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Visions: The Art of the Quilt
Visions The Art of the Quilt
Author: Deborah Bird Timby (Editor), Quilt San Diego
Hand-dyed fabric and starch resist, exposed seams and painted leather, traditional designs and poignant personal imagery: these are the elements of quiltmaking today that are so elegantly presented in VISIONS' THE ART OF THE QUILT. This all-color book from Quilt San Diego's juried exhibition features seventy-three fabric masterpieces: the artist...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780914881544
ISBN-10: 091488154X
Publication Date: 12/1992
Pages: 88
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Publisher: C & T Pub
Book Type: Paperback
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This book is a collection of 70 amazing quilts, with each quilt artist offering their thoughts on their own quilt. These quilts are the top ones from a juried exposition of quilts from around the world.

It is amazing to see the different approaches to design; there are some very geometric quilts and some amorphous forms. Some are very like paintings, with some being very representational. There is at least one, strangely one of the more geometric, that is not pieced, but is completely "painted" by stamping.
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