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Exploring Dimension In Quilt Art

Author : C. June Barnes
ISBN : 1849940258
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Renowned quilt artist C June Barnes follows up her popular title Stitching to Dye with an exploration of raising the surface in quilt art Learn how to create intricate raised stuctural effects on wall-hung quilts, and how to construct gorgeous three-dimensional vessels and fabric sculptures Illustrated throughout with inspirational images of three-dimensional quilt work Quilt art doesn't have to be flat. These days, the most innovative quilt artists are creating intricate raised stuctures, using various folding, gathering, pleating, stuffing, padding, shrinking and layering techniques. This fascinating book is a guide to creating these stunning effects, from the simplest textured quilt to elaborate twisted and embellished three-dimensional structures, including vessels and hanging installations. Popular quilt artist C June Barnes, author of Stitching to Dye in Quilt Art, reveals the secrets of how these sometimes impossible-looking structures are put together, giving invaluable technical construction tips and a wealth of inspirational examples, including work from some of the world's leading quilt artists.

Exploring Dimensional Quilt Art

Author : C. June Barnes
ISBN : 1596685883
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Exploring Dimensional Quilt Art takes quilters above and beyond the surface with innovative techniques for raising surfaces and creating three-dimensional fabric structures. Discover how to incorporate these expressive effects into your quilting, from the simplest textured quilt to elaborate twisted and embellished structures, including vessels and hanging installations. Popular quilt artist C. June Barnes explores various folding, gathering, pleating, stuffing, padding, shrinking, and layering techniques. You'll also achieve intriguing depths to your quilts when you learn how to manipulate the surface of the quilted plane by constructing objects through various means. Journey through this one-of-a-kind guide and learn how to create your own trendy effects while discovering the secrets of how these sometimes impossible-looking structures are created. Invaluable technical construction tips and a wealth of inspiration from Barnes and some of the world's leading quilt artists offer you a complete exploration. This book is the essential reference guide for a broad spectrum of quiltmakers.

Exploring Art A Global Thematic Approach

Author : Margaret Lazzari
ISBN : 9781305480544
Genre : Art
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Making art relevant to everyday life, EXPLORING ART: A GLOBAL, THEMATIC APPROACH, 5E provides a solid foundation of art basics and then presents art from across time and around the world through themes such as religion, power and politics, sexuality, mind and body, mortality and immortality, nature and technology, and entertainment and visual culture. Art Experiences features in every chapter and an all-new Chapter 15, Art in Your Life, draw explicit connections between art and students' lives, illustrating how art is all around us as well as providing suggestions for interacting with art. Timelines with thumbnail images help students easily draw chronological connections between works, and detailed world maps illustrate geographical relevance. In addition to new works, the fifth edition offers expanded representation of contemporary artists from around the globe. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exploring Machine Trapunto

Author : Hari Walner
ISBN : 9781571208729
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Presenting new machine trapunto quilting patterns, as well as creative project ideas. Hari reviews the basic techniques for machine trapunto, and then the FUN begins! You'lllove the beautiful texture and dimensionthat machine trapunto adds to your quilts. All new designs and patterns. Teaches hand quilters how to use the basic machine trapunto technique. Expands on concepts presented in Trapunto by Machine, with technique refinements that enhance shape definition. Includes cornerstone quilting — a reverse trapunto technique, great for borders and special effects. New tips and techniques for adding trapunto to miniature and small-scale quilts. New tips and techniques for using water-soluble thread in your quilting. Best of all, with machine trapunto, there are no holes in the back of your quilt!

Quilting By Improvisation

Author : Vikki Pignatelli
ISBN : 0964120194
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Quilters can let their imaginations run wild as they discover surprisingly stress-free techniques to add and tame curves and angles to their creation. Exploring "no rules" improvisational methods, the guide teaches how to incorporate dimension and texture into quilts while transforming the ordinary into unique and distinctively shaped quilts with innovative fast finishes and faced bindings. Patterns are included to help quilters get started on the quest for total freedom and self-expression in quilt making.

Innovation In Design Communication And Engineering

Author : Teen-Hang Meen
ISBN : 9781315687612
Genre : Computers
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This volume represents the proceedings of the 2014 3rd International Conference on Innovation, Communication and Engineering (ICICE 2014). This conference was held in Guiyang, Guizhou, P.R. China, October 17-22, 2014. The conference provided a unified communication platform for researchers in a wide range of fields from information technology, communication science, and applied mathematics, to computer science, advanced material science, design and engineering. This volume enables interdisciplinary collaboration between science and engineering technologists in academia and industry as well as networking internationally. Consists of a book of abstracts and a USB flash card with full papers.

Exploring Textile Arts

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ISBN : 1610595785
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The ultimate guide to manipulating, coloring, and embellishing fabrics. Discover nearly 50 fabulous techniques for creating one-of-a-kind designer fabrics using your imagination as the guide.

The Complete Photo Guide To Art Quilting

Author : Susan Stein
ISBN : 9781589236899
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 89. 97 MB
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""Reference book covering all techniques used for making art quilts with myriad photographic examples of finsihed quilts"--Provided by publisher"--

Jane Davila S Surface Design Essentials

Author : Jane Davila
ISBN : 9781607051251
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The Must-Have Reference Tool For Surface Design Success. Create your own hand-painted designs on fabrics, paper, and more. Expert advice from popular art quilter and surface design teacher Jane Dávila. Learn the basics of mixing paints and see how easy it is to create your own effects. Includes 7 projects and an inspirational fiber art gallery. Discover the secrets of using mediums. Create fun designs with found objects. Add new dimension to your quilts and fiber art.

Impressionist Palette

Author : Gai Perry
ISBN : 9781607050308
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Impressionist Palette, the follow-up to Gai Perry's highly successful Impressionist Quilts, expands your horizons for interpreting nature's landscapes into pictoral quilts with an Impressionist flair. Gai's original technique, which plces squares on point, softens fabric edges and gently blends color - furthering the illusion of viewing a real painting. Learn how to select the right additions to your fabric palette and embellish your Impressionist Landscape quilt with patch applique and highlight painting. Find your personal palette using Gai's color enrichment concept. Instructions for six new projects are included, as well as beautiful photographs showcasing the work of Gai and some of her fellow "fabric gardeners." The versatile technique and design principles are simple enough for beginners to understand, while also presenting continuing challenges for experienced quiltmakers.

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