by C June Barnes
Quilt art doesn’t have to be flat. These days, the most innovative quilt artists are creating intricate raised stuctures, using various folding, gathering, pleating, stuffing, padding, shrinking and layering techniques. This fascinating book is a guide to creating these stunning effects, from the simplest textured quilt to elaborate twisted and embellished three-dimensional structures, including vessels and hanging installations. Popular quilt artist C June Barnes, author of Stitching to Dye in Quilt Art, reveals the secrets of how these sometimes impossible-looking structures are put together, giving invaluable technical construction tips and a wealth of inspirational examples, including work from some of the world’s leading quilt artists.
About the author
C June Barnes is an award-winning quilt artist, winning awards throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century. She won the first prize in the Innovative Quilt category in 2003. She has exhibited for several years and also teaches across the UK. She is the author of Stitching To Dye in Quilt Art, also published by Batsford. She lives in Hastings, East Sussex.
Extent: 128 pages
Size: 276 x 216 mm
Illustrations: 120 colour illustrations