"The About.com Guide to Quilting" pieces together all aspects of quilting: from history and tools to patterns and applique methods. Novice and experienced crafting enthusiasts will benefit from expert advice from one of the industry's foremost experts - Janet Wickell. Janet begins with the foundations of quilt-making using small projects and technique demonstrations that will be used to complete the projects found in later chapters.With 100 step-by-step illustrations to guide you, and a four colour art insert showing finished versions of the projects, quilters will have all the tools they need to finish unforgettable heirlooms their families will treasure.It features these inspired projects: Miniature paisley stars quilt; Quick and easy fabric postcards; String pieced table runner; Rag quilt, with size variations; Rag-edged denim purse, with a speedy variation; Basket wall-hanging; and Throw pillow.
Janet Wickell is the About.com Guide to Quilting expert with 30 years of quilting experience. She is a freelance writer and author of many books on quilting including, "Easy-to-Make Dollhouse Quilts," a collection of foundation pieced quilts made from 1-inch blocks. Her most recent book is "Teach Yourself Quilting," a complete reference for beginners to experienced quilters.