Book Review: Patchwork Quilts and Gifts

Patterson Kathy 225px 150x150 Book Review: Patchwork Quilts and GiftsPatchwork Quilts & Gifts: 20 Inspirational Patchwork and Appliqué Projects
By Jo Colwill
David & Charles/F+W; $24.99  ON SALE $21.59

 

 

Patchwork Quilts COVER 575px Book Review: Patchwork Quilts and GiftsIf you’re already a fan of British quilt designer Jo Colwill of Cowslip Workshops, you know what charming, sweet quilts she creates. If you haven’t seen her work yet, you owe it to yourself to take a look at this, her second book.

quilt 550px Book Review: Patchwork Quilts and GiftsPatchwork Quilts & Gifts includes 10 large and 10 smaller patchwork projects, with designs appropriate for beginning to intermediate quilters. There are also a basic instructions section and technique tips scattered throughout the volume. All directions are given in both inches and centimeters, so each quilter can use the measurements with which she’s comfortable. Pillow 400px Book Review: Patchwork Quilts and Gifts

What I love most about this book is the folksy, old-fashioned atmosphere it creates. From the whimsical, vintage-inspired quilts and smaller projects, to the hand-drawn diagrams, Jo’s book is like a visit with a knowledgeable quilting friend who is generous with her talent and time.

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