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  • Bag Boutique

    This mouthwateringly colourful book contains 20 beautiful bags to sew from popular designer Debbie von Grabler-Crozier. It includes a huge variety of different styles and sizes, from totes and bucket bags to backpacks, clutches and shoulder bags, and Debbie makes each one easy.

    The book contains a complete guide to all the techniques needed, shown using easy-to-follow step-by-step photography. Also included is a section on creating beautiful finishing touches, including embroidery, appliqué, crocheted flowers, beaded charms and labelling. All the templates required are included on a handy pull-out sheet.

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    $34.99
  • Birds

    Jonathan Elphick tells the remarkable story of the development of bird art through the centuries.

    The book features early, skilfully executed but often fanciful images of birds, scientific illustrations produced during the ages of exploration, and modern approaches capturing the essence of these freest of all creatures. The outstanding selection of images from the unrivalled collection at the Natural History Museum includes exquisitely crafted works from some of the most famous natural history artists ever published including Audubon, Lear, MacGillivray and Gould.

    A detailed, lively text, interweaves ornithological science, art history, biography and travel and provides fascinating insights into the lives of both the artists and the birds they painted.

    $60.00
  • Civil War Legacies IV

    In this fourth book from her Civil War Legacies series, you'll find a collection of small, spectacular quilts where every scrap you save can shine.

    Make a quilt honoring the Blue and Gray Trail; choose a stunning tribute to the woman who established the American Red Cross; stitch a sampler chock-full of charming Basket blocks. Along with 14 of Carol 's exquisite designs to make step by step, you'll enjoy reading little-known facts about the Civil War and Carol's stories about how each stunning little quilt came to be.

    $39.99
  • Constellations

    Patchwork quilting meets the celestial sky and the result...clean, elegant style with a cosmic touch. Each of the 12 blocks (plus a bonus Orion block never released before) finishes at 20" square and brings the sparse beauty of the celestial into the home with minimalist patchwork.

    Each block sparkles with an accurate representation of the stars found in the night sky. These clever but easy-to-piece astrology blocks allow for personalization galore. Perfect for welcoming baby quilts using a single block, combining two for a unique wedding quilt or take it beyond quilting and make up a fashionable custom kimono-style Hoshi jacket.

    $37.99
  • Distinctive Dresdens

    Discover 26 Dresden Plate designs that shine with intricate style.

    You can sew each stunning Dresden on a sewing machine or by hand using English paper piecing – Katja Marek shows you how, every step of the way. Plus, Katja's done all the math work for you. Just trace, cut and stitch for piecing that's a perfect fit!

    Show off all your colourful Dresdens in six inspiring projects: a table runner, Christmas tree skirt, lap quilt, wall quilt, pillows and place mats.

    $39.99
  • Embroiderer's Handbook

    This handbook will be an invaluable resource for all embroiderers – the beginner looking for basic information, and the more experienced seeking confirmation and extension of their knowledge. Features include:

    • Advice on equipment and materials and transferring designs
    • Over 150 stitches are illustrated with full-colour step-by-step photographs
    • Each step is clearly explained and variations or combinations of the stitches are shown
    • Techniques and stitches for use with stranded cottons, silk ribbons, wool and beads, combined with enticing photographs of finished projects, provide endless inspiration
    • Scattered throughout the book are hints and information to increase the enjoyment of embroidery

    $39.99
  • Garden

    Garden is a lavishly photographed celebration of renowned Australian landscape designer William Dangar's unique and highly creative approach to garden making and a journey through a series of 21 inspiring, emotive and lyrical gardens.

    Each garden is photographed at its optimum moment – not when newly planted, but when nature has reasserted itself and there is a certain expressiveness, a sense of wildness, breaking through the original structure and order. Each project is described through Will's frank perspective, chronicling the challenges, the planting choices, the collaborations, the relationships and the joy that make these gardens significant.

    $59.99
  • Piece by Piece

    Mary and Joe Koval, antique dealers and collectors of vintage quilts, offer us in this moving book their story of love for quilts that has endured nearly 40 years.

    A book in two voices, lavishly illustrated with a hundred photos, it is a treasury of inspiration, full of warmth and stories lived!

