C&T Publishing Inc, Mar 10, 2000 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
Create multi-layer images of a single block! Explore dramatic new horizons for traditional quilt patterns. Look closely at a Shadow Quilt, and discover the multi-layer images of a simple block. You’ll love exploring this easy sleight-of-hand technique! 9 inventive projects with complete instructions from design to binding. Start with an easy Shoo-Fly block and progress to quilts using more complex traditional blocks. Shadow Quilts begin with a basic block and repeat the image in small and large scale to create a layered shadow effect. The secret is in your fabric choices! Guidelines and hints from Donna and Patricia show how to choose the most visually effective blocks, determine a color scheme, and select fabric combinations that result in perfect value contrast.
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