The Quilter's Catalog
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The complete quilter's companion and essential resource jam-packed with information, supplies, expert interviews, techniques, community, and inspiration. All the tools of the trade: rotary cutters, sewing machines, longarms, and design software; fabulous fabrics and where to find them; and if you're just starting out, everything that belongs in a quilting basket. The online world made manageable with a guide to the most useful blogs, web sites, e-mail lists, free patterns, and podcasts. National and regional shows, guilds, and the best retreats and quilt museums. Batting parties, tutorials on fabric dyeing, and a breezy history of the quilt boom. Profiles of twenty top teachers - including television's Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson, Esterita Austin and her award-winning landscape quilts, and Ruth B. McDowell, known for her bravura technique. This is a book to help every quilter deepen and grow.