Best of Fons & Porter: Scrap quilts
Scrappy quilts continue to grow in popularity today, being the ultimate "green" recycling project as well as offering quilters a thrifty way to keep quilting in tough economic times. This big collection of quilts represents more than 20 favorite scrap-friendly projects from issues of Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting magazine. Patterns suitable for using fabric fat quarters and fat eighths are specially identified. The patterns are organized by technique, from patchwork and appliqué to paper foundation piecing, and are designed for a range of bed sizes, as well as baby quilts and lap throws. Each quilt is shown in a lifestyle photograph and an assembly diagram, accompanied by a complete materials list and step-by-step instructions.
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Best of Fons & Porter: Scrap QuiltsUser Review - Book Verdict
Fons and Porter are heads of a quilting empire that includes a television show, a magazine, a quilting-supply company, and a number of books. Their latest, which focuses on scrap quilts, is a collection of patterns previously published in Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting magazine. The patterns range from easy to advanced, and the styles vary from Depression-era retro to modern and geometric. Even if the patterns don't pique your interest, the expert tips included throughout will help save time and effort. Fons and Porter have name recognition among quilters, and this is a quality collection with wide-ranging appeal.