Design Essentials: The Quilter's Guide Book
Item #: 9780981519708
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.
An important resource for all quilters, this book focuses on principles, elements, and technical approaches.
Complete instructions for 5 projects that take you step-by-step through the components of design theory.
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.
Combine your design ideas with Lorraine's techniques to create smashing, original quilts.
96 page soft-cover book
By Lorraine Torrence of Lorraine Torrence Designs.