Ricky Tims Rhapsody Quilts: Inspiring, Amazing—Create Your Own!

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
Make One-of-a-Kind Contemporary Quilts With a Traditional Flair - Ricky Tims Shows You How! Learn to design, choose fabrics, and make templates for these one-of-a-kind beauties. Handle curves easily with Ricky's sure-fire method for No-Pin Precision Curved Piecing. Start with 5 ready-made design outlines, then expand the possibilities by composing your own Rhapsody quilts. Learn Ricky's secrets for enhancing your designs with appliqué. Get inspired by the gallery of Rhapsody quilts made by Ricky and other quilters just like you! Rhapsody Quilts are medallion-style quilts with graceful, curved designs in a reversed and mirrored arrangement. Like a musical rhapsody, the form is flexible and lets you express an endless variety of themes and motifs. Ricky shows you how to work with your quilt's basic “skeleton,” then enhance your design themes with original appliqué or lush quilting. You'll take away all the techniques you need to start making your own beautiful quilt rhapsodies.
 

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enjoyed the book very much. It is great to have the eye candy to inspire my own projects. I do wish there had been a bit more instruction in designing the applique Read full review

Contents

Introduction
5
What Is a Rhapsody Quilt?
8
Rhapsody Technique at a Glance
11
Rhapsody Quilt Design
15
Your Rhapsody Quilt
24
Sewing Techniques for Rhapsody Quilts
47
Designs to Try
72
Gallery of Quilts
74
Index
91
Resources
92
Legal Page
98
Copyright

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Ricky Tims is an award-winning quilter, a best-selling author, an encouraging teacher, a talented musician, and a spellbinding speaker. His presentations feature live music and humor plus his own insights. He currently co-hosts the online quilting show, The Quilt Show (www.thequiltshow.com), with popular quilter Alex Anderson. He lives in Arvada, Colorado.

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