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This comprehensive how-to book explores all the concepts and techniques involved in creating art quilts, including composition and design; making whole-cloth, pieced, and appliquéd art quilts; fabric manipulation and surface design; quilting/stitching; embellishing; and working in a series. Readers will find easy access to information with step-by-step directions and hundreds of full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects provide opportunities for the reader to try the techniques, and galleries of art quilts by various fabric artists offer beautiful examples and enticing inspiration.

About the Author

Susan Stein is a nationally recognized leader in the quilt and fabric art industry, leading the way with her cutting edge store and classroom. She demonstrates fabric art techniques and exhibits her own art quilts at national quilt shows. She is the author of several books and resides in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Visit her online at http://www.colorfulquilts.com.

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9781589236899
Author:
Stein, Susan
Publisher:
Creative Publishing International
Subject:
Quilts & Quilting
Subject:
Crafts - Sewing
Subject:
Crafts; Quilting
Subject:
Patchwork
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Complete Photo Guide
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
600
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10.81 x 8.25 in

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