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Exploring Dimension in Quilt Art

C June Barnes



ISBN: 9781849940252

Price: £ 19.99

Publication date: 5 September 2012

Category: Textile Art

  • Renowned quilt artist C June Barnes follows up her popular title Stitching to Dye with an exploration of raising the surface in quilt art
  •  Learn how to create intricate raised stuctural effects on wall-hung quilts, and how to construct gorgeous three-dimensional vessels and fabric sculptures
  • Illustrated throughout with inspirational images of three-dimensional quilt work

Quilt art doesn’t have to be flat. These days, the most innovative quilt artists are creating intricate raised stuctures, using various folding, gathering, pleating, stuffing, padding, shrinking and layering techniques. This fascinating book is a guide to creating these stunning effects, from the simplest textured quilt to elaborate twisted and embellished three-dimensional structures, including vessels and hanging installations. Popular quilt artist C June Barnes, author of Stitching to Dye in Quilt Art, reveals the secrets of how these sometimes impossible-looking structures are put together, giving invaluable technical construction tips 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, winning awards throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century. She won the first prize in the Innovative Quilt category in 2003. She has exhibited for several years and also teaches across the UK. She is the author of Stitching To Dye in Quilt Art, also published by Batsford. She lives in Hastings, East Sussex.