Quilted Memories: Celebrations Of Life

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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Turn your life’s stories into a quilted journal that you, your children, and your grandchildren will cherish forever. May Lou Weidman’s story quilts are beloved by quilters everywhere, and now she shows you how to do it yourself. 9 easy projects teach you the techniques so you can apply them to your own story quilts. Dozens of Mary Lou’s bright, happy celebration quilts are sprinkled throughout the book, plus she shares a gallery of her students’ work to inspire you. Mary Lou covers each step of the creative process, from drawing the initial plans through choosing fabrics and putting it all together. Learn how to expand your imagination and turn your own stories into dazzling celebration quilts. More than just a quilting book - Mary Lou shares her insights for living a peaceful, creative, and productive life.
 

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Contents

Questions Most Asked
9
Right Brain vs Left Brain or Howd You Think of That?
10
Creating an Atmosphere of Creativity
13
You Too Can Draw
15
When Cutting Is Called For
How to Increase Your Creativity Quotient
Themes and Ideas
Celebrations and Events
Buttons Embellishments Stuff
Cake
Celebrating with Crazy Crazy Quilts
The Projects
Holiday Harry Quilt Gallery
Conclusion
About the Author
Resources

Getting Started
Fabric Krazy Kats and Mary Lou Too
Appliqué
Jots and Dots

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About the author (2010)

Mary Lou Weidman is known for her lively folk-art story quilts. She designs fabric and teaches her quiltmaking methods to a wide audience. Mary Lou lives in Spokane, Washington.

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