Today's most innovative quilt artists work in three dimensions, using various folding, gathering, pleating, stuffing, padding, shrinking, and layering techniques to create intricate raised structures. See how to produce these stunning effects, from simple textured quilts to elaborate twisted and embellished designs, including vessels and hanging installations. Popular quilt artist C. June Barnes provides invaluable tips on construction and a wealth of inspirational examples, including work from some of the world's leading quilt artists.
C. June Barnes is an award-winning quilt artist, who received the first prize in the Innovative Quilt category at the Festival of Quilts 2003 in Birmingham, UK. She has exhibited for several years and also teaches. She is the author of Stitching to Dye in Quilt Art, also published by Batsford. She lives in Hastings, East Sussex.