Tile Quilt Revival
Reinventing A Forgotten FormeBook - 2010
Versatile Applique Quilts Inspired by 19th Century Tile Quilts. A contemporary take on a charming quilting tradition. Use your favorite applique technique-needle turn, machine applique, or fused. 6 projects teach you about designing and constructing various styles of tile quilts, from traditional to contemporary. Includes a fascinating history of tile quilts, plus photo galleries of both historic and contemporary quilts. Big blocks of 10- x 10- or even 15- x 15- are great for bold contemporary fabrics. Easy -grouted- designs let you show off curves and irregular shapes. Great way to use many different fabrics, scraps too Choose solid or pieced backgrounds to enhance your -tiles-. Inspired by nineteenth-century tile quilts, these projects work beautifully with today's colorful, contemporary fabrics, but they retain that folk-art style that makes them so much fun to sew and show off.
Publisher: Lafayette, CA : C&T Pub., 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (47 p.) : col. ill