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Author Day, Jennifer, 1955- author.

Title Thread stories : a visual guide to creating stunning stitched portrait quilts / Jennifer Day.

Publication Info. Lafayette, CA : C&T Publishing, Inc., [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    746.46 DAY    DUE 08-17-20
 PAS Villa Parke Branch Non-Fiction    746.46 DAY    Available
Description 111 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Summary "Tell captivating stories in fabric and thread! Acclaimed quilting artist Jennifer Day invites you to create realistic portrait quilts. Turn your photos of people and animals into one-of-a-kind story quilts as you learn to stitch the details with thread painting. This step-by-step visual guide takes you from photo selection to editing, printing on fabric, thread painting, and free-motion quilting. Quilters of all levels can capture and quilt life's precious memories with a home sewing machine"
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (page 111).
Contents Introduction: quilts are stories -- Photographs that tell a story -- Tools and supplies -- Threads -- Photographs and cameras -- Using photo-editing software -- Printing on fabric -- Getting started -- The eyes have it -- Blending skin tones -- Hair -- Hands -- Clothing -- Pet portraits -- Free-motion quilting -- Correcting mistakes -- On the flip side -- Guest fiber artists -- Student work -- Jennifer Day portrait quilts.
Subject Quilting.
Art quilts.
Portraits on quilts.
Photographs on cloth.
Fabric pictures.
ISBN 9781617450532 (soft cover)
1617450537 (soft cover)

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