Quilts Made Modern: 10 Projects, Keys for Success with Color & Design, From the FunQuilts Studio [NOOK Book]

Overview

Sophisticated Style with Simple Piecing. Multiple sizes, alternative colorways, and design tips are included for all 10 project quilts. Patterns range from "quick and easy" to "involved but inspiring". Learn about color theory, fabric selection, and elements of design. Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and tips on piecing, hand or machine appliqué and quilting, and finishing. This is your "go-to" book for contemporary quiltmaking! You'll love the dramatic results you get with this modern approach to...
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Quilts Made Modern: 10 Projects, Keys for Success with Color & Design, From the FunQuilts Studio

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Overview

Sophisticated Style with Simple Piecing. Multiple sizes, alternative colorways, and design tips are included for all 10 project quilts. Patterns range from "quick and easy" to "involved but inspiring". Learn about color theory, fabric selection, and elements of design. Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and tips on piecing, hand or machine appliqué and quilting, and finishing. This is your "go-to" book for contemporary quiltmaking! You'll love the dramatic results you get with this modern approach to quiltmaking. Popular author/designer team of Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr present their design and construction methods with 10 projects, then show you how to transform their ideas into quilts that truly express who you are.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607051459
  • Publisher: C & T Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/16/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 452,543
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr enjoy writing about quilt design, as well as planning and making quilts together. Bill is the master pattern designer and diagram king, while Weeks enjoys writing the text and demystifying the design process for readers.

Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr enjoy writing about quilt design, as well as planning and making quilts together. Bill is the master pattern designer and diagram king, while Weeks enjoys writing the text and demystifying the design process for readers.

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  • Posted January 9, 2012

    Quilts Made Modern is a Winner

    The photography in this quilt book is visually stunning and many of the quilt designs are gorgeous. The emphasis is on color, hue, and scale. The authors' design principles are fully explained in detail. It is quite evident that the authors are quilting and color theory teachers by the way they explain each step so thoroughly from beginning to end in the quilt-making process. An excellent book for a beginner who is not particularly interested in quilts that look like their granny made them, although as an intermediate-level traditional quilter, I appreciated some of the hints and refreshers in techniques and color theory. Many of the quilt designs intrigue me and some may become my projects at some point. The Design Notes after each quilt pattern and the three additional color variations per quilt further caught my attention. This book is a classic modern jewel. I was so impressed with it that I bought their Transperancy Quilts book afterwards and was not disappointed.

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  • Posted July 5, 2011

    For the new generation of quilters!

    I wasn't sure if I would like a quilt book as an ereader and I still haven't made anything out of it but I think I'll be ok! As for the book, I liked the contemporary patterns and the ideas were very fresh and new...not for the quilters who like the vintage block patterns! In addition, the tips and suggestions were helpful too, especially for beginner quilters. Happy quilting!

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