Radiant Quilts

Stunning Quilts from Simple Shapes

Radiant Quilts

By:  Campbell, Elsie M

9781935726982
Product ID:  982
$22.95 Paperback (Trade paperback (US))
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10/10/2017
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8.3 X 11.0 in
80 pg



CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Quilts & Quilting

Description

Make dazzling scrap quilts using simple repeated shapes that create the illusion of depth and light. Nine stash-busting projects from table runners to a king-sized quilt include instructions for three different cutting methods.

Reviews

Elsie M. Campbell began exhibiting her quilts nationally in 1992 and has won numerous prestigious awards. In the pages of "Radiant Quilts: Stunning Quilts from Simple Shapes" she offers a complete guide to making gorgeous scrap quilts using just one, two, or three simple repeated shapes. Of special note is the inclusion of: Nine projects that are both basic and boldly sophisticated; providing easy-to-follow instructions & diagrams for making each project; Instructions on making stunning scrap quilts using simple repeated shapes; A design emphasis on color and value working together to create the illusion of depth and light; Comprehensive information about tools and techniques; Clear how-to directions on 3 cutting techniques using scissors and templates, rotary cutters and rulers, and die cutters; Guidance on both hand-piecing and machine-piecing; and fearless stitching of Y-seams and curved pieces. Profusely and expertly illustrated throughout, "Radiant Quilts" will prove to be an enduringly valued addition to personal, professional, and community library quilting instructional reference collections.Midwest Book Review


Profusely and expertly illustrated throughout, “Radiant Quilts” will prove to be an enduringly valued addition to personal, professional, and community library quilting instructional reference collections.Midwest Book Review


Simple is good, whether you're a beginner or advanced quilter, and this book offers just that — nine projects from table runners to kin-size quilts, all made with basic repeated shapes including triangles, clamshells, strips, hexagons and diamond. After opening with very detailed information about basic quilting techniques, including die cutting, scissor cutting and rotary cutting, the book enlightens about color and value, showcasing those principles in the book's projects. American Quilt Retailer


Simple is good, whether you're a beginner or advanced quilter, and this book offers just that — nine projects from table runners to king-size quilts, all made with basic repeated shapes including triangles, clamshells, strips, hexagons, and diamonds. After opening with very detailed information about basic quilting techniques, including die cutting, scissor cutting and rotary cutting, the book enlightens about color and value, showcasing those principles in the book's projects. American Quilt Retailer


Author Biography

Elsie M. Campbell began exhibiting her quilts nationally in 1992 and has won numerous prestigious awards. Most recently, she won Best Machine Workmanship awards at several national-level shows. Earlier awards include: first place in the traditional category at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas; Best of Show at Quilt America! in Indianapolis, Indiana; the Mary Krickbaum Award for Best Hand Quilting at the National Quilting Association Show; and the American Quilter’s Society Excellence in Hand Workmanship Purchase Award. Elsie lives in Ponca City, Oklahoma, with her husband of thirty-eight years, Kenneth.