Exploring a wide range of methods, this book takes quilters on a step-by-step journey through the process of designing a competition-ready applique quilt. The techniques range from very easy to very involved and include the turned edge, satin stitch, blanket stitch, free-motion raw edge, and the bias strip. The book is structured so that it is perfect for a month-by-month project for crafters to follow or to set a personal time frame and work at a desired pace. Included is a gorgeous medallion-style quilt pattern with detailed instructions which will put each new skill immediately to the test. Encouraging experimentation, the author offers applique designs that will spawn creativity in all quilters.
About the Author
Philippa Naylor is the former head designer for a UK lingerie company and has won numerous quilting awards, including the Bernina Machine Workmanship Award and the Pfaff Master Award for Machine Artistry. Her works are in the permanent collection of the National Quilt Museum in Kentucky and have been exhibited at shows around the world. She is the author of Quilting in the Limelight. She lives in Yorkshire, England.