The Ancient Art of Applique Patterns from Tentmaker of Cairo

The Ancient Art of Applique Patterns from Tentmaker of Cairo

by AQS Editors (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604601046
Publisher: American Quilter's Society
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 10.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

This book is a collaboration: Patterns from the Tentmakers of Cairo; foreword by Jenny Bowker, authority on Egyptian appliqué; introduction by Bonnie Browning, AQS executive show director; and instructions by Andi Reynolds, AQS executive book editor.

Table of Contents

Foreword Jenny Bowker

The Tentmakers of Cairo

Then and Now

The Origin of Tentmaking

Tentmakers of Today

The Tentmakers' Technique

Design Sources

New Opportunities

Appliqué Designs from the Tentmakers' Shops

Preparing the Pattern

Transferring the Pattern to the Background Fabric

Appliquéing the Designs

Cushions from the Tentmakers of Cairo

Ahmed Atef Fattoh

Ahmed Atef Fattoh/Hany Fattoh Shop

Ahmed Goma

Ahmed Naguib

Ahmed Rora

Amr Hashem Sheik

Ashraf Hashem

Essem Ali

Fauzy Noynou

Gamal Kalthouma

Hassan Kamal

Hosam Hanafy/Al Farouk Shop

Khaled Mohe El Den

Mohamed Dendon

Mohamed Ibrahim

Mohamed Morsi

Ramy Hashem/Mohamed Hashem Shop

Sayed Aziz

Meet Bonnie Browning

Meet Jenny Bowker

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