How to Quilt: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner
This is the ultimate go-to quilting guide for the complete beginner - no prior knowledge of quilting, or even sewing, is assumed. Ten fully illustrated techniques are included, covering everything a novice needs to know, including skills such as rag quilting, hand-tied wadding, English paper piecing and square work. The techniques are accompanied by ten simple projects, enabling the reader to put their newly acquired knowledge into practice. Projects include a tea cosy, table mat, lavender-filled keepsake, pinboard, table runner, throw, cushion, duffel bag, play mat and bed cover. Approachable and friendly in style, this beautifully illustrated book will give beginners the confidence to take up quilting, then use it as a basic skills 'bible' to have to hand when they need it.
Ten key techniques to learn and ten projects to put them into practice. Clear guidance on the basics in an easy-to-follow, illustrated format and templates. Beautiful photography and illustrations throughout.
Rachel has been an artist for over 25 years, working in a wide range of materials from concrete and ceramics, to textiles and paper. Alongside her own practice, Rachel also teaches Art and Crafts to children and adults. She has a special interest in traditional crafts, particularly textiles, and all those regional variations that make an area unique.