Janet Pittman has been designing quilts for 20 years. Her quilts have won numerous awards and in 1998 she started publishing quilt patterns under the name Garden Trellis Designs, specializing in applique floral and children's quilts.
The Professional Quilter, Fall 2006 Applique, the basics and beyond, Janet Pittman, Landauer; $24.95 "This teaching, techniques, project book contains more than 550 full-color photos and illustrations to help a beginner learn appliqu?? or an experienced stitcher improve her technique. The step-by-step photos feature up-close hand shots of both preparing the appliqu?? and stitching, whether by hand or machine. A nice section is included on embellishing techniques, again offered step-by-step. A section on equipment and supplies is also helpful. Sixteen pattern groups are included for either Janet's projects or one of your own design. Also, the lay-flat, hard cover hidden spiral binding makes it easy to use." -- The Professional Quilter "The Professional Quilter"