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The Quilted Object

MAKING THINGS WITH QUILT ART TECHNIQUES

Ineke Berlyn

Batsford

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ISBN: 9781906388232

Price: £19.99

Publication date: 3 August 2009

Category: Crafts

Award-winning quilt artist Ineke Berlyn shows how to use the most innovative quilt art techniques to make a range of quilted items, from bags, books, personalized quilt journals, fabric postcards to vase covers, boxes, and even dolls.

All the latest materials and techniques are covered: painting with acrylic paints, transfer paints, using Lutradur as a base, using computer printing, stencils, Markal Painsticks, Bondaweb, recycling found objects, stitching by hand and machine, punching holes, and burning and distressing with the soldering iron and other heat tools.

The author is one of the most innovative textile artists in applying techniques to any kind of object. She brings her wealth of experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to this book.

Any quilter or indeed textile artist will find this book full of inspirational ideas backed up with full technique information and step-by-step projects.

ABOUT THE Author

Ineke Berlyn is a well-known quiltmaker and teacher who has exhibited her quilts all over the world.

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REVIEWS

Another terrific book from this stable. Quilted arts cover a wide range and this book is no exception. Learn how to create quilted journal or sketchbook covers. See how to transfer a landscape sketch or even a doodle into quilted fabric. Find out how to colour your own fabric. Discover how to use Lutradur to create boxes. Make quilted postcards or Christmas cards as well as fabulous wallhangings. Move on to three dimensional objects and bags. Lastly explore different materials for quilters including plastic. Full of inspiration, this book will have you buzzing with ideas. The usual fantastic production qualities of a Batsford book with fantastic layout, instructions and photography and wonderful projects. Do not judge this book by its cover - although it shows a beautiful quilted bag, it does not convey what lies within- the incredible innovative journey of a quilter who has experimented and refined her art. http://www.karenplatt.co.uk