects:
    • Asymmetrical Vest
    • Two-Color Cotton Jacket
    • Watermelon Medley Wall Hanging
    • Watermelon Handbag
    • Four-Seasons Pillow
    • Twill-Weave Pillow
    • Old-Fashioned Chenille Rug
    • Basket Full of Flowers Quilt
    • Chenille Bunny
  • About the Author

Title: New Directions in Chenille
Author/Designer: Nannette Holmberg
Format/Publication Date: TPB:2000
Publisher: That Patchwork Place, Bothel, WA
Language: English
Page Count: 112
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 1564772756

SUMMARY- I am a big fan of texture, so chenille really works for me. I know it's not for everyone. But if you have an interest, this is a great resource that could save you some wasted effort in trying chenille out. I was very pleased to run across this book and add it to my mom's library.