From free motion quilting to adding borders to blocks, quilters will learn dozens of techniques for thread painting use raw edge applique. Showing each step for building the quilt and how to thread paint with various embellishments, step-by-step instructions and coordinating photography will guide readers through to the completion of a beautiful thread painted quilt.
Joyce Hughes is an award-winning quilter, McCall’s Quilting Quilt Design Star, and fabric industry consultant. A self-taught fiber artist, she has single-handedly elevated printed panels to quilt art. Her very first art quilt won a blue ribbon when it was entered into competition, an honor that has since led to dozens of awards, recognitions and opportunities in the quilting world. Joyce continues to create and design one-of-a-kind quilts and handbags, while maintaining an active schedule of lectures and workshops teaching her designing and quilting techniques.