This unique book features over 800 stunning color variations for a wide range of traditional and contemporary quilting-block designs, from nine-patch and log-cabin blocks to fans, applique, stars, medallions and hexagons.
Learn the principles of colour theory, and discover new wyas of combining colour and pattern to produce a multitude of different optical effects.
Choose from bold arrangements for maximum impact or complementary tonal variations on a main colour for a more subtle appearance.
Every block design features a choice of irresistible colour combinations, each shown as a photographed fabric swatch so that you can clearly see the finished effect.
Celia Eddy discovered patchwork in the 1970s and was fascinated by the infinite design possibilities of mosaic pattern. She has been quilting ever since and is also a keen researcher of the hisotry of patchwork and quilting in American and Brisith traditions. Celia is Acting Heritage Officer and coordinator of The Brisish Quilt Study Group, and a member of The Quilter's Guild of the British Isles. In between giving lectures and writing articles on quilt history, tradition and designs, Celia runs her own on-line quiling and patchwork magazine, Quiltstory (www.quilt.co.uk). She has wirtten articles for various quilting magazines including The Quilter and Magic Patch, and has co-written The Quilter's Handbook.