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Show 709 - Quilting with Personality

Featuring: Marcia Stein

Posts On: October 25, 2010


Learn to "plant your fabric stash with interest" as Alex and Ricky use colorful window boxes to demonstrate the concept of visual texture, and how mixing the patterns and print scale in the fabrics you choose can add interest and personality to your quilts. Then, TQS welcomes quilt artist Marcia Stein, who talks about developing a personal style, and demonstrates how she builds a quilt based on a photograph. Lots of juicy details here, including "the skinny" on needles, thread weight and color, stitch length, and Marcia's virtually invisible, super-tiny zigzag, machine-applique technique.

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From Chapter One:

From Alden Lane Nursery in Livermore CA Alex and Ricky give a lesson on visual texture.
P&B Textiles

From Chapter Two:

Marcia Stein shares her personal approach to making incredibly graphic quilts inspired by photography.
Marcia&cute;s book Picture This

From Chapter Three:

Marcia continues teaching how she builds her appliqué quilts, piece by piece.
That Purple Thang by Little Foot

From Chapter Four:

Marcia shares her incredible quilts with us
David Taylor

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