Contemporary Quilting: Exciting Techniques and Quilts from Award-Winning Quilters

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Krause Publications Craft, May 1, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Unleash your creative spirit!

&break;&break;Quilting has come a long way from its utilitarian roots in scarp-bag fabrics and bed quilts. From embellishments and painted fabrics to the newest techniques and tools, today's quilters eagerly embrace new ways to express their artistry.

&break;&break;Contemporary Quilting is a must-have source for information, instruction and inspiration. You will:&break;&break;Learn new techniques through photo-filled step-by-step instructions for 12 projects. &break;&break;Get your creative juices flowing with a colorful gallery of 80 quilts from award-winning quilters&break;&break;Explore the history of contemporary quilting from the perspective of the artists and manufacturers who have shaped its evolution

 

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This first collaboration by quilting teacher/lecturer Walter (Sensations: Fast, Fusible Fabric Art for Quilted or Framed Projects ) and quilt judge/curator Graves (Visions: Quilts Layers of Excellence ... Read full review

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Purchased as a gift for my daughter....beautiful quilts with a more artistic flare Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
4
The Evolution of Contemporary Quilting
5
Tools and Notions
8
Thread
9
Batting
10
Fabric
11
Machine Quilting
14
New Frontiers
15
Log Cabin with a Message
33
Random Rectangles
36
Curves Collide
40
Painted Lily
43
Tropic Flowers
46
Crazy Quilt
50
Brittany
54
Postcards
58

The Projects
17
Door Quilt
18
Pink Ribbon Quilt
22
Mr Bears Feet
25
Nishikigoi Pond
28
The Gallery
62
Artist Contacts
142
Recommended Reading and Viewing
143
Resources
144
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