Like most quilters, I began with quilt making the traditional way. A long that way I find myself more attracted to the "artsy" kind of quilts.
At this moment I am in a transitional phase, searching my way between traditional and contemporary. While using other materials to enhance fabrics and fibers I get challenged to explore more possibilities to express myself. The need to do this seems not compatible with my technical education and work (chemical science and information technology). But it is clear and visible that I have a passion to do so by making quilts.
To learn other techniques, I recently bought one new and four second-hand books (click the picture for more info):
- The Quilting Arts Book:
- Surfaces For Stitch:
- Layers Of Stitch; Contemporary Machine Embroidery
- Raising The Surface With Machine Embroidery:
- Embellish And Stitch:
If you know these books, do you recommend them for a 'transitional' quilter?
Perhaps you are a kindred spirit, someone who has the same interest of learning how to work non-traditional with fibers and fabrics.
Interested or not, I love to hear from you. Please, don't hesitate to leave your comments and share your vision on this subject.
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I saw the term 'transitional' for the first time at Suzanne Engler's blog.