Fresh Perspectives: Reinventing 18 Classic Quilts from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum

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C&T Publishing Inc, Aug 1, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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You’ll love these contemporary interpretations of antique quilts from the International Quilt Study Center. Bobbi Finley and Carol Gillham Jones pored through the museum’s collection to find inspiration quilts for their latest project designs, ranging from simply functional to delightfully pictorial. These projects show off a remarkable array of styles, settings, and colorways—each adaptation uniquely mirrors the essential qualities of each quilt. Celebrate our rich quilt heritage by making these projects using various techniques like appliqué or improvisational piecing with traditional blocks. Plus you’ll learn how to approach designing an artistic spin on your own antique treasures.

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Bobbi Finley and Carol Gilham Jones met in 1990 at a quilting retreat. Their friendship soon led them to collaborate on designing and writing. Their award-winning quilts have been featured in many different books, magazines, and exhibits.

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