Learn how to design your own blocks and quilts using quilter Cynthia England's innovative, award-winning techniques. Using over 180 colorful photographs and more than 140 illustrations, Cynthia takes you through her methods, step-by-step in this 132 page book.
The sewing technique is easy, only straight stitching, no "insets". Cheating is actually encouraged! Get the realistic look of applique, with machine piecing.
Quilters of every skill level can use this valuable information. Instructions begin with fabric selection, what to look for in a photograph, helpful tools and organizational tips.
Design lessons begin with simple shapes and progress to more intricate designs. The techniques cover everything from flowers to buildings. Here are a few pictures from the book.
Here's what 2 well-known quilting authors had to say about Cynthia's book:
"I have always admired Cynthia's quilts for their artistry and attention to detail. This book shows the same qualities. It is full of information and a pure visual delight!" -- Libby Lehman
"It is our good fortune to have Cynthia England share her techniques, and magnificient quilts in this adventure-packed book. Scrumptious quilts, scores of instructional visuals, and wonderful tips fill the pages." -- Joen Wolfrom
This inspiring book sells for $ 24.95. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Exclusive offer to those who purchase the book directly from England Design: A free freezer paper pattern of the Butterfly pattern from the book will be shipped along with your book. You won't even have to trace the pattern to get started trying Cynthia's Picture Piecing technique.
Please use the comments field of the online ordering system to designate if you'd like the book to be autographed by Cynthia. (Be sure to note to whom the autograph should be written).
We now offer some of the tools recommended in the book. Visit our Helpful Products age to fnd out more.