East-meets-West Quilts

East-meets-West Quilts

Explore Improv With Japanese-inspired Designs

Book - 2017
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Improv quilting, in which quilt designs emerge organically as fabric is cut and stitched, is simple, popular, and fun. In this book, expert quilter Patricia Belyea offers improv instruction and shares her appealing Quilt Manifesto of five simple rules. While providing quilters with a starting point, the fifth rule of the Manifesto, Break any rule you like, opens the door to creative freedom. (However, the solid instructions allow even the rule-breakers to create beautiful quilts on the first try). Fourteen projects combine authentic Japanese yukata cottons and contemporary fabrics; each is finished with bold hand-stitching. The quilt-making process is presented in detail, and each quilt shows the irresistible wabi-sabi influence of Japanese design.
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2017
Characteristics: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781419726590
1419726595
Call Number: 746.460952 BELYEA

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