More and more needleworkers are rediscovering quilting--and these newcomers want a youthful, fresh, and fashionable approach to the craft. Here it is: a comprehensive introduction to quilting with a thoroughly modern attitude, plus creative ideas and time-saving tips. Of course, it presents all the basic tools and techniques, with advice on everything from preparing the fabric to adding backing and filler to assembling the final product. Twenty spectacular projects--from small wall hangings to large blankets--reveal the amazing versatility of today's quilting. Easy-to-assemble big blocks and appliqu#65533;s create a powerful visual impact. Freeform designs require minimal measuring and marking. The materials feature irresistible prints, vintage-style charm, or cool details. Each quilt is fabulous! A Selection of the Crafter's Choice Book Club.