Achieve old-world style with this innovative technique, which combines the expertise of trapunto with shadow quilting, giving you two for the price of one. For those not familiar with trapunto, it is a very old technique whereby you 'stuff' areas of your work to give it greater loft or relief. There are 5 layers to the projects in this book as opposed to the normal three in standard quilting. The layers from top to bottom are organza, trapunto motifs made from batting, background fabric, batting and backing and the white design of the quilt top is made from the organza and trapunto motifs placed on the familiar quilt sandwich. This is a fascinating read and the starter projects are small enough for anyone to give the technique a try. Try something new today as Jamie Oliver would say!
--Jennifer Trollope, Fabrications Quilting for You; 06/26/12
Once you learn a relatively simple technique, explained clearly by the Romanian engineer-turned-quilter author, you'll have a hard time deciding which of the 30 elegant projects to start first. Includes a CD with full-size patterns.
--American Quilter, September 2012
Geta’s amazing quilts have been creating quite a sensation in the quilting world. Her techniques are revealed here with simple step-by-step instructions that can be easily followed to create your own shadow trapunto masterpieces. Try your new skills out on one of the 30 patterns for various projects and quilts included. Photos of Geta’s beautiful work provide plentiful inspiration.
--Machine Quilting Unlimited; September 2012
About the Author
Geta Grama discovered quilting purely by chance while she was surfing the web in 2000. She now devotes herself entirely to her passion.