Author(s): Paula Steel
Building on the popularity of modern quilting, the book features 14 patchwork projects with a modern look which use rainbows as the overall colour theme. The book enables readers to create their own rainbow look, from selecting which colours to use and choosing the appropriate fabrics for a project. Starting from the basics of patchwork the book includes tutorials on creating simple blocks, finishing a quilt and making an envelope cushion, alongside the basic tools and techniques used.Each of the 14 projects is broken down into easy to follow steps with detailed illustrations, making the book accessible for confident beginners as well as more seasoned quilters. The projects range in difficulty and time requirements, meaning that there is something for everyone depending in their time available and skill level.The five cushions and three mini projects are great for beginners, offering a smaller scale project that can be completed within a day and help to develop some of the skills required for making larger quilts.The six quilt projects include two large bed sized quilts, two lap quilts, a single bed quilt and a picnic blanket. All of the skills required to complete the quilts are included within the book, along with details on the authors inspiration, fabric choice and a colouring page.