This was very helpful. I could get a feel for a lot of the steps of quilting. I did skip a few chapters that didn't seem relevant to me at this time. I also wish there had been more "pure" quilt projects instead of a lot of mixed projects including applique which I'm not interested in at the moment. Some of the instructions I had to read a few times. The diagrams were often of great help. The author is clearly familiar with her field yet was able to remember the basics that a beginner would be s
I got this to take forward a project we started 3 years ago after seeing all these beautiful handmade quilts in USA and Canada. So we bought the materials and basic instructions and the tools. We have even cut out some of the pieces but have hesitated when it comes to sewing up accurately. The Dummies book was to help us over this hurdle. It was readable and clearly set out so one day soon we will get out the sewing machine and complete the job...I hope!
This is the ultimate book of quilting for the complete beginner. It tells you everything you need to get started on your new hobby, techniques and tips to make life easier, fabric advice, problem solving and a few easy patterns to try. Everything you need to know in one handy book!
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