In this video, art quilter Judith Trager
guides the viewer from start to finish through the design and creation
of a landscape quilt.
The presentation begins with a discussion about choosing a photograph to work from.
reviews the importance of placement and division of space in a
landscape, and she shows how to simplify the elements to make an
After piecing the background, Judith demonstrates how to add a silk-screened layer using freezer-paper stencils.
Once the silk-screened design is dry, the quilt is sandwiched and quilting is added.
Then fussy-cut appliqué elements are fused and stitched in place on the quilt sandwich.
quilting and final design elements (including silk grasses and
stamping) are added to the piece as appropriate, and finally, the quilt
is completed with a sleeve and binding.
With this video, Judith
Trager takes the mystery out of making a landscape quilt! You will learn
how to make the foreground, middle ground, and background elements work
successfully each time.