The Quilting Arts Idea Book: Inspiration & Techniques for Art Quilting 

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If you think this is going to be a traditional quilting book with calico fabrics in patchwork patterns, you are in for a wonderful surprise. This is a book chock full of art projects that use some quilting techniques. It is divided into six sections. Make it Colorful! covers dyeing, painting, printing, and more. Mix it Up! discusses mixed media quilting techniques. Take a Break! is a tutorial on hand stitching. Take a Field Trip! takes readers from a sketchbook to art quilting projects. Make New Friends! has group projects. Make it Now! has creative projects to share and trade. Each section contains four to six projects. Each project has an overview and photograph followed by a materials list and step-by-step instructions with tips, safety notes, instructional photographs, and more. These are challenging projects, but the results are perfectly charming and will be most satisfying to complete. Some use really unexpected and unusual materials such as used tea bags or metal foil. Anyone interested in fabric art or in adding artistic touches to quilting projects will fall in love with this enchanting book.

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Author Vivika Hansen Denegre
Star Count 5/5
Format Trade
Page Count 160 pages
Publisher The Quilting Company
Publish Date 2018-11-27
ISBN 9781440248849
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Issue Mar-19
Category Crafts & Hobbies


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