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  • Child's Play Quilts

    Improve your quilt designs by learning how to organise fabric by size and colour, while making adorably sophisticated quilts (both pieced and appliquéd) for babies and children.

    Each of the 20 bright, happy quilts is shown in warm and cool colourways to spark the imagination and use up your stash. Stacey Day's friendly voice and great advice make it easy to choose beautiful palettes and add design flair, while also guiding you through the best methods for organising fabrics by colour and size, from tiny scraps to bulky yardage.

  • Cottage Shirt

    Shirt Loose-fitting camp shirt with a modern twist has tailored collar and stand, back yoke, armhole bands and exaggerated hems with side vents. Six-button closure. 

    Fabric Suggestions: Light to medium-weight Cotton, Linen and Silk.

    Notions Six 1/2" buttons. Thread. Optional: 1/2 yard fusible interfacing.

    Sizes XS–XXL

  • First Time Garment Fitting

    In First Time Pattern Fitting, sewing and design expert Sarah Veblen takes you by the hand and teaches you everything you need to know to adapt patterns so you can sew garments that fit just right.

    With detailed descriptions of essential tools and techniques, the easy step-by-step instructions will have you altering patterns and sewing tops, pants and skirts that fit you to a T in no time. Eight projects introduce key skills you'll use again and again for all your garment sewing.

    With First Time Pattern Fitting, you'll soon be sewing amazing clothing with confidence.

  • Floral Motifs to Embroider

    Visit an exquisite embroidered garden in this awe-inspiring volume from Japanese master embroidery artist Reiko Mori. In seven chapters, she shares an abundance of motifs inspired by flowers, from delicate sprigs and bouquets to climbing vines and perching birds. Blossoms as showy as roses and as modest as dandelions become masterpieces under her hand.

    Themes within each chapter showcase each embroidered bloom. Delicate bridal accessories, precious teapots and teacups, a ballet slipper and an astonishing floral alphabet are just a few of the elements embellished with elaborate floral embroidery. A guide to embroidery-floss colours, essential notions and tools, basic techniques and a how-to library of embroidery stitches will help aspiring embroidery artists find success.

  • Joy of Jelly Rolls

    This redesigned collection of three of Carolyn Forster's bestselling books Twenty to Make: Jelly Roll Scraps, Sew Jelly Roll Quilts & Gifts and Little Quilts & Gifts from Jelly Roll Scraps is ideal for any quilter wanting to bust their Jelly Roll stash.

    There are 24 stunning quilts in a variety of sizes and styles, made using different techniques and quilting patterns. Choose from simple 'brick wall' and 'log cabin' designs, or create patchworks from diamonds, hexagons, tumblers and squares. There is a mix of hand and machine quilting, and full instructions are given for backing, binding and finishing your quilts. The gifts section contains 44 items. Choose from cheery home items such as coasters, bags, pillows and toys, or select decorative items such as bunting, a wreath or some scented hanging birds.

    All the techniques needed are clearly explained step-by-step, and all the required templates are given at the back of the book.

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  • Knitted Baskets

    If you have some knitting needles and yarn, Nola Heidbreder and Linda Pietz have 42 stylish baskets you can knit to bring some creativity and order to your home.

    With baskets of varying sizes, styles, and uses, inspired by everything from stained glass and flags to fish bowls and poppies, Knitted Baskets offers up a wide selection of baskets that will appeal to all skill levels. With easy-to-follow instructions and beautiful photography to guide and inspire, each completed basket will be proudly put to work in your busy home or happily given to a loved one on your gift list.

  • London Shirt

    Shirt Loose-fitting shirt has diagonal-to-the-front side seams forming open side vents, swing back, and stand up or fold down collar. Dropped shoulders with three-quarter length sleeves and folded cuff. Seven-button closure.

    Fabric Suggestions Light to medium-weight Cotton, Linen, Rayon, Polyester and Silk.

    Notions Seven 1/2" buttons. Thread. Optional: 1/4 yard fusible interfacing.

    Thread. Optional: 1/2 yard fusible interfacing.

    Sizes XS–XXL

  • One-Piece Knits

    Knit your sweaters in one piece from the top down, the bottom up, or from cuff to cuff for the whole family, with minimal seaming required!

    One-Piece Knits offers charted patterns sized from toddler to adult and in multiple gauges for classic one-piece knitted pullovers and cardigans knit in top down (both raglan and yoke), bottom up (from waist or sleeve to neckline) and side over (from sleeve to sleeve) styles.

    Additional patterns for each style feature alternate stitches, simple colour work and neckline and sleeve variations. A helpful resources section offers guidance on basic techniques.

  • Organic Embroidery

    Australian textile artist Meredith Woolnough creates replicas of nature using a delicate system of tiny stitches. Her artwork is breathtaking, and now for the first time Woolnough offers crafters and fibre artists a lesson in how to use the “organic embroidery” technique.

    Look behind the scenes of her art process, from the initial fieldwork sketching and research that inspires her designs, to the production of her ethereal embroidered sculptures. She guides you through 12 creativity-prompting activities to help you begin your own mastery of this method.

    As you learn to find your desired shape or pattern in nature, from sources like leaves, shells or coral, you will then use your sewing machine to turn it into openwork art. Her instructions offer simple but highly versatile techniques, and allow you space for your own creative approach. The book includes dozens of inspirational photos of Woolnough’s own art pieces.