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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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.
|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|
|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|
|Techniques for Pictorial Quilts||34||Acknowledgments and Sources||128|
|Materials and Equipment||36|
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