About the Authors: Isabel Stanley trained in textiles and embroidery at Goldsmith's College, London. Her distinctive style make her highly sought-after as a contributor to craft publications. She is the author of Step-by-Step 50 Curtains, Cushions & Covers and New Crafts: Machine Embroidery. Jenny Watson trained in fashion and textile design and has worked as a knitwear designer for several prestigious clients. Her knitwear, cross-stitch and needlepoint designs have been published in many leading craft and lifestyle magazines, including Elle and Country Living. She is also a freelance editor for many craft titles. THE ILLUSTRATED STEP-BY-STEP BOOK OF QUILTING Design, techniques, 140 practical projects Isabel Stanley and Jenny Watson
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