Exploring Dimension in Quilt Art

Exploring Dimension in Quilt Art

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

Stitch, Fold, Embellish

Exploring Dimensional Quilt Art

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.

Quilting by Improvisation

Exploring Curves, Openwork and Dimension

Quilting by Improvisation

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.

Exploring Textile Arts

The Ultimate Guide to Manipulating, Coloring and Embellishing Fabrics

Exploring Textile Arts

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.

Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach

Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach

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.

The Quilting Arts Book

Techniques and Inspiration for Creating One-of-a-Kind Quilts

The Quilting Arts Book

This is Art Quilting 101 in a book! Patricia Bolton, founder and editor-in-chief of Quilting Arts Magazine, has assembled some of the most popular topics, articles, and artists from past issues of Quilting Arts Magazine - plus innovative new techniques offered by today's most respected contemporary quilt artists - in this definitive art-quilting technique and inspiration book. Inside, readers will find everything art-quilt related, from art and design principles for quilters to in-depth techniques for surface design and embellishment. Each chapter showcases various art quilting concepts along with step-by-step photos of every technique. Stunning art quilts by the world's leading quilt artists are shown throughout the book for endless inspiration.

Art Quilts At Play

Ignite Your Inner Artist—Experiment with Surface Design Techniques

Art Quilts At Play

Have More Fun with Your Art Quilting! Expand your artistic horizons and learn exciting new ways to play with surface design techniques and materials. Explore 22 different techniques and creative design effects. Stretch yourself artistically by connecting with other artists through online groups, art trades, and challenges. Get inspired by photo galleries of work created by other artists at play. Packed with creative new surface design techniques and ideas for collaborating with artists in person and online, Art Quilts at Play is the perfect companion to Jane Dávila and Elin Waterston's bestselling Art Quilt Workbook.

Exploring Machine Trapunto

New Dimensions

Exploring Machine Trapunto

Provides more than thirty trapunto designs, offers tips on techniques, and includes advice for adapting machine trapunto techniques for hand quilting.

Innovation in Design, Communication and Engineering

Proceedings of the 2014 3rd International Conference on Innovation, Communication and Engineering (ICICE 2014), Guiyang, Guizhou, P.R. China, October 17-22, 2014

Innovation in Design, Communication and Engineering

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.

The Complete Photo Guide to Art Quilting

The Complete Photo Guide to Art Quilting

""Reference book covering all techniques used for making art quilts with myriad photographic examples of finsihed quilts"--Provided by publisher"--