MY BOOKS

My books are now out of print but a limited number are still available from Amazon Books

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ENCHANTED VIEWS
Quilts inspired by wrought-iron designs
 This is a teaching, learning and exploring book. It is ideal for the beginner who wants to learn about reverse appliqué and needle-turn method, and it is perfect for the more experienced sewer who wishes to develop appliqué skills in a different and inspirational way.
The Beginners Workshop in Reverse Appliqué (page 20) follows a workshop format, using a small sample to take you step by step, by text and illustration, through the reverse appliqué method and needle-turn technique.
Basic skills can be learned and developed through a range of appealing projects that gradually increase in degree of difficulty. The projects explore a variety of ideas that have been inspired by metal-work, with alternative approaches suggested where appropriate.
You can make the principle project, The Garden Gate quilt, by using the pullout pattern at the back of the book. Of , if you prefer to be more original, inspirational illustrations and simple directions are available for creating your own picture and designing your own gate.
'Enchanted Views' (ISBN 1 57120-132-7) was published by C&T Publishing Inc in 2002.

 

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DUAL IMAGE APPLIQUÉ
Published in the USA by AQS (American Quilt Society) The simple and economical machine appliqué method described in this book is based on producing two images from one pattern by using both the positive and negative images.er words, 2-4-1 appliqué! It is suitable for beginners wjourney into machine appliqué. The more experienced sewer will find much to interest them in the way this novel method is used and developed. Teachers are sure to find it an excellent resource book, with its structured step-by-step layout, where illustration and text clearly show the way through the method and projects.

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AT PLAY WITH APPLIQUE
Dilys Shows You The Way - You Choose Your Favorite Method
• 7 techniques include both hand and machine work
• Template-free and super accurate results
• Appealing projects help you practice and develop your skills Workbook format puts information right at your fingertips when you need it.

ISBN1-57120-335-4

 

 

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Reviews

"Learn from a master - Dilys creates gorgeous appliqué no matter what technique she uses! Her workbook approach lets you focus on one skill at a time. Whether you are teaching a group or teaching yourself, you'll appreciate Dilys' clear, illustrated instructions and skill-building projects".
"DILYS FRONKS writes with humor and grace about the art of appliqué. She uses a variety of techniques to create designs ranging from Jacobean appliqué to her popular wrought iron skills.
"An accomplished teacher, she enjoys sharing the many lessons, large and small, that she herself learned along the way. Dilys lives in Wales, UK."

 

TELEVISION

SIMPLY QUILTS
Dilys Fronks appeared with Alex Anderson on HGTV Simply Quilts in the USA, show number: 816, 2002.