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In this practical and inspiring book, Creative Quilts, Sandra Meech explains how to harness your own creativity to add innovation and depth to your quilt and embroidery work. This book contains instructions for a range of techniques, practical advice on exhibiting work and illustrations from the world's leading quilt and textile artists.

 


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Cover Creative Quilts

Creative Quilts
Inspiration, Texture & Stitch

Author: Sandra Meech
Pages: 128
Page size :9" x 11 1/2"
Publisher: Anova Books
Cover: Hard
Item Code: 4Q0253
Weight: 1.90 lb

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  • Take your quilting and textile art work a step further with this inspiring new book.
  • Leading contemporary quilt artist Sandra Meech helps you use art, architecture and world textiles as a source for quilt design.
  • New surface embellishment and mixed-media techniques plus working in three dimensions.
  • The author's unique 'Creativity Plus' and 'Design Workshop' sections give practical exercises to help you reach the highest level of creativity, plus information on how to exhibit your work.
  • Illustrated throughout with glorious work from the world's finest quilt artists

 

About the Author

Award-winning quilt artist Sandra Meech is an experienced teacher and lecturer who works with quilting, embroidery and textile groups in the UK and around the world. She is from Canada, and much of her own work is inspired by the Arctic landscape. She is a member of Quilt Art, an international group of contemporary quilt artist and exhibits widely in the UK, Europe and North America, where many of her quilts are in private collections. She is the author of Contemporary Quilts: Design, Surface and Stitch.

 

Table of Contents

 
Using This Book 7
1. Exploring Creativity 8
Creativity plus: creating a personal mind map 18
Design class: drawing for design 20
2. These To Inspire 22
Creativity plus: dynamic borders from textile inspiration 36
Design class: take one artist 38
3. Design And Composition 40
Creativity plus: find the focus 56
Design class: window to the world 58
4. Sketch and Stitch Books 62
Creativity plus: a page a day 76
Design class: an inspired sketchbook 78
5. Texture and Dimension 82
Creativity plus: Tyvek with integrity 95
Design class: off the wall with Wireform 96
6. Exploring Stitch 98
Creativity plus: couching with textured wools 112
Design class: sumptuous stitch books 114
Taking Your Work Further 118
Glossary 126
Book and Supplier List 127
Index 128

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