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  • Strip Quilt Secrets

    Get ready for some of the best-kept secrets in strip quilting!

    You’ll start with the basics of cutting, storing and piecing fabric strips from 1½” to 3½” wide. Explore five techniques to make strip-pieced rows, triangles and more advanced blocks. Then make the most of your stash by turning precut strips, sliced yardage, and even selvages into fifteen innovative strip-quilt projects. Customize the look of each quilt with blank colouring pages, laying the foundation to design your own strip quilts.

    • Sew 15 quilt projects from fabric strips, in every look from planned to scrap-tastic
    • Bust your stash and your scraps – use extra-wide strips, skinny selvages, precuts and yardage to sew innovative designs
    • Start with easy strip sets, advancing to triangles and interesting layouts that might surprise you

  • Turnabout Patchwork

    Start with a simple block. Slice, turn and sew slices back together. Then watch the magic happen! It's hard to believe such complex-looking quilts can come from such easy-to-sew blocks, but turnabout techniