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  • Nine-Patch Revolution

    Popular pattern designer Jenifer Dick and expert quilter Angela Walters have teamed up to provide 20 modern, diverse projects reinterpreting the Nine-Patch block.

    Nine-patches are easy to piece, aesthetically pleasing and versatile, making it an ideal beginner’s block, but also a favourite of more experienced quilters. Projects use a wide variety of techniques, from basic piecing and improv to paper piecing and wonky piecing. Each project includes detailed, step-by-step instructions for piecing plus quilting!

    • Modern takes on a classic block, with skill-building techniques
    • Perfect for beginners as well as experienced quilters looking for quick projects
    • Precut friendly! 10 projects use fat quarters, fat eights and other precuts

  • Perfect World in Ribbon Embroidery & Stumpwork

    Reprinted at last, this book is packed with ideas and techniques that will appeal not only to embroiderery enthusiasts, but to all crafters. Included throughout are innovative ideas for combining ribbon embroidery and stumpwork with other crafts to create unique and special projects. The magnificent sampler includes 60 different elements: flowers and creatures from all over the world, many of them never embroidered before.

    With step by step instructions are accompanied by clear photographs, this lavishly illustrated book is an ideal learning tool for beginner embroiderers, yet offers more advanced embroiderers several new and exciting techniques. No creative embroiderer will want to be without this truly beautiful book.

  • Pure & Simple

    Follow this celebrated maker on a creative journey inspired by a simpler time. In Maggie Bonanomi's world, hand-drawn patterns and hand-dyed wool combine with artful motifs and casual stitches. The result is a plain-and-simple collection of primitive projects that are a delight make, use and enjoy.

    No fancy skills to learn, no expensive tools to buy: a needle, thread and wool are all you need to begin. Create pillows, runners and toppers, wall art, and even clever vegetables crafted into sewing essentials, including a pincushion and scissors keeper – make them in minutes to warm up any nook or cranny.

  • Simple Whatnots

    Welcome to the wonderful world of Kim Diehl – on a splendidly small scale! Kim's little quilts have three big benefits: they're scrap friendly, they're quick to finish and they're as cute as can be. Now you can create a wonderful variety of pint-sized quilts in Kim's signature style.

    Enjoy 18 projects and learn streamlined techniques for petite patchwork, invisible machine appliqué and cozy wool appliqué. Use completed projects as wall quilts and table toppers, or follow Kim's lead and display projects in other creative ways. As always, Kim shares her "Extra Snippet" sewing tips throughout so that you can become a better quilter.

  • Smoyg: Pattern Darning from Norway

    Here is a how-to guide full of colourful images and enticing projects to help you discover the beauty of Norwegian pattern darning. Pattern darning is a simple counted embroidery technique using basic running stitch, and beginners through to experienced stitchers will find much to delight in this book.

    Smøyg is used on folk dress, which Norwegians wear for special occasions, and until now there has been no book published specifically on smøyg. This is a book that many have been waiting for!

  • Stack & Cut Hexagon Quilts

    Show off your large-scale prints and add a wow factor to your quilts.

    Take advantage of the surprising designs that appear as you stack and cut triangles, diamonds, flat pyramids, gem shapes and more. Each beautiful block design frames a unique kaleidoscope hexagon, for stunning results! Select from 38 hexagonal blocks, 7 setting triangles, 12 quilt layouts and 5 pieced borders, plus get Sara and Marci’s tips for picking the best fabric for this technique, lining up stacked repeats and cutting shapes to take advantage of large-scale print fabric.

    Fair warning: you may never want to make a quilt any other way again!

  • Stash Statement

    Welcome to structured improvisation, where there's a plan in place...but still plenty of room to play!

    Learn three methods for sewing together rectangles, squares, strips and even the tiniest fabric scraps to create new yardage; then use the resulting scrappy fabrics in a dozen dazzling step-by-step quilt patterns.

    Start by working with just one colour at a time to get the hang of improv piecing. Soon you'll progress to mixing colours and prints in scrap-packed quilts that will give a happy home to every piece of fabric you've ever saved!

  • Table-Runner Roundup

    From classic chic to fresh farmhouse, the versatility of the table runner shines in this collection of all-new projects. Thirteen designs include scrappy stars for the dinner table, sweet pineapples and savory olives for alfresco dining, a clever hexagon runner that instantly transforms into place mats, and more!

    Fun and easy techniques range from traditional patchwork and fusible appliqué to stitch-and-flip triangles and dimensional curves. Get double the enjoyment when you use these beautiful pieces as wall hangings or as accents to drape on other kinds of "table" tops, such as dressers, bookshelves, hutches and cabinet doors.

  • Teeny-Tiny Quilts

    Master the precision and attention to detail needed for small quilts as the author teaches you the skills you need to create accurately pieced quilts in miniature.

    Choosing fabrics (with emphasis on print size), cutting (with emphasis on accuracy), sewing (with techniques for how to sew small pieces and tiny half-square triangles), pressing and finishing are all covered in depth. Build your confidence and skills at your own pace with easy-to-follow instructions and a progression of 12 main projects, from easier to more challenging. Plus, each project comes in up to 3 sizes, so you can choose how small you want to go!

  • The Textile Artist: Layered and Stitched Pictures

    Katie Essam's fresh, modern style uses unique combinations of traditional techniques, and in this book she shows you how to create beautiful textile art inspired by the beauty in everyday objects.

    Stretch your imagination and be inspired by Katie's fun, innovative ideas; learn how to draw inspiration from the animals, birds, gardens, beach huts and scenes that surround you; and use that inspiration as the fuel you need to create gorgeous stitched pictures.

    Look inside the book.

  • Visible Mending

    Rip in your jeans? Snag in a sweater? Tear in a tea towel? They all present an opportunity for one-of-a-kind creativity! With this fun introduction to unconventional mending techniques in a format that's half how-to guide, half idea book, anyone can give worn and torn items new life.

    Start by learning hand-mending methods, including boro, embroidery, patching and darning. Even with a limited budget and not much time to spare, you can create eye-catching repairs with visible mending – 35 examples and more than 150 photos make it easy to put your unique mark on everything you mend!

  • Wool Studio

    With simple silhouettes and intuitive designs, this collection of 21 knitting patterns – pullovers, sweaters, cardigans and accessories – shows how beautiful animal and plant based fibers shine on a stripped-down canvas. Slow-fashion and capsule wardrobes continue to be at the forefront in the maker-community. Wool Studio speaks to those who relish that mindset – reflection, simplicity and clarity – in the ultimate capsule wardrobe collection.

    Knitting's top designers explore lace, simple colourwork, cables and more making these projects not only wardrobe enhancing but skill building as well. Every design element has purpose: to enhance your wardrobe and showcase the yarn. With minimalism in mind, so that the process of making the projects is an experience that brings joy and serenity, they share their unique vision for the modern slow-fashion movement in these 21 breathtaking designs.

    Wool Studio is for those who pause, conscientiously select their fibres and seek contemporary designs made to outlast ephemeral trends.

  • You and Your Sewing Machine

    This book is an in-depth, visual guide to how a sewing machine works, how to keep it in good working order and how to solve common problems. Learn what questions to ask when buying a new sewing machine, what sewing machine foot to use for different projects, what regular maintenance you need to perform, and more. Perfect for sewists and quilters of all levels, this friendly approach to learning about and troubleshooting your sewing machine gives you the tools you need to sew and quilt with less frustration and better results!

    • For any brand of sewing machine
    • Written by an expert sewing machine technician with over 42 years of experience
    • Learn how your sewing machine works, how to keep it happy and how to troubleshoot common problems