Quilt by machine or by hand? Both! is the resounding answer from this talented and creative quilter. Learn how to successfully incorporate hand and machine quilting in the same quilt to add visual interest to your projects. Guidelines for planning your quilting, including thread and design selection, will enable you to choose the best techniques to get the best results. A myriad of hand and machine quilting designs and methods are shown including backgrounds, borders, and more. A variety of quilting projects, complete with patterns, instructions, and full-size quilting patterns, provide lots of opportunities to try out different quilting methods and motifs.