Great informative hardback book that will inspire you to new ideas.
Quilted Clothing is as contemporary as the latest fashion and as timeless as the ethnic garments of half a dozen cultures.
It is as elegant as a vest of lace and satin and as cozy as boots to wear by the fireside. It is as traditional as grandmother's antique quilt and as dramatic and individual as you want it to be.
In her latest book, Jean Ray Laury - designer, teacher, and author-explains how to make over 100 quilted clothes. Every aspect of constructing the garments is thoroughly discussed and illustrated in the 160 pages and 63 color photographs, from choosing and adapting commercial patterns to finishing the seams of your reversible garment.
How-to instructions, are used to explain the techniques of quilting, piecing, patchwork, strip quilting, applique, Seminole patchwork, trapunto.
You become the designer as you learn from the instructions and the many examples. Multiple chapters cover everything from accessories to elegant kimomos and jackets
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