What do you do with all those scraps? In this book, the Mistress of Illusion, Karen Combs, continues her quilting magic and offers an answer - fabulous scrap quilts! Focusing on color value rather than color or texture, the author offers practical magic for using those leftover, and sometimes "less lovely" fabrics found in almost everyone's stash. Using only light and dark basic Nine-Patch and Split Nine-Patch blocks, you can create eye-catching designs to enhance any setting. Included are dozens of design possibilities and 18 projects.
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Focus on color value rather than fabrics or textures to create fabulous scraps quilts!
From the author of "Optical Illusions for Quilters" -
*Learn how to use only light and dark basic Nine-Patch and Split Nine-Patch blocks to make eye-catching designer quilts.
*Discover practical tips for using leftover or "less lovely" fabrics found in almost everyone's stash to create new optical delights.
*Eighteen projects and dozens of pattern possibilities to enhance any setting - from traditional to contemporary.About the Author:
Karen Combs is an internationally known quilter, teacher, author and designer, nominated by students for Quilt Teacher of the Year in 1995 & 2000.
Teaching since 1989, she is in high demand as an instructor who encourages her students, makes learning fun and makes the complex easy to understand!
A confessed fabricholic, Karen loves collecting fabrics. With her own fabric stash out of control, she created an easy way to use any light or dark fabric to create beautiful scrap quilts. She shares this technique in "Combing Through Your Scraps."
Fascinated with optical illusions in quilts, Karen teaches on the subject in many of her workshops. She is the author of "Optical Illusions for Quilters" and the co-author of "3-D Fun with Pandora's Box.
Karen lives in Tennessee with her husband, two (almost grown) children and a cute Shih Tzu. To learn more about Karen's quilts or classes; visit her website at karencombs.com.
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