Birds 'n' RosesBook - 2006
Birds 'n Roses celebrates the art and technical mastery of appliqué. Combining pure inspiration with magnificent play of color and space, Margaret Docherty has created an evocative masterpiece that has won top awards on the international quilt circuit, including Best of Show at AQS. Birds 'n Roses has been eagerly awaited by her fans and enthusiastic appliquérs. This book will delight and challenge readers. The author provides the complete pattern for her prize-winning quilt. In addition, quilters can select the flowers, bouquets, birds, and garlands they want for use in their projects. Any appliqué method can be used, and the patterns can be enlarged to suit quilters' needs. Margaret includes a section on building a Garden Quilt design and a description of the real flowers and birds portrayed in the quilt, along with suggestions for fabric selection and detailed instructions for embellishment. Also provided are alternative ideas for simplifying the original quilt design, making this the perfect book for many skill levels.