Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living

Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living

By:  Holland, Sharon

9781935726975
Product ID:  975U
$18.95 Paperback (Trade paperback (US))
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11/07/2017
Landauer

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8.3 X 11.0 in
80 pg



CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Quilts & Quilting

Description

Twelve well illustrated projects for everyday quilts range from table runners to a queen-sized quilt. Each fast-pieced stash-busting project is great for beginners, with skill-building design tips and suggestions throughout.

Author Bio

Sharon Holland’s passions led her to design fabric for Art Gallery Fabrics. She created Quilt-it…today and Sew-it…today magazines, for which she is an editor, photographer and graphic designer. This is her first book.

Reviews

Sharon Holland's passions led her to design fabric for Art Gallery Fabrics. She created the "Quilt-It-Today" and "Sew-It-Today" magazines, for which she has served as editor, photographer and graphic designer. In her debut book, "Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living" she aptly draws upon her years of experience and expertise to provide quilting enthusiasts with 12 well illustrated projects, ranging from table runners to a queen-sized quilt. Ideal for the novice beginner, "Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living" offers a wealth of skill-building design tips and suggestions throughout, and teaches each technique in an non-intimidating way with a focus on the quilt's ultimate use -- not on unattainable perfection Each individual fast-pieced project is great for beginners, with skill-building design tips and suggestions included throughout. The results are lovely patterns making a compellingly inspired reason to dig into any stash and make a quilt that will be used and loved for years to come. The quilts are inspired by timeless and well-loved block patterns and use surprising fabric and color choices to put a new, modern spin on tradition. Exceptionally well illustrated, written, organized and presented, "Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living" is unreservedly recommended for personal and community library Quilting instructional reference collections.Midwest Book Review