Quilts from the Country

By Stuart Hillard

A seasonal collection of quilts inspired by life in the countryside. With twenty new projects that are suitable for a range of skill levels and include: 12 large quilts and 8 smaller items, which can be customised to suit your own décor. Each of the four chapters features lifestyle photography showing the quilts in beautifully styled settings.

A brand new collection of quilts and projects from one of the most recognisable and best-loved quilt designers in the UK. These inspiring designs, photographed in beautiful rural locations, reflect the changing seasons and beauty of the British countryside. For all skill levels from beginner to advanced, the book includes all the guidance and practical knowledge you need to begin quilting successfully. The 12 large quilts and 8 smaller projects and accessories can also be made in alternative colours and fabrics to fit your own style, making them enormously versatile. This is a book for any lover of country style.


Quiltmaking and applique techniques, fully illustrated

Hand and machine sewing techniques

Finishing your piece

SPRING: The Fisherman’s Nook

Single Irish chain quilt with bluework embroidery (int)

Compass stars wall quilt (adv)

Double Irish Chain bed quilt (beg)

Patchwork quilted spring jacket (int)

Patchwork slippers (int)

SUMMER: The Dower House

Appliqué roses/vines/leaves in wreaths quilt (adv)

Antique medallion wall hanging (int)

Pinwheel chain quilt (beg)

Patchwork heart padded bunting (beg)

Crazy patched cushions with embroidery (int)

AUTUMN: Forest farmhouse

A sky full of stars bed quilt (int)

Curved Log cabin with oak leaf and reels appliqués (adv)

A cabin in the woods sampler quilt (beg)

Quilted table runner (int)

Patchwork tie on chair pads (beg)

WINTER: Red house at Christmas

Lady of the lake quilt (int)

Blackfords Fancy Quilt (beg)

Mistletoe and yew pieced and appliquéd quilt (adv)

Patchwork fragments stockings (int)

Redwork tree ornaments (beg)


Format: Hardback
Release Date: 12 Sep 2024
Pages: 208
ISBN: 978-0-00-858475-7
Stuart Hillard is one of the leading craft experts in the UK, Patron of the Quilters Guild of the British Isles, fabric designer for The Craft Cotton Company, knitwear designer for Stylecraft Yarns and presenter on Sewing Street TV where his blend of expertise, fast, fun demos and achievable designs has made him a fan favourite. His career in crafting began over 30 years ago when he started making and designing quilts and teaching workshops but it was his breakout appearance in the first series of Channel 4’s The Great British Sewing Bee that really launched his career. Stuart has authored four bestselling sewing books: Sew Fabulous, Use Scraps, Sew Blocks, Make 100 Quilts, Simple Shapes, Stunning Quilts and his fourth Bags for Life which was voted best sewing book of 2021 in the Creative Book Awards.For more information, visit: www.stuarthillardmakes.com and www.pavilionbooks.comShow off your homemade quilt by tagging: @stuarthillardmakes and @pavilionbooks