Focus On Batiks
Add beautiful, unique batiks to your next quilt! The age-old technique of batik produces up-to-the-minute style, and Jan Bode Smiley sets off dramatic batiks with traditional patterns for delightful quilts. Discover what makes batiks so special, and then start planning your own batik quilt creation! 8 quilt projects mix batiks and commercial fabrics with simple piecing, paper piecing, or applique'. Tips and advice for making the best use of batiks in your quilts. Learn to batik your own fabric at home with Jan's easy techniques.