Mickey Lawler's SkyQuilts: 12 Painting Techniques, Create Dynamic Landscape Quilts

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 16, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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With Mickey Lawler, the best selling author of Skydyes, even beginning artists can learn to paint stunning landscapes on quilting fabric. She demonstrates how to paint every nuanced texture found in nature, from cloudy skies to rosy sunsets, from blue water to green fields, and from stone walls to wood grains. New and experienced painters alike will be inspired by Mickey's photographic gallery of projects made with lush landscape fabrics.
 

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Contents

Dedication
4
Introduction
5
Tools and Equipment for Painting Fabric
11
Before You Begin
19
Painting Fabric for a SkyQuilt
22
Painting Special Effects
38
Projects
48
Borders and Finishing
66
Gallery 1
73
Gallery 2
84
Conclusion
93
Resources
94
About the Author
95
Legal Page
97
Templates
P-1
Back Cover
P-16

Designing Your Own SkyQuilt
69

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About the author (2011)

Mickey Lawler paints rich landscape designs on fabric, and she shares her passion with quilters through her workshops and books. Her SkyDyes business specializes in hand-painted cottons. Mickey lives in West Hartford, Connecticut. www.skydyes.com

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