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Patchwork Luxe
  • Publisher: C&T Publishing
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 31 October 2024
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781644034880
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 216x279 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £20.99
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Patchwork Luxe

£20.99

Quilts from Neckties, Kimonos & Sari Silks by Julia McLeod (Author)

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Book Description

Learn techniques to tame silk's challenging qualities and create gorgeous silk quilts, breathing life into quilt projects ranging from bed-sized quilts to home decor items.

Master the art of quilting with cherished silk fabrics!

Learn techniques to tame silk's challenging qualities and create gorgeous silk quilts! From working with reclaiming materials like ties, scarves, and garments to exploring the history of sericulture and its use in historic quilts, you'll find the secrets to quilting with silks. Discover key techniques when working with silks, including traditional machine piecing with fusible interfacing, improv piecing, fabric foundation piecing, fussy cutting, appliqué, finishing, and more! From sarees to kimono, you'll explore ways to combine various silks in one project. Put newfound skills to work, breathing life into quilt projects that range from bed-sized quilts to home decor items.

  • Perfect for quilters of all skill levels, whether you're a traditionalist or a modern enthusiast.
  • Work your way to zero waste and transform your sentimental attire and textiles into treasured heirlooms with confidence.
  • Find inspiration in the projects and stunning photo gallery included, making this book the perfect guide for crafting memory quilts from your loved one's clothing.

About the Author

About Julia McLeod

Born and raised in England, Julia McLeod earned a BA in Fashion and Textile Design. She trained as a textile designer and worked in the British textile industry in Yorkshire and Scotland. Quilting intensively since 2015, she specializes in using silks and upcycled fabrics. Julia lives in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, USA. Visit her website www.juliamcleodquilts.com



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