It’s back! The clearest and most comprehensive handbook for embroiderery, patchwork and quilting available, completely revised and expanded!
This much-loved reference book is the true quilter’s bible. It has brought joy and inspiration to a generation of quilters and has sold over a quarter of a million copies in several languages.
Covering both the historical and contemporary, this completely revised and updated edition contains expanded information on hundreds of patchwork, appliqué and quilting techniques explained clearly and simply, including rotary cutting, foundation piecing, fusible web appliqué, free-motion quilting and blocking a quilt. Accompanying this are more than 1,000 step-by-step illustrations with all-new photographs of inspirational quilts from every corner and culture of the world and spanning the centuries. The book also contains glossaries of terms, making this perfect for both beginner and expert.
Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned expert in quilting, this all-in-one encyclopedia of quilting explains every process and answers every technical question you might have about patchwork, quilting and appliqué through more than a thousand step-by-step pictures. A peerless reference book, this new edition brings classic inspiration to a whole new generation.