This book has it all with over 61 projects and techniques to choose from. Every project starts with five strips, ranging from light to dark shades of the same color group. These combination strips can be cut into strips of squares, rectangles, triangles or diamonds, to create a new pattern each time! Design shapes include pinwheels, rail fence, bargello, tumbling stars and chevrons, to name a few. Some of the patterns included are Trip Around the World, Starburst, Mountain Glory, tablerunners and placemats. Techniques include fabric preparation, measuring, cutting strips, sewing and pressing accurately, matching seamlines, borders, batting tips, envelope finish, layering, basting, machine quilting, hanging and mitered bindings. Uses Starmakers(r) 5, 6, and 8 (sold separately).