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A Passion for Quilting

35 step-by-step patchwork and quilting projects to stitch

Written by Nicki Trench

Published: 08/03/2012

A Passion for Quilting

  • Paperback
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  • 9781908170316
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  • Mar 2012
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  • 144 pages

About the author

Nicki Trench is a bestselling author, crafter, and vegetable grower. As well as teaching, lecturing, and feature writing on knitting, crochet, sewing, cake decorating, and hen keeping, she is the founder of Laughing Hens, the UK’s leading online yarn store, and Rooster Yarns. Some of her books include Geek Chic Crochet, Cute & Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes, A Passion for Quilting, and Cute & Easy Crochet.

The author is based in Radlett, Hertfordshire, UK.

With 35 eye-catching designs to sew, every stitcher will fall in love with the projects in A Passion for Quilting. With something for everyone, Nicki Trench employs quilting, appliqué, embroidery, and patchwork techniques to create items to make for the home, or to give as personal gifts to family and friends. Divided into four chapters, start by making Blankets and Quilts using colorful blocks and vintage fabrics. Take the picnic quilt out on a summer day or decorate your baby’s crib with the cot quilt made with vintage fabrics. Carry Out is next, packed with projects for people who love bags. The glamour purse is covered with pretty yoyos while the beach bag is great for storing all your vacation essentials. Accessories and Gifts has book covers, needle cases, cushions, and more that are certain to put a smile on the face of the recipient. In the final chapter, Kitchen and Dining Room, there are trivets, tea towels, and chair seat covers to add color to your culinary spaces. At the back you will find a handy techniques section explaining all the stitches you’ll need to complete the projects. With creative ideas to inspire both beginners and more experienced stitchers, you are sure to find the perfect project to feed your crafting addictions!