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.
There's something for everyone in this collection of patchwork and quilting makes. Nicki Trench employs quilting, appliqué, embroidery, and patchwork techniques to create items to make for the home, or to give as gifts to family and friends. Start by making Blankets and Quilts using colorful blocks and vintage fabrics. Take the picnic quilt out on a summer's day or decorate your baby’s crib with the cot quilt made with vintage fabrics. Carry Out is the next chapter, 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. Then there are Accessories and Gifts, including 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. And finally there's a handy techniques section explaining all the stitches and skills 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 for you.