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A tessellation is made up of identical units that
interlock with one another, creating a sequence of positive and
negative shapes that could go on into infinity.
For quilt designers, tessellating patterns are an
endless source of delight, as they are simple to piece but give
the impression of great complexity.
- Features 11 colorful quilts to make, with tried-and-tested
instructions from experience quilter Christine Porter.
- Provides advice on being more confident with color and
inspiration to design your own tessellations.
- Displays over 45 quilts, with gallery quilts showing
how the ideas can be developed.
About the Author
Christine Porter has been a quilter for 15 years. She is
a highly respected and experienced teacher who not only lectures
and judges throughout Britain and the United States but who has
also won awards for her quilts in both countries. Her special field
of interest is translating floor-tile designs into quilts, a subject
she covered extensively in her first book for David & Charles,
Quilt Designs from Decorative Floor Tiles and she particularly
enjoys creating a contemporary look through her use of color and
Until recently, Christine was for many years co-editor of Britain's
leading patchwork magazines, Patchwork & Quilting. In
addition Christine is director of her own company, Cabot Quilting
Conferences, which brings top international quilters to Britain
to teach in luxury hotels, to share their skills with other quilters
from around the world. Christine has appeared on America's HGTVs
series 'Simply Quilts' hosted by Alex Anderson and has been
a Fabric Design Consultant for the Woodrow Studios in the UK..
Christine lives in Bristol, UK, with her husband Neil and black
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Tessellations
|From Tessellations to Quilts
|Triangles & Hexagons
|About the Author