Today’s review is of Mixed-media Art Quilts with Beryl Taylor. The images you see on the front cover of the DVD are exactly what you learn to make in this video. The effect of the layering, cutting and hand stitching is spectacular. You can do both bright or quiet color combinations. This technique is also a way to use up scraps of fabric that you perhaps no longer love with would work well when combined with others.
Anyone who is interested in adding interest and excitement to their quilts would enjoy this DVD. The video, although clear enough, is more inspiration than instruction. If you already know how to quilt, you should find it easy to follow. Beryl’s techniques are time-consuming but worthwhile if you want to create a true ‘work of art’.
Beryl Taylor is soft-spoken and easy to listen to. She was born and trained in art in England but now makes her home in the US. The videography of the DVD is clear and easy to see and follow. Each technique is shown in detail.
Where can you get the video? I found this video in my public library but there are multiple sources for it. You can see a preview below and can also find the video for download for $14.95 at http://www.interweavestore.com/mixed-media-art-quilts-downl…. If you’re willing to do the work, you can find more parts of this on youtube.