Attention, quilters! Here is a book full of irresistible, innovative designs for every skill level. Quilting patterns here include: *Peace on Earth Block *Winter Houses *Portugal Medallion *Merry and Bright Poinsettias *S'mores Snowmen and Houses *Fresh Squeezed Tulips *Cranberry Wishes *And more! If you enjoy quilting house designs, there are 6 new patterns to get you going! But if you prefer snowmen, this book has you covered too. There are patterns for flowers galore. This book will give you a new take on treating black borders and help you improve your traditional checkerboard quilting by changing the way you use surrounds. You will also find 3 border treatments to bring your half-square triangles to life. Even if you are familiar with Jelly Rolls, this book will inspire you to create better quilting designs using these color-coordinated strips of fabric. There is also a special emphasis on strip-piecing techniques to help you quilt faster and more accurately. Quilting beginners will discover the joys of Fat Quarters, piles of 18" x 22" fabric pieces that are usually in coordinated colors and patterns. You will also learn how to calculate yardage, whether using Jelly Rolls, Fat Quarters, or other fabric. You will also find basic instructions on cutting, layering, sewing, quilting, and binding in this wonderful book. These instructions and tips are presented in an easy-to-understand way. Whether you are an experienced quilter or a keen beginner, Strip Favorites is a book that will educate and inspire.