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Quilt Your Favorite Photos by Betty Alofs, is your guide to transforming photos into quilts. Betty Alofs provides 12 projects with full-size patterns to get you started, all inspired by her own photos. She also provides instructions to turn your favorite photos into quilts. With her easy numbering system and fabric tips, you can easily turn your photos into fabric masterpieces for yourself or as gifts for special friends and family members. The extensive gallery features a collection of one-of-a-kind quilts by both Betty Alofs and her students, using fusible web and machine applique techniques.


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Quilt Your Favorite Photos
Shoot it Sketch it Stitch It

Author: Betty Alofs
Pages: 128
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11 1/2"
Publisher: Krause Publications
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4FF0800
Weight: 1.5 lb
MSRP: $24.99

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Quilt Your Favorite Photos is your guide to transforming photos into quilts. Betty Alofs provides 12 projects with full-size patterns to get you started, all inspired by her own photos. She also provides instruction to turn your favorite photos into quilts. With her easy numbering system and fabric tips, you can easily turn your photos into fabric masterpieces for yourself or as gifts for special friends and family members. The extensive 17 page gallery features a collection of one-of-a-kind quilts by both Betty Alofs and her students, using fusible web and machine appliqué techniques.

About the AuthorCarlesbad Windmill

Betty Alofs is a quilt maker, teacher and pattern designer from San Diego, CA. She has been quilting since 1989. In 2000, she established her own company, Betty A's Designs, to market her original pictorial appliqué patterns for City Quilts. In 2002, she was nominated for The Professional Quilter's Teacher of the Year. She has been the Featured Artist at the Annual Tucson Quilt Show in Arizona and has filmed a segment for the PBS Show America Quilts Creatively with Sue Hausmann and Karen Good. Quilt Your Favorite Photos: Shoot It, Sketch It, Stitch It, Betty's book on home portraits was released in 2006.

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Table of Contents

Introduction6Killer Whales at Sea64
Ch 1 Getting Started8Old Ironside Sailing Ship68
Ch 2 Making the Pattern18Sunset at Lahaina74
Ch 3 Constructing the Block26Hotel Del Coronado82
Ch 4 Finishing the Block34Washington Monument of the 4th of July88
Ch 5 Finishing and Embellishing 38Mission San Xavier del Bac 94
Projects44Victorian Homes102
The Golden Bridge46Gallery108
The Old Family Barn54Resources126
The Alamo58About the Author128

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