Artful Log Cabin Quilts: From Inspiration to Art Quilt - Color, Composition & Visual Pathways

Artful Log Cabin Quilts: From Inspiration to Art Quilt - Color, Composition & Visual Pathways

by Katie Pasquini Masopust

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617454509
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 635,081
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Katie Pasquini Masopust's contemporary art quilts have been coveted and collected by admirers. A Houston Quilt Festival Silver Star Award winner and prolific author, she travels the world as a teacher and lecturer. She lives in Northern California.

Table of Contents

History of the Artful Log Cabin Quilt
Traditional Log Cabin Quilts: Making Traditional Log Cabin Quilts • My Traditional Log Cabin Quilts
Artful Log Cabin Quilts
Inspirational Photographs
Composition • What is a Good Photograph? • Poor Photographs and How to Improve Them
Grids
Perpendicular Even Grid • Diagonal Even Grid • Diamond Grid • Random Grid • Open Grid • Variable Grid • Wonky Grid • Radiating Grid • Combination Grid • Other Grids
Fabrics
Use a Full Range of Values • Types of Fabrics and Fabric Content
Cutting, Sorting, and Organizing Strips
Cutting: Tools • Technique • Strip Sizes
Sorting and Organizing Strips
Enlarging the Grid
Enlarging a Regular Even Grid • Enlarging All Other Grids • Using a Proportion Scale • Enlarging One Block at a Time
Block Construction
Regular Even Grids: Using Strips of the Same Width • Using Strips of Various Widths
Wonky Grids: Using Strips of the Same Width • Using Strips of Various Widths
Cabbage Rose Blocks • Circular Blocks
Squaring up the Blocks
Squaring Regular Even Blocks • Squaring Wonky or Irregular Blocks
Quilt Construction
Put Together the Blocks • Artful Log Cabins as a Background for Appliqué
Quilting
Fill Patterns • Grid Quilting • Spiral Quilting • Other Quilting Patterns • Combination Quilting Patterns
Finishing
Binding • Sleeve • Label • Hanging
Gallery
About the Author

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