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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • CHAPTER 1: History and development
    • History
    • Construction Methods
    • Design Sources
    • One-Patch Quilts for Scrap Quilts
    • Charm Quilts
  • CHAPTER 2: Shapes That Tessellate
    • Triangles
    • Quadrilaterals
    • Pentagons
    • Hexagons
    • Octagons
    • Curved Shapes
    • Arranging the Shapes
  • CHAPTER 3: Design and Color Strategies
    • Line
    • Shape/Mass
    • Space
    • Texture
    • Color
    • Special Color Considerations
    • Traditional Color Harmonies
    • Innovative Color Strategies
    • Special Color Effects
    • Rhythm/Repetiion
    • Emphasis
    • Balance
    • Proportion/Scale
    • Unity with Variety
  • CHAPTER 4: Planning and Execution
    • Determining the Size, Number of Patches Needed
    • Prparing the Fabrics and Patches
    • Resources
    • Creating the Design
    • Construction
    • Pressing
    • Borders, Quilting, and Edge Finishes
  • Gallery of Quilts
  • CHAPTER 5: Design Directory
    • Right Triangles
    • Equilateral Triangles
    • Isosceles Triangles
    • Scalene Triangles
    • Squares
    • Rectangles
    • Trapezoids
    • Parallelograms and Kites
    • 45 Degree Diamonds
    • 60 Degree Diamonds
    • Pentagons
    • Hexagons
    • Octagons and a Second Shape
    • Curved Chapes
  • Appendix: Templates
  • References

Title: Tessellations & Variations: Creating One-Patch and Two-Patch Quilts
Author/Designer: Barbara Ann Caron
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1995
Publisher: American Quilter's Society, Paducah, KY
Language: English
Page Count: 119
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 0891458441

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