The complete book of appliqué and patchwork
A gallery of incredible pieces is integrated into informative technical sections that cover everything from design to stitching to adding unusual touches. For those who prefer classic patchwork, a selection of popular designs like log cabin and bear's paw are included. Thirty unique projects explore the vast potential of the techniques, and include a karate hold-all, whimsical running shoes, a sparkling Yemenite lady, and a brightly colored games-and-sports quilt.
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