Packed with hundreds of solutions to every quilting quandary, the newest Storey Answer Book is the helping hand quilters have been waiting for. The questions quilters ask and the no-nonsense answers they need are enhanced by detailed illustrations and gathered into the friendly Q & A format that is the signature of the best-selling series. Sure to earn a place of honor next to every quilter's sewing machine, The Quilting Answer Book is the 24/7 helpline that's always ready with clear instructions to describe an unfamiliar technique or an elegant solution to a nagging problem. When an aspiring quilter wonders which tools are absolutely necessary for making even the simplest of quilts, she will find the answer here. If a seasoned stitcher is itching to learn a new patchwork skill, the how-to in these pages will not disappoint. The quickest, easiest way to appliqué? The best materials for batting and backing? The perfect place to use French binding? Quilters need look no further for helpful tips and hints that will put their projects over the top. Finished quilts are works of art. Made as gifts for life's special occasions, they often become beloved keepsakes. With the proven solutions in The Quilting Answer Book, every quilt can become the treasured heirloom its maker imagines.