Quilting Line + Color

Quilting Line + Color

Techniques and Designs for Abstract Quilts

Book - 2010
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Looking to fuse Japanese design and modern techniques in your quilting projects? With Quilting Line + Color , you will explore color, shape, stitching, and fabric ideas from internationally known weaver, dyer, fabric artist, teacher, and quilter Yoshiko Jinzenji.

Yoshiko brings a fresh, contemporary vision to the quilting scene with more than 30 gorgeous projects, accompanied by precise instructions and detailed illustrations. From bed-size quilts to bags and pillows, you will learn to create innovative pieces while trying out new and traditional techniques. In Quilting Line + Color , Yoshiko delves into the interplay of shape and fabric, set off to striking effect with white fabric and stitching. Her asymmetrical and graphic use of color takes on a fresh, painterly feel. She shares her artistry and philosophy with you as she teaches you how to cut, piece, and stitch a variety of designs--from patchwork and innovative uses of applique and reverse applique to layered transparent fabrics and handstitching.

Quilting Line + Color gives you an uncomplicated approach to adventurous yet beautifully balanced quilts.

Publisher: Loveland, Colo. : Interweave Press, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781596683334
Branch Call Number: 746.46041 JIN
Characteristics: 192 pages :,color illustrations ;,28 cm +,2 sheets (folded).
Alternative Title: Quilting line and color


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Dec 13, 2017

Unusual quilts for the person who wants a more striking impression. Good tutorials on insetting, full patterns for the example quilts. Fun for inspiration (flag code message? What a neat idea!) but kinda a one-read-through book. Borrow, don't buy.

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