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Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living

$18.95
MSRP: $18.95
SKU: 978-1-935726-97-5
UPC: 748628-11373-2
Size: 80 pages; softcover
Author: Sharon Holland
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In Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living, Art Gallery fabric and quilt designer Sharon Holland provides 12 fresh projects, ranging from a table runner to a queen-sized quilt, all inspired by timeless, well-loved block patterns.

The quilts use surprising fabric and color choices to put a new, modern spin on tradition. Although perfect for beginners, the author provides skill-building design tips and suggestions throughout. The book encourages the mix and match of vintage fabrics with new for unique style.

Each project is fast-pieced and great for beginners. The lovely patterns are a reason for you to dig into your stash and visit your favorite shop to make a quilt that will be used and loved for years to come.

Inside Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living

  • 12 beginner-friendly quilt projects that can be completed in a weekend
  • Comprehensive instructions and how-to for essential techniques – from choosing fabrics to binding the quilt.
  • Traditional and modern, all in one book! Each project borrows from traditional blocks, while surprising color and texture combinations add contemporary zest.

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Wisconsin Bookwatch: December 2017

Sharon Holland's passions led her to design fabric for Art Gallery Fabrics. She created the Quilt-It-Today and Sew-It-Today magazines, for which she has served as editor, photographer and graphic designer. In her debut book, Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living she aptly draws upon her years of experience and expertise to provide quilting enthusiasts with 12 well illustrated projects, ranging from table runners to a queen-sized quilt. Ideal for the novice beginner, Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living offers a wealth of skill-building design tips and suggestions throughout, and teaches each technique in an non-intimidating way with a focus on the quilt's ultimate use -- not on unattainable perfection Each individual fast-pieced project is great for beginners, with skill-building design tips and suggestions included throughout. The results are lovely patterns making a compellingly inspired reason to dig into any stash and make a quilt that will be used and loved for years to come. The quilts are inspired by timeless and well-loved block patterns and use surprising fabric and color choices to put a new, modern spin on tradition. Exceptionally well illustrated, written, organized and presented, Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living is unreservedly recommended for personal and community library Quilting instructional reference collections.