Art Quilt Maps Pdf Book

Art Quilt Maps

  • Author : Valerie S. Goodwin
  • ISBN : 1607056836
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Publisher : C&T Publishing Inc
  • Pages : 100
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01

“Working with paint, collage, and stitch, Valerie encourages readers to integrate poetry, memory, and personal experience into quilt maps that tell a story.” —Quilting Arts Magazine Transform the places you love—and places you’ve always wanted to see—into hypnotic art quilts. Award-winning artist Valerie Goodwin shows you how to make quilted maps with easy fabric collage techniques and innovative designs based on maps of your favorite places. The book features a large photo gallery of quilt maps by Valerie and her students. Find inspiration in real and imaginary sites, in old maps, in poetry, and in memories Transform a place’s essential lines and shapes into quilt design Fully illustrated guide covers a variety of basic mixed-media techniques Make luminous textures with fabric layering, paints, stamps, stencils, drawing, and appliqué “She teaches readers how to use road maps, tourist maps, utility company maps, as well as imaginary maps in quilting . . . At the end, she offers three treats: embellishing with haiku, designing travel maps with stones and shadows, and mapping memories and landscapes of families and homes.” —Publishers Weekly “Her style here is collage—a blend of texture, material and manipulation—and her theme is the map. Each quilt in her collection reflects a broad range of approaches to the maps she was inspired by. (Bonus: Her students’ gallery is total eye candy!) Delightful!” —Generation Q Magazine “This book is bound to appeal to the fiber artists among us . . . This book is a certified spring board to creativity. All I need now is some time!” —The Canadian Quilter Magazine

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