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About the author:
Kathleen Loomis retired from a career in journalism and corporate communication
to become a fulltime artist. Her work has been included in many prominent shows and venues in the United States and Europe, including Quilt National, Fiberart International, Nancy Crow's Color Improvisations and SAQA traveling exhibits SAQA@20, Seasonal Palette and Text Messages.
She received the Quilts Japan Prize for her piece in Quilt National '09, which included a trip to Japan, where she conducted workshops.
Visit www.kathleenloomis.com or www.artwithaneedle.blogspot.com.
Riffs on the Rail Fence Block
Make one-of-a-kind quilts without a pattern!
Break free from cookie-cutter designs! Quilt artist Kathleen Loomis walks you step by step through the process of creating a truly original quilt from scratch. With Pattern-Free Quilts, You'll learn how to:
* Choose colors and fabrics with confidence
* Sew first, plan second
* Hone your eye for design
* Improvise without fear
Start by sewing simple rail-fence blocks, then unleash your inner artist! With this versatile method, you can create:
* Quilts of any size
* Super simple beginner projects to intricately complex art quilts
* New quilts from the fabric in your stash
The book's gallery includes 26 photos of finished quilts to inspire you.
Kathleen Loomis, whose quilts appear in national exhibits, bring warmth to beds and welcome new babies, believes that designing is the most joyous part of quilt making. With Pattern-Free Quilts, Kathy inspires every quilter, from novice to expert, to dare to design.
Copy and paste this link to see inside the book and read reviews: http://artwithaneedle.blogspot.com/p/read-what-other-bloggers-have-to-say.html
- Publication Date:
- 0988428210 / 9780988428218
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8.5" x 11"
- Full Color with Bleed
- Related Categories:
- Crafts & Hobbies / Quilts & Quilting