Modern Rainbow Patchwork Quilts

14 vibrant rainbow patchwork quilt projects, plus handy techniques, tips and tricks

Paula Steel

Building on the popularity of modern quilting, the book features 14 patchwork projects with a modern look which use rainbows as the overall color theme. The book enables readers to create their own rainbow look, from selecting which colors to use and choosing the appropriate fabrics for a project.
Date Published :
May 2020
Publisher :
White Owl
Language:
English
Series :
Crafts
Illustration :
150 color illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781526752413
Pages : 176
Dimensions : 10.8 X 8.4 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$19.95
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Overview
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Building on the popularity of modern quilting, this book features 14 patchwork projects with a modern look, which use rainbows as the overall color theme. The book enables readers to create their own rainbow look, from selecting which colors to use and choosing the appropriate fabrics for a project. Starting from the basics of patchwork the book includes tutorials on creating simple blocks, finishing a quilt and making an envelope cushion, alongside the basic tools and techniques used.

Each of the 14 projects is broken down into easy to follow steps with detailed illustrations, making the book accessible for confident beginners as well as more seasoned quilters. The projects range in difficulty and time requirements, meaning that there is something for everyone depending in their time available and skill level.

The 5 cushions and three mini projects are great for beginners, offering a smaller scale project that can be completed within a day and help to develop some of the skills required for making larger quilts.

The six quilt projects include two large bed sized quilts, two lap quilts, a single bed quilt and a picnic blanket. All of the skills required to complete the quilts are included within the book, along with details on the authors inspiration, fabric choice and a coloring page.

About The Author
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Paula Steel is a modern quilter who designs and produces quilts and patchwork projects for magazines and fabric companies. She is a freelance Quilting Technical Editor and loves the combination of math and color that designing quilts involves. Paula lives in Lancashire and spends time in her sewing studio at home.

REVIEWS
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Distinct shapes, clean lines and clear colors reflect the modern quilt esthetic in Paula Steel’s designs.

- Create Whimsey

"Quilting has a fresh new look in Modern Rainbow Patchwork Quilts by Paula Steel. It features 14 gorgeous rainbow-themed patchwork projects - 3 mini projects, 5 cushions and 6 quilts. The smaller projects are ideal for beginners, while the blankets are for those more confident. "

- Handmade By Deb

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