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  • A Prairie Journey

    Enjoy 13 petite quilts with ties to the past, each inspired by yesterday's traditional blocks and today's reproduction fabrics. Best-selling author Kathleen Tracy whisks you back to an era when the classic quilt blocks of today were just making their debut.

    Stitch projects such as Wagon Wheels, Crossing the Prairie and Aunt Sarah's Scrap Baskets, or make a signature quilt featuring blocks autographed by your family members. You'll find vintage photos and the words of American pioneer women from the mid-nineteenth century sprinkled throughout.

  • Boho Embroidery: The Pattern Collection

    Boho Embroidery: The Pattern Collection presents Nichole Vogelsinger's signature fabric-collage-meets-embroidery style with designs, stitches and techniques.

    You will also learn how to expand your stitching palette by combining unique threads and an array of stitches with interesting fabrics and embellishments. Use sequins and beads to add texture, glimmer and glitz.

    In addition to the 30-original ready-to-stitch modern motifs, the author provides step-by-step instructions for 20 embroidery stitches. And, if you're ready to step out on your own, the book also provides design prompts that will help you experiment and create your own unique embroidered fabric-collage art.

  • Claudia

    Claudia is one of those easy-to-wear dresses any time of the year.

    • Shown in lightweight cotton sateen
    • A bubbly skirt shape with optional sleeves
    • Without sleeves Claudia has cap sleeve
    • Collar and pockets are also optional as well as an asymmetrically placed ruffle
    • The centre back and the Left Front side panel is shaped with a clever pleated technique

    It is all about the technique and placement!

    Multi-sized XS–2X

  • Clover Dress

    Clover is a cool and comfortable tunic that can be made with or without the ruffles on the sleeve and neckline.

    Multi-sized XS–3X

  • Diary in Stitches

    Artist Minki Kim turns her own daily sketchbook challenge into 65 stitchable drawings to mix and match. Embroider and appliqué the whimsical, easy-going way with 6 useful projects to make and share, like a simple zipper pouch for the teacher, a cozy pillow for a handsome chair or a wallhanging for your family room. Minki’s uplifting designs, plus an extra gallery of small project ideas from coasters to wall art will appeal to anyone who wants to add personality to their home and personal accessories.

    • Illustrate daily life in fabric and thread with sketches from the author's sketchbook
    • Stitch 65 creative motifs and 6 projects – a sewing machine cover, mini quilt, bookmarks, and more
    • Embroider and appliqué little gifts for the ones you love in Minki Kim's irresistible signature style

  • Felting Fashion

    Now in paperback, acclaimed feltmaker Lizzie Houghton showcases her stunning and original designs and guides you through every stage of making your own wearable masterpiece in felt. She covers all aspects of feltmaking, from basic feltmaking and choosing materials and equipment to embellishment and dyeing your own wools and silks.

    The book contains detailed patterns and templates for making a range of garments, from simple corsages, hats and berets to more complex vest tops, jackets and full length coats.

  • French Farmhouse

    Blend the beauty of antique quilts with the simplicity of primitive stitchery and what do you get? The French-farmhouse look! Designer Marie-Claude Picon from the south of France shares how you can combine prints, colours and textures to capture an old-fashioned, comfy quality in your quilts, too.

    Ten projects range from classic Nine Patch and medallion designs to quilts featuring tiny houses and stunning stars. As you sew along, you'll learn how to get that perfectly aged feel with simple patchwork, fusible appliqué with cotton and wool and easy embroidery. Gorgeous display ideas will inspire you to add a little French flair to your home.

  • Marissa Tunic

    Marissa is a unique tunic made in four different colours as shown. Or choose to make it in just one colour. It is oversized with fitted sleeves, pocket and side ruffle for fun. Add lace to make it delicate, or make it all in black for an urban look.

    Multi-sized: XS–3XL

  • Meg Tunic and Pants

    Meg is an easy to wear dress/tunic and a fun pant. It is pieced to create an elegant shape. Meg also includes a fun pant pattern to match the tunic's curvy personality. Shown a doubled sided linen, but this pattern is great in almost any fabric including a fun cotton print, double sided gauze, medium weight linen or a crisp shirting cotton.

    Multi-sized XS–3XXL

  • Monograms & Words in Ribbon Embroidery

    Welcome to the wonderful world of stitched calligraphy.

    Each letter is beautifully reproduced in watercolour, with clear instructions for transferring the designs on to fabric. The step-by-step demonstrations show you the basic techniques, accompanied by easy-to-follow diagrams and close-up photography of the embroideries.

    The book is highly versatile and can be used with many languages so there is no limit to the letters, words and projects that can be made. There are numerous gorgeous designs, including embroidered cards, plaques, boxes, journals, baby clothes and more, giving you a limitless scope for personalizing special gifts for babies, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and more. Packed with useful tips and ideas, this is book is the perfect companion for ribbon embroiderers of all abilities.

    Previously published as Embroidered Alphabets.

  • 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.

  • Sketchbook Explorations

    The artist's sketchbook offers an exciting platform to explore a host of mixed media techniques. Using a combination of paper, textiles, found objects, pencil, ink and paint, Shelley Rhodes shows how a sketchbook can act as an illustrated diary, a visual catalogue of a journey or experience or as a starting point for more developed work.

    Whether out on location or in the studio, she explores every stage of the creative process, from initial inspiration to overcoming the fear of a blank page, manipulating paper and images and incorporating 'found' objects to build a sketchbook that is both beautiful and inspiring. Sketchbook Explorations is the ideal companion for everyone from the beginner to the more experienced artist looking for exciting techniques to expand their repertoire in mixed media.

    The book explores:

    • Why work in sketchbooks? The importance and joy of working in a sketchbook
    • Ways of recording and investigating ideas that inspire
    • Techniques in mixed media from found objects and layers to three dimensional sketching
    • Creating on location
    • Using electronic devices to develop ideas