The 88-page glossy, full-color book is lavishly illustrated with photographs and graphics. The book provides detailed instructions about the Shattered Image technique that was created, named, and developed by the late Ellen Adams, an award-winning Canadian fabric artist, designer and quilter. The Shattered Image technique gives a unique three dimensional effect to quilts, placemats, clothing, wall hangings, and other arts applications. Geared for beginning through advanced quilters or sewers, or artists, the book provides basic instructions on how-to learn the Shattered Image technique. Readers see examples of a wide array of designs and motifs incorporating the Shattered Image. Ensuing chapters provide detailed instructions for beginning, intermediate and advanced fabric arts projects. There is information on fabrics, notions, and tools; and project worksheets to use to learn the technique. Also given are notes with tips on specific project details. The final chapter is devoted to a display of the work of Ellen Adams, whose Shattered Image projects were sophisticated works of art.
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Connie Mantini, author of Shatter and Sew!, is a Reno, NV technical writer, sewer, and quilter. Combining her professional writing skills with her passion for documenting and preserving the Shattered ImageTM technique, she is uniquely qualified to create this book aimed to quilters, sewers, or artists who appreciate the fabric arts. Although she never had the opportunity to meet the late Ellen Adams, Connie Mantini devoted six years to write about the Canadian fiber artist's unique technique. During that timeframe, Connie spent six years sewing, quilting, researching, writing, editing and self-publishing the 88-page, full color book.Review:
After reading the book from cover to cover Thanks for the great book. I'm inspired to create now. --Merridy McChesney, Santa Clarita, CA
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