Inspired to Quilt (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

Overview


The art quilt design process is thoroughly explored in this guide through journaling, technique experiments, and creating small projects using a variety of mixed medias, fiber arts, and surface designs. With the goal of creating imagery and motifs that become the focal point of a quilt, practical exercises and creative hands-on activities direct quilters from concept to finished product while developing a unique voice. Topics include such tasks as fabric manipulation, stamping, resists, layering, fabric ...
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Inspired to Quilt (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview


The art quilt design process is thoroughly explored in this guide through journaling, technique experiments, and creating small projects using a variety of mixed medias, fiber arts, and surface designs. With the goal of creating imagery and motifs that become the focal point of a quilt, practical exercises and creative hands-on activities direct quilters from concept to finished product while developing a unique voice. Topics include such tasks as fabric manipulation, stamping, resists, layering, fabric painting, dyeing, stitching, appliqué, collage, machine embroidery, and beading. Insider tips and tricks for making the most of time and resources are sprinkled throughout, including the incorporation of finishing touches, special bindings, and creative fixes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596689848
  • Publisher: Interweave Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 5/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 136
  • File size: 24 MB
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Meet the Author


Melanie Testa is an accomplished textile and quilt artist. She exhibits her fiber art at various galleries and quilt shows around the country and currently teaches fiber arts at a community college. Her articles have appeared in Quilting Arts Magazine and the Studio Art Quilt Associates Journal. She lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.
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