Landscape in Contemporary Quilts
[design and Technique]Book - 2006
It’s no surprise that landscape themes are becoming so popular with quilterspeople love nostalgic scenes of undulating furrows in a winter field, glorious sunsets, majestic mountain ranges, and peaceful seashores. That’s what this compendium of patterns offers, with examples from some of the world’s leading landscape quiltmakers. It comes with a veritable workshop on technique led by one of the craft’s best designers and instructors and a full range of styles from realism to abstraction, from ancestral sites to favorite vacation spots. The fully illustrated instructions and striking photos of finished projects include imaginative tips on mastering the rules of design (and breaking them properly) so that materials, textures, and stitches create just the right mood.
Publisher: London : Batsford, 2006
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm