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Show 208 - Principally Speaking - A Firm Foundation for Fabulous Designs

Featuring: Jane Davila

Posts On: April 14, 2008

Jane Davila, mixed media, author and fiber artist teaches aspects of good design along with embellishing "out of the box". Bob, The Thread Guy explains sewing machine needles and Ricky performs Remember December.

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From Chapter One:

1) Ricky´s Fractured Courthouse Steps Cutting Measurements





  • Center square – 3.5”
  • Strips 1 3/4” wide
  • Block before slicing:


  • Blocks after slicing and assembled:



2) The Fractured Courthouse Steps became Mi Cabina - pattern by JWD Publishing





3) A visit from The Thread Guy, Bob Purcell, from Superior Threads

From Chapter Two:

Jane demonstrates design principles with Alex
Jane Davila - Visit her website here

From Chapter Three:

Jane talks about her quilts. Bad Bart takes questions from the audience.
Jane Davila’s book – Art Quilt Workbook from C&T Publishing.
The book is co-authored by Jane Davila
and Elin Waterston.
• To order Super Simple Quilts with Alex Anderson and Liz Aneloski - Click Here

From Chapter Four:

Who is Faye Anderson? Faye holds a BFA in advertising design at the University of Denver.
She discovered the excitement and pleasure of quilting in 1980 and soon began designing quilts and quilted clothing.
Her work has won numerous awards, including the American Quilter´s Society "Best of Show" award in 1986 for SPRING WINDS
and the First-Place Award in Professional Applique in 1988 for MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME TO SEW. Faye current teaches quilt and
clothing design and hand appliqué throughout the US, and travels world-wide to study textiles and folk art.
Ricky compares design in music and art, then performs Remember December from his Heart and Soul CD.

From The Afterset:

Ricky signs a block for Jane’s daughter Samantha and Jane shares more of her quilts.



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