It's creative madness with the oldest style of American patchwork-crazy quilts! Crazy Quilting in a Weekend revives the best of this tradition with a series of 25 beautiful, contemporary projects. Create lively designs that work as practical pieces for special gifts, personal accessories, or home accents. Projects are fully illustrated with over 295 step-by-step illustrations throughout. The comprehensive "Techniques" section offers a start-to-finish quilting course, with a focus on stitching and creating embellishments and embroideries. Also included is a master class on choosing and using the best fabrics, tips on budgeting and re-using expensive fabrics, and ideas on how to create effects that are eclectic yet stylish.