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Award-winning quilter and fabric artist Lenore Crawford has created a simply amazing technique to create realistic-looking quilts from photographs. Her easy-to-learn technique includes creating a pattern from a photograph, building a palette of fabrics that match the photo, cutting and fusing the pieces together, and then adding small painted details to add depth and dimension before quilting.
Have you ever taken a photograph and thought that it would look great as a quilt? Picture quilts are rising in popularity among quilters wanting to re-create a nature scene, a stitched portrait or a still life. But how do you start with just a photograph and turn it into a quilt? Is there any use in drafting a pattern, or should you turn to free-form techniques? To answer this question, we've searched for picture quilt patterns and projects from the Craftsy community to help you plan your .....