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Cultivate attention to detail and increase the interest of your quilts with this comprehensive guide to beautification. With more than 30 techniques to choose from, you are sure to find the one that will perfectly suit your project. The best of traditional and modern methods and materials are combined to reveal the beauty of the decoration as well as the support it highlights. This book will inspire quilters, traditional embroiderers, pearl embroiderers and all other artists.
This guide begins with an introduction to the basic materials required, then presents each technique in a clear and easily searchable format including step-by-step photos and references to complementary techniques. Finally, at the end of the book, you will find the life-size templates of several blocks presented in the guide.
The Beautification Guide will help you choose and apply the beautification techniques, allowing you to take a new step in the development of quilts.
Sally Holman has been teaching patchwork, quilting and appliqué since 1988. Winner of an award for her teaching and the creation of quilts, she has given recognized lessons and organized specialist workshops throughout the United Kingdom. She lectures, is a national competition judge and exhibits her quilts. Particularly known for her work on embellishment and crazy patchwork, she has published five books on her own creations and also writes articles and supplies models to the magazines Popular Patchwork, Patchwork & Quilting and Fabrications.
Contemporary Quilts: Design, Surface and Couture (French) Paperback - October 18, 2007