Working with curves in quilts opens the door to a world of immense beauty, excitement, and grace. Quiltmaker Judy B. Dales teaches you her methods for creating free-form curved designs. Step-by-step instructions take you from the design stage through making the master pattern and templates, demonstrating that curves need not be complex or difficult to be effective. Special techniques showyou how to use registration and intersection marks to ensure perfectly flat pieced tops. Learn to create contrasts using the color, value, and texture of your fabrics. Includes 5 projects ranging from intermediate skill level to advanced. Photographs of over 50 finished quilts provide creative inspiration.My first freeaform curved design was America, the Beautiful, made for the Statue of Liberty Quilt Contest, and I will never know ... I had almost decided to abandon the whole project when I stumbled across a greeting card with a beautiful Oriental design of amber and gold. ... If the original is dissected to use as templates, there is nothing to guide you in putting the pieces back together, and the assembly ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Curves in Motion|
|Publisher||:||C&T Publishing Inc - 1998-10-08|