Fresh Perspectives: Reinventing 18 Classic Quilts from the International Quilt Study Center & Museumby Carol Gilham Jones, Bobbi Finley
You’ll love these contemporary interpretations of antique quilts from the International Quilt Study Center. Bobbi Finley and Carol Gillham Jones pored through the museum’s collection to find inspiration quilts for their latest project designs, ranging from simply functional to delightfully pictorial. These projects show off a remarkable array of styles, settings, and colorways—each adaptation uniquely mirrors the essential qualities of each quilt. Celebrate our rich quilt heritage by making these projects using various techniques like appliqué or improvisational piecing with traditional blocks. Plus you’ll learn how to approach designing an artistic spin on your own antique treasures.
--Machine Quilting Unlimited; Nov/Dec 2012
Visualise the future as you connect with the past by exploring the reinvention of 18 classic quilts from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, which was founded in 1997 when native Nebraskans Ardis and Robert James donated their collection of 1,000 quilts to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, making their contribution the centrepiece of what is now the largest publicly held quilt collection in the world. This book enables you to follow through from inspiration to interpretation, using creative new adaptations of a diverse selection of antique quilts that range from simply functional to delightfully pictorial. The projects show off a remarkable array of styles, settings and colourways and, as the saying goes, what goes around comes around and we are still drawing inspiration from quilters whether their work is classed as antique or innovative
--Fabrications Quilting for You Magazine; February/March 2013 Issue
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Meet the Author
Bobbi Finley and Carol Gilham Jones met in 1990 at a quilting retreat. Their friendship soon led them to collaborate on designing and writing. Their award-winning quilts have been featured in many different books, magazines, and exhibits.
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