Abstract Quilts, like Abstract Art, do not attempt to be realistic, and use shapes, forms, colors and textures to create it's effect. Quilters use applique and piecing techniques to create abstract quilts that are often embellished with hand and machine stitching. Abstract Quilts are part of the Art Quilt Category.
Benefits of Abstract Quilts
- Making Abstract Quilts is a way to explore new piecing techniques and design possibilities
- Abstract quilts allow the focus to be the impact and relationships of color, line and texture.
Tools and Supplies Abstract Quilts
- You will need basic sewing and quilting supplies for Abstract Quilts
- Rotary Cutter, ruler, self healing cutting mat
What I Wished I Knew When Starting Abstract Quilts
It's OK to take a chance and explore the unknown when making ABSTRACT QUILTS. If this is your first time, try going small with a miniature instead of a large quilt the first time and the best part is there are no quilt police!