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By Joen Wolfrom

This identify bargains every little thing you want to learn about the necessities of excellent layout from an across the world popular specialist. here's the layout textbook for quilters. «Adventures in colour» provides the 8 components of layout - line, course, form, color, price, texture, share, and scale - and exhibits you ways to effectively paintings with those components, both separately or in any mixture. even if you think about your self to be a quilter, an artist, or a crafter, you could enhance your layout abilities with this clean, cutting edge procedure. additionally integrated is an inspiring gallery of layout thoughts via many renowned quilters and artists - together with Alex Anderson, Paula Nadelstern, and Ricky Tims - with over one hundred fifty photos showcasing all sorts of quilts and upholstery artwork, from conventional to fashionable.

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STEP 2. Working from right to left (or from the direction of your dominant hand), insert the shuttle into the shed as far as your bouquet is big. STEP 3. For this sample, I counted 4 raised warp threads before bringing my shuttle out of the shed (Figure D ). STEP 4. Bring the shuttle from left to right over this same group of 4 raised warp threads (Figure EI), then reinsert the shuttle into the shed from right to left, bringing the shuttle out of the shed just as you began (Figure EI). STEP 5. Pull tight to cinch up the bundle (Figure II).

D ... -.. -.......... ~. J :. . ,~. ~J Dj ,- "... ,- .. , ,.... ,-.. ,.. " the weaver's idea book 49 ADDING BEADS PLAY WITH COLOR Think of adding a beaded accent to the end of a scarf, curtain, For this sample, I used bleached white rayon ribbon as an or jacket cuff. Beads are easy to insert as you make your outline on a background of green and pink. medallions, and they rest securely on the surface of the fabric. To add beads, begin by bringing the loop to the surface in TEXTURED MEDALLIONS the usual way when you form the medallions (Figure 1).

Poke the crochet hook in front of and underneath the first outline weft and draw a loop all the way to the top. Create the next grouping by traveling under 4 raised warps and then draw up the loop from the closest (the 2nd) outline weft (Figure 2). Alternate these two medallions to create a FIGURE 3 scalloped motif. the weaver's idea book 51 SIZE AND MATERIALS MEDALLIONS AND SPACED WARPS In this sample, I sleyed 16/2 hemp at 10 epi for an openweave fabric. 5 cm). I chose the same yarn for weft, tripling it for the outline weft.

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