By Rowan (UK), Kaffe Fassett
Here's a treasury of significant cover tasks designed by means of Kaffe Fassett, Roberta Horton, Mary Mashuta, Pauline Smith, and different best fiber artists. that includes either conventional and modern designs, those 21 bright duvet initiatives diversity in skill from effortless to more difficult and are available entire with step by step instructions. Plus, a realistic how-to part offers rapid troubleshooting, and indulgent pictures exhibit Kaffe Fassett's particular handwoven materials.
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Tonal fabrics tend to recede into the background. They are useful to surround a more vibrant color. 20 Quilting VISUAL Quick Tips Color Relationships ONE COLOR (MONOCHROMATIC) You can create vibrant quilts using fabric from a single color. This Nine-Patch example uses two fabrics that have a lot of contrast but are in the same color family. A variation of monochromatic colorization uses quilter’s neutrals, such as the variations of white and beige found in muslin. Splashes of one color are interspersed with neutrals, giving the eye a place to rest.
Four-Patch and Nine-Patch Blocks 45 Create Nine-Patch Blocks with Strip Sets Remember the game tic-tac-toe? Nine-Patch blocks are tic-tac-toe in fabric: three rows of three squares. Depending on how you use them in a quilt top, you can create Nine-Patch blocks in a number of ways. In this example, the repetition in the Nine-Patch blocks lends itself to strip sets. For more information about strip sets and their uses, see Chapter 5. NINE-PATCH BLOCK COMPOSITION Traditionally, Nine-Patch blocks come in two different repeating patterns.
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