Katharine Guerrier is an acclaimed quilter, teacher and author who has written many books, including Scrap Quilt Sensation and Quilting from Start to Finish(David & Charles).
Katharine Guerrier has been making quilts and embroideries since 1980. She was trained at Camberwell School of Art in London and worked for some years as a teacher.
Katharine’s work has been featured in various magazines both British and American, and in her books. She is a regular contributor to current local and national quilt exhibitions, most recently in ‘The Festival of Quilts’ Birmingham 2003 where one of her entries won a first in its category and in 2007 she was an invited exhibitor. Her work was in ‘Rise and Shine’ a juried exhibition at the Devon Guild shop in Bovey Tracey, Devon in 2001, the Quilters’ Guild exhibition held at Lords Cricket Ground London in 1999, and The American Quilters’ Society Exhibition in Paducah, Kentucky. U.S.A. She also works as an occasional consultant exhibition organiser for Forge Mill Needle Museum and for five years taught on the City and Guilds patchwork and quilting course at Hereford Art College.
Her work draws on the traditional motifs of pieced patchwork, developing them to give a contemporary feel. An interest in all the Decorative Arts is the motivation which provides the incentive to attempt to create textiles which are original and collectable.
Scrap House Quilt shows how to create a freely pieced house blocks and put them together to make your own lively and quirky scrap house quilt.
Patchwork Postcards and Pinboard Quilts shows her approach to the miniature quilt world of postcard quilts, fabric postcards (artist’s trading cards) and pinboard quilts.
Scrap Quilt Projects has 10 quick and easy projects using scraps from your quilt fabric stash – ideal for the home, for gifts, or to sell for fundraising.
Scrap Quilt Projects for Babies and Toddlers gives patterns for 10 crib/cradle and play quilts, all made using quick piecing methods and machine quilting.
Go to Katharine’s web site: www.katharineguerrier.com