Due to Covid-19 please allow at least 15 working days for your order to arrive.

Please note our warehouse and customer service department will be closed from Monday 29th June until Monday 6th July 2020.

During this time we will not be able to process any orders. To ensure you receive your books before we close please send in your order no later than Thursday 25th June.


Adding item to the basket

× Item added

This item has been added to your basket.

Proceed to checkout
US Flag Australian Flag
Search the site...

  • Publisher: Lucky Spool Media
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 30 June 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781940655413
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 203x254 mm
  • Illustrations: 120
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £24.99
Download jacket image

Patchwork Lab: Gemology

£24.99

Transforming Fabrics into Facets by Andrea Tsang Jackson

Add to Basket
Add to Basket
Book Description

A step-by-step guide to achieving expert colour-work with fabrics to create dynamic, glittering gemstone-themed quilts.

Andrea Tsang Jackson guides readers through transforming the beauty, allure, and power of natural stones into glittering complex patchwork quilts. Using her expert tips and tricks and her step-by-step process to master a plan for the colour work required to achieve transparency and light through fabric selection, readers will paper-piece their way to a jewellery box of blocks. Beginning with nine traditional gemstone shapes, such as teardrop, marquis, and emerald cuts, each block progresses in complexity so readers can hone their skills as they work their way through the book. Next, quilters will be inspired to use their blocks in a series of projects both large and small. Created with intermediate quilters in mind, the book includes:

  • A beginner-friendly workshop on achieving effective transparency with fabric
  • Andrea Tsang Jackson's speedy chain-piecing technique for paper piecing
  • Nine basic 12'' gemstone blocks
  • Graded patterns to create the perfect finished block size
  • Traditional and modern settings
  • Cutting and faceting with fabric workshop
  • Gemstone groups with sampler ideas
  • Field Guide approach with watercolour illustrations of gemstones
About the Author

About Andrea Tsang Jackson

Andrea Tsang Jackson is an artist, designer, and quilter based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Quilting is the medium through which she can explore her interests in geometry, material, and place. Her purposeful approach to her work imbues meaning in every aspect of each project that she puts forth. Andrea’s background in architecture has allowed her to understand the design process from a variety of approaches. As an educator, she wants to inspire others to reach their own creative potential and to see themselves as designers of their own lives. www.3rdstoryworkshop.com

Add to Basket Printer friendly version

Customers who bought Patchwork Lab: Gemology, also bought...

You may also be interested in...

This site uses cookies, if you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies. Click here to learn how to change your cookie settings.

Continue