The Gentle Art of Quilt-making

The Gentle Art of Quilt-making : 15 Projects Inspired by Everyday Beauty

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A charming, inspirational and practical collection of 15 quilts for would-be quilters. There's a Russian shawl quilt, inspired by traditional motifs of Russian folk art, a floral frocks quilt inspired by summer dresses, flower gardens and herbaceous borders, and a suits and ties quilt reusing sober woollen suiting contrasting with extravagant silk ties designed in an Irish chain. Finally, a practical section covers all the knowledge you'll need - from chain-piecing, hand-quilting and sandwiching to binding, storage and caring for your quilt. Armed with the design tools, you can embark on your quilting journey and begin creating your own personal more

Product details

  • Hardback | 260 pages
  • 212 x 268 x 19mm | 872g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Viking Australia
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0670074381
  • 9780670074389

Author information

Jane Brocket is the author of The Gentle Art of Domesticity (2007), Cherry Cake and Ginger Beer (2008) and Ripping Things to Do (2009). She created in February 2005 to write about knitting and now includes posts on quilting and baking in huge quantities. Jane recently launched her website more