Artistic Photo Quilts

This accessible guide to creating fine fabric art with digital photos covers everything from the tools and equipment you'll need, to designing, finishing, and assembling your quilt.

Artistic Photo Quilts

Author: Charlotte Ziebarth

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781571206008

Page: 96

View: 760

Transform Your Digital Photos into Luminous Fabric Art. Alter photos and use them to create beautiful, original works of fabric art - 11 exercises show you how. Learn to alter images with Photoshop Elements®. Use photos that really enhance your work (Hint: it's not always the best-looking shots!). Find inspiration in your own albums, from other artists, and in nature. Make large-scale quilts with a standard-size inkjet printer. This accessible guide to creating fine fabric art with digital photos covers everything from the tools and equipment you'll need, to designing, finishing, and assembling your quilt. Bronze Award winner in the 2010 Independent Publisher Book Awards how-to category.

Art Quilts

By the end of the l970s. a critical mass of artists had found its own voice as quilt
makers and was starting to take off. ... other textile artists explored a host of new
ways to combine and manipulate the materials they worked with; painting. photo
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Art Quilts

Author: Lark Books

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579907112

Page: 511

View: 479

Every quilter will want to possess this stunning anthology of 400 quilts, featuring 10 years worth of the most innovative pieces chosen for the Quilt National biennial exhibition. Acclaimed author Robert Shaw introduces the volume with an illustrated history of the art quilt movement, including guidance on building, displaying, and caring for a collection. The techniques and materials featured in these 400 spectacular quilts are as varied as the people who created them, and through spectacular colour photographs and artists' discussions, readers will discover how the boundaries of traditional quilt-making have expanded in the last decade.

Art Quilts 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.

Art Quilts At Play

Author: Jane Davila

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1571209018

Page: 112

View: 501

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.

The Complete Photo Guide to Art Quilting

Many art quilters find that working in a series helps them develop an idea and
build a body of work. Rather than reinventing the wheel every time they want to
make a new piece, they simply add to an already developed group of quilts—they
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The Complete Photo Guide to Art Quilting

Author: Susan Stein

Publisher: Creative Pub International

ISBN: 1589236890

Page: 224

View: 697

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

Design Art Deco Quilts

Mix and Match Simple Shapes into Bold, Stylized Quilts. Learn to design and sew striking, stylized quilts inspired by 1930s Art Deco style. Simple geometric shapes mix and match into original, one-of-a-kind designs.

Design Art Deco Quilts

Author: Don Linn

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607050889

Page: 80

View: 701

Mix and Match Simple Shapes into Bold, Stylized Quilts. Learn to design and sew striking, stylized quilts inspired by 1930s Art Deco style. Simple geometric shapes mix and match into original, one-of-a-kind designs. Complete instructions for a sample quilt take you step by step through planning, designing, and piecing your quilt. Includes photo gallery of 11 stunning quilts created by student quilters, plus a visual history of Art Deco style and architecture. Make a bold artistic statement with your own one-of-a-kind Art Deco quilt. Mr. Quilt shows you how to create a masterpiece, from choosing the right fabrics for an authentic Art Deco look to estimating yardage, cutting fabric and planning your piecing.

Impressionist Applique

Grace Errea and Meridith Osterfeld share their art quilting expertise by demonstrating the impact of value on a quilt—it creates a focal point, develops dimensionality, changes a mood, and creates a painterly effect.

Impressionist Applique

Author: Grace Errea

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 160705468X

Page: 144

View: 406

Grace Errea and Meridith Osterfeld share their art quilting expertise by demonstrating the impact of value on a quilt—it creates a focal point, develops dimensionality, changes a mood, and creates a painterly effect. Explore the unexpected and making your quilt becomes a dream-like experience where the sea ebbs and flows in shades of fire, and feathered creatures evoke cotton candy softness. Includes full-size patterns for 5 projects and features 3 appliqué techniques: turned-edge, raw-edge, and free-edge.

