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  • New Dimension in Wool Applique

    Honour the legacy and history of Baltimore Album blocks with Deborah Tirico’s distinctive appliqué style!

    With luscious felted wool and textures as rich as the history they depict, well-known motifs are the basis for 9 appliqué projects from table rugs and pillows to pincushions. No-fray wool appliqué is a perfect take-along project for leisurely stitching with no turned edges.

    Perfect techniques such as trapunto, layering, stuffing, needle-slanting, and beading with this complete visual guide, which also includes full-size templates and tips for personalizing Baltimore classics.

    $44.99
  • New York Beauties & Flying Geese

    Become a skilled foundation piecer with New York Beauty blocks and arcs of Flying Geese that amaze! Carl Hentsch simplifies a technique loved by many with his straightforward approach to curved piecing, foundation piecing and simple machine appliqué.

    Stitch your way through 31 architectural block patterns, ideal for advanced beginners and intermediate quilters. Then it's time to practice on 10 full-size quilts and 27 bonus pillow projects with lively colour combinations to provide movement and drama.

    • Complex piecing made simple – expand your skill set and learn new tips and techniques for curved and foundation piecing
    • Traditional blocks shine with the use of modern fabrics in rich colour stories, with fabric selections by Tula Pink
    • Practice your newfound skills on a small project with stunning round pillows designed to accompany each quilt

    $39.99
  • Origami Garden

    Origami expert Mark Bolitho explains how to make perfectly formed origami objects that are pleasing to fold and make. Includes 32 pages of origami paper so that you can try out these mindful projects for yourself.

    The Origami Garden divides into sections on:

    • Flowers and Plants (easy roses, cactus and pod, lilies and water lilies and many other flowers and foliage)
    • Fruit and Vegetables (mushrooms, strawberries, pineapple, pears and palm leaves, pine tree and pine cone, chilli pepper)
    • Garden Life (birds, butterfly and frog)

    $29.99
  • Pattern Making Templates for Skirts & Dresses

    Pattern Making Templates for Skirts and Dresses is the ultimate resource for demystifying the pattern making process.

    Packed with useful advice and practical instructions, this book is a must-have for anyone looking to create their own customised pattern templates for women's clothes. With its jargon-free text and easy-to-use downloadable blocks, this accessible title gives readers the expert information they need to perfectly adapt and fit each piece to their body exactly.

    In addition, readers will then learn how to transform their blocks into different pattern types, from pencil skirts to pinafores, and godet skirts to full-length gowns. Answering a whole host of common questions about making skirts and dresses, this title takes into account key priorities such as styling, fit and functionality.

    Look inside the book.

    $34.99
  • Quilt Petite

    In Quilt Petite you will learn how to make mini quilts, cushions, table toppers, doll quilts, place mats, potholders and lots more. The book includes:

    • Detailed instructions on a wide range of techniques such as patchwork, hand and machine quilting, English paper piecing, foundation paper piecing, raw edge appliqué, free motion appliqué and hand embroidery
    • A range of projects are suitable for both beginners who wish to learn new techniques and for advanced quilters who wish to practice more challenging ones

    $33.99
  • Quiltmaker's Butterfly Forest

    Beginning with the magnificent 12-block sampler of butterflies and wreaths, you’ll sew 8 enchanting projects that capture nature’s beauty. Introduce contrast, embellishment and negative space as you sew large quilts, pillows, wallhangings and placemats.

    • Nature’s magic, sewn with fabric – 12 full-size butterfly patterns and 6 wreath patterns that stitch up fast
    • Raw-edge appliqué a block each month to finish the exquisite sampler
    • Try your hand at 8 projects
    • Full-size appliqué patterns are included, plus an easy guide to raw-edge fusible appliqué

    $34.99
  • Stripe Quilts Made Modern

    Get the look of complex piecing with a savvy shortcut – striped fabric!

    With 12 versatile quilt patterns using solid stripes, multicolored stripes, and even chevrons, you'll explore modern blocks with maximum impact. Slice apart striped fabric and rearrange it into something new to create illusions of movement, depth and texture. Pick up useful techniques along the way, like cutting on the bias and arranging blocks in unexpected ways.

    Patterns range from beginner to more advanced and each quilt is shown in two colourways – it’s easy to use any striped fabric from your stash!

    • Save time piecing! 12 bold projects using striped fabric as an essential design element
    • Stripes aren’t just for bindings – cut fabric on the bias, work in a grid and use chevrons in new ways
    • Get inspired with two colour options and three sizes for each project

    $37.99
  • Studio

    Studio and study spaces are special places – full of creative spirit and practical potential – and this book that shows you how to carve out a corner that allows you to not only practice your craft but inspires and facilitates the very work you create.

    With Studio, Sally Coulthard shows you that spaces for creativity can be easy to make, beautiful to look at and fitted into any home. She features detailed chapters that outline the vital pieces needed to create a functioning and inspirational studio space, as well as an in-depth look into different styles of studios for craft and creative activities.

    $49.99
  • Transfer Embelish Stitch

    It’s time for some hands-on surface design with your favourite surface – fabric!

    • Learn 4 easy ways to copy images to fabric, then embellish with 6 surface design techniques – cut-out, embroidery, discharge, paint, appliqué and reverse appliqué
    • Sew 16 modern projects for giving and living, with full-size motifs for DIY fabric printing
    • Use the pattern pullout to copy modern graphics in the perfect size for your project
    • Mix it up for one-of-a-kind pieces – the inspirational project gallery shows you how

    $39.99
  • Vintage Made Magazine #9

    Celebrate vintage style in Vintage Made #9.

    People and Fashion

    • Stepping Back in Time by Eleanor Keene
    • Fashioning Turbans by Eleanor Keane
    • Something Old and Something New by Gabriella Holok
    • A Nautical Collection
    • Little Ol’ Beryl from Bondi by Lindie Ward
    • Modern Retro by Eleanor Keene

    Lifestyle & Entertainment

    • Embroidery from the Past: Making the Australian Quilt by Lynda Worthington
    • Paragon Art Needlecraft Pty Ltd by Lynda Worthington
    • The House that Jack Built by Eleanor Keene

    Craft

    • Flapper Lace Dress Pattern (sizing from 6 to 26 with beautifully illustrated instructions) by Ann Grose
    • Vintage Baby Bonnet
    • Easy to Make Shift Dress by Mary Smith
    • A Very Vintage Afternoon Tea by Eleanor Keene

    Food & Technology

    • Australian Made Cooking: ANZAC Biscuits, Damper, etc by Muriel Farquhar
    • Australian Made by Muriel Farquhar

    $15.00