A complete quilting course for beginners, in 12 easy workshops
Have you ever thought about creating a patchwork quilt, but decided it would take too long or be too difficult? If so, Quilting Basics is your perfect introduction to this popular craft. With easy beginners quilting patterns and step-by-step instructions from quilting teacher Michael Caputo, you will soon be able to make a simple quilt table runner, pillow cover, full-size bed quilt and more.
This quilting book starts with the basics, showing you the sewing techniques you need and how to construct a quilt. Then move onto 12 workshops, each introducing you to a new quilting skill and a project for you to practice what you have learned. As you progress through the workshops, you'll learn how to join pre-cut squares, sashing, piecing and paper piecing, using templates, and the different types of applique. Michael Caputo is the perfect combination of teacher and designer, with the experience to explain all the techniques, and the artistry to design beautiful projects that will inspire you to get sewing.