Design Essentials: The Quilter's Guide

9780981519708: Design Essentials: The Quilter's Guide

Newly republished with a new cover, Lorraine's first book on principles, elements and technical approaches is an important resource for all quilters. Includes chapters on Color, Value, Scale, Balance and Unity as well as 5 technical approaches: Collage Curves, Designing with a Single Shape, Slash and Sew: Ad lib Piecing for Inlays, Multi-View Images and Improving the Checkerboard. Color throughout. From the back cover: Discover your talent for quilt design. Learn the key principles of design with award-winning quiltmaker Lorraine Torrence as your guide. Lorraine provides the techniques needed to turn your unique vision of a quilt into a stunning reality. You'll find expert, easy-to-follow information on: understanding the roles of color, value, scale, balance, and unity in quilts; successfully using collage curves, checkerboards, and shapes in your quilt designs; creating appealing designs with your favorite blocks and techniques; asking yourself the right questions when concepting a quilt design. Complete instructions for 5 projects take you step-by-step through the components of design theory. Combine your design ideas with Lorraine's techniques to create smashing, original quilts.

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Lorraine Torrence
Published by Lorraine Torrence Designs (2008)
ISBN 10: 0981519709 ISBN 13: 9780981519708
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Lorraine Torrence Designs, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110981519709

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