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A follow up to the Last Minute Knitted Gifts, this book designed for use by both first time and long time quilters featurespatchwork and quilted projects organized according to the amount of time it takes to complete them less thanhours,tohours,tohours,tohours andhours or This book has scads of lovely ideas for gifts I m not much of a quilter, but I did get a lot of joy out of some of the simple quilt ideas I was especially thrilled that it has a pattern for a Puzzle Ball in it I had one as a child and have been wanting to re create it for my son, but had no idea of where to start This would be an excellent book for anyone who wants to do some basic but non traditional quilting projects, or anyone who is just getting into sewingyou know how to sew seams an This book has scads of lovely ideas for gifts I m not much of a quilter, but I did get a lot of joy out of some of the simple quilt ideas I was especially thrilled that it has a pattern for a Puzzle Ball in it I had one as a child and have been wanting to re create it for my son, but had no idea of where to start This would be an excellent book for anyone who wants to do some basic but non traditional quilting projects, or anyone who is just getting into sewingyou know how to sew seams and hemsnow what do you do with that information This book has some good ideas for non clothing projects Update After checking this book out from the library THREE TIMES, my very own copy arrived in the mail today I guess I m changing my rating from four to five stars Usually with project books, about half of the projects are hideous, a quarter are way too hard, and a quarter are just about right I liked almost all of the projects in this book and made 3 or 4 of them a good sign, indeed One quibble the author is big on process Her process This means that she ll tell you how Update After checking this book out from the library THREE TIMES, my very own copy arrived in the mail today I guess I m changing my rating from four to five stars Usually with project books, about half of the projects are hideous, a quarter are way too hard, and a quarter are just about right I liked almost all of the projects in this book and made 3 or 4 of them a good sign, indeed One quibble the author is big on process Her process This means that she ll tell you how to cut the fabric by folding it in half, trimming the selvage, and cutting the remaining piece into four pieces or whatever, but never gives you the measurements for each individual piece of fabric This is annoying if you re trying to make do with scraps that you have on hand and don t have a piece that was cut at the fabric store specifically for the pattern I ve had this book for over a year Initially it was just an inspiration and idea book for me the pictures are gorgeous , but I continue to use the book as a how to reference The instructions make sense to me, and I know that the Joelle way of doing whatever it is I need to do attach a quilt binding, miter a corner, etc is likely to be a good, traditional method I rarely follow anybody else s actual pattern for a quilt, but I did follow the Cutting Corners quilt instructions pretty faith I ve had this book for over a year Initially it was just an inspiration and idea book for me the pictures are gorgeous , but I continue to use the book as a how to reference The instructions make sense to me, and I know that the Joelle way of doing whatever it is I need to do attach a quilt binding, miter a corner, etc is likely to be a good, traditional method I rarely follow anybody else s actual pattern for a quilt, but I did follow the Cutting Corners quilt instructions pretty faithfully, and it came out beautifully The projects are tweaked classics that are not going to get stale, and are easily adapted to your own esthetic This book has a sweet, simplistic sensibility that I really like The projects are separated into how long they should take you to complete from 2 hours up to 12 They range from a pin cushion and needle book to a stuff elephant and table coverings to wall hangings and bed quilts Many of the latter are very simple and yet have a big impact.There s nothing particularly unusual or different about any of these projects but they re pleasant and simple and the instructions are easy to follow no ab This book has a sweet, simplistic sensibility that I really like The projects are separated into how long they should take you to complete from 2 hours up to 12 They range from a pin cushion and needle book to a stuff elephant and table coverings to wall hangings and bed quilts Many of the latter are very simple and yet have a big impact.There s nothing particularly unusual or different about any of these projects but they re pleasant and simple and the instructions are easy to follow no abbreviations