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Creating Art Quilts with Panels

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Discover how to transform premade fabric panels and thread into one-of-a-kind art quilts! Award-winning quilter and fiber artist Joyce Hughes uses free motion quilting, thread painting, trapunto, overlay, three-dimensional effects, machine techniques, and a variety of embellishments to create stunning pictorial quilts. In this book, she shows you how to take an ordinary fabric panel and turn it into a beautiful work of art with dimension and texture. Complete 6 step-by-step projects with full-color photography and learn to make seasonal panels, beautiful florals, holiday designs, and gorgeous landscapes. Joyce presents her techniques clearly and concisely with detailed photographs in an easy-to-follow format. Sure to please both traditional and contemporary artists, Creating Art Quilts with Panels also features a photographic gallery of inspirational art quilt masterpieces.


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Pages 128
Publish Date 2019-01-08
Size 8.0" x 10.0" x 0.31"
Author Joyce Hughes


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Publishers Weekly
Bolstered by six projects, including an ornamented Christmas tree and a serene heron, Hughes's appealing resource will persuade traditional and modern quilters alike to try quilting with panels.
The Literate Quilter
Creating Art Quilts with Panels by Joyce Hughes showed me how marvelous preprinted panels can be as the basis for art quilts.
Hughes shows how to select designs ripe for creativity.
US Army MWR Libraries
The book details many techniques and gives the reader a host of ideas.
The Midwest Book Review
Thoroughly 'user friendly' in organization and presentation, "Creating Art Quilts with Panels" will prove to an immediate and enduringly popular addition to personal, professional, and community library quilting/needlecraft instructional reference collections.
Designing for Plenty
Whether you are new to quilting, or a master quilter this book is just the thing to add to your library.


About the Author

Joyce Hughes is an award-winning quilter, McCall's Quilting Quilt Design Star, and fabric industry consultant. A self-taught fiber artist, she has single-handedly elevated printed panels to quilt art. Her very first art quilt won a blue ribbon when it was entered into competition, an honor that has since led to dozens of awards, recognitions and opportunities in the quilting world. Joyce continues to create and design one-of-a-kind quilts and handbags, while maintaining an active schedule of lectures and workshops teaching her designing and quilting techniques.

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