Fibreart Montage

Stunning is the first word that comes to mind. Without reading a word you will be inspired by the amazing photos.
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Description
Montano shares her knowledge, experiences and encourages readers to create colorful quilts full of texture and color. She persuades readers to mix mediums, try new materials and processes, and use learned techniques in new ways. Topics include crazy quilting, collage, photography, silk dyeing, landscapes and seascapes, and underwater. Chapters 8 and 9 provide patterns and a wonderful stitch guide with easy-to-follow illustrations. This is a must-see.

SKU: QM0900

Author/Speaker/Editor: Judith Baker Montano

Format: Hardcover

Table of Contents

1 Getting started
Using skills you have learned . 14
Looking through your supplies . 16
From needlework to computer . 18

2 Crazy quilting
Crazy quilt basics . 24
Choosing colors . 26
Creating mood with fabrics . 28
The Montano centerpiece method . 30
Gallery . 36
Cording and braids . 44
Student work . 46

3 The Cottage Journey
Progress through a cottage journey . 52
Project:
Cottage Garden . 54
Project:
Garden Pathway . 56
Framing . 61
Cottages on silk . 62
Taking another step forward . 63
Further progress with the computer . 64
Painting watercolor cottages . 70
Gallery . 75
Alta Vida La Veta . 76

4 Photography
The basic rules of photography . 82
Choosing and editing photographs . 92
Photo storage . 97
Memories for Mary . 98

5 Silk dyeing
Painting silk fabric . 106
Plastic bag dyeing . 108
Dyeing with dye blobs . 110
Collections . 114
Silk leaves . 116

6 Landscapes and seascapes
Painting with fabric and thread . 124
General supplies . 126
Working from a drawing . 128
Creating texture . 134
Embellishments. 136
Scottish Moors . 138
Mt. Rundle from the Beaver Pond . 140
Asilomar at Low Tide . 144
View from Birch Street . 148
Mollymook Bay at Ulladulla . 152
Trees and shrubs . 154
Student work . 158

7 Underwater
The Aquarium . 166
Supplies . 168
Project:
Sea Garden . 172
Monterrey Kelp Beds . 184
Underwater Fantasy . 188
Student work . 191
Project:
Sea Garden Pouches . 192
Project:
Seascape Brooches . 194

8 Patterns

9 Stitch guide
Stitch index . 214
Embroidery stitches . 215
Silk ribbon stitches . 248

SKU: QM0900

Author/Speaker/Editor: Judith Baker Montano

Format: Hardcover