Ricky Tims Rhapsody Quilts: Inspiring, Amazing--Create Your Own!

Ricky Tims Rhapsody Quilts: Inspiring, Amazing--Create Your Own!

by Ricky Tims
     
 

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Make One-of-a-Kind Contemporary Quilts With a Traditional Flair - Ricky Tims Shows You How! Learn to design, choose fabrics, and make templates for these one-of-a-kind beauties. Handle curves easily with Ricky's sure-fire method for No-Pin Precision Curved Piecing. Start with 5 ready-made design outlines, then expand the possibilities by composing your own Rhapsody

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Make One-of-a-Kind Contemporary Quilts With a Traditional Flair - Ricky Tims Shows You How! Learn to design, choose fabrics, and make templates for these one-of-a-kind beauties. Handle curves easily with Ricky's sure-fire method for No-Pin Precision Curved Piecing. Start with 5 ready-made design outlines, then expand the possibilities by composing your own Rhapsody quilts. Learn Ricky's secrets for enhancing your designs with appliqué. Get inspired by the gallery of Rhapsody quilts made by Ricky and other quilters just like you! Rhapsody Quilts are medallion-style quilts with graceful, curved designs in a reversed and mirrored arrangement. Like a musical rhapsody, the form is flexible and lets you express an endless variety of themes and motifs. Ricky shows you how to work with your quilt's basic “skeleton,” then enhance your design themes with original appliqué or lush quilting. You'll take away all the techniques you need to start making your own beautiful quilt rhapsodies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607053989
Publisher:
C & T Publishing
Publication date:
11/05/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,063,223
File size:
30 MB
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Meet the Author

Ricky Tims successfully blends two diverse passions into one very unique and interesting career. Thousands who have heard his music affirm his skills as a pianist, composer, and producer. His success as a quilter is equally significant. He is known in the international world of quilting as an enthusiastic and encouraging teacher, an award-winning quilter, and a talented and spellbinding speaker. His innovative and entertaining presentations feature live music and humor combined with scholarly insights and wisdom. His quilts have been displayed worldwide, and are highly regarded as excellent examples of contemporary quilts with traditional appeal. He is currently the co-host of The Quilt Show, an internet-based show for quilters that also features Alex Anderson, C&T Publishing author and former host of HGTV's Simply Quilts. Ricky began designing and making quilts in 1991. In 2002, he was selected as one of The Thirty Most Distinguished Quilters in the World. He maintains an international schedule of teaching and speaking engagements, presents Ricky Tims' Super Quilt Seminars in select cities throughout the United States, and holds week-long retreats in La Veta, a tiny mountain town located in south-central Colorado. He and life partner Justin Shults own Tims Art Quilt Studio and Gallery, a space dedicated to promoting quilting as art.Ricky is passionate about quilting, and is delighted to share his experience and enthusiasm with quilters of every level of expertise. He is challenged by creativity in all forms, and encourages individuals to cultivate self-expression, reach for the unreachable, and believe in the impossible.

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