Today we continue with part two of the Sewing With Nancy mini series, How to Sew Art. Starting with a photo, choosing fabrics, and then following steps to turn a common digital image into spectacular wall art. Tammie Bowser, a quilt innovator, will show us how to transform ordinary fabric into fine art.
In my January 29 blog post, I shared an overview of How to Sew Art part one, including choosing a photo, downloading the software, printing the pattern, creating a fusible web sandwich, and selecting fabrics.
- Either of these two software programs will turn your photo into a pattern. Choose from the Stitch A Sketch Art Quilt Software or Quilted Photo Deluxe 2.0 Art Quilt Software.
In How to Sew Art part two, the magic happens!
- Learn techniques for cutting the pattern pieces.
- See how to cut and add the fabric pieces.
- Watch Tammie demonstrate the stitching/quilting process.
In How to Sew Art part two, you’ll also see an inspirational gallery of Tammie’s quilts!
Nancy’s Notions has assembled a How to Sew Art Starter Set that includes the book, DVD, Color Value Isolation Tool, 505 Spray and Fix Adhesive, and Wonder-Web Fusible.
At the end of last week’s program, my Nancy’s Corner guest Marie Bostwick generously offered a copy of her book as a giveaway. The random winner of The Second Sister book is Mary who said, I have read all of Marie’s books and the Jennifer Chiaverini Quilting novels. I can’t wait to read Marie’s new one…