Quilts in Bloom
A Garden of Inspiring Quilts and Techniques With Floral DesignsBook - 2004
Floral designs have always been popular with quilters. From early patchwork sunflower quilts to abstract contemporary pieces, the finest traditional and innovative quilts have been gathered together in Quilts in Bloom . This complete, definitive book on floral quilts includes popular appliqué designs inspired by the curved shapes of flowers and vines; block patterns that form floral motifs from geometric shapes; quilting patterns based on flowers, leaves, and vines; bold floral borders; and quilts embellished with embroidery, ribbon, and other textile arts. Quilts in Bloom is both an inspiring gallery of quilts and a project book with step-by-step instructions for a variety of techniques. Quilters will love walking through this quilted garden and growing their own floral quilts.