A complete A-Z resource for the quilter - over 100 traditional favourite quilts to make with step-by-step instructions with updated, labour-saving techniques. Beautifully illustrated throughout with projects ranging from Amethyst to Whig Rose, from Evening Star to Flying Geese, and many traditional influences from Amish to Irish. * Patchwork and quilting is a craft as old as history, but it found its apogee amongst the settlers in the New World, and is now considered to be a particularly American artform. * In full colour throughout: each project is illustrated in a full colour photographs and in a series of step-by-step colour drawings and patterns. * Step-by-step instructions, labour-saving techniques, plus an extensive how-to workshop and clear patchwork and applique designs.