The pattern shows you how to make a small, 10" x 18" chrysalis quilt. The quilt combines piecing and fusing which allows you to quickly create a stunning art quilt. Once you understand the concepts you can make larger and more intricate quilts. The name Chrysalis Quilt is derived from two sources: the beads look like a butterfly chrysalis and the pattern is based on traditional quilting concepts which are used in a very contemporary manner. Warning: Making Chrysalis Quilts can be addictive. When your friends and family see one, they will want one. The possibilites are endless and are limited only by your imagingation - and your fabric stash! This pattern includes complete, easy to follow directions along with photos of many different Chrysalis Quilts for inspiration. The directions are written with the beginner in mind. Advanced quiters can easily apply chrysalis quilt concepts to large intricate art quilts.