Fresh Cuts: Fun Quilt Techniques and Color Concepts by Debbie Mumm
Fresh Cuts is an exploration of techniques, colors, and concepts for today's quilter by noted author and designer Debbie Mumm. This book features 25 handsome quilts and sewing/crafting projects for beginning to advanced quilters. There are lap quilts, pillows, table quilts and runners, wall quilts, a door banner, and a tote in a wide variety of techniques and color combinations. The Specialty Cuts chapter teaches how to take advantage of fabric cuts such as jelly rolls, fat quarters, charm packs, and layer cakes. Fun Techniques explores paper-piecing, working with circles, strip-piecing, and quilting options. Color Concepts provides tips on using colors, texture, and prints in sewing projects; quilting projects demonstrate color choices for contemporary, traditional, or country looks and how to mix and match fabric. The Appliqué and Embellishments chapter explores fresh and fun designs, application methods, and embellishment options.