"Slips along as smoothly as a needle through thread, and it's chockablock with information both the novice and the experienced quilter can use....Chainey's review of marking methods is excellent. It's quilt design, however, that seems to matter most to Chainey, who not only encourages handicrafters to attempt their own patterns but also communicate a fine sense of what's appropriate for a particular object....To acquaint readers with stitchery techniques, she includes several projects, all of which are accompanied by traceable, full-size patterns."-- "Booklist. ."..this book is essential to your quilting library."-- "Quilt World. 144 pages (all in color), 8 1/4 x 11.