Many of us have seen thread painting and have marvelled at the level of realism achieved. Now here is your chance to learn how to do it. All the basics are covered, such as the photo to choose, how to print and the threads to use. No special equipment is required, because the stitching is done on a regular sewing machine. The devil, they say, is in the detail, and Jennifer provides that detail to ensure the finished product is true to the original. The book has step-by-step help and guidance, so you don't have to be particularly experience to be able to achieve a great picture.
Jennifer Day ––
A picture is worth a thousand threads
Tell captivating stories in fabric and thread! Acclaimed quilting artist Jennifer Day invites you to create realistic portrait quilts with thread painting. Turn your own photos of people and animals into one-of-a-kind story quilts, as you learn to masterfully stitch in the details. This step-by-step visual guide takes you from photo selection to editing, printing on fabric, thread painting, and free-motion quilting. With just a home sewing machine, quilters of all experience levels can capture and quilt life’s precious memories.
• Step-by-step visual guide to realistic portrait quilts, using your home sewing machine
• Print your own photos on fabric and tell one-of-a-kind thread stories
• Thread painting techniques anyone can apply to get that WOW! factor
• From award-winning quilter, artist, and teacher Jennifer Day
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