Color and Composition for the Creative Quilter

Art lessons every quilter will love. Traditional quilter? Art quilter? Improve ANY quilt with this book! Quick no-sew design exercises to make your talents shine. Build a color wheel from fabric to learn color principles.

Color and Composition for the Creative Quilter

Author: Katie Pasquini Masopust

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607053780

Page: 80

View: 684

Art lessons every quilter will love. Traditional quilter? Art quilter? Improve ANY quilt with this book! Quick no-sew design exercises to make your talents shine. Build a color wheel from fabric to learn color principles. Discover the easy "Nine-Patches" of color and composition.

Innovative Fabric Imagery For Quilts

This book is filled with inspiration for fabric artists, from projects that show step by step how to make art quilts using your own photos and images, to galleries of stunning art made by some of today's most innovative quilters.

Innovative Fabric Imagery For Quilts

Author: Cyndy Lyle Rymer

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1607053225

Page: 96

View: 771

Warning! Creating Images on Fabric Can Be Addictive. Includes 13 Quilt Projects & Exhibition Gallery. 13 innovative projects with step-by-step instructions and inspiring digital techniques. Getting-started chapter on equipment, supplies, printing on fabric, and image-editing software. Gallery of more than 40 entries selected for the Innovative Fabric Imagery special exhibit in Houston. This book is filled with inspiration for fabric artists, from projects that show step by step how to make art quilts using your own photos and images, to galleries of stunning art made by some of today's most innovative quilters. Have fun creating artistic effects with image-editing software such as Photoshop® Elements and Kaleidoscope Kreator 2, then printing your images on fabric and turning them into fabulous quilts.

Sew Embellished

Create a focus using photos, embroidery, appliqu , novelty quilt fabrics, or found objects Add words for uniquely personal quilts Encourages self-expression using charms, buttons, beads, trims, sequins, rickrack, prairie points, and more

Sew Embellished

Author: Cheryl Lynch

Publisher: That Patchwork Place

ISBN: 9781604681475

Page: 80

View: 383

Create a focus using photos, embroidery, appliqué, novelty quilt fabrics, or found objects Add words for uniquely personal quilts Encourages self-expression using charms, buttons, beads, trims, sequins, rickrack, prairie points, and more

Faces Places

(Photo: The old adage goes. Why does a man [or woman] climb the mountain?.
the answer being. Because it's there! I paint pictures. but not in the traditional ...
inherent in needle and fabric. The realization that a quilt could be an art form
finally ...

Faces   Places

Author: Charlotte Warr Andersen

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1571208062

Page: 128

View: 214

Have you ever wanted to create a quilt from a favorite photograph but didn't know how to begin? Capturing realistic details in fabric seems an elusive art, but Charlotte shows how to portray images in quilts using a layering technique that is easy to understand and easy to use. Now you can create images in fabric through the appliqué techniques and exercises discussed in this exciting new book. A photo sequence for each project guides the quilter through the process. The projects include landscapes and portraits, with step-by-step techniques to capture realistic detail.

Lancaster County

Donna onna Albert is a textile artist whose award - winning quilts are sought after
for their innovative design , visual impact , social statement , and artistic
expression . A painter in fabric , she creates vibrant artistic quilts . Albert was
raised in ...

Lancaster County

Author: Ed Klimuska, Keith Baum, Jerry Irwin

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781610604338

Page:

View: 428

Contact Sheet 147 2008 Light Work Annual

... is evident in the art of sonya a. lawyer. her combination of turn-of-the-cen- tury
photographs, quilting, and technology, ... surrounding the invisibility and
voicelessness of african americans. she does this by exploring family photo
albums as ...

Contact Sheet 147  2008 Light Work Annual

Author:

Publisher: Light Work

ISBN: 0935445587

Page: 72

View: 222

The New Art Examiner

Photo courtesy of the Textile Museum . MIRIAM SCHAPIRO , " The Poet , " acrylic
and fabric collage , 106 " x 72 " . Photo by Pelka / Noble . THE ARTIST AND THE
QUILT Textile Museum 2320 S. St. NW , 202 / 667-0441 ART IN FIBER ...

