Radiant Quilts

Stunning Quilts from Simple Shapes

Author - Elsie M. Campbell
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A Scrap Quilt Book 9 Step-by-Step Projects, Full-Size Templates, Tips, Tools, & Techniques with How-To Photos

Renowned author and quilt designer Elsie M. Campbell uses triangles, clamshells, half-hexagons, strips, and diamonds to make 9 start-to-finish, stash-busting projects from stunning table runners to a gorgeous king-sized quilt.

  • 9 projects that are both basic and boldly sophisticated
  • Easy-to-follow instructions & diagrams for making each project
  • Make stunning scrap quilts using simple repeated shapes
  • Design emphasis on color and value working together to create the illusion of depth and light
  • Comprehensive information about tools and techniques/li>
  • Clear how-to directions on 3 cutting techniques using scissors and templates, rotary cutters and rulers, and die cutters
  • Guidance on bothhand- and machine-piecing
  • Fearless stitching of Y-seams and curved pieces—thanks to Elsie's guidance

Radiant Quilts offers a complete guide to making gorgeous scrap quilts using just one, two, or three simple repeated shapes.

Renowned author and quilt designer Elsie M. Campbell uses triangles, clamshells, half-hexagons, strips, and diamonds to make nine start-to-finish, stash-busting projects-from stunning table runners to a gorgeous king-sized quilt. With simplicity as the basis for each piece or block, Elsie shows how color, value, and contrast can work together to create the illusion of depth and light. She explains how to make fabric decisions that produce wonderfully luminescent quilts. Her book provides cutting instructions for three methods: cutting with scissors and templates; rotary cutters and rulers; and die cutters.

Author Sarah J. Maxwell, an Aurifil designer, is the perfect teacher to help you reach your fullest quilting potential! Sarah is also a fabric and pattern designer for Studio 37 Fabrics with countless quilts to her credit. Her work has been regularly featured in both McCall's Quilting and McCall's Quick Quilts for the past several years, as well as Make Modern, Simply Moderne, American Patchwork & Quilting, Quilts & More, and many other magazines.

With simplicity as the basis for each piece or block, Elsie shows how color, value, and contrast can work together to create the illusion of depth and light. She explains how to make fabric decisions that produce wonderfully luminescent quilts. Her book provides cutting instructions for three methods: cutting with scissors and templates; rotary cutters and rulers; and die cutters.

More Information
Weight 0.587500
Pages 80
Size 8.25" x 11"
Author Elsie M. Campbell
Author Elsie M. Campbell
Region United States
Subscription Length 1 Years
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Elsie M. Campbell began exhibiting her quilts nationally in 1992 and has won numerous prestigious awards. Most recently, she won Best Machine Workmanship awards at several national-level shows. Earlier awards include: first place in the traditional category at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas; Best of Show at Quilt America! in Indianapolis, Indiana; the Mary Krickbaum Award for Best Hand Quilting at the National Quilting Association Show; and the American Quilters Society Excellence in Hand Workmanship Purchase Award. Elsie lives in Ponca City, Oklahoma, with her husband of thirty-eight years, Kenneth.

"Elsie M. Campbell began exhibiting her quilts nationally in 1992 and has won numerous prestigious awards. In the pages of "Radiant Quilts: Stunning Quilts from Simple Shapes" she offers a complete guide to making gorgeous scrap quilts using just one, two, or three simple repeated shapes. Of special note is the inclusion of: Nine projects that are both basic and boldly sophisticated; providing easy-to-follow instructions & diagrams for making each project; Instructions on making stunning scrap quilts using simple repeated shapes; A design emphasis on color and value working together to create the illusion of depth and light; Comprehensive information about tools and techniques; Clear how-to directions on 3 cutting techniques using scissors and templates, rotary cutters and rulers, and die cutters; Guidance on both hand-piecing and machine-piecing; and fearless stitching of Y-seams and curved pieces. Profusely and expertly illustrated throughout, "Radiant Quilts" will prove to be an enduringly valued addition to personal, professional, and community library quilting instructional reference collections." The Needlecraft Shelf
"ESimple is good, whether you're a beginner or advanced quilter, and this book offers just that — nine projects from table runners to king-size quilts, all made with basic repeated shapes including triangles, clamshells, strips, hexagons and diamond. After opening with very detailed information about basic quilting techniques, including die cutting, scissor cutting and rotary cutting, the book enlightens about color and value, showcasing those principles in the book's projects." American Quilt Retailer