    From Quiltmania with text in both English and French.

    $80.00
  • Proggy's Rag Rug Menagerie

    Discover a new and exciting way to put your stash of fabric scraps to good use with this collection of adorable three-dimensional rag-rug projects, which can be adapted for use as childrens playthings, pet toys and home accessories.

    Here you will find progging (the traditional style of rag mat-making in north-east England) given a refreshing modern twist that moves it beyond the usual two-dimensional rug format, with instructions for making 20 fun and funky three-dimensional stuffed animals. With a few simple adaptations to the backing, filling and eye materials, the projects can safely be used as soft toys by children, chew toys by pets or put to use as door stops and draught excluders around your home.

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    $29.99
  • Quilting Row by Row

    Dresden plates, pinwheel blocks, and flying geese ... piece like a pro with The Piper's Girls!

    Starting with the simplest patchwork squares and working your way up to more challenging appliqué and paper piecing, you'll sew through a cheery, 11-row sampler quilt and 2 bonus projects. Build 27 specific quilting skills such as getting an accurate 1¼" seam, constructing on-point squares and using the 45 degree angle on a ruler.

    Straightforward how-to photos and full-size patterns are included. Gain confidence and learn new tips along the way, whether you're just a beginner or a more experienced quilter.

    • Row, row, row your ... quilt! The Piper’s Girls expert notes and tips will lead you to quilting success
    • Make 11 rows presented in order of difficulty – so your skills grow with your quilt!
    • Practice prairie points, chain piecing, flying geese, reverse appliqué, paper piecing and much more

    $39.99
  • Sewing Knits from Fit to Finish

    Sewing Knits from Fit to Finish gives you the instruction you need to sew soft knit fabrics using professional techniques. This comprehensive reference book from expert Linda Lee (designer of the Sewing Workshop pattern range) includes methods for both conventional sewing machines and sergers, and it includes precise construction notes and how-to photos along the way.

    The book moves step-by-step through the sewing process, including:

    • Preparing fabric before it's cut
    • Transferring pattern markings onto knit fabrics
    • Organizing a garment's construction
    • Sewing seams and selecting seam style
    • Utilizing stabilizers and inserting closures
    • Sewing a hem and selecting a hem style
    • Adding embellishments to create a more unique garment

    $29.99
  • Silk Road Socks

    In this completely revamped edition on knitting socks using the silk road as inspiration, Hunter Hammersen sets the scene with an introduction and a brief history of the silk road and oriental rugs. She follows this with 15 patterns for socks and one slipper pattern inspired by different oriental rugs, providing useful margin notes, full instructions and the pattern charts themselves.

    The tips and tricks section at the back will help any knitter who's not sure about what needles to use, how to read the charts, sizing and yarn requirements.

    $39.99
  • Sweet & Simple Wool Applique

    From traditional penny rugs to playful embellishments on a contemporary blue jean jacket, this delightful book offers something for everyone, whether you want to try wool appliqué for the first time. Projects include everything from table runners, pillows and pinkeeps to a needle book, a notebook cover, and more – all in the popular folk-art style.

    • Contributing designers include Lori Brechlin, Anni Downs, Debbie Duckworth, Betty Edgell, Stacy Nash, Renée Plains and Marlene Strauser
    • From traditional to more contemporary, there’s a wool project for every style and skill level
    • Full-size appliqué patterns included

    $34.99
  • The Textile Artist: The Art of Felting & Silk Ribbon Embroidery

    Di van Niekerk has brought the textile and embroidery worlds together to create a unique book that combines the two mediums, with fabulous results. Working in close association with felt specialist Toody Cassidy, and featuring art by felt designer Razaan Jakoet, Di has produced a book that will delight and inspire beginners keen to work with the striking fusion of felt and silk.

    Learn to make flat nuno felting and felt surfaces, using wool, wool and silk and paper silk, and adorn these with exquisite silk ribbon designs. Beginning with detailed instructions on the felted backgrounds, followed by a step-by-step section on how to make the flowers and creatures in silk, the book then introduces readers to 16 stunning projects, from pieces to hang in your home through to accessories you can wear and keep, to practice and apply your newfound embroidery skills.

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    $49.99