Basic Quilting Well-chosen beginning projects develop your quilting skills without requiring a long time to complete Expert advice on choosing fabric, batting, backing, thread, and quilt designs Complete instructions and photos for creating a pot holder, tote bag, pillow cover, and table runnerGenerations of family members have handed down quilts that have become family heirlooms. Quilting is a wonderful way to recycle old fabrics to create new, beautiful, and useful items, and Basic Quilting is the perfect introduction to this long-treasured craft.The book begins with a comprehensive description of the materials and equipment the new quilter needs, and clear instructions on basic knots and stitches, all illustrated with step-by-step full-color photos. Includes background on how to match and care for quilting fabrics, and choosing the block pattern, piecing, and quilting establish the techniques a new quilter needs.About the Author:
All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
Charlene Atkinson owns a business creating all sorts of crafts, from quilted placemats to door wreaths and lamps. She lives in Ottowa, Canada.Alan Wycheck is an award-winning photographer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.128 pages, 437 color photos.