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Make Your Own Contemporary Quilts
Title: Make Your Own Contemporary Quilts
Author: Hachette Illustrated
CRAFTS QUILT MAK
Provides instructions on the basic techniques of quilting, including stitches, patchwork, templates, and preparing the fabric, and offers twenty patterns for a variety of quilts.
In the past 25 years, quilting has undergone a major revival—and it has now been elevated to a personal and decorative statement in the contemporary home. This user-friendly and thorough reference contains all the information needed to join the movement and create a beautiful quilt. For newcomers, it covers the basic skills and essential techniques (sewing skills, stitches, making patchwork and templates, preparing the fabric), while it gives more seasoned quiltmakers plenty of original ideas…and an endless supply of inspiration to fashion a quilt for every room in the house. Internationally renowned designers have contributed 20 stylish and innovative patterns—all exclusive to this guide.