The Art of Make-Do Quilting: The Ultimate Guide for Working with Vintage Textiles (Hardcover)
Vintage is gold to contemporary quilters, and this guide from the quilt world's expert in vintage gives the how-tos, inspirations, and ideas to make your project work The make do trend means incorporating vintage items--cute 1950s handkerchiefs, 1890s tattered quilt found at a yard sale, a relative's favorite 1970s prom gown--into contemporary quilt designs. The task can seem overwhelming, since many times a lovely old item does not translate easily to a quilt. Here's the guidance quilters of any level need to escape the common fear of But you can't do that to a vintage textile Many quilters find themselves stuck when they discover the vintage object they'd like to use in a quilt. These how-tos, inspirations, and photos inspire you to think outside the box and create amazing quilts with generations of meaning. Get ready to be inspired.