The New Art Examiner

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page:

View: 784

Secrets of Digital Quilting From Camera to Quilt

Create Quilts Using Your Own, One-of-a-Kind Printed Fabric.

Secrets of Digital Quilting From Camera to Quilt

Author: Lura Schwarz Smith

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 160705129X

Page: 96

View: 935

Create Quilts Using Your Own, One-of-a-Kind Printed Fabric. Expand the creative possibilities of your quilting with richly colored fabric made from your own photos-it's easy! Learn the secrets of getting the best results from your digital camera, inkjet printer, scanner, photo editing software, and printable fabric sheets. Use a simple organizing system to make your images easy to work with. Enhance your printed fabrics with paints, inks, dye sticks, and crayons (specific product recommendations included). Create riveting quilts by using positive and negative space, balance, line, focal points, and other design principles. Inexpensive Photoshop Elements is the only computer program you need. Try out all 25 techniques with 8 artistic projects, then use the techniques in your own quilts.

Current Biography Yearbook

Among the other artistic media she has used to express herself, Willis has also
created quilts, a craft that as a young girl she had first seen practiced by her aunt
Cora. Willis has made and exhibited what she calls “photo quilts,” printing ...

Current Biography Yearbook

Author: Maxine Block

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page:

View: 918

Blended Borders

In this great new book, popular quilter Pamela Mostek shares the secrets of her innovative Blended Borders technique, which softens the line between the quilt top and the border.

Blended Borders

Author: Pamela Mostek

Publisher: That Patchwork Place

ISBN: 9781564779304

Page: 47

View: 345

Learn how to create stunning quilts with fabulous artistic borders with these quick and simple techniques. In this great new book, popular quilter Pamela Mostek shares the secrets of her innovative Blended Borders technique, which softens the line between the quilt top and the border. Rather than 'colouring inside the lines', Pamela makes artful use of large-scale applique shapes to create quilts of unparalleled artistry. "Blended Borders" features five exquisite projects that showcase some of today's fabulous large, dramatic prints, alongside a full-colour photo gallery for added inspiration. Also included in this volume is an extensive techniques section, which means even novice quilters can achieve expert results.

Trispective

Learn how to bring out photo details with decorative stitches, thread painting, or bobbin work. Flora expounds upon how to pleat your images to create the 3-n-1 effect.

Trispective

Author: Flora Joy

Publisher: American Quilter's Society

ISBN: 9781604604061

Page: 96

View: 471

Learn to create a three-dimensional showpiece that demonstrates both technical and artistic abilities. A great choice for quilters who love a challenge. Instructions on photo manipulation allow for images of varying sizes to blend seamlessly into one quilt. Learn how to bring out photo details with decorative stitches, thread painting, or bobbin work. Flora expounds upon how to pleat your images to create the 3-n-1 effect.

Gumbo Ya Ya

B . F . A . Photography 1975 , Philadelphia College of Art ; M . F . A . 1979 , Pratt
Institute , N . Y . City ; M . A . 1985 ... I ( did ) a photo quilt on the theme of black
soldiers in World War II using images from family albums and public repositories .

Gumbo Ya Ya

Author: Leslie King-Hammond

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 350

View: 564

America s Pictorial Quilts

Shows quilts depicting historic, holiday, and religious themes as well as animals, landscapes, and fairy tales, offers profiles of top quilt makers, and gives advice on making a pictorial quilt

America s Pictorial Quilts

Author: Caron L. Mosey

Publisher: Collector Books

ISBN:

Page: 112

View: 759

Shows quilts depicting historic, holiday, and religious themes as well as animals, landscapes, and fairy tales, offers profiles of top quilt makers, and gives advice on making a pictorial quilt