Picture This!

Learn inspirational techniques for composing a great shot, creating a master pattern from your photo, selecting the right fabrics, and designing a quilt that keeps your memory alive.
Hardcover

SKU# QM1142

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Description
Draw Upon Your Favorite Photos
  • Use your own artistic vision to turn a snapshot into a quilted wallhanging - no drawing skills required!
  • Detailed exercises lead you through the entire process from composing the shot to completing the quilt
  • Learn how to use three machine appliqué techniques: turn-under, fused, or raw-edge
What photo ops do you want to commemorate in fabric? Your vacation, your family, the natural beauty around you? Learn inspirational techniques for composing a great shot, creating a master pattern from your photo, selecting the right fabrics, and designing a quilt that keeps your memory alive.
Table of Contents
Introduction
Start with a Photo
    
Inspiration is Everywhere
    Simple Steps to Better Photos
    Working with your Photos
    Help from your Computer
Create Your Quilt
    
The Master Drawing
    Select Your Fabrics
    Machine Applique Three Ways
    Quilt Top Assembly
    Making Changes Along the Way
    Finishing
Gallery
Projects
    Flower Vase
    Soccer Player
    Smart Car
About the Author
Marcia Stein is an award-winning textile artist who has been teaching since 2004. Her quilts have been featured in public and private collections throughout the country. She resides in San Francisco, California.

SKU: QM1142

Format: Hardcover

ISBN 13: 9781571208385