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Patchwork and Quilting (Maker’s Guide; Victoria and Albert Museum)

A Maker's Guide

£16.95

From Italian trapunto to Korean jogakbo: fifteen projects inspired by the V&A collections

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Overview

A modern maker’s guide to patchwork and quilting traditions from around the world, this book is guaranteed to expand your crafting horizons.

Patchwork & Quilting: A Maker’s Guide contains fifteen beautiful step-by-step projects for crafters at all levels. Each one takes its cue from a different tradition, including Indian kantha, English wholecloth quilting, Japanese boro patchwork and the block- and strip-pieced quilts of North America, as well as appliqué traditions from Hawaii and Panama.

Designed by teachers and practitioners at the leading edge of today’s craft revival, the projects are both functional and fashionable, and include tips on how to take next steps towards developing your own designs.

This inspiring book will give you the skill and confidence to express your passion for pattern through the age-old crafts of patching and quilting.

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Reviews

'A handsome, heavily illustrated book that provides an interesting overview of patchwork and quilting in all its forms'
Popular Patchwork

'A fresh, contemporary approach to handcraft traditions from around the world'
Antiques Diary

'Handsome, heavily illustrated … an interesting overview of patchwork and quilting in all its forms'
Patchwork and Quilting

'Spice up your stitching skills with the ultimate maker’s guide … contains 15 beautiful step-by-step projects, designed for crafters at all levels'
Dressmaker magazine

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Further Details

Specifications

Format: Paperback

Edition Type: First edition

Size: 26.5 x 20.5 cm

Extent: 176 pp

Publication date: 5 October 2017

ISBN: 9780500293263

Contents List

1. Running Stitch Quilting: Sashiko; Kantha; Wholecloth • 2. Stuffed and Padded Quilting: Cord quilting; Trapunto • 3. Geometric Patchwork: Block patchwork; English paper piecing; Amish patchwork; Seminole • 4. Freeform Patchwork: Log cabin; Jogakpo; Boro • 5. Appliqué: Hawaiian; Mola; Intarsia