The Art of Mixing Textiles in Quilts by Lynn Schmitt
[Softcover, 112 pages] The Art of Mixing Textiles in Quilts: 14 Projects Using Wool, Silk, Cotton & Home Decor Fabrics by Lynn Schmitt. Quilting cottons are just the beginning -- have a ball blending cottons with rich wools, lustrous silks, and textural home décor fabrics for quilts that beg to be touched. Mix unconventional textiles together like a pro with the best advice for cutting, sewing, and pressing fabrics with texture and sheen. Craft 14 pieced and appliquéd projects, such as table runners, quilts, pincushions, and tote bags. Dimensional and exciting, mixed-fabric quilts are ripe for using up scraps and expanding your horizons! In The Art of Mixing Textiles in Quilts, you will learn how to mix eclectic fabric types -- cottons, wools, silks, and home décor -- for quilts that wow; discover how to best cut, press, and piece any fabric, regardless of fiber content and quilt 14 pieced and appliquéd pillows, quilts, and small projects with adventurous fabric pairings.