By Jane Brocket
A thrilling new identify from the prime duvet writer, duvet Me! celebrates Jane Brockets liberated, joyous, vibrant method of quilting utilizing great materials and easy shapes and styles to create gorgeous results. Taking inspirational materials as its place to begin, the ebook explores not just the designs to be had in cotton, made-for-the-market quilt/patchwork materials, but in addition strikes right into a new realm of different materials that may be used to make appealing, useful, usable quilts. it truly is as though a quilt-maker has walked into the haberdashers of her goals and has explored the various probabilities that conventional materials provide, materials reminiscent of ticking, linen, gingham, tweed, tartan, suiting, shirting, velvet, silk and calico. With transparent directions for a fanciful number of quilts, cover Me! recreates the buzz, identified to all quilters, of ransacking through a brand new stash of materials. the writer describes the enjoyment to be present in an excellent color scheme, layout or development, in addition to the classy and sensible benefits of constructing the main of what we discover in conventional cloth outlets and in our cloth background, discovering possible choices to duvet cottons, and casting a brand new eye over materials made for different reasons comparable to outfits, curtains, upholstery and inside ornament.
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Quilt Me!: Using Inspirational Fabrics to Create over 20 Beautiful Quilts by Jane Brocket