Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts. 23 original quilt designs

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O mais recente livro do atelier de Kaffe Fasset reúne 23 quilts originais de diferentes níveis de dificuldade que têm em comum o facto de serem construídos a partir de formas simples. Como é habitual com este criador, os quilts tiram o máximo partido das cores e padrões dos tecidos para criar peças de grande impacte visual.

Editado em 2010. 192 páginas. Cartonado. Em Inglês.

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A collection of quilts from world-renowned quilter Kaffe Fassett inspired by basic geometric forms found in natural and manmade environments.
In Kaffe Fassett’s Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts, world-renowned quilter Kaffe Fassett demonstrates how basic geometric forms – squares, rectangles, triangles, diamonds, circles and quarter circles – found in natural and manmade environments inspire his quilt designs. This is evident in the 23 magnificent, inventive quilts showcased in this book and step-by-step instructions are provided for each one. Along the way, Fassett also offers over a hundred photos of geometric inspiration from around the world – everything from triangular watermelon slices, to rectangular sheets of corrugated metal on African scrap dwellings, to lollipop-shaped topiary trees in Japan. In the accompanying text, Fassett reveals how he experiences the colours and basic shapes around him, how we can train our own eyes to see this rewarding source of creativity and how we can, just as he does, combine striking fabrics with simple shapes to create our own spectacular quilt designs.

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