Twelve by Twelve: The International Art Quilt Challenge by Brenda Gael SmithTwelve by Twelve: The International Art Quilt Challenge by Brenda Gael Smith

Twelve by Twelve: The International Art Quilt Challenge

byBrenda Gael Smith, Deborah Boschert, Diane Perin Hock

Paperback | March 1, 2011

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Twelve by Twelve examines the two-year-long international collaboration between twelve art quilters, during which they created a total of 144 quilts based on twelve different themes. Not only does the book showcase the quilts themselves--a feature quilt from each theme receives an in-depth chapter, written by one of the quilters--it also examines the dynamics of developing a vibrant online community of artists. The result is a very personal and unique blend of technique-based text and discussions on challenge, collaboration, and inspiration.
The TWELVE BY TWELVE group is composed of 12 art quilters, each with numerous awards, articles, and publications among them. Works from several members have been included in a variety of Lark Books, as well as Quilting Arts Magazine. They are: Brenda Gael Smith (Copacabana, NSW, Australia); Deborah Boschert (Lewisville, TX); Diane Peri...
Title:Twelve by Twelve: The International Art Quilt ChallengeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:176 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 1, 2011Publisher:Lark CraftsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1600596665

ISBN - 13:9781600596667


Editorial Reviews

...A vibrant assortment of art quilts - 144 in all - [explore] emotionally charged themes such as identity, passion, community, and also a few whimsical concepts like chocolate and dandelions. Additional information about each of the 12 artists offers insight into their individual working processes, studio spaces, and backgrounds-Quilting Arts Magazine With each chapter devoted to one of the themes, including passion, identity, illumination, and chocolate, {Twelve by Twelve] combines personal narrative and creative exploration, resulting in 144 amazing 12 x 12-inch quilt creations. The book also includes helpful sidebars on how to start your own group, as well as quilting tips.-American Style