Luscious Landscapes: Simple Techniques for Dynamic Quilts

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C&T Publishing Inc, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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Explore a new path to quilting creativity with inspiration and instruction from award-winning quilt artist Joyce Becker. These nine projects show how to create realistic landscape quilts portraying mountains, beaches, gardens and more. Containing fun, step-by-step techniques for creating richly embellished scenes from nature, this book also contains a full-colour gallery of quilts by Joyce and friends offering a treasury of creative inspiration.
 

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Becker is a textile artist and quilter whose special interest is richly embellished landscape quilts. She is also a natural teacher who can take what appears to be a very complex process and break ... Read full review

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Contents

The Basics
6
Select a Design Inspiration
11
Ready Set Go
18
Baste and Embellish
26
Add Texture with Machine Embroidery
36
Luscious Little Landscapes
40
Sensational Seascapes
52
Glorious Gardens
56
Wonderful Wilderness
68
Majestic Mountains
75
Fine Finishing Techniques
80
Authors Postscript
93
Resources
94
About the author
95
Index
96
Copyright

Tantalizing Tropics
62

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About the author (2003)

Joyce R. Becker is known for her stunning landscape quilts. She lives in Kent, WA.

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