Take the first steps to becoming an art quilter with popular teacher and best-selling author Katie Pasquini Masopust. Starting with an inspiration image, choose fabrics to create your own artistic log cabin quilts. Learn to navigate visual pathways and composition, applying easy techniques and experimenting with color. Student work is showcased to prove that anyone can create an art quilt! Design and make your masterpiece with freeform log cabin blocks using this versatile method.
Build your own cabin, the Katie Pasquini Masopust way! Join the fun of making Log Cabins like never before from your own photographs. Join Katie as she combines her love of art and Log Cabin quilts in this creative class! First, she will guide you as you select an inspiration photo or painting. These Log Cabin designs can be made in square, diagonal, or wonky formats, giving a distinctive look to your project. Gathering the fabrics can be so much fun, and adding specialty fabrics is a great way to add some shimmer and shine. Cutting strips and doing simple, straight-line stitching moves along quickly, so in no time at all, this quilt top will be constructed and ready to quilt! Katie shows lots of quilts done in this approach, which provides ideas and additional inspiration. All the while, learn about composition and color value from one of the finest instructors in the industry. This is a wonderfully enjoyable class for beginners or experienced quilters alike. Artful Log Cabins DVD is the perfect solution for taking the class without having a computer, it makes a wonderful gift, and it is great to have on hand as a hard copy-even if you have taken or plan to take the online class. Run Time: 120 minutes
Find inspiration in everyday life as you design spectacular quilts using one simple block Celebrated quilt artist Flavin Glover builds on basic log cabin blocks and turns this American classic into an art form.
If you think quilting is too difficult or too complicated, you’re not alone. Cutting hundreds of pieces and joining angled seams can be tough work! But log cabin quilting—an artful and simple way to piece strips of fabric around a central square—is different. From the intuitive construction through the straight-line stitching, this style of quilting is simple as can be. In Modern Log Cabin Quilting, Susan Beal outlines the entire process from start to finish, including basic quilting how-to as well as extensive design, fabric, and embellishment information. Since all log cabin designs follow the same formula, once you master straight lines and right angles, any of the 25 projects in this book are possible. From stash-friendly designs like the Charming Camera Case to more ambitious undertakings like the Vintage Linens Quilt, there’s sure to be a project that will get you into (or bring you back to) quilting! From the Trade Paperback edition.
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A sweater showcase presents a variety of stitch patterns, with projects for each technique, and highlights more than thirty different yarns, along with tips on substituting and combining yarns to make unique and beautiful sweaters. Original.
Use the techniques in this book to create an endless array of adventurous quilt designs inspired by your favorite photos. Discover simple ways to transform your photography into collage-inspired quilts that speak to your soul. You'll see your fabric stash in a whole new light!
Quilts are a reflection of the people who made, used, and cherished them through the years. The author has interviewed hundreds of old-time quilters, some of whom were over one hundred years old. The interviews are accompanied by a rich selection of photographs. Emphasis is placed on quilts and quilters in the Southern Appalachian region, but quilts from throughout America are included.
Create the enormously popular look and luxurious feel of chenille in just five fun steps. Expanding on her first book, the best-selling Variations in Chenille, Nannette Holmberg introduces several new "Faux Chenille" techniques, such as incorporating ribbons, trims, and appliques to create one-of-a-kind chenille fabrics. Learn to make raw fabric edges "bloom" into soft, beautiful fabric. Discover a magical world of color and texture. --