Quilting Illusions

Quilting Illusions

Create Over 40 Eye-fooler Quilts

Book - 2004
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Quilting is a fine art, and this instructive, beautifully designed volume carries that art to new heights. Eye-fooler quilts play with our sight and imagination, creating wonderful illusions in shapes and colors. Though complex to look at, these quilts are surprisingly easy to make when quilters are given sound direction. Here are instructions for more than 40 dazzling designs, the patterns falling into the following major divisions:

* Perspective and 3D effects * Circles * Grids * Interlacing patterns * Counterchange * Transparency effects

Here too are general instructions for making any quilt, with details on necessary tools and equipment, suggested fabrics and colors, the use of grids and templates, methods of sew-ing, instruction on assembling pieces, and techniques for finishing. Readers will also find a helpful list of resources for materials, as well as a bibliography and a glossary. Here's a book that deserves a place in every sewing enthusiast's personal library. More than 250 color illustrations.

Publisher: Hauppage, NY : Barron's, 2004.
ISBN: 9780764156779
Branch Call Number: 746.46 Eddy 2004
Characteristics: 128 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.


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