The Quilting Arts Book Techniques and Inspiration for Creating One-of-a-Kind Quilts

This is Art Quilting 101 in a book!
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This is Art Quilting 101 in a book! Patricia Bolton, founder of Quilting Arts Magazine, has assembled some of the most popular topics, articles, and artists from past issues of Quilting Arts Magazine - plus innovative new techniques offered by today's most respected contemporary quilt artists - in this definitive art-quilting technique and inspiration book.

Inside, readers will find everything art-quilt related, from art and design principles for quilters to in-depth techniques for surface design and embellishment. Each chapter showcases various art quilting concepts along with step-by-step photos of every technique. Stunning art quilts by the world's leading quilt artists are shown throughout the book for endless inspiration.

Reviews: "The book is filled with numerous techniques to help you advance your quilt-making skills to "art quilting."".-Detroit News

"This is a highly useful reference book, whether you quilt or just love to geek out on fabric."-Craftypod.com Blog

"The next best thing to a personal quilting instructor at your elbow."-MonstersandCritics.com

SKU: 08QM04

Author/Speaker/Editor: Patricia Bolton

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9781596680999

Number Of Pages: 144

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About the Author

Pokey Bolton founded Quilting Arts magazine and Cloth Paper Scissors magazine and is former editorial director of Interweave's Quilt and Paper Division. She is now Chief Creative Officer for Quilts Inc.
 
Pokey is also the author of The Quilting Arts Book: Techniques and Inspiration for Creating One-of-a-Kind Quilts and 1,000 Artist Trading Cards: Innovative and Inspired Mixed Media. Pokey is also the host of Quilting Arts TV.

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Exciting and fun art-quilting techniques, from surface design to embellishing, to inspire both the new and seasoned fiber artist to develop their skills and boost their confidence in creating unique art quilts.'--Decorating Digest Craft & Home Projects

SKU: 08QM04

Author/Speaker/Editor: Patricia Bolton

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9781596680999

Number Of Pages: 144

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Page after page of information I couldn't find anywhere else! Review by Tammy
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This book is amazing. I devoured it in two days, reading every page and storing away techniques and inspiration for future projects. I have been researching and looking at art quilt techniques for at least the last 2 years with very little success except through Quilting Arts Magazine. Except for 2-3 techniques, the processes are very clear and I have found more information in this one book than in the years of Google searches and magazines I ever looked at. Ways to use different media, projects, mixed media techniques and incorporating real life objects into an art quilt are all presented in a concise and fully understandable text. I recommend to anyone searching for art quilt techniques!

(Posted on 7/21/2013)

(Posted on 7/21/2013)