Thread Magic Garden: Create Enchanted Quilts with Thread Painting & Pattern-Free Appliqué

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C&T Publishing Inc, Jan 1, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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A flower garden is a place to daydream, make wishes, quiet the mind, or spark imagination. Bring this special space indoors by making a floral art quilt using fusible appliqué and machine embroidery techniques. Learn how to develop your own vivid designs and then choose the best fabrics, threads, and embellishments to create special effects that bring your flowers to life. With Ellen’s innovative no-pattern approach, you’ll be on your way to becoming a master art quilter just like her!

 

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An excellent addition to a fabric artists library

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I was hopeful this book would contain something different new and lovely when I saw the cover. It did not disappoint. The projects contained within are not only original they are so well conceived ... Read full review

Contents

Through the Garden Gate
6
Observation
7
Color Theory for Flowers
11
Choosing Materials and Tools
17
Stitch Essentials
18
Special Stitch Techniques
25
InDepth Flower Study
32
Creating Abstract Design and a Visual Path
38
Planning Flowers from Essentials
70
Creatures in my Garden
107
All Time is a Spiral in a Garden
109
About the Author
110
Resources
111
eLegal Page
113
Back Cover
115
Copyright

Planning Flowers from Simple Shapes
47

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About the author (2012)

Ellen Anne Eddy started quilting in 1975 and has been teaching since 1986. She specializes in machine work and has developed ways to ?draw? with decorative threads. Ellen has written numerous articles and booklets about quilts, fiber arts, and free motion embroidery. ellenanneeddy.com

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