Different fibers have been used in quilting for many years—sometimes out of necessity, sometimes for beauty, sometimes for both. Lynn Schmitt explores the world of mixed textiles in quilting with wonderful projects richly illustrated in the book. Worried about handling disparate cloth? Lynn has you covered with in-depth explanations for sewing and pressing different materials, as well as tips for each. Dive into the exciting universe that is mixed textiles!
The Art of Mixing Textiles in Quilts
14 Projects Using Wool, Silk, Cotton & Home Decor Fabrics
Quilting cottons are just the beginning . . .
Have a ball blending cottons with rich wools, lustrous silks, and textural home decor fabrics for quilts that beg to be touched. Mix unconventional textiles together like a pro with the best advice for cutting, sewing, and pressing fabrics with texture and sheen. Craft 14 pieced and appliquéd projects, such as table runners, quilts, pincushions, and tote bags. Dimensional and exciting, mixed-fabric quilts are ripe for using up scraps and expanding your horizons!
• Mix eclectic fabric types—cottons, wools, silks, and home decor—for quilts that wow
• Discover how to best cut, press, and piece any fabric, regardless of fiber content
• Quilt 14 pieced and appliquéd pillows, quilts, and small projects with adventurous fabric pairings
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