Jazz It Up: 101 Stitching & Embellishing Techniques



Author: Judy Murrah

Keep Judy Murrah’s latest book close to your sewing machine! Chock-full of fresh ideas to spice up your projects, Jazz It Up is a reference you will refer to time and time again. Whether you’re stitching up quilts, clothing, or home-decorating accessories, Judy’s best textile tricks will ensure a one-of-a-kind look in whatever you create.

Start jazzing up your designs now with:

  • Judy’s special methods for fabric manipulation and embellishment, all shown in step-by-step diagrams and full-color photographs
  • A fabric-enhancement section that covers appliqué, couching, ribbon work, pleating, tucking, and more
  • Basic patchwork techniques, such as Flying Geese, Rail Fence, and Drunkard’s Path, that are the foundation for Judy’s designs
  • Fascinating dimensional designs, such as tassled triangles, prairie points, shirring, and wrinkling

Published: 1998