Quiltagami: The Art of Fabric Folding

by Mary Jo Hiney

Other authorsMary Hiney (Author)
Hardcover, 2002



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ing/Chapelle (2002), 128 pages


A book as popular and well-reviewed as Quiltagami cries out for a sequel--and here it is, with 19 new and exciting projects that range from animal purses to scrapbook wall hangings. This fun craft combines quilting with origami, and has intrigued needleworkers eager to add new techniques to their repertoire. Just take some fabric, fold it to make incredible dimensional blocks and items, and stitch it up. The resulting bag, pillow, or hanging has an extraordinary depth, texture, and richness that captivates the eye and invites the hand to touch. Make an adorable Flamingo Tote, a lovely Lotus Blossom Wall Hanging, a comfy Butterfly Quilt, an Eight-Point Star Pocket, and 5 pretty pillows to adorn any room in the house. Praise for QUILTAGAMI: "Practiced quilters will have fun putting their talents to work in a different way; crafters who like paper folding may delight in [this] new challenge.”--Booklist "Takes [the] technique to a new level.”--Quilters’ Newsletter Magazine "Anyone who loves rich texture will celebrate this tantalizing combination.”--Sew News… (more)

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LibraryThing member drj
This author has taken the ancient art of Japanese paper folding, origami, and applied it to quilting. This appears as folded squares that are appliqued in place after quilting, giving the quilt a bas relief appearance.


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128 p.; 10 inches


0806982799 / 9780806982793

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