Friday, October 29, 2021

Book Review - Adventures in Improv Quilts

I've been reading through a new quilting book and am excited to share it with you.   (Note this book were supplied to me by C&T Publishing.  The opinions are my own.)

Are you someone who enjoys improv quilting or wants to give it a try?  If so, you will enjoy Adventures in Improv Quilts by Cindy Grisdela.  (affiliate link)

I had the pleasure of attending a guild program earlier this year with Cindy.  She shared so many wonderful quilts during her lecture.  I took a lot of notes to capture her thoughts and insights on improv.  As I read through this book, I realize I can throw my notes away - this book lays everything out very clearly! 

Every chapter is a keeper from choosing a color palette, the basics of design, three ways to create improvisationally, and, most importantly, how do you know when it is finished.  I am really looking forward to following the guided exercises to play with color.  

If you are someone who is interested in exploring improv quilting, I highly recommend this book.  

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. Thank you for showing me this book. I would love it.

  2. Thank you, this book looks great. On my list for next year's challenge ... I have been intrigued by your improv quilts and taking a class is a good idea. thank you for your inspiration.

  3. That book is on my wish list. Thank you for the review. Way back with your Improv Play quilt along got me hooked on improv quilting.

  4. How nice that you had the chance to review this book! It looks really appealing to me, though I don't have room for another book to add to my quilting library! These days, I'm inclined to buy e-books, and I know this title is available that way. Also, our Central Florida MQG is adding the book to its library. Yay!


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