Ricky Tims Convergence Quilts: Mysterious, Magical, Easy, and Fun

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 80 pages
Become a fabulous quilt artist - the fun, easy way! Popular quilting expert Ricky Tims presents an imaginative, new piecing technique that quilters will adore! Convergence quilts feature two or more fabrics cut into strips, sewn together, then cut and pieced again. Nothing could be simpler - or more magical! Ricky offers lots of creative guidelines but no hard-and-fast rules, so every Convergence quilt is a unique work of art. 4 projects walk you through the steps of making Convergence quilts. Quilts look complex but are fun, easy, and, best of all, creative to make. Use any fabric from commercial prints to hand-dyed. Add decorative touches such as appliqué to dress up your projects. An infinite number of looks from one ingenious technique. Visit C&T Publishing's YouTube channel to view the video trailer!
 

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Contents

From Rags to Stitches
4
Nothing New Under the Sun
8
The Nitty Gritty of Convergence Quilts
15
General Tips and Guidelines
23
Original Harmonic Convergence
27
Harmonic Convergence Quilts
34
Gloriously Appliqued Convergence Quilts
38
Divide and Conquer Convergence
42
Grand Convergence
53
Blended Convergence
58
Virtual Incentives
63
Explorations of What If
66
Loose Ends
72
Authors Quilts
75
Index
79
Legal Page
80

Divide and Conquer Convergence Quilts
49

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Ricky Tims is an award-winning quilter, a best-selling author, an encouraging teacher, a talented musician, and a spellbinding speaker. His presentations feature live music and humor plus his own insights. He currently co-hosts the online quilting show, The Quilt Show (www.thequiltshow.com), with popular quilter Alex Anderson. He lives in Arvada, Colorado.

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