Discover the fun of using color, block placement and shape to add an extra dimension to your quilting. These 12 designs all use basic shapes, but the fun part is how they are pieced together to make striking designs that stand out among other patterns. Techniques used include applique, piecing, and paper-piecing. Each design is shown in a lifestyle photograph, has an assembly diagram, and is accompanied by a complete materials list and step-by-step instructions. 12 quilts by various designers: Triangle Illusions, Chained Lightning, Diamonds in Light and Dark, Sound Waves, Gypsy Wind, Well-Connected Stars, Stars and Diamonds, Arabesque, Casablanca, Polka-Dot Party, String Stars, and Window to the World.