New Purchases – 28 June 2012

Snyder, Sheila Sinclair (2011). Perfect-fit pieced borders. Set off your quilt centre with a border that looks complex but is as easy as building one block or row at a time. Avoid all the fussy fitting and fudging – and greatly increase your design options.  Borders / Bindings



Wolfrom, Joen (2011). Adventures in design : the ultimate visual guide : 153 spectacular quilts : activities & exercises. Everything you need to know about the essentials of good design from an internationally renowned expert. Includes works by our Beth Miller and also Gloria Loughman.  Design


Quilt : Tokyo International Great Quilt festival 2012 (2012). The catalogue of this show. CQ member Shuji Yamazaki attended this show in January 2012 and gave a presentation to the Thursday evening meeting on his return. Japanese




Modern blocks : 99 quilt blocks from your favourite designers (2011). Features 12” blocks by well-known designers.  Contemporary



Sielman, Martha (2012). The natural world : profiles of major artists : galleries of inspiring works. Explores art quilts inspired by the natural world, from flowers and water, to birds, animals and insects. Features Canberrans Beth Miller, Dianne Firth and Rasa Mauragis.  Art quilts



Gering, Jacquie and Pedersen, Katie (2012). Quilting modern : techniques and projects for improvisational quilts. From two pioneers of today’s modern quilting movement, ‘Quilting modern’ will teach you how to use improvisational techniques to make graphic contemporary quilts. 


Carlton, Alissa Haight and Lejnieks, Kristen (2011). Block party : the modern quilting bee : the journey of 12 women, 1 blog & 12 improvisational projects. Let go of ‘the rules’ with 12 fun, funky, and improvisational projects.  Contemporary


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