This book must have a pattern for just about every quilt block ever designed. All the traditional classics are here and more than a few I've never heard of before. Possibly not for a complete beginner as the instructions are fairly rudimentary but to be honest, unless you've never followed a diagram for anything, ever, in your life, I don't think you'll have too much trouble figuring it out. The difficulty will be deciding which blocks you want to make, which fabrics you'll choose and which blocks you won't make this time. There are more than enough blocks in this book to last even the most avid and addicted quilter for their entire life.