Adding Layers—Color, Design & Imagination

15 Original Quilt Projects from Kathy Doughty of Material Obsession

Adding Layers—Color, Design & Imagination

Adding Layers—Color, Design, & Design, by Kathy Doughty of Material Obsession, is your illustrated guide to developing an artful understanding of your quilting process. In its 15 original projects, you'll be inspired to experiment with textiles, tools, and techniques to create vibrant quilts. As you add these new “layers” of complexity into your designs, you'll discover added interest and depth in your quilting experience.

Quilting — Just a Little Bit Crazy

A Marriage of Traditional & Crazy Quilting

Quilting — Just a Little Bit Crazy

Cross traditional crazy quilting with favorite pieced quilt patterns and today's machine quilting methods, and what do you get? Crazy fun for all kinds of quilters, even those who don't like handwork. Allie Aller and Valerie Bothell's guide offers an exuberant mixture of vintage and modern, hand and machine work, and clever ways to make traditional quilts a little crazy. Includes 10 projects in sizes from small wall hangings to bed quilts; photo instructions for 15 crazy quilt and silk ribbon embroidery stitches; and tips for combining crazy quilting with machine piecing and embroidery.

Ghost Layers & Color Washes

Three Steps to Spectacular Quilts

Ghost Layers & Color Washes

Important Note about PRINT ON DEMAND Editions: You are purchasing a print on demand edition of this book. This book is printed individually on uncoated (non-glossy) paper with the best quality printers available. The printing quality of this copy will vary from the original offset printing edition and may look more saturated. The information presented in this version is the same as the latest edition. Any pattern pullouts have been separated and presented as single pages. If the pullout patterns are missing, please contact c&t publishing.

Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

The Evolution and Impacts of Successful Products

Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design follows the innovation and evolution of consumer products from vacuum cleaners to mobile phones from their original inventions to the present day. It discusses how environmental concerns and legislation have influenced their design and the profound effects these products have had on society and culture. This book also uses the lessons from the successes and failures of examples of these consumer products to draw out practical guidelines for designers, engineers, marketers and managers on how to become more effective at product development, innovation and designing for environmental sustainability.

How To Cheat in Photoshop Elements 11

Release Your Imagination

How To Cheat in Photoshop Elements 11

Have you ever wanted to summon magical powers? Create a stained glass style masterpiece? Or turn Summer into Fall? There’s a whole world of opportunity out there for creating fun photomontages, powerful panoramas, and dynamic distortions. Redesigned and completely rewritten for Elements 11, this book starts you at the basics of photomontage with selection techniques, layers and transformations; leading up to full-length projects for creating magazine covers, fantasy scenes, poster artwork and much, much more. This book also features a dedicated website where you can download images and tutorial videos that show you how to expand, develop, and master top techniques. As well as, full color images, a glossary of terms, useful keyboard shortcuts, and a detailed index that will help you locate that fantastic technique in a flash.

Imagination on a Long Rein

English Literature Illustrated

Imagination on a Long Rein


Imaginative Patchwork

Imaginative Patchwork

Shows how to piece a quilt, describes advanced quilting techniques, and suggests a variety of projects

How To Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12

Release Your Imagination

How To Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12

Have you ever wanted to summon magical powers? Appear in a graphic novel? Or control the weather and seasons? There’s a whole world of opportunity out there for creating fun photomontages, powerful panoramas, and dynamic distortions. How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12 starts you at the basics of photomontage with selection techniques, layers and transformations; leading up to full-length projects for creating magazine covers, fantasy scenes, poster artwork and much, much more. This book also features: A dedicated website where you can download images and tutorial videos that show you how to expand, develop, and master top techniques. Full color images, a glossary of terms, useful keyboard shortcuts, and a detailed index that will help you locate that fantastic technique in a flash.