Contains exciting lessons in achieving elaborate embroidered and embellished looks with a simple sewing machine and a home computer and printer
This one-of-a-kind book showcases unique quilts created for walls–“art quilts” that combine unusual techniques and materials that will inspire anyone seeking new quilting frontiers. More than 50 full-color inserts let quilters see how quilting artists express themselves through various media
Discover how to transform premade fabric panels and thread into one-of-a-kind art quilts! Award-winning quilter and fiber artist Joyce Hughes uses free motion quilting, thread painting, trapunto, overlay, three-dimensional effects, machine techniques, and a variety of embellishments to create stunning
Designed for textile artists and quilters seeking innovative ways to advance their craft, the 30 short, structured exercises presented here will spur creativity and instill confidence. Each carefully photographed exercise is split into three components: experimenting with fine art techniques
This lavish collection of art quilts, all focused on the natural world, inaugurates a gorgeous new series on one of the most popular topics in needlework. Written by Martha Sielman, the executive director of the world’s largest art quilt organization,
Help quilters take photos-on-fabric beyond plop-and-drop and learn to create luminous art quilts with camera, computer, and sewing machine. 11 lessons.
You’ll be surprised how easy it is to transform a photo into gallery-worthy fabric art with Leni Wiener’s simple methods. Leni walks you step by step through choosing the right fabrics; creating patterns with free software; depicting common elements, such
User friendly for all levels of sewing, this book explores the art of manipulating fabric to create garments, wall hangings, and accessories. More than 200 color photos and illustrations inspire creativity by illustrating the use of textiles with embellishment, manipulation
15 hip, quick-to-make quilts that get dramatic results from simple shapes and large-scale prints.