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Hoop Quilts for Beginners

15 Designs Using Easy Patchwork and Embroidery

Make Amazing PATCHWORK PROJECTS from Just One Quilt Block!

The perfect place to start for anyone interested in the craft of patchwork, Hoop Quilts for Beginners offers fun, quick, easy projects to introduce you to quilting and embroidery. Approachable and accessible, this book features 15 charming hoop quilt projects that are all made with just one quilt block. Simply sew a block, add some details, and frame it on an embroidery hoop - that's it! With helpful opening sections on tools and materials, as well as technique tutorials covering the basics of various blocks, embroidery stitches, embellishments, are more, you'll be inspired and ready for the hoop designs that follow. Choose from the 15 step-by-step projects and stitch stunning wall art, keepsakes, and gifts using scrap fabrics, orphan blocks, or UFOs (unfinished objects) in no time! With Hoop Quilts for Beginners, you'll discover a quick and exciting craft to learn new skills, express your creativity, and have a ton of fun!

  • An inspiring project guide for crafters and quilters of any skill level to create quick blocks
  • Includes 15 block designs and hoop projects with customizable sizing, step-by-step instructions, and helpful diagrams
  • Features insightful sections on tools, materials, hoops, quilt block basics, embroidery stitches, adding embellishments, finishing a hoop, and more
  • Contains full-size templates and patterns, as well as a bonus project tutorial for using orphan blocks
"Beautiful photographs, graphs, and illustrations make this beginner's instructional book a fabulous start to a wonderful craft. This is one of the most informative and helpful books on quilting I have read." -Cynde Suite, librarian at Bartow County Public Library System and book reviewer with Library Journal

"This beautifully illustrated book is a busy quilter's dream. These small projects with crystal-clear instructions will give quilters the satisfaction of finishing a beautiful work of art in a short amount of time." -Sherilyn Mortensen of Sea Sherilyn Sew, author of Quilting Through the Year and co-author of Wonderful Curves Sampler Quilt Block Book

"Hoop Quilts for Beginners offers detailed instructions and over a dozen projects to illustrate the techniques. These small projects can be completed quickly and would make great wall pieces to include with gifted bed quilts." -Mary Hogan, author of Log Cabin Improv

"A perfect way to use those precious little pieces of fabric we have saved up and want to enjoy in a uniquely creative way." - Pat Sloan, "The Voice of Quilting"