Quilting with a Modern Slant

. . This volume belongs in all quilting collections.” —Library Journal (starred review) “Light in tone and visually beautiful . . .

Quilting with a Modern Slant

Quilting with a Modern Slant

“May does a marvelous job of capturing a moment in the modern quilting movement, as well as the viewpoints and opinions of the creators” (Library Journal, starred review). Modern quilting allows artists the freedom to expand on traditions and use fabrics, patterns, colors, and stitching innovatively to create exciting fresh designs. In Quilting with a Modern Slant, Rachel May introduces you to more than seventy modern quilters who have developed their own styles, methods, and aesthetics. Their ideas, quilts, tips, tutorials, and techniques will inspire you to try something new and follow your own creativity—wherever it leads. “An encyclopedia of modern quilting . . . Like a good host, May serves as an enthusiastic introducer, teacher, and cheerleader.” —Publishers Weekly “The bounty of creativity is inspiring, and the variety of quilts featured will open the readers’ eyes to all of the aspects of this popular movement . . . This volume belongs in all quilting collections.” —Library Journal (starred review) “Light in tone and visually beautiful . . . Quilting with a Modern Slant will become the book on modern quilting by which all others to come will be measured.” —Craft Nectar

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Quilting with a Modern Slant
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Rachel May
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-28 - Publisher: Storey Publishing

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How to Make a Quilt
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Barbara Weiland Talbert
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-06 - Publisher: Storey Publishing

With simple step-by-step instructions that require only basic sewing skills, Barbara Weiland Talbert shows you how to make your own beautiful and durable quilts. Taking you through the complete quilting process in an easy-to-follow sequence, Talbert shows you how to select a suitable design, choose the best fabric, cut shapes,
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Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Karen M. Burns
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-06 - Publisher: Martingale

From an array of stellar designers come 16 sparkling projects featuring quilters' favorite Star blocks. Clear instructions and diverse designs, ranging from modern and bright to traditional and scrappy, make this the perfect introduction to quilting with Star blocks for beginners and experienced stitchers alike.
An American Quilt
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Rachel May
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Rachel May’s rich new book explores the far reach of slavery, from New England to the Caribbean, the role it played in the growth of mercantile America, and the bonds between the agrarian south and the industrial north in the antebellum era—all through the discovery of a remarkable quilt. While
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Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Weeks Ringle, Bill Kerr
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-16 - Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

Sophisticated Style with Simple Piecing. Multiple sizes, alternative colorways, and design tips are included for all 10 project quilts. Patterns range from "quick and easy" to "involved but inspiring". Learn about color theory, fabric selection, and elements of design. Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and tips on piecing, hand

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