Free Expression The Art and Confessions of a Contemporary Quilter

Artist Robbi Joy Eklow shares her secrets for designing, fusing, and finishing quilts so quilters can learn her nontraditional techniques.
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Artist Robbi Joy Eklow shares her secrets for designing, fusing, and finishing quilts so quilters can learn her nontraditional techniques. This full-color book includes many of Robbi's quilts and patterns.
Table of Contents
Dedication
Acknowledgements
Chapter 1- Overview of:
  • Colors and Fabrics
  • Fused Applique
  • Free-motion Quilting
  • Finishing Techniques
Chapter 2- Let's Get Started
  • Photographing a Subject
  • Turning the Image
  • Fusing
Chapter 3- Design Your Own Quilt
  • Designing a Puzzle Quilt
  • Designing a Still-Life Quilt
  • Designing a Quilt from Free-motion Motifs
  • Designing a Gear and Flower Quilt on the Computer
Chapter 4- Free-motion Quitling
  • Setting up Your Machine and Test Stitching
  • Free-motion Quilting Motifs
  • Free-motion Quilting with Variegated Threads, programmed Stitching, and twin needles
  • Quilting the "Real" Quilt
  • Basing and Fusing
Chapter 5- I Finished it My Way
  • Squating off the Quilt
  • Making a Fused Binding
  • Making a Hanging Sleeve
  • Creating a Label
Appendix A- Quilt Patterns
Appendix B- Dyeing to Get Started
Appendix C- Recommended Reading
Index
Simple Guitar Pattern
About the Author

SKU: 07QM3

Author/Speaker/Editor: Robbi Joy Eklow

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9780976692805

Number Of Pages: 116