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Start on the path to art quilting success! For anyone inspired to make art quilts, this visual reference will help you gain the practical tools and inspiration you need to translate your ideas to fabric. Get an intro to surface design (including dyeing and printing on fabric), embellishing quilts, working in a series, and quilting by hand and machine, all from some of the biggest names in quilting arts, with step-by-step photos and illustrations.
If you have ever wondered want an art quilt is, or how to make one, this is the book for you. Chapter 1 covers Design theory and inspiration; chapter 2 Supplies and tools; chapter 3 is all about fabric whilst chapter 4 will tell you all about surface design; chapter 5 delves into dimension; chapter 6 deals with quilting and chapter 7 rounds everything off nicely with finishing and presentation. There is also a glossary and index. Each chapter has mini essays by different quilters. Offers tips for beginners. Brief ideas on how to design, use colour, fuse, dye, paint, stamping, printing, texture, needle felting, overlays, cords, embellishments, creative stitch, thread painting, quilting by hand and machine, bindings, hanging options, sleeves and labels. Small bites of information but too brief for anything but beginners.
By Lindsay Conner & Janelle MacKay
By Lindsay Conner & Carla Hegeman Crim
By Lindsay Conner