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500 Art Quilts: An Inspiring Collection of Contemporary Work (500)by Ray Hemachandra
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A beautiful new addition to the successful series
A vibrant and growing community of crafters has embraced quilting, and this outstanding international collection will inspire and captivate them. Juried by Karey Bresenhan, one of the most prominent figures in quilting, it presents 500 magnificent contemporary art quilts, made in fabric and other media, and showcasing diverse designs, materials, and techniques.
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This vibrant collection presents 500 magnificent contemporary art quilts, made in fabric and other media, and showcases diverse designs, materials, and techniques.
Quilters: prepare to be inspired! From precision-pieced log cabins and dimensional trapunto to feathered stars and intricate appliquand#233;, this remarkable collection captures the beauty of traditional quilts as never before. Juried by Karey Bresenhan, a renowned figure in the quilting world, and featuring a huge roster of the very best national and international artists, these 500 masterpieces showcase classic patterns, forms, and techniques.
About the Author
Juror Karey Bresenhan is the founder, president, and director of Quilts Inc., the parent company of three American shows for the public and two for the quilting industry. Quilt Inc.'s shows include the International Quilt Festival/Houston, the world's largest annual quilt show. Karey currently resides in Houston, TX.
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