Let the fabric do the work! Joyce shows you uncomplicated ways to work with landscape-themed fabrics to make a quilted wallhanging you'll be proud to show off. Quickly build an eye-catching scene using her popular techniques for painting, fusing, embellishing, and embroidering.
New Ideas to Bring Your Landscape Quilts to Life! You won't believe the realistic effects you can achieve in your next landscape quilt! Amazing variety of techniques includes paints, markers, stamps, photo printing and artwork, threadwork and lace, sheer overlays and Angelina fibers, and so much more. Create realistic special effects for water, reflections, skies, snow, gardens, and buildings. Great ideas for landscape-inspired gifts including greeting cards, photo transfers, and small quilts. Spectacular results are within your reach, when you try the techniques developed by landscape expert Joyce Becker. Play like a kid in kindergarten: special paints, fibers, and tools are easy to find and fun to use. Over 200 photos and illustrations for inspiration, plus 8 complete projects.
Start on the path to art quilting success! For anyone inspired to make art quilts, this visual reference includes step-by-step photos and illustrations to guide you on your creative journey. Dip your toes in the water with an introduction from some of the biggest names in quilting arts to design theory, supplies and tools, and working with fabric. Practice surface design, embellishment, and quilting by hand and machine as you learn a variety of finishing techniques to turn your unique ideas and imagery into art quilts.
You're in good company! 33 percent of quilters say landscape is their favorite quilt design, according to the latest Quilting in America survey. The Art of Landscape Quilting covers all aspects of designing and quilting landscape quilts through detailed instructions and concepts you will benefit from, regardless of your skill level. This one-stop resource for landscape quilting features 16 upscale step-by-step projects, and 20 partial projects; plus tips, tricks and techniques from the authors - including foremost sewing expert Nancy Zieman. With prints and supplies available at chains and independent shops, all you need is this book and your own creative sprit.
Author : Gladys Love
ISBN : 9781607051206
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 39.29 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
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Recycle Found Treasures into Fun Little Art Quilts to Give, Trade, and Show Off. 17 small-scale projects give you a quick and inexpensive way to play with new fiber art techniques and materials. Have fun making artist trading cards, fabric postcards, wallhangings, journal pages, luggage tags, or pin dolls. Enhance your creations with found objects like wine labels, driftwood, feathers, costume jewelry, even beer cans! Make beautiful beads from fabric scraps, stabilizer, wool felt, or recycled-plastic felt. Includes informative sections on tools, techniques and supplies. Is that a broken thrift store necklace, or the perfect centerpiece for your next artist trading card? Is it an old wine label, or a witty embellishment for a fabric postcard? Learn how to use supplies from your stash (and maybe your trash) to make charming little quilts. You'll find art all around you, once you learn to Embellish with Anything.
Author : Finola Moorhead
ISBN : 090820504X
Genre : Australian prose literature
File Size : 49.11 MB
Format : PDF
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Finola Moorhead pulls no punches, her voice is extraordinarily fresh, direct and honest, she takes chances, she is often surreal, and always challenging in both her ideas and style. Tough and uncompromising, she writes out of the modern nitty gritty of Australian life. She stitches together essays, reviews and short stories that make an incisive comment on the process of writing.
A warm, welcoming kitchen is just a few stitches and paint strokes away with these simple, stylish accessories. From quick place mats and napkins to painted furniture, chenille rugs, curtains, and even a painted picnic basket, these projects will turn any common kitchen into a creative, comfortable living space. -- Features over 30 sewing and craft projects especially for the kitchen that are beautiful, practical, and easy -- Includes four distinct project collections: Vintage, Koffee Klatch, Antique Fruit, and Folk Art Rooster -- Covers basic painting and sewing, with clearly illustrated directions provided for each project