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  • 200 More Crochet Stitches

    This brand-new collection includes both classic and new stitches, reflecting the modern crocheter’s thirst for new ideas and innovative techniques. As well as popular traditional stitch styles such as ridges, cables and ripples, there are complex Tunisian stitches, trellis and picot, plus textured patterns like bobbles and puffs for those who like to add some 3D fun to their designs!

    This is the only stitch guide to combine clear, photographic step-by-step instructions, charts and examples of the stitches. The book also includes feature spreads that explore ideas for yarns and colours, along with the multiple ways you can use your newly learnt stitches in garments, accessories and homewares.

    This is a book packed full of instruction, ideas and inspiration that crocheters everywhere can dip into time and time again.

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  • 350+ Quilting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets

    Packed full of information, this book will answer all your quilting questions, help solve your dilemmas and provide all the tips and techniques you need to make any quilting project plus the trade secrets that will make it stand out from the crowd. Techniques are explained with step-by-step photographs, diagrams and clear instructions throughout, and are organized in the order in which you need them, from using the right tools and materials to practical finishing and embellishment methods.

    Learn the essentials of quilting, such as how to plan a design and chain-piece strips together, and then progress on to exciting new techniques like printing digitally onto fabrics. For those trickier areas, there are troubleshooting tips and expert advice on hand to show you how to take your quilting one step further and get neat, professional results every time.

    Whether you are just setting out on your quilting journey or an experienced quilter looking to improve your techniques and learn about new ones, this invaluable resource will provide the ultimate go-to guide for quilters everywhere.

  • 6000+ Pullover Possibilities

    Melissa Leapman takes the most basic pattern and shows knitters how to customize it using every possible sleeve, neckline or body shape in yarn weights from Super Fine to Bulky and from sizes XS to 4XL. The result is more than 6000 interchangeable sweater combinations to fit every need and personal preference.

    From saddle shoulder long sleeves to raglan bell sleeves, scoop necks to Henley plackets or straight silhouettes to empire waistlines, endless design possibilities showcased in this one book. Edge treatments, pocket options and finishing instructions are included for the most personalizable approach to sweater making ever published.

    Step-by-step instructions, easy-to-read charts and brightly coloured individual sample pieces are all efficiently combined for an easy-to-follow guide to giving any knitted pullover pattern a personal touch. Now in paperback!

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  • Art of Crochet Blankets

    Follow crochet blanket designer Rachele Carmona through her unique collection of crochet blankets inspired by the work of popular independent artists. The Art of Crochet Blankets will help you create your own colourful crochet blankets as unique works of art for your home! Inside this one-of-a-kind crochet blanket guide you'll find:

    • Details on how to translate art to hook with 18 bold and unique crochet afghan patterns
    • Modern quilts, fabric designs, tapestry weaving, digital art and more become the source of one-of-a-kind projects for a more artful home
    • Biographies and beautiful photos profiling 6 inspiring modern makers – Tula Pink, April Rhodes, Maryanne Moodie, Fransisco Valle, Maud Vantours and Caitline Dowe-Sandes
    • Inspiration that lies beyond the world of crochet

  • Art Quilts Unfolding

    This feast for the eyes offers full-colour images of 400 masterpieces along with engaging interviews and profiles of 58 influential artists, key leaders, important events and significant collections. Organized by decade, an additional 182 international artists’ works are featured.

    An introduction by Janet Koplos, former senior editor of Art in America, and a conclusion by Ulysses Grant Dietz, emeritus chief curator of the Newark Museum, help us to understand the impact and the future of the art.

    This publication originated with Studio Art Quilt Associates, a non-profit professional organization founded in 1989 and now serving 3,500 members in nearly forty countries.

  • Awakening Your Creative Soul

    This book is for curious souls wanting to find the right spark to jump-start their creativity.

    Inside, there are 52 chapters with an exercise for each week of the year featuring a step-by-step art, writing or meditation project. Following the flow of the seasons, the exercises are designed to take you from the spring of your intuition, through the summer of personal growth, fall of self-discovery to arrive at the end of your creative cycle refreshed, revived and renewed.

  • Doubleweave Revised & Expanded

    Conventional shaft loom weaving constricts the weaver into making only a single layer of fabric that is no wider than the loom. Increase your loom's capabilities with Doubleweave!

    In this comprehensive guide to doubleweave, master weaver Jennifer Moore revisits the tips and techniques to weaving in multiple layers. Doubleweave has been revised and expanded, filled with new information about doubleweaving and more including:

    • More doubleweave technique samples for both 4 and 8-shaft looms, including more overshot patterns
    • Expanded information on how to weave fabric twice, thrice or even four-times the width of your loom, with no seam
    • Beautiful doubleweave project patterns for the home and more!

  • Free-Motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary

    Find the courage to take on any free-motion quilting project in 21 days!

    Move beyond the basics with an easy, three-step process to shift you from ordinary and extraordinary quilting. Learn how your choice of thread, fabric and batting can improve your experience; create your own quilting motifs; and finally finish those “special” quilts.

    With five projects to shape your skills, this workbook will help you put the fun back in quilting again.

  • Kansas City Star Quilts Sampler

    In 1928, the Kansas City Star newspaper printed its first quilt block pattern – they continued this tradition for 34 wonderful and influential years. Now for the first time, the best of the blocks from each year can be found in one place!

    Slow down and stitch 60+ vintage block patterns, culminating in an unforgettable sampler quilt to showcase each one. Meet the women who brought quilting to the newspaper, as profiled by best-selling author and quilt historian Barbara Brackman.

  • Moda Blockheads

    Meet the Moda Blockheads! Six celebrity quilt designers – Lisa Bongean, Betsy Chutchian, Lynne Hagmeier, Jo Morton, Jan Patek, Carrie Nelson – unite to share this compendium of 48 stunning quilt blocks plus six spectacular sampler-quilt patterns to showcase the beautiful blocks you make.

    Along with imaginative interpretations of each 6 inch block – from traditional patchwork inspired by history to whimsical appliquéd scenes from nature – you'll enjoy loads of sewing tips from the pros that you can use for as long as you quilt.

  • Modern Art Quilts

    When piecing just won’t cut it, fusing is the answer! Circles, triangles, curved edges, lines – with no seams to sew, no shape is off limits. Award-winning fibre artist Sue Bleiweiss introduces you to modern quilt design, with an intro to fusible fabric art and seven satisfying appliqué projects to help you realize the freedom of fusing.

    Enjoy free-motion quilting advice for a flawless finish; learn how to write an artist’s statement; and get tips on how to dye your own gorgeous fabrics. If you can imagine it, you can quilt it!

    • Don’t fuss – fuse! Create dynamic quilts the fast and easy way, no piecing required
    • Learn a new way to quilt as-you-go for a faster and more beautiful finish
    • Use modern design principles to design your own quilts, develop your personal style, and critique and improve your work

  • Modern Memory Quilts

    Learn to incorporate treasured clothing into heirloom quilts without sacrificing your modern aesthetic. Stitch memories together forever with 12 quilt projects that are as meaningful as they are stylish!

    Suzanne Paquette shares the emotional, creative and technical aspects of memory quilting through colourful storytelling and photography. Practical projects inspired by real families' stories will help you celebrate love, provide comfort and honour your family’s heritage.

  • More Sewing to Sell

    Take your handmade business to a truly professional level with practical advice from industry experts!

    • Turn your crafty business into a true success with expert advice on finding your niche, marketing, manufacturing, finances and more
    • Sew 16 royalty-free projects like aprons, wallets and bags, and get tips on how to price and sell them for the best returns
    • Help your sewing business turn the corner with best-selling author Virginia Lindsay

  • Paint, Play, Explore

    Mixed-media artist Rae Missigman identifies herself as a "mark-maker." Ever in the forefront of her art, organic shapes and graphic marks are what give her work a sense of authenticity. With an adventurous, anything-goes attitude to expressing herself, she is just as likely to use a celery stem, a sewing machine or a cardboard tube as she is a brush, a palette knife or her own hands.

    In Paint, Play, Explore, she helps you discover those marks that define you as an artist, and weave them into your art in new and interesting ways. Through page after page of creative exploration, you'll become a collector of tools – traditional and unconventional mark-makers that will become an extension of your unique voice.

  • Painting Imaginary Flowers

    Discover a fresh, fun approach to painting unique flowers!

    With plenty of mixed-media techniques throughout for building up luscious texture and colour, even beginners can achieve happy results. Ten demonstrations show the versatility of this approach – from large-format pieces, to work in a series and even Zen doodle landscapes.

    Never again will you be stuck for ideas or dependent on a photo. Every flower you paint will be unique, personal and fresh from your imagination!