Popularity of quilting continues to grow as the worldwide family of quilters builds on its 50 percent increase in numbers since 1997. This book comes to the rescue of quilters everywhere by finally addressing the most dreaded phrase in quilting instruction - quilt as desired. Packed with 150 step-by-step photos, detailed instructions and expert insight into thread selection, marking techniques and simple binding, each chapter meet your desire to continually grow as a quilter. Using straight-line and free-motion techniques to complete six feature projects, this revolutionary guide will help you take your quilting to new heights.
Avid crocheters armed with a crochet hook and a knitting needle will relish the opportunity to pick up a new skill in this guide to the drop-stitch technique. A step-by-step tutorial and seven projects-each of which uses a different brand of lightweight yarn-will have readers creating varied runs and stripes that can be applied to numerous garments and accessories.
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