The Quilted Object: Making Things with Quilt Art Techniques

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Batsford, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages

Quilting takes on a whole new dimension with the innovative techniques revealed here. With five quilt art projects and dozens of fabulous tips for adding color, texture, and visual impact to any quilted item, this lushly illustrated book brings creative new concepts in textile artistry to a wide audience. Inspirational ideas include embellishing many different types of objects, from clothing to dolls to postcards. The instruction covers the use of acrylic and transfer paints, Bondaweb and Lutrador products, employing found objects, hand and machine stitching, stenciling, using soldering irons and other heat tools for special effects, and more.

 

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About the author (2009)

Ineke Berlyn is an award-winning quilt artist, a teacher who has exhibited her quilts all over the world, and author of the best-selling Landscape in Contemporary Quilts.

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