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Whether you want to preserve memories, tell a story, recreate fascinating locations and animals, or just stitch loving portraits of friends and family, Pictorial Quilting by Maggi McCormick Gordon gives you all the tools you need to make your own beautiful pictorial quilts.


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Pictorial Quilting

Author: Maggi McCormick Gordon
Pages: 128
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Weight: 1.5 lb
Publisher: Watson Guptill
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4C0701
Weight: 1.50 lb

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Create unique images in fabric with simple quilting techniques.

Whether you want to preserve memories, tell a story, recreate fascinating locations and animals, or just stitch loving portraits of friends and family, Pictorial Quilting gives you all the tools you need to make your own beautiful pictorial quilts. Learn how to adapt source material, choose color and fabric to enhance your compositions, and assemble all the elements of the quilt into a magnificent end result.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6 Preparation 38
The History of Pictorial Quilts 8 Piecing 40
Chapter One   Hand Appliqué 42
Designing Pictorial Quilts 16 Machine Appliqué 49
Source Material 18 Decorative Stitches and Embellishments 50
Adapting Source Material 20 Chapter Three  
Composition 22 Pictorial Themes 52
Using Perspective 24 Section One: Land and Sea 54
Choosing Colors 26 Section Two: Flowers and Foliage 72
Choosing Fabrics 28 Section Three: Animals 86
Creating Texture with Quilting 30 Section Four: Figures 102
Embellishments 32 Section Five: Places 114
Chapter Two   Index 126
Techniques for Pictorial Quilts 34 Acknowledgments and Sources 128
Materials and Equipment 36    


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