By Angela Pingel
You'll become aware of an advent to curved piecing through one easy block--Drunkard's course. writer Angela Pingel demonstrates how this unmarried block may be prepare in a number of styles that glance totally assorted in each mixture. Drunkard's direction can create a sinuous extraordinary line like its namesake or curved motifs that shape teardrops, arabesques, vegetation, and different discrete shapes.
Dive deep into the fundamentals of curved piecing after which discover various initiatives together with significant quilts, child quilts, pillows, and a desk runner. locate inspiring new how you can use that outdated favourite, Drunkard's direction block, to create quilts that glance new and assorted. A Quilter's Mixology is the ideal "next-step" ebook geared in the direction of intermediate quilters or quilters trying to find the following problem.
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Extra resources for A Quilter's Mixology: 16 Projects Using the Drunkard’s Path Block
Pettit, Florence H. America's Printed and Painted Fabrics 1600-1900. New York, NY: Hastings House, 1970. Puentes, Nancy O'Bryant. First Aid for Family Quilts. , 1992. Uncoverings: Research Papers of the American Quilt Study Group. : AQSG, 1980(Published annually). Swan, Susan Burrows. Plain and Fancy, American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850. New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977. 62 Helen Kelley came by her love of fabrics quite naturally. During the 1930s, her father was a management consultant in a Georgia textile mill.
Periodically, take them down and rest them while you enjoy other quilts or artwork in the same location. Museum recommendations suggest humidity and temperature control. Storage in a damp basement or in a hot attic will cause deterioration. Cleanliness is the best pest control. Insect repellents are not recommended. Any chemical poses a threat to the well-being of your quilt. A final word: Attach a muslin label to the back of your quilt to identify its history. 51 TEXTILE TACTICS © 1985 Helen E.
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A Quilter's Mixology: 16 Projects Using the Drunkard’s Path Block by Angela Pingel