I have been a lover of quilts my whole life, since I was a young child and I would sit and watch my grandma sewing on her large frame that filled up her front room. I love looking at different styles of quilts and in 1000 Quilt Inspirations there’s a lot to enjoy! I had previously reviewed 1,000 Ideas for Decorating Cupcakes, Cookies & Cakes, a book in the same series and I knew that these books are filled with inspiration, not instruction. But being inspired is frequently what I’m looking for and it is really a wonderful book to browse through and see so many gorgeous and amazing quilts!
The color coded sections in the book represent four styles: traditional, modern, pictorial and abstract. Each of the quilt blocks is filled with bright colors and beautiful textures. I’m particularly drawn to the modern and traditional quilts, but the author encouraged us to “browse all the image regardless of your quilting style”. I did that and I really enjoyed seeing all of the creative ideas, I was especially interested in the abstract pieces. I know I will be turning to this book again and again for beauty and inspiration.