Batik Gems: 29 Dazzling Quilt Projects

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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Open a Treasure Chest of Batik Quilts. Make 29 vibrant batik quilts in colors that span the rainbow and sizes ranging from crib to king-size. Find out all about batiks - how they're made, how to care for them, and how to pair them beautifully with other quilting fabrics. Learn to make scrappy batik quilts in color combinations that really work. These quilts celebrate everything that's glorious about batiks - the rich colors, the exotic prints, and the dramatic effects you can get with easy patterns. Laurie makes it easy to create your own masterpiece with complete how-to instructions and lots of tips on fabrics, tools, and techniques.
  

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Beautifully illustrated quilting book. Definitely one to add to your library if you are an avid quilter or even a beginner who has been bitten by the quilting bug! Easy to follow directions and lots of patterns/ideas to give you excellent results. Read full review

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Contents

Bali Batiks
unique qualities of batiks and handdyed fabrics
handling and care of batiks handdyed fabrics and other quilting cottons
selvages
Successful Scrappy Quilts
arranging a scrappy quilt
Tips and Techniques
tools
Phinney Ridge
8
Living Layers
9
The Queen Charlottes
15
The Sprinklers On
16
Broken Garden Path
24
Color Blast
25
Coral Fantasy
32
Summer Celebration
33

adding borders
a bit about batting
Vertical Vision
Into the Woods
All Tucked In
Midnight Blues
Falling Ginkgo Leaves
vi
Early Ginkgo Leaves
1
Crossroads
41
Rainy Days Dont Get Me Down
42
Bits Bars
48
Good Vibrations
49
Coming Full Circle
55
Chain Reaction
56
About the Author
63
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