Learn how to make beautiful quilts with this comprehensive guide to patchwork and quilting for beginners. Covers all aspects of quilting from piecing and applique to quilting and binding. Choose from 16 simple projects, each focusing on a different technique, from bags and cushions to table mats, wall hangings and bed quilts. Clear illustrations and step-by-step instructions accompany each project, making them all suitable for even a complete novice. The book also includes a quilting glossary explaining common quilting and sewing terms.
Elizabeth (Liz) Betts runs Quilty Pleasures, a quilt studio/shop based in her home town of Brighton and Hove. As well as supplying quilters with everything they need to make a quilt, she teaches workshops, writes for magazines and gives talks on the subject. Liz has a background in printed textile design. She is a member of the Quilter's Guild and was invited to exhibit one of her own quilts at their stand at last year's Festival of Quilts.