Photo Imagery Quilts

Photo Imagery Quilts include a wide variety of quilt types with one thing in common, they all begin with a photograph. The photograph may be actually printed on fabric or pieces appliqued to replicate an image captured. The quilt can be completed in a variety of ways from a traditional pieced quilt to an art quilt. Photo Imagery Quilts include a broad spectrum of quilting techniques generally used to enhance the photo.

Benefits of a Photo Imagery Quilt

Photos can be printed directly on fabric and enhanced with thread painting and quilting.

Photos can be used as a guide to create an quilt that looks like the photo or replicates the photo with a variety of applique or mixed media techniques.

Photo Imagery Quilts can evoke an emotion unlike standard patchwork quilts.

Tools and Supplies for Photo Imagery Quilts

To create your Photo Imagery Quilts, you'll need the following:

  • Photograph
  • Basic Sewing Supplies
  • Rotary cutter, ruler, self healing cutting mat
  • Supplies based on techniques selected to include a printer which can print on fabric.
What I Wish I Knew When I Started Photo Imagery Quilts

A photo is a great foundation for a variety of techniques that range from applique, mosaics and thread painting to collage, painting and drawing to creat your PHOTO IMAGERY QUILTS.

Photo Imagery Quilts Resources