Daily Beauty: 365 Ways to Play with Everyday Quilt Embellishments

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C&T Publishing Inc, Jan 1, 2013 - Crafts & Hobbies - 80 pages
It’s true—just a simple item from your make-up bag can put the perfect touch on your quilt! CÚcile Trentini’s featured quilt of 365 blocks (one for each day of the year) celebrates the extraordinary beauty of ordinary life with perfectly round and richly embellished cotton cosmetic pads. Take advantage of the pads’ small scale and soft surface to experiment with a variety of stitching styles, plus mixed-media and surface design techniques. Soak up unique inspiration with hundreds of gorgeous variations on a theme. Give new life to leftover ribbons and lace, buttons and beads, sequins and tulle, and more!
 

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Contents

Foreword
6
How to Use This Book
7
Designing Daily Beauty
8
Making the Quilt
20
Alternatives
43
365 Variations on a Theme
48
Helpful Techniques
75
More Creative Embellishment Ideas
79
Legal Page
81
Back Cover
83
Copyright

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About the author (2013)

CÚcile Trentini is a painter and sculpture artist who’s also right at home in the world of fiber and fabric. Her abstract style is driven by curiosity and a thriving imagination. Her art quilts have been juried into shows and she teaches workshops internationally. CÚcile lives in Zurich, Switzerland.

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