Colorful Batik Panel Quilts shows how to make bold, graphic and joyous art quilt projects and home décor using batik panels created by Indonesian artisans. Readers can explore the many creative possibilities of working with fabric panels with this inspirational book as their guide.
"...shows how to embellish Indonesian hand-made batik panels to turn Fair-Trade fabrics into one-of-a-kind art pieces for your home."—Sew Karen-ly Created, Quilting Blog - Sew Karen-ly Created, Quilting Blog
With "Colorful Batik Panel Quilts" even the most novice of quilting enthusiasts will learn how to make one-of-a-kind art quilts and home decor with instructions for embellishing with borders, beading, free-motion quilting, and more -- plus a step-by-step guide to 15 hand stitches!—Midwest Book Review - Midwest Book Review
Fabric artist Judy Gula is the owner of Artistic Artifacts in Alexandria, Virginia, which sells products for sewing plus a full range of supplies and materials for fiber art and embellishment. Judy loves to share her wealth of knowledge and textile travel experience with quilt guilds and art groups. She finds inspiration in new and vintage materials, her interactions with other artists, and in surprising and unexpected experiences. Her lectures and workshops highlight how today’s artists are using materials from many different disciplines to create mixed media collage work and fiber art.