The energy, bold accents, and contrasts speak for themselves in these 24 projects. In the friendly, you-can-do-it tone that is her trademark, German quilt designer Bernadette Mayr offers you new ways to think about freestyle color piecing. These new designs offer you very colorful, playful, wild, and geometric quilts to make, or to make your own by experimenting with color. A few smaller projects, like pillows and a silk evening bag, focus color play into a smaller piece. This guide also serves as a complete resource for new quilters, offering 14 lessons on the important basic quilting skills like cutting shapes, freehand machine embroidery, and quilt assembly.