The Complete Photo Guide to Art Quilting

The Complete Photo Guide to Art Quilting

by Susan Stein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589236899
Publisher: Creative Publishing int'l
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Series: Complete Photo Guide Series
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,273,043
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Susan Stein owned a successful quilt and fiber arts shop in St. Paul, Minnesota called Colorful Quilts and Textiles. She stocked all the cutting edge products for quilters and fabric artists who love to go beyond basics into fabric painting, dyeing, fabric manipulation, and other fiber arts. In 2003, Susan was voted Minnesota Quilter of the Year. She is the author of Fabric Art Workshop, The Complete Photo Guide to Textile Art, and The Complete Photo Guide to Art Quilting published by CPi. She has also written two other quilting books and has researched and contributed to numerous Creative Publishing international titles. Susan is now retired, but still quilting and exploring fabric arts for fun!

Table of Contents

What is an Art Quilt?

GETTING STARTED

Setting Up a Work Space

Choosing a Format

Auditioning Techniques

Selecting Fabric

Using a Sketchbook

Working in a Series

DESIGN ELEMENTS

Lines

Value

Color

Texture

Balance

Unity

CREATING THE ART QUILT TOP

Options

Lines

Landscapes

Texture

Layers

Text

People and Faces

Flowers

Leaves and Trees

Split Blocks

FIVE PROJECTS

Waves of Texture

Lining Up

Lines and Leaves

Layers of Letters

Fence and Lattice

FINISHING THE ART QUILT

Substrates

Machine Quilting

Adding Shading and Details

Hand-Stitching

Embellishing the Finished Quilt

Binding and Other Edge Finishes

Display Considerations

GALLERY

Resources

About the Author

Index

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