by Bernadette Mayr
Discover how to use creative free-cutting techniques to sew fresh and functional designs with a modern quilting aesthetic; Award-winning German quilt artist Bernadette Mayr reveals her method for capturing first impressions of nature in fabric, as she shows hot to make contemporary quilts inspired by the worlds around us. Bernadette spots interesting geometric patterns everywhere in the natural world, and crafts them into gorgeously graphic motifs. She interprets her artistic vision with fun, freeform shapes and lines. Cut without ruler or stencil, her organic looking patches deliberately show unexpected irregularities in size and shape, in keeping with her theme of authentic nature. 15 lavishly illustrated tutorials thoroughly explain all the methods, plus 25 imaginative projects for making quilts, wall hangings, cushions and even kid's backpack. 'Modern Nature-Inspired Quilts' by Bernadette Mayr, published by Design Originals, softcover with 128 pages.