Contemporary Paper-Pieced Quilts introduces quiltmakers to foundation piecing with 8 sensational projects that range from a lovely wall hanging to an intricate bed quilt. The book begins with simple, skill-building projects that progressively build the quilter’s confidence to try more involved patterns. Paper piecing is a time-honored method to achieve precise, sharp points and perfectly matched seams in quilt blocks. The method is ideal for making small blocks with intricate angles and is experiencing a surge in popularity with the trend towards mini and pictorial quilts. The step-by-step projects in this book are modern and contemporary, using both solid and bold colors to emphasize the complex, but easily made, shapes achieved with paper piecing.