Patchwork for Beginners

Patchwork for Beginners


Price: $14.95

  • Publication Date: March 1, 2010
  • Imprint: V & A Publishing
  • Trim Size: 7 38 x 8 14
  • ISBN: 9781851775965
  • Page Count: 64
  • Illustrations: 55 full-color illustrations
  • Rights: North America

Colorful and creative, a patchwork project has endless possibilities. This easy-to-follow guide offers beginners a practical approach to transforming inspiration into finished products, with an introduction to the essential tools, basic methods and helpful techniques of patchwork, and five simple projects to make: a pin cushion, a square cushion, a windmill crib blanket, appliqué, and a project involving unusual patterns and materials. Beautifully photographed with helpful illustrations of each technique, plus templates for the projects, Patchwork for Beginners contains everything a first-time quilter needs to get started. Published to accompany Quilts 1700-2010, an exhibition opening at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in March 2010, the book contains inspiring samples from their collection.

About the author

Sue Prichard is Curator of Contemporary Textiles at the V&A. She has curated a number of displays and exhibitions including Quilts 1700 – 2010 for which she edited the catalogue.