Quilts & Beyond From the Basics to Dazzling Designs by Jan Krantz brings
you Impressionist (aka watercolor and colorwash) art quilts. Woven diamond backgrounds
form the foundation for fusible applique designs influenced by past art, photograph
How to approach the design process and fabric selection is
beautifully laid out in full color with step-by-step instuctions for four quilts.
(See Table of Contents)
The exquiste breath taking gallery
has 37 masterpieces for inspiration.
Monet Water Lily (1 of 4 project quilts) by Jan Krentz
1 of the 4 Projects Colorwash Quilt with instructions by Jan Krentz
Out of Print
Diamond Quilts & Beyond
From the Basics to Dazzling Designs
Author: Jan Krentz
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Back Cover Information
Create your own gorgeous
quilt from shimmering diamonds.
- Jan makes it easy to imagine, plane
and create your own beautiful art.
- Let Impressionist Paintings inspire
you to try a color colorwash lookwith diamonds!
- 4 projects help
you gain confidence to create a fabric masterpiece
- Easy construction techniques
of inspirational photos and a breath taking gallery with 37 masterpieces
| Inspiration and Design
Issues ||17 |
Landscape ||17 |
- Natural Vistas ||18 |
Started ||19 |
a Design Background ||20 |
|Fabric Selection, Design Techniques, and
Equipment Requirements|| 24|
| Fabric Selection ||24
|Fabric and Design Color, Contrast,
and Visual Texture ||24 |
Techniques|| 30 |
Materials, and Resources ||33 |
|Construction Techniques ||36
|Preparing the Design ||36
|Cutting the Fabric||43|
|Piecing the Diamond Background from Individual
Diamonds ||46 |
Design Elements with Applique ||54|
|Additional Surface Techniques||
|Gallery of Quilts ||61|
|Monet Water Lily ||98|
|Fruitful Harvest Placemats ||115|
|Colorwash Lone Star||
|About the Author ||128
sample page from book
Gallery Examples: The Wetlands by Gettie Ratner & Tamsen Lake by Jan Kolarov
Gallery Example Frolic by Monda Baran 42" x 40"
Gallery Example Closeup