Material Obsession Two: Shared Inspiration

Material Obsession Two: Shared Inspiration

Book rating: 05 Paperback

By (author) Kathy Doughty, By (author) Sarah Fielke

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  • Publisher: MURDOCH BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 254mm x 23mm | 953g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Millers Point
  • ISBN 10: 1741964105
  • ISBN 13: 9781741964103
  • Sales rank: 10,262

Product description

Each of the pairs of quilts in this gorgeous new book by quilters Sarah Fielke and Kathy Doughty springs from a single idea or shared moment of inspiration. The results - like non-identical twins - are inextricably linked, yet intriguingly different. With their reinterpretation of traditional designs, as well as a characteristic bold use of colour and dazzling patterns, Sarah's and Kathy's quilts will appeal to quilters of all levels - from new quilt-makers looking for the next challenge, to experienced quilters, ready to embrace some of the more complex projects. With practical step-by-step instructions, a comprehensive Basics section and glorious photographs, this is a book to make your fingers tingle with sheer inspiration.

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Sarah Fielke and Kathy Doughty are the owners of Material Obsession, a popular patchwork shop in Hunters Hill, Sydney. As well as designing, making and exhibiting their own quilts, they also teach patchwork and quilting. Sarah and Kathy's aim is to make patchwork and quilting accessible, easy and satisfying, especially for busy people, and to inspire quilters to discover their own creativity.

Customer reviews

By Pauline Seymour 07 Jun 2011 5

I love this book as much as their first and I wish I had bought it sooner! Their first book was amazing and I wondered if this one would be as good but it is. The layout and photography is wonderful, lots of colour detailed photos of the finished quilts, including a flat shot, good instructions and at the back there is a whole section about how to start quilting. You know how when you are looking at a house with the intention of buying it - you have to look past the paint colours and the wallpaper and think about how you would like to see the house? Well I think sometimes quilt books are a bit like that, and while some of the quilts featured are not worked in colours that I would choose, I can see myself taking a lot of inspiration from this book.