The essential illustrated reference to over 200 stitches with easy-to-follow charts. All the stitches you need to make any type of quilt, explained in full with photographs and easy to follow diagrams, together with comprehensive instructions for the various associated techniques. Both hand-worked and machine stitches are included, covering structural stitches and those used for decoration. All the stitches are illustrated with photographed samples. Each technique is full explained with illustrations and diagrams and a list of suitable stitches. Guidance for both beginners and experts with a how-to-use section and essential information on materials, equipment, planning, finishing and care.