Double Wedding Ring Quilts-Traditions Made Modern: Full-Circle Sketches from Life

Double Wedding Ring Quilts-Traditions Made Modern: Full-Circle Sketches from Life

by Victoria Findlay Wolfe

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Overview

Get ready for new adventures in conventional piecing with celebrated quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe. Create stunning Double Wedding Ring quilts with breathtaking innovations on the classic pattern. With full-size patterns for 10 quilts, the book will teach you the Double Wedding Ring basics. After you’ve mastered curved foundation piecing, try your hand at Victoria’s unique fabric slashing and “Made-Fabric” methods—it’s easier than you think! You’ll feel liberated as you improvise on her designs, with full instruction for some quilts and others that invite your creative discovery. Read the stories that inspired each of Victoria’s designs, and then take inspiration from the artist at work in her studio, with photography of her creative process and 3 bonus quilts to jump start your own art.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617450266
Publisher: C&T Publishing / Stash Books
Publication date: 02/01/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 633,931
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Victoria Findlay Wolfe—author, painter, photographer, and award-winning quilter—learned to sew and quilt at age4. Victoria organizes a large quilting charity project and is active in several guilds. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and their daughter. bumblebeansinc.com

Table of Contents

Foreword Intro Double-Edged Love You Are Here Greatest Possible Trust Bright Lights, Big City Retro Poly Mod Strings of Florid Blooms Leona A Summer’s Day Lace Remembering Christmas Past Farm Girl Iris by Night Luminous Views Wrap Up (Final Thoughts) The Basics Basic Double Wedding Ring Construction Basic Made-Fabric and Slashing Techniques Basic Paper Piecing About the Author

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Double Wedding Ring Quilts-Traditions Made Modern: Full-Circle Sketches from Life 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SmartyFL More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed this book, reading as a long-time traditional quilter trying to expand into modern quilting. This isn't a book for someone looking for help making a traditional Double Wedding Ring Quilt, but it's inspirational for someone looking for ways to open themselves up to evolving in a more modern direction. There are patterns and information for recreating her quilts, if you choose to, but also lots of encouragement to use her ideas and methods to apply to other traditional patterns instead. It's more an explanation of her thinking and process than a how-to book.