Award-winning artist Lea McComas shares her secrets for stitching beautiful and realistic portrait quilts in this tutorial book signed by the artists herself! Learn from her step-by-step instructions for choosing a photo, building a background, stitching faces and finishing your work of art. Be inspired by a gallery of inspiring artwork and pick up portrait composition tips along the way. The seven chapters in this 80 page book cover equipment and supplies, portrait foundation, building a fused foundation, the basics of stitching, the geometry of faces, stitching the face and finishing the quilt. 'Thread-Painted Portraits: Turn Your Photos Into Fiber Art' by Lea McComas, soft cover with 80 pages.