Transparency Quilts

Transparency Quilts

10 Modern Projects - Keys for Success in Fabric Selection - From the FunQuilts Studio

eBook - 2011
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"In this follow-up to Quilts Made Modern, you'll learn how to use traditional piecing techniques to create quilts with layered translucent effects. By distinguishing and balancing the subtleties of color in your fabrics, you can achieve remarkable results. Discover how the visual relationships between different colors make all the difference in your quilts."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Lafayette, CA : C&T Publishing, 2011.
ISBN: 9781607054511
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (112 pages)
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Additional Contributors: Kerr, Bill - Author


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Apr 16, 2012

Do you ever see techniques and wonder how they made something? For me, I have wondered about transparency quilts for a long time, but the book, "Transparency Quilts by Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr has answered my questions, and showed me that this is an easy technique. It may sound silly, but I had wondered if I would need to purchase tulle, or something to cover small areas of the quilt. I learned the transparency technique is a matter of using value (how light or dark your fabric is) in your projects. Riggle and Kerr walk you through the process of choosing your fabrics, what works and what doesn't. Transparency Quilts also includes ten projects, using the techniques that have taught us.
I am glad that my questions have been answered by this book, and the techniques can be used both in traditional quilts and art quilts.


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