Quilting - a unique form of individual expression - has always been carried out as a communal activity, and its appeal lies in this sharing of ideas and fabrics. Here is an instant entree to this friendly and inspiring world. The Quilter's Bible is the essential quilter's companion, packed with practical information: hints and tips on tools, batting and fabric; technical advice on construction and stitching; and dozens of inspirational designs. Essential stitching, piecing and finishing techniques shown with clear step-by-step instructions, suitable for every skill level from beginner to advanced. The book also contains a carefully selected directory of over 40 favourite block designs with photographs and clear construction advice. Packed throughout with valuable tips and time-savers, The Quilter's Bible will bring many hours of enjoyment, whether you're a beginner or an experienced quilter. About the author Ruth Patrick is a freelance editor with a long career in publishing. She has written and edited many craft books. Ruth lives in London.