Double Vision Quilts
Learn how to turn squares and rectangles into circles and ovals with no curved piecing ― it's easy! Take an artistic journey with 11 mind-bending quilts that fool the eye with innovative layering, playful patterns, and delightful color choices. The best-selling author of Strips ‘n Curves shares three simple construction methods for endless possibilities. With something for every type of quilter, this opulent collection will inspire you to see your fabrics in a whole new light.
Three easy construction methods
10 complete quilt projects
Helpful color hints and tips.
A new twist on One-Patch Piecing!
Start with the basic piecing, add easy and gently curved edges, and prepare to be amazed! With this innovative new one-patch technique see basic one-patch piecing in a whole new light! Using these one patch shapes: Kite, Half Hexagon, Isosceles Triangles, Curved Diamond, Half Clamshell and Flowing Ribbon, create one-of-a-kind quilts. Lots of step-by-step photos and clear instructions ensure your success.
To make it easy the creative process is broken down into three major steps: color, design, and theme. You're taken through easy-to-follow instructions no matter what your skill level!
This 3 step approach lets you create wonderful original pieces of fiber art. You'll be hooked before you know it!
4 Complete quilt projects.
Learn to choose colors, a theme and lay out pieces.
Learn to draft your own templates.
Don't forget to order the One-Patch Plus template set also!
A New Twist on Strips ‘n Curves
Featuring The Swirl, The Half Clamshell, Free-Form Curves, and Strips ‘n Circles
Start with basic strip piecing, add easy gentle curved edges, and prepare to be amazed!
Louisa introduces four design concepts: two template-based and two template-free, all with step-by-step instructions.
New techniques with old templates!
Whether you own Louisa's 2001 best-selling Strips ‘n Curves, or you're new to the world of combining curved-edge and strip piecing, you'll love the fresh ideas and fabulous inspiration in this book.
Learn her four new techniques: Half Clamshell, Free-Form Curves, Strips ‘n Circles, and The Swirl. Then try them in four complete project quilts! Lots of step-by-step photos and clear instructions ensure your success. And wait until you see the gallery! Ideas for home decor, garments, and quilts, quilts, quilts!
Or order in digital eBook format from C&T Publishing
See gallery for quilts.
My favorite applique and quilting gloves
These Kevlar gloves have little black beads that seem to grip the fabric while doing the machine quilting and applique. You will love the fact that the top of the fingers are exposed, you can even text without removing the gloves!
Available in two sizes medium and large and are $9.95