Material Obsession: Modern Quilts with Traditional Roots eBook – Carcier.co

The author really knows her colors and patterns when it comes to quilting Enjoyed so many of them. What a pleasure this book was to both read and thumb through I primarily sew clothing, but I have always loved quilts This book, in my mind, marries them both The quilts are arranged from easiest to hardest and use the most extraordinary contemporary fabrics Using these fun fabrics, the quilts don t look like what your grandmother would make or what you see in most homes Instead, you have dresden plates with graphic prints and applique with modern figures I would recommend this book to som What a pleasure this book was to both read and thumb through I primarily sew clothing, but I have always loved quilts This book, in my mind, marries them both The quilts are arranged from easiest to hardest and use the most extraordinary contemporary fabrics Using these fun fabrics, the quilts don t look like what your grandmother would make or what you see in most homes Instead, you have dresden plates with graphic prints and applique with modern figures I would recommend this book to someone with much experience or very little The book will serve you well as your skill set grows In addition to great patterns, they have an always useful how to at the back So, it also makes a great reference book for the shelves Enjoy looking at the photos and imagining how I would use these ideas to make my quilts. What I really liked about this book is the authors approach to quilts, and that there isn t a right or a wrong They have really great ideas, and my favorite 2 patterns are very, very simple, but I love they way they just let the fabric speak for itself As someone who has favorites I can t bear to cut up, they seem to get it, and say, well, then, showcase it My biggest complaint is that you had to go through several pages of instruction to get a full on look at the completed quilt When I am b What I really liked about this book is the authors approach to quilts, and that there isn t a right or a wrong They have really great ideas, and my favorite 2 patterns are very, very simple, but I love they way they just let the fabric speak for itself As someone who has favorites I can t bear to cut up, they seem to get it, and say, well, then, showcase it My biggest complaint is that you had to go through several pages of instruction to get a full on look at the completed quilt When I am browsing, I want to see right away what the completed quilt looks like, not just a corner of it folder over a ladder in an attractive style But at least the photos of the complete quilts are there I found almost all the quilts to be too reliant on applique for my personal tastes They were pretty to look at it, but reality is, I m not going to do much, if any, applique But I liked looking Wow, this book is chock full of patterns The authors focus on fabric choicesthan the actual designs, so if you enjoy making unconventional fabric choices, check this book out I personally love the fact that almost every quilt in the book is hand quilted You just don t see that a lot, and they explain exactly how they did the quilting, including how they marked their quilting pattern and what thread they chose Even though I won t be making any of the projects in this book, I am surely i Wow, this book is chock full of patterns The authors focus on fabric choicesthan the actual designs, so if you enjoy making unconventional fabric choices, check this book out I personally love the fact that almost every quilt in the book is hand quilted You just don t see that a lot, and they explain exactly how they did the quilting, including how they marked their quilting pattern and what thread they chose Even though I won t be making any of the projects in this book, I am surely inspired I didn t necessarily find a quilt pattern in this book that I loved, and I didn t love all the combinations of quilts, but I love the author s philosophy on fabric that you choose something you love and you create a masterpiece that reflects you and your life, not be bound by rules about what types of fabric should be used I read the author s blog, and I enjoy looking at her quilts and the quilts of those who come to her shop She has a passion for what she does, and her quilts reflect that H I didn t necessarily find a quilt pattern in this book that I loved, and I didn t love all the combinations of quilts, but I love the author s philosophy on fabric that you choose something you love and you create a masterpiece that reflects you and your life, not be bound by rules about what types of fabric should be used I read the author s blog, and I enjoy looking at her quilts and the quilts of those who come to her shop She has a passion for what she does, and her quilts reflect that Her taste is not my taste, but her vision has given me a different idea of what my taste can include Kathy Doughty and Sarah Fielke, owners of the popular quilting shop Material Obsession in Sydney, Australia, bring an unconventional spirit to a traditional craft They encourage quilters to use bold patterns and unusual color combinations, and to trust their instincts rather than follow rigid rules In Material Obsession, Doughty and Fielke presentvibrant quilt patterns that appear fresh and modern, but are often based on traditional designs They explain how any quilter, novice or seasoned, can create striking variations of their own by seeking inspiration from both the fabric in front of them and the world around them Patterns are arranged in order of difficulty, from easy to advanced, and a techniques section fully describes the basics of patchwork and quilting Material Obsession provides quilters with everything they need to put a modern twist on an age old craft and to express their own creative spirits while they re at it I rarely find quilt books like this that have both the combination of exciting colors fabrics and contemporary twists to quilt patterns This one combines traditional ideas with new fun ideas I have found several quilts to make here, including the one I never made my daughter.Material Obsession I rarely find quilt books like this that have both the combination of exciting colors fabrics and contemporary twists to quilt patterns This one combines traditional ideas with new fun ideas I have found several quilts to make here, including the one I never made my daughter.Material Obsession Lovely use of fabric combinations in large settings I love the cover most, with the use of opposite fabrics white dots on red fabric, and red dots on white fabric The back of the quilt in an unrelated floral pattern Love it Great ideas The designs are not printed with computers, but drawn and colored with pencil Love it So personal So human. The quilts in here were a little too busy and a little too traditional for my own taste I m a Denyse Schmidt girl I did like the Prints Charming fabric quilts and I did like a few of the patterns The Burbs, Fanciful Flowers but I m not sure I like them enough to make them myself.