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Author Day, Jennifer, 1955- author.

Title Thread stories : a visual guide to creating stunning stitched portrait quilts / Jennifer Day.

Publication Info. Concord : C & T, 2015.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  746.46 DAY    DUE 02-02-21
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Description 111 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 28 cm
Contents Photographs that tell a story -- Tools and supplies -- Threads -- Photographs and cameras -- Using photo-editing software -- Printing on fabric -- Getting started -- The eyes have it -- Blending skin tones -- Hair -- Hands -- Clothing -- Pet portraits -- Free-motion quilting -- Correcting mistakes -- On the flip side -- Guest fiber artists.
Summary "Tell captivating stories in fabric and thread! Acclaimed quilting artist Jennifer Day invites you to create realistic portrait quilts. Turn your photos of people and animals into one-of-a-kind story quilts as you learn to stitch the details with thread painting. This step-by-step visual guide takes you from photo selection to editing, printing on fabric, thread painting, and free-motion quilting. Quilters of all levels can capture and quilt life's precious memories with a home sewing machine"--Amazon.com.
Subject Quilting -- Patterns.
Art quilts.
Portraits on quilts.
Photographs on cloth.
Fabric pictures.
ISBN 9781617450532 (paperback)
1617450537 (paperback)
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