Quilt SAVVY - Hand Quilting
In this first book of this bold new series from AQS, the author takes the fundamentals of hand quiltmaking, explains the process and the tools, and then answers your questions. Though the book concentrates on hand quilting, there are many tips and resources for the beginning machine quilter, as well. If you didn't have the chance to learn quiltmaking at your grandmother's knee, Hand Quilting is the perfect place to start. Rusty Hedrick is also known as Virginia Hedrick. AUTHORBIO: Always active in the quilting community and demonstrating quilting at quilt shows, Rusty is always willing to share her knowledge of the art. She says she is somewhat saddened at the predominant number of quilts now being hung in shows that are machine quilted. She recognizes that there is a great deal of talent in this method but hopes that the art of hand quilting remains an American tradition. REVIEW: If you didn't have the chance to learn quiltmaking at your grandmother's knee, this guide is the perfect place to start. Do you have questions about batting, backing fabrics, needles, thimbles, and the other tools? Rusty has the answers! In this first book of a bold new series, the author walks you through the fundamentals, process, and tools of hand quiltmaking.