Add a repertoire of machine-sewing techniques to your quiltmaking skills! The exquisite details of heirloom sewing enter the realm of quiltmaking. This marvelous pairing will appeal to heirloom sewing enthusiasts and quilters alike! Details of fabric selection, preparation, and care are provided, along with a complete listing of the simple supplies needed. Over a dozen sewing techniques are clearly and carefully described and lavishly illustrated with how-to photographs. Then come the projects featuring these techniques! Learn to incorporate traditional heirloom fabrics: handkerchief linen, batiste, organdy, lace, and more into a variety of quilts and quilted projects. Suitable for home décor, gift giving, and personal use, the 12 projects are presented with detailed instructions and templates along with helpful hints and expert tips.