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Making Quilts : 21 Authentic Projects

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Stating that each quilt is but a starting point for a new quilt, this joyful book Making Quilts with Kathy Doughty of Material Obsessionshowcases 21 patterns inspired by the intense colors of Australia and invites you to recreate them in your own voice. Author Kathy Doughty encourages you to discover what appeals to you in each quilt. To help you define your own style, each quilt pattern is outlined by three exploratory tip regarding concept, technique, and fabric choices. Simply follow the easy guidelines and let your instincts make your choices.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 198 x 252 x 8mm | 559.99g
  • C & T Publishing
  • Stash Books
  • Concord, CA, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 171 colour illustrations
  • 1607058227
  • 9781607058229
  • 52,117

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I love books that not only offer great patterns, but inspire each individual's creative soul. Some people need encouragement that, yes, they do each have their own creative soul and that is what Making Quilts with Kathy Doughty of Material Obsession does so well. Quilters will learn to push the limits of color and print combination with a flair from "down under." Many of the quilts are a visual cacophony with surprisingly pleasing results. Then there is the strikingly simpler "Wagga" on page 123. A wonderful opportunity to let a few fabrics (perhaps even recycled fabric) humbly harmonize together. American Quilt Retailer, September 2013show more

About Kathy Doughty

Kathy Doughty began making quilts over 20 years ago after a move to Australia. She opened a patchwork shop in 2003 called Material Obsession which is now popular worldwide for traditional contemporary designs. Kathy and her husband/site photographer, John live in Sydney, Australia, with their family.show more

Table of contents

IntroductionXXThe Quilt ShopXXOptical IllusionsXXKaffe FanfareXXSoul SearchingXXFracturedXXRed CenterXXMarquee DiamondsXXUzbek PatchesXXTurkish CrushXXTraditionwith a TwistXXDoves in the WindowXXChanceXXSunburstXXFairlawnXXPheasantvilleXXFireworksXXPickle DishesXXFolk ArtInspirationXXHidden WomanXXHarpervilleXXFolk Art BirdsXXWaggaXXGreenfieldsXXAntebellum BlingXXGarden PartyXXAbout the AuthorXXshow more

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