Bring adorable animals to life with this sweet and whimsical hand-quilting book. From favourite critters like perky penguins, smiling lions and gangly giraffes to unexpected friends like jellyfish, vultures and a unicorn, this book includes an animal for each letter of the alphabet. In Charming Quilted Animals, world-renowned quilt artist Yoko Saito shows you how to: Make 26 animal patches?from A to Z Make 25 projects that incorporate the quilted animals Implement essential quilting techniques. Make fun items like a tapestry incorporating all the animals, a clasp purse, pin cushion, accessory tray, pencil case and tote bag for the kids in your life?or the kid in you! This charming collection of designs is accessible to quilters of all skill levels. A generous how-to section with photographic illustrations takes you through the basics of hand quilting, while instructions and diagrams for each project show you how to assemble your pieces from start to finish. You’ll also find large pull-out tracing sheets containing templates for all the animals and elements used in these projects. There’s no limit to what you can do with these playful animal appliques. Let Charming Quilted Animals inspire you to add touches of whimsical wildlife to your quilted designs.