Whether you're a seasoned hand quilter or a beginner who's always wanted to learn to hand-quilt, this one-stop, quilter-tested reference guide will show you everything you need to know about this time-honored technique. This 48-page book opens with information about all the basic supplies you'll need. You'll also find step-by-step how-tos, a gallery of inspiring quilting patterns to peruse, and loads of useful tips and ideas scattered throughout - all aimed at helping you see how the quilting designs you choose can enhance the beauty, intricacy, or simplicity of your quilt. And to showcase your refreshed or newly acquired skills, try your hand at one or both of the featured tabletop-size wholecloth projects: Floral Medallion is a perfect place to start learning to make a wholecloth quilt; From Little Acorns combines trapunto and hand-quilting to create impressive results (trapunto involves outlining a design, then stuffing it so it stands out in high relief). Stapled; 48 pages.
Better Homes and Gardens® Teach Yourself to Hand-Quilt (Leisure Arts #4585)