Photo Memory Quilts
The Ultimate Guide to Contemporary Heirloom Quilts to Showcase Ancestry, History, & Treasured Times
Capture treasured memories in quilts
Transform treasured photographs into quilts to be displayed and passed down as heirlooms. Lesley Riley guides makers on successfully transferring vintage photos onto fabric using Transfer Artist Paper, custom printing, and more methods. Use the photo fabric to create an art quilt that honors and preserves the sentimental value of your photographs. A fresh and modern approach, Lesley's quilt instruction focuses on using modern technology and storytelling techniques through photos, fabric choice, and embellishment. Follow along to design your photo memory quilt, from selecting your subject and sourcing photos, to digitally manipulating vintage photos and transferring the images to fabric.
- Create engaging memory quilts using art principles, design concepts, and modern technology, including how to repair, enhance, and manipulate your photos to achieve the perfect images for your projects.
- 8 projects allow readers to try their hands at this updated art form, and a gallery of pieces by quilt artists shows a variety of inspiring family stories
- Tell the story of your choice through fabric selection, with guidance on using repurposed fabrics, vintage textiles, and more