It shows aspiring sewers how to express their creative style, with 100 quick and clever ways of introducing the vibrant colors and patterns of patchwork into the home.
Love Patchwork is packed with inspirational ideas for having fun with fabric. The authors provide 18 complete patchwork projects for every skill level, with step-by-step instructions from leading designers. They offer sage advice for choosing colors and cutting fabric, complete with diagrams, patterns, and gorgeous photographs. Readers will learn how to up-cycle much-loved old garments into a keepsake quilt, and break out from the traditional patchwork style to make bright, bold and fun accessories. Beginners will appreciate an “essential guide to patchwork” section, which presents a handy and accessible guide to all of the most essential cutting and piecing techniques. Insightful tips make learning patchwork fun and easy, while bonus features and interviews reveal how to achieve great results every time. Includes designer interviews with Amy Butler and Jane Brocket.