Synopses & Reviews
- Well-known author and blogger at Whipup.net, Kathreen Ricketson presents 12 quilts inspired by 20th century art movements--from Art Nouveau and Bauhaus to pop and punk - Every art-inspired quilt concept is divided into 4 chapters: Use of Line, Use of Color, Use of Motif, and Use of Text. Each of these chapters contains 3 projects and is generously outlined with illustrations and 2 alternate design options. - Includes expert information on color, fabric selection, inspiration, and mood boards This book is a must-have for a reader who's inspired by modern design and loves to sew. Inside, the reader will find 12 projects derived from 20th-century art movements. To set the context, each project begins with an engaging overview of its historical period. The author then expertly guides your reader through the process of creating and personalizing an innovative quilt using 4 aesthetic elements: line, color, motif, and text. A comprehensive appendix and in-depth information on tools and finishing techniques round out this inspiring book.