Calling all crafters! It's time to learn patchwork! Let Charlotte Gerlings teach you how to properly fold, join, stitch, and cord. Everything is clearly explained with step-by-step instructions and grids to guide you through the process. Patchwork is a craft practiced all over the world in a variety of cultures. It offers any crafter a convenient way of using up all their scraps of leftover material and to make lovely, essential, soft furnishings. This color guidebook offers: *Advice on materials to use for different patchwork projects *A range of both modern and traditional patterns to teach you how to create patchwork designs *Clear instructions and illustrations throughout the book to guide you through the patchwork process. *An introduction to the art of appliqué to introduce you to this stunning handicraft. With a copy of Patchwork: A beginner's step-by-step guide to patterns and techniques, any beginner will be ready to embark on their first patchwork craft project with all the advice they need! Sew your own soft furnishings using old scraps of fabric. Make your own pillow cases, place mats, and cushion covers. You'll also learn the skills to make a full-size heirloom quilt. Using folk art techniques from patchwork, you'll learn how to properly fold, join, stitch, and cord. These steps are clearly explained and illustrated throughout the book. Extra steps and grids help guide you through the process. Several popular patchwork techniques are included in the book, including the famous American Log Cabin and Seminole methods. Readers new to patchworking will find these patterns useful, as they are time-honored and will last for years. The Craft Workbook series has been written with the novice in mind as well as those who would like to have a refresher course on their chosen craft subject. Readers agree that this is ideal for a beginner's crafting level. One commented that the book helped to give her confidence in her sewing and patchwork projects! Patchwork: A beginner's step-by-step guide to patterns and techniques - Craft Workbooks is a perfect choice for crafters looking to know more about the art of patchwork. Pick up a copy today!