Certain challenges are often faced when learning how to quilt. As a beginner, you must acquire a basic understanding and the necessary tools and equipment. As you gain interest and improve, your boundaries will only be limited by your imagination. The Ultimate Quilting Bible is the complete guide to both machine and hand quilting as well as patchwork and appliqué. Marie Clayton covers all the basics and each chapter is devoted to one key area of quilting; chapters include quiltmaking basics, making a quilt top, advanced techniques, embellishments, designing and adapting, caring for quilts and connections. This comprehensive guide also offers clear instructions and hundreds of illustrations and diagrams to show each stage of the quilting process. It’ll be the one resource that you will turn to time and time again. (60,000 words) Collins & Brown is proud to expand on this popular series, other titles include Ultimate Sewing Bible (9781843404118) and Ultimate Knitting Bible (9781843404507).