Free-Style Quilts: A "No Rules" Approach

by Susan Carlson

Paperback, 2000



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C&T Publishing (2000), Edition: Print on Demand ed., 96 pages


Important Note about PRINT ON DEMAND Editions: You are purchasing a print on demand edition of this book. This book is printed individually on uncoated (non-glossy) paper with the best quality printers available. The printing quality of this copy will vary from the original offset printing edition and may look more saturated. The information presented in this version is the same as the latest edition. Any pattern pullouts have been separated and presented as single pages. If the pullout patterns are missing, please contact C&T Publishing. Susan Carlson's incredible quilts of underwater landscapes, floral designs, fish, and portraits come to life as she shares her easy, "no rules" fabric collage technique and shows how to create your own beautiful free-style quilt designs. - Includes step-by-step instructions and 3 different patterns for Susan's fish designs, as well as how-to's for making flowers and butterflies - No limits, no rules to follow. The technique is fun and easy, and you don't need a degree in art to produce images that are imaginative, creative, and artistic - Using Susan's collage technique, cut fabric shapes freehand or use a pattern, building up layers as you go. Once your design in in place, you're ready to machine quilt. - Helpful hints for choosing fabric, drawing your own patterns, and finishing as a bound quilt or framing under glass… (more)

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LibraryThing member SandyAMcPherson
One of my favourite authors: imaginative designs using a free-form appliqué technique. Suitable for beginner art-quilt sewists.


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96 p.; 11.12 inches


1571201025 / 9781571201027



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