Quilts Made Modern: 10 Projects, Keys for Success with Color & Design, From the FunQuilts Studio

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C&T Publishing Inc, Dec 16, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
Sophisticated Style with Simple Piecing. Multiple sizes, alternative colorways, and design tips are included for all 10 project quilts. Patterns range from "quick and easy" to "involved but inspiring". Learn about color theory, fabric selection, and elements of design. Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and tips on piecing, hand or machine appliqué and quilting, and finishing. This is your "go-to" book for contemporary quiltmaking! You'll love the dramatic results you get with this modern approach to quiltmaking. Popular author/designer team of Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr present their design and construction methods with 10 projects, then show you how to transform their ideas into quilts that truly express who you are.
 

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User Review  - moekane - LibraryThing

Ten very modern very cool quilting projects accompany detailed discussions of design elements in modern quilts. Very readable, very accessible Read full review

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User Review  - ViennaQULibrary - LibraryThing

This 160 page book contains 10 projects to make in various sizes. It is for the quilter who wants a modern look to her quilt. I recommend it! Read full review

Contents

Design
9
Principles of Design
10
Layers of Design
20
Getting Inspired to Develop a Palette
21
Understanding Fabric
25
Design Meets Construction
36
Patterns
45
Fashion District
47
Improv
93
Big Dots
101
Small Change
109
Birds on a Wire
115
Construction
122
Getting Ready to Sew
123
Sewing
125
Labels
144

Loft
55
Transparency
63
Double Dutch
71
Beach Glass
77
Roundabout
85
Caring for Your Quilt
145
Templates
146
Resources
157
About the Authors
159
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