5 Parlor Tricks to Expand Your Piecing skills, 17 Captivating Projects. Grow your cache of quilter's tricks with 5 awe-inspiring patchwork techniques that are easier than you think! Learn a new piecing trick in just 15 minutes or less, and watch your skills soar to a whole new level. Say presto! with partial seams for both quilts and blocks, Y-seams, mini improv piecing, and free-form curves. Test your newfound skills with 17 projects, including full-size templates for bed quilts, pillows, and more. Softcover, 128 pages. Author: Victoria Findlay Wolfe.