The Encyclopedia of Quilting & Patchwork Techniques: A comprehensive visual guide to traditional and contemporary techniques (Paperback)

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This comprehensive guide to traditional and contemporary techniques provides the reader with all the information they need to produce beautiful quilting and patchwork projects. For beginners, there is how-to-start advice and step-by-step photographs, diagrams and instructions to guide them through each stage of their work, and for more experienced quilters there are advanced techniques that they can dip into for help with a particular problem. For the busy but creative quilter, a section on rotary cutting and speed pieceing shows how to achieve satisfying results in no time. The book ends with a gallery of stunning items that will inspire the reader to create amazing patchwork and quilting projects of their own, whatever their ability.

About the Author


Katharine Guerrier has been making quilts and embroideries since 1980. She was trained at the Camberwell School of Art in London and worked for some years as a teacher. Further courses in textiles followed, including studying design and embroidery at Loughborough College of Art.

A regular contributor to local and national quilt exhibitions, Katharines work has won prizes and been exhibited in the UK and the USA. She has been a member of the Quilter's Guild and the Worcestershire Guild of Designer Craftsmen, and her work has been featured in both British and American magazines.

Her work draws on the traditional motifs of pieced patchwork, developing them to give a contemporary feel. An interest in all the Decorative Arts provides the motivation for Katharine to attempt to create textiles which are original and collectable.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781782214762
ISBN-10: 1782214763
Publisher: Search Press
Publication Date: November 21st, 2016
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Encyclopedia of