A Workshop with Velda Newman: Adding Dimension to Your Quilts

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C&T Publishing Inc, Aug 5, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 80 pages
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Textile artist Velda Newman helps you find your own path to creativity and self-expression using quilts as your canvas. Take inspiration from nature, thenlearn the three basic design elements - color, shape, and texture - and use them to translate the world around you into amazing works of quilted art! 6 study projects help you learn 6 different techniques, such as shape and texture stitching, using cheesecloth for texture, how to use paint and watercolor pencils, and more. Advice and tips for working with the different mediums. Learn to bring your instincts and intuition to designing quilts; you'll look at the world with new eyes and stretch your skills and talents as you compose richer, more interesting quilts. Velda's incredible quilts will inspire your own creativity
 

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Workshop With Velda Newman Adding Dimension to your Quilts When you catch your breath after viewing one of Velda Newman’s astonishingly lifelike nature quilts, you have to ask yourself, “how does she ... Read full review

Contents

Materials
11
Techniques for Adding Color Shape and Texture
14
Lemon Study
25
Melon Study
29
Basket Sample
38
Shell Study
45
Tulip Study
59
Hollyhock Sample
63
Trout Study
68
Author Biography
78
Index
79
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