Exploring Dimension in Quilt Art / C. June Barnes
Renowned quilt artist C June Barnes follows up her popular title Stitching to Dye with an exploration of raising the surface in quilt art Learn how to create intricate raised stuctural effects on wall-hung quilts, and how to construct gorgeous three-dimensional vessels and fabric sculptures Illustrated throughout with inspirational images of three-dimensional quilt work 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.