Saturday, May 16, 2009

Photo-Inspired Art Quilts: From Composition to Finished Piece by Leni Levenson Wiener, Nancy Zieman

Published 2009

An art quilt is a unique and original work of art done in fabric, layered with batting and backed just like a traditional quilt. Most often they are made to hang on a wall as decoration. In this book, learn how to identify an appropriate photo for an art quilt, how to translate that photo into a fabric collage, and how to accent and/or embellish it using thread painting, raw-edge machine appliqué and fabric collage. A bonus DVD hosted by Nancy Zieman compliments the instruction featured in the book.

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