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Fantastic fabric folding : innovative quilting projects
Wat, Rebecca, 1965-
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Publication Information:
Lafayette, Calif. : C & T Pub., [2000]

Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
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TT835 .W375 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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Embellish your traditional quilt with origami techniques 22 delightful projects for quilts, vests, and pillows, with step-by-step photographs of folding instructions. Important Note about PRINT ON DEMAND Editions: You are purchasing a print on demand edition of this book. This book is printed individually on uncoated (non-glossy) paper with the best quality printers available. The printing quality of this copy will vary from the original offset printing edition and may look more saturated. The information presented in this version is the same as the latest edition. The original version of this book came with a CD. You can access the full content of this CD online at C&T's website.

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Library Journal Review

Wat had mastered techniques of origami many years before learning to quilt. She had used origami for home decorating and gift-wrapping but had never seen the connection between quilting and traditional Japanese paper folding. Then one day, she tried folding fabric instead of paper and began an exploration that has culminated in this book. A quilt and wearable-art designer, she now uses folded fabric to add dimension and surface interest to her designs and teaches the technique to quilters eager to expand their skills. This book includes detailed instructions for reproducing in fabric eight basic paper folding designs: folded stars, diamonds, inside-out flowers, folded roses, twirled roses, pinwheels, polygon flowers, and kimonos. Once these fabric-folding techniques are mastered, the reader is free to move on to the 22 projects (vests, quilts, pillows, etc.) featuring the origami designs. This book is a good choice for expanding public library quilting collections. One caution: even though the quilting projects use traditional origami folding techniques, their modern designs are unrelated to traditional Japanese quilting. Libraries wishing to acquire books on Japanese quilting should consider Kumiko Sudo's Circles of the East: Quilt Designs from Ancient Japanese Family Crests (NTC/Contemporary Bks., 1997) or Takako Onoyama and others' Honoring the Seasons: Patterns from Japan's Quilt House Yama (Martingale, 1996. o.p.). (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.