Urban Quilting: Quilt Patterns for the Modern-Day Home (Hardcover)
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Perfect for beginners, this quilting book features simple illustrations and easy-to-follow steps that teach you how to make up to 30 beautiful quilts in a short amount of time!
A comprehensive guide for both first-time quilters and those looking for a refresher course, Urban Quilting teaches you everything you need to know about this timeless craft. Each pattern contains instructions for three different quilt sizes, with designs that feature bold colors and geometric shapes that will stand out and look stunning in your home.
Urban Quilting includes:
• 10 quilt designs, each with patterns for 3 sizes, for making up to 30 quilts
• Beginner-friendly content, including everything you need to know to get started
• Detailed instructions with clear diagrams so you can learn quickly and easily
• Insightful information on the history of quilting and how today's quilters are modernizing the craft
About the Author
Wendy Chow is the founder of the online quilting brand The Weekend Quilter. A 20-something Australian native based in New York City, Wendy is a pattern designer with a passion for creating bold, modern, geometric prints inspired by architecture, nature, and interior design. Through her crafting, she hopes to inspire the next generation to carry forward the legacy and the art of quilting.
"I’m a huge fan of Wendy’s work as she has such a good eye for colour and shape, giving quilting a fresh, modern feel. This book is filled with beautiful designs from her, and I love that Wendy shares the inspiration behind each one, inspiring crafters to tell their own stories through their work. Plus, she makes quilting so easy! I can’t wait to get started on my own contemporary masterpiece."
Yvette Streeter, Editor, Mollie Makes
"Wendy is a self-taught quilter and like many of us learned to quilt the 'long and hard way.' She embraced the rich traditions of quilting, added her unique point of view and in Urban Quilting, shares what she's learned along the way in 10 beautiful quilt patterns. Wendy writes detailed patterns and informs the reader from a historical and personal perspective about each quilt. Urban Quilting is a perfect introduction for beginners and the unique designs will appeal to experienced quilters as well."
Jacquie Gering, author of WALK: Mastering Machine Quilting with Your Walking Foot
“Bold, modern designs and inspiring photography—freshen up both your home décor and quilting repertoire with Wendy’s striking style. Clear instructions, detailed diagrams, and plenty of background knowledge make Urban Quilting a must for beginners and patchwork pros alike.”
Alice Hadley, Editor – Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine