Conscious Crafts: Quilting by Elli Beavan
Elli Bevaan is a quilt maker with a passion for sustainable making. She runs Wholecloth Studio in east London, UK, and also teaches quilting and natural dyeing workshops.
Making is mindfulness made practical, and quilting is a renowned and rewarding craft. Drawing on the traditions of hand quilting, Elli has created 20 modern makes, ranging from simple coasters, bags and cushions to quilts and curtains. She shares the basic techniques of quilting and shows how these can be adapted and developed for different projects, as well as mending and repurposing.
Packed with inspiring ideas and practical guidance this small format book gives you the skills to get started with this fulfilling craft, and shows how producing your own unique makes benefit your wellbeing.
The projects: patchwork coasters; strip trivets; needle book; storage basket; patched pencil case; slow stitch bag; rainbow cross body bag; clamshell beach bag; coaster and waste not cushions; wild fan, border, log cabin, butterfly play and ad astra quilts; arrow wall hanging; patchwork curtain; and mending under and over patching.