Creative Quilting: The Journal Quilt Project is a compendium of more than 400 quilts, each 8 1/2" x 11", culled from the nearly 6,000 QuiltPages made by 918 artists who have participated in The Journal Quilt Project over five years. The Project - A Page From My Book, displayed each year at International Quilt Festival in Houston and Chicago - was started in 2002 by Festival Director Karey Patterson Bresenhan, organizer and curator of the annual exhibit.
Each quilt shown represents a page in a quilter's life story, chronicling joy, frustration, tragedy, inspiration, mundane moments, artistic epiphany - and every event and emotion in between.
In Creative Quilting: The Journal Quilt Project, you'll find:
- Glossy, color photographs of more than 400 creative journal quilts, created by nearly 250 quilters from around the world.
- Inspiration and ideas for choosing themes and subjects for your quilts.
- Descriptions of each quilt, including techniques and materials.
- Stories from the artists, filled with hope and laughter, poignancy and pain, trepidation and exultation.