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Book Review: Dare to Dance: An Art Quilt Challenge

Dare to Dance


Dare to Dance: An Art Quilt Challenge
Mary Kerr
Schiffer; $24.99


I love books that feature a variety of quilts on the same theme, and that is what Dare to Dance offers. Sixty artists each created an 18 x 30 quilt that reflected the theme “Dare to Dance:An Artist’s Interpretation of Joy.” Of course, joy is so open to interpretation and you can see that in each of the quilts. In addition to a full shot of each quilt, the book includes each artist’s story, a story of the quilt and what joy means to her. Some of my favorites included “Space Bubbles II” by Lisa Reber, “The Joy of Dancing on a Rainbow” by Judy Ross and “The Red Slipper” by Dianne Thomas. Treat yourself and then create your own story of joy.


Look for this book at your favorite quilt or book retailer. Here’s a link to Amazon if you would like to learn more about the book.

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