Accessible, beautiful and lavishly illustrated with over 1000 illustrations, this ultimate guide goes step-by-step through every creative option needed to create an art quilt. From the essentials, like enlarging and transferring patterns, to surface design techniques that add texture and colour, to piecing, machine stitching, applique, finishing and embellishing, this has it all. Galleries of stunning art quilts from around the world provide extra inspiration.
Linda Seward is an experienced quilter, writer and quilt judge. She has written 12 quilting books, including The Complete Book of Patchwork, Quilting, and Applique (Firefly Books), which has sold over 250,000 copies in several languages. Linda has appeared on television and radio, and has judged numerous quilt shows around the world. She has had a regular column in The Quilter magazine for more than 10 years, and also writes for other magazines. London-based author Linda Seward has a stand at this year's Festival of Quilts, where she will be exhibiting some of the contributors' work.