Come Listen to My Quilts: Kristina Becker, master folk artist, presents this fun, inspiring, and unrestricted guide to creating your own colorful folk-art quilts. She presents 5 appliqué projects, an inspiring photo gallery, and yards of ideas to fuel your next folk-art quilt project. This guide is well suited for both beginners and experienced quilters.

 

Come Listen to My Quilts

Author: Kristina Becker
Pages: 64
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Item Code: 4FF0200
Weight: 0.9 lb

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Make Quilts the fun colorful folk-art way!
Cultivate the creative side of appliqué and quilting with inspiration from master folk artist Kristina Becker! Kristina's playful portrayals of cats, birds, and more neighborhood friends will help you tell your own stories in cloth, using imagination as a starting point. Forget everything you thought you knew about accuracy and coordinating colors - it's time to have fun with your fabric and patterns!

  • 5 whimsical appliqué projects let you try out Kristina's methods.
  • A gallery of 17 colorful folk-art quilts to warm your heart, tickle your funnybone, and inspire your creativity.
  • Learn how to personalize basic pattern pieces and layouts for one-of-a-kind quilts.
  • Suitable for all levels of experience - a great place for novices to begin and a perfect jumping-off point for seasoned quilters.

"Kristina Becker's quilts knock my socks off. After seeing this book I felt giddy with delight. What a joy!."
Freddy Moran
Artist, author, teacher

"Come Listen to My Quilts is a beautiful visual lesson in the use of color and fabric. Kristina's quilts are a joy to behold!"
Roberta Horton
Author, teacher, designer

Table of Contents:

Introduction
6

Starcatch

20

Gallery

  Moving On
21

Moonbird

8
Visit Our Newest "Colony"
22

Birdwatching

9
Stages of Life: Courtship,
Family, and Retirement
23

Tuxedo Cat

10
Getting Started Exercise
24

The Tree

11
Toolbox
30

Cat and Mouse

12
Projects 

Bird

13
Alley Cat
37

Eight Birds and One Cat

14
Wormhunt
42

September

15
Blackbird Pillow
47

"Fallen" Angel

16
Sheep with Bird
50

The Neighborhood Crow

17

Barnyard
90

At This Price You Only Get the Feet

18
Index
61

Crowded Crow

18
About the Author
64

Four Black Birds

19
  

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