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Transparency Quilts

This follow-up to Quilts Made Modern delivers “a unique lesson in applying color theory to fabrics, patterns and quilts” (Portland Modern Quilting Guild).
Learn how to use traditional piecing techniques to create quilts with layered translucent effects from the husband-and-wife team behind Modern Quilt Studio. By distinguishing and balancing the subtleties of color in your fabrics, you can achieve remarkable results. Discover how the visual relationships between different colors make all the difference in your quilts.
·      Master the illusion of transparency with ten quilt projects, each with instructions for three sizes—wall, lap, and bed.
·      Design experts Ringle and Kerr show you how to select fabrics for striking, modern results.
·      These quilts have sophisticated style with a soft, graphic look to update any home décor.
“Patterns replicating tartan and madras are most effective. The couple’s writing style is practical, edged a bit with cutesy.” —Publishers Weekly

“Color is the main event—and the technique using color in Transparency Quilts is quite magical . . . if you are an adventurous beginner or above—these quilts will give you a new way of thinking about and using color that you might just love.” —Daisy and Jack (One Stitch at a Time)
295 printed pages
Original publication
2011

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