"The New Sampler Quilt", written by Diana Leone, is the most complete book for beginners and quilters on all levels. For the beginner who simply wants to learn the best techniques, and for the intermediate who wants to review the latest processes and supplies... this is the one book you will use over and over.
This book takes you through all the steps of quiltmaking, from color theory and fabric selection to how to display the quilt. Diana's clear instruction will guide you through each and every process. The how-to section includes all the basics the beginner will need to successfully learn to make the first of many quilts.
This book is the most valuable single source available on the subject of quiltmaking.
Step-by-step instructions are included for: Fabric selection; Estimating yardage; Basic color theory; Hand applique; Machine and Hand piecing; Hand quilting; Finishing and binding; Cleaning and storage; 36 Full-size, Easy-to-use patterns; Over 200 color photographs; 40 Practical tips.