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Fabric Silhouettes, Quilted Treasures from the Family Album by Louise Handley showcases life's special moments captured in fabric. Start with an ordinary snapshot and with your basic sewing and rotary cutting skills, finish the 10 step-by-step projects, or design your own! Many special tips and techniques included.


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Fabric Silhouettes

Fabric Silhouettes
Quilted Treasures from the Family Album

Author: Louise Handley
Pages: 63
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: C & T Publication
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4FF0323
Weight: 0.8 lb

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Life's Special Moments, Captured in Fabric!

  • Start with an ordinary snapshot
  • Enlarge and transfer key figures to fabric, and stitch to a special fabric background
  • Quilters & crafters welcome! These projects are suitable for anyone who basic sewing and rotary cutting skills
  • Tips for taking and selecting photographs to create one-of-a-kind silhouettes
  • 10 projects to follow step by step or design your own

Author Louise HandleyAbout the Author

Louise Handley, a fifth-generation Oregonian, was born and educated in Portland. She learned to sew on her mother's old treadle sewing machine. As an adult, Louise pursued decorative painting and became nationally recognized as a self-taught artist and teach of decorative art. She also refined her quilting skills and began designing and making her own quilts. She has combined her artistic and quilting skills to create many award-winning quilts. One day, while she was placing photos into her family album, the idea of fabric silhouettes came to mind. Fabric Silhouettes is her first book.

Table of Contents

 
Introduction 4
The Snapshot Silhouette 5
Fabric Selection 13
The Fabric Silhouette 16
Framing and Finishing 21
Gallery 25
Projects  
It's the Fourth of July 30
Birthday Party Fun 33
'Twas the Night Before Christmas 36
Mister Snowman 40
My Little Cowboys 43
Trick-or-Treat 46
First Quilt 50
End of the Ride 53
Autumn Wedding 56
Reunion 59
How Much Fabric? 62
Resources 63
About the Author 63
Index 63

Night Before Christmas

Wedding

First Quilting Lesson

4th of July

Halloween

CowboyBuilding Frosty

Riding TricycleKids with Kites

 

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