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Get Creative with M'Liss Rae Hawley, is a hands-on Beginner's Guide to Color and Design for Quilters. Go beyond piecing, enhance your own designs with pin tucks, machine embroidery, threadwork and beading.


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Get Creative with M'Liss Rae Hawley
A Beginner's Guide to Color & Design for Quilters

Author: M'Liss Rae Hawley
Pages: 80
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Cover: Soft

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This is a hands-on guide to creative design with M'Liss as your mentor.

  • 8 easy projects include lessons in color and design
  • Tell your own story- redesign blocks in new sizes, proportions, and settings
  • Learn to build themes into your quilts
  • Created an artist's series of quilts based on the easy "Century of Progress" block sewn with squares and rectangles
  • Go beyond piecing—great tips to enhance design by using pin tucks, machine embroidery, threadwork, and beading
  • Includes illustrated glossary of color terms.

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Author M'Liss Rae HawleyAbout the Author

M'Liss Rae Hawley is an accomplished quilting teacher, lecturer, embroidery and textile designer, and best-selling author. She conducts workshops and seminars throughout the world. As a author of seven books, including Mariner Medallion Quilts, Phenomenal Fat Quarter Quilts (2004), More Fat Quarter Quilts, Get Creative With M'Liss Rae Hawley (2005), and M'Liss Rae Hawley's Round Robin Renaissance (2006) the originator of numerous innovative designs, M'Liss is constantly seeking new boundaries to challenge her students while impartiong her enthusiasim and love for the aart of quilting.

Although her new PBS television series, M'Liss Quilting Worls, is in production, M'Liss continues to create fabric with coordinating embroidery collections, write books, and create patterns for McCall's Quilting magazine. She likes to break quilting down to the basics to show students that it can be easy and fun at any skill level.

M'Liss and her husband, Michael, live on Whidbey Island, Washington, in a filbert orchard. Michael is also a best-selling author and the sheriff of Island County. Their son is in the Marine Corps, and ther daughter is in college. Michael and M'LIdd share their home with five dachshunds and three cats.

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Table of Contents:

Introduction
4
Telling Your Story Through Piecing: Following a Formula
43
The Language of Color: Glossary of Color Terms
5
Telling Your Story Through Theme: Piecing and Beyond
54
The Color Wheel
9
Telling Your Story Through Fabric: Large-Scale Prints
59
Fabrics and Supplies
12
Telling Your Story With Friends: Group Quilts
63
Making the Century of Progress Block
14
Quiltmaking Basics
67
The Lessons  Embellishment
74
The Achromatic Color Story
16
Gallery
77
The Monochromatic Color Story
19
Bibliography
79
The Triadic Color Story
32
Resources
79
The Analogous Color Story
37
About the Author
80
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