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Points of View - Valerie Hearder

Points of View - Valerie Hearder

I received this book as a Christmas gift and have already almost devoured it! I am finding it very inspirational for the design of my landscape base. She has a number of patterns that you can try and describes the process of picking fabric and constructing the landscape. Focus in the book is not on adding as much embellishment as I think we are going to do, but she does cover adding some, such as grasses, leaves and small flowers..the pictures are gorgeous…and make me want to rush right into my stash and start pulling!

I have been looking at pictures of Tuscan landscapes – I think I would like to do my piece in the typical Tuscan colors – gold, green, purple, blue, red brick…


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