History of the Artful Log Cabin Quilt Traditional Log Cabin Quilts: Making Traditional Log Cabin Quilts My Traditional Log Cabin Quilts Artful Log Cabin Quilts Inspirational Photographs Composition What is a Good Photograph? Poor Photographs and How to Improve Them Grids Perpendicular Even Grid Diagonal Even Grid Diamond Grid Random Grid Open Grid Variable Grid Wonky Grid Radiating Grid Combination Grid Other Grids Fabrics Use a Full Range of Values Types of Fabrics and Fabric Content Cutting, Sorting, and Organizing Strips Cutting: Tools Technique Strip Sizes Sorting and Organizing Strips Enlarging the Grid Enlarging a Regular Even Grid Enlarging All Other Grids Using a Proportion Scale Enlarging One Block at a Time Block Construction Regular Even Grids: Using Strips of the Same Width Using Strips of Various Widths Wonky Grids: Using Strips of the Same Width Using Strips of Various Widths Cabbage Rose Blocks Circular Blocks Squaring up the Blocks Squaring Regular Even Blocks Squaring Wonky or Irregular Blocks Quilt Construction Put Together the Blocks Artful Log Cabins as a Background for Applique Quilting Fill Patterns Grid Quilting Spiral Quilting Other Quilting Patterns Combination Quilting Patterns Finishing Binding Sleeve Label Hanging Gallery About the Author
Katie Pasquini Masopust's contemporary art quilts have been coveted and collected by admirers. A Houston Quilt Festival Silver Star Award winner and prolific author, she travels the world as a teacher and lecturer. She lives in Northern California.
Katie is one of my favourite quilt authors. She has the most wonderful ideas. If you are thinking traditional log cabin quilts, think again. This book takes you from inspiration to a modern interpretation of log cabin quilts. Make free-form blocks from any image. Contents include history, inspiration, grids, fabrics, cutting, construction, quilting and finishing plus a gallery. There are lots of ideas for composition. The book has easy to follow instructions and is illustrated throughout with fabulous images of work. A simple design idea that works and will transform your quilting. It doesn't, however make me think of log cabin quilts, but very very artful, yes. Great designs, great use of colour, fabric and stitch.* Yarnsandfabrics.co.uk *