Liberated String Quilts: 20 Foundation-Free Projects

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C&T Publishing Inc, Aug 4, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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21 Foundation-free String Quilts with Vision and Style! Quilt artist Gwen Marston introduces a new concept in string quilts! Learn her innovative techniques for fast, foundation-free string quilts that sizzle. According to Gwen, grand results come from lea_x0000_?_x0000_?_x0000_#_x0000_%_x0000_?_x0000_?_x0000_`_x0000_a_x0000_?_x0000_?_x0000_#_x0000_%_x0000_?_x0000_?_x0000_#_x0000_%_x0000_?_x0000_?_x0000_#_x0000_%_x0000_?_x0000_?_x0000_`_x0000_`_x0000_?_x0000_?_x0000_#_x0000_%_x0000_?_x0000_?_x0000_#_x0000_%_x0000_ to have lots of fun sewing strings! 20 string-pieced quilt projects include updated traditional designs, Amish classics, and more. Complete instructions for working with short strings_x0000_???ng strings, rectangles, and wedges. Gwen shares string quilt history and her “liberated” methods of construction. Plus a dazzling gallery of antique string quilts.???
 

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A well-known quiltmaker/teacher and the author of 16 books on the art of quilting, Marston calls string quilts the " 'Jackson Pollacks' of textiles, as spontaneous, vibrant, and dramatic as his ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
5
General Instructions
12
Working with Short Strings
19
Gallery
33
Working with Long Strings
42
Working with Rectangles
65
Working with Wedges
72
Working with Traditional Blocks
79
Bibliography
94
About the Author
95
Index
96
Legal Page
98
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Gwen Marston is a professional quiltmaker, teacher and author. Since 1981 she has had nineteen solo exhibits and participated in many group shows. She maintains a busy teaching and lecture schedule across the United States and has twice taught in Japan. For the past twenty years she has conducted quilt retreats on Beaver Island, Michigan, her year-round home. She was a regular columnist for Ladies Circle Patchwork Quilt for twelve consecutive years.

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