Discover a fantastic, stress-free technique for creating gorgeous, hand quilted projects in a modern farmhouse style! From popular author, teacher, and quilter Carolyn Forster comes this complete quilting project guide to introduce you to utility quilting. An ideal method for modern quilters who seek the satisfaction of hand quilting but like to get things done quickly, utility quilting holds the quilt sandwich together using simple, all-over designs, bigger stitches, and thicker threads. It's just as perfect for use with today's big, bold fabrics as it is for classic mini prints. Featuring 11 projects with step-by-step instructions, including charming coffee cup cozies, now is the perfect time finish your quilts with hand quilting and discover the soothing power of classic needle and thread -- without a machine!