What you are going to learn : — The 10 tools required to begin quilting, and when to use them. — How to select the right fabrics — you have to know these 3 criteria — How to design your first quilt block — just follow these details steps — How to create and use a template for quilting — you will earn a lot of time with these tips — Why pressing is so important in dealing with cuts and creases in quilting ? — The 4 basic methods of quilting preparation — The quick and easy 7 steps quide to applying quilting methods Through the text the author not only gives a bit of history on the process of quilting but also makes every effort to convey some of the time honored techniques that are used even today. The text is insightful and educational and would serve well in any household that loves hobbie. In fact anyone that has an interest in quilting should have a copy of this text. It is not as complex as some of the other texts are and works well to convey a bit more than the basics.