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3D Folded Blocks

With Esther & Geesje

Reviews & Comments:

 

 

FYI: Geesje hand dyed the 7-step gradations for this project, Gemstones.

 

If you’re interested in purchasing a kit in these colours, they’ll be available soon at www.conundrumquilts.com.

Amazing quilting ideas, July 9, 2010

By Brenda Yarborough (Palmdale, CA, US)  

“I have been a seamstress for over 35 years and have always resisted the urge to quilt. When I saw this book, I knew I'd no longer be able to resist!

 

From the first page to the last, there are "WOW" pages and easy to understand patterns and instructions. The instructions are step-by-step and each one is illustrated. It would be a wonderful addition to any quilter’s library. It is appropriate for beginners and accomplished quilters.”

 

Simple, step-by-step instructions July 28, 2010

By Vivian Benton (Pittsburgh, PA, US)

Geesje Baron & Esther Vermeer have taken fabric folding to a new level. These blocks really do look like they're pieced. I have only made a few of them (for practice), but I really enjoyed doing them.

 

The instructions are simple, and you're taken step-by-step through the process. It's nice the authors identified each block as either easy, intermediate or advanced so you know what you're getting into before you start. And I just love the Trinket Box which is great to make for Christmas gifts.

 

Innovative & Inspiring, August 11, 2010

By fibre artist, Jennifer Landau (San Francisco, CA, US)

Love beautiful fabric? Hate trying to seam little bits of cloth to make a quilt? Done everything possible with textiles and ready for fresh inspiration?

3D Folded Blocks is a clearly written, well illustrated guide chock full of fresh creativity. The folded block technique is innovative and the steps easy to follow. The authors give a wide range of examples and projects, from simple to complex. The finished blocks are a wonderful illusion -- looking like conventional quilt piecing from a distance but surprising the close range viewer with shadow and texture that is unique. Includes materials list, required yardage, suggested color palettes for each project.

 

This is a resource book for the recreational as well as professional crafter, teacher, quilter and artist.

 

Quilting libraries need this!, September 19, 2010

By Midwest Book Review (Oregon, WI USA)

3D FOLDED BLOCKS offers keys to creating three-dimensional blocks for some seventy traditional and original blocks. 12 projects range from wall hangings and a shopping bag to a trinket box and use fat-quarter-friendly blocks in easy projects perfect for newcomers to the concept!

Quilting libraries need this!