Bright, fun, and simple-to-stitch quilts for beginning sewers-and everyone who loves modern style. Twelve projects range from lap to king-sized quilts.
At last, a book that teaches beginner quilters simple techniques to create successful quilts that reflect today's tastes for bold colours and prints, high contrast, and expansive use of negative space. Contemporary style in quilts is inspired by modern design, which uses colour, composition, and contrast to create a bold look. Simple Quilts for the Modern Home provides all the how-to a beginner needs to know to cut, piece, and finish each quilt. Each project is an opportunity to utilize a new skill, like strip piecing, using fusible applique, and cutting at a 45-degree angle. The results are fresh, bold, and contemporary quilts that will appeal to quiltmakers of all skill levels.
Stephanie Soebbing is a quilt shop owner, pattern designer, teacher, podcaster, blogger and savvy social media marketer. Starting out as a teacher in her local quilt shop, she has grown her on-line audience to over 40,000 quilters from around the world. Her e-commerce site, QuiltAddictsAnonymous.com, ships fabrics, patterns and supplies worldwide, while providing videos and tutorials to quilters of all skill levels. She also has a weekly podcast, Sit & Sew Radio, where she interviews industry leaders and creatives.