From Fussy Cutting to Foundation Piecing: Creative Quilts from Favorite Fabrics. Fabric is the star of the show in Intentional Piecing. In fact, an entire section of the book is devoted to the particular fabrics every sewist should add to their stash and why. With a keen eye for detail and efficiency, Amy Friend shares her best tips and techniques for piecing with intention - carefully cutting and planning where to use your fabrics - to save time and aggravation during construction. Learn the best methods to fussy cut manufactured fabrics and effectively work with selvages and stripes through clear instructions and 90 detailed illustrations. These 12 unique, modern quilt patterns and smaller projects like a tote bag and magnetic pin tray - captured in more than 100 beautiful, inspirational photographs set in pastoral New England - are ideal for the intermediate sewist who is looking to showcase her favorite fabrics in whimsical designs. Paperback, 8" x 10", 144 pages, 100 full-color photographs throughout, 90 drawings.