Inspired to Quilt Creative Experiments in Art Quilt Imagery

Learn to transform a concept into a finished art quilt using new and innovative ideas while capturing your unique design style.
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Learn to transform a concept into a finished art quilt using new and innovative ideas while capturing your unique design style.

  • Explore art-quilt design through journaling, technique experiments, and creating small projects with a variety of mixed-media, fiber-art, and surface-design techniques.
  • Jump-start the creative process with hands-on creative and practical exercises shown step by step with beautiful photography.
  • Explore imagery and motifs through techniques like fabric printing, fabric manipulation, stamping, resists, layering, fabric painting, dyeing, stitching, applique, collage, machine embroidery, and beading that become the focal point of your quilt.
  • Learn useful finishing techniques, unique bindings, plus unique projects like fabric postcards, artist trading cards and more!

Advanced beginner art quilters and fiber and mixed-media artists will enjoy learning the inventive processes for designing art quilts with Inspired to Quilt.

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About the Author

Melanie Testa is an accomplished textile and quilt artist. She attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in Textile/Surface Design and has taken many courses from well-known quilt and surface-design artists including Natasha Kemper-Cullens, Ann Johnston, Carol Soderlund, and Jane Dunnewold. She exhibits her fiber art at various galleries and quilt shows around the country and currently teaches fiber arts at Coconino Community College. Her articles have appeared in Quilting Arts Magazine, the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) Journal, and on Quilting Arts Television. She lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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"A lovely book."--Bangor Daily News, June 7, 2010

SKU: 09QM02

Author/Speaker/Editor: Melanie Testa

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9781596680968

Number Of Pages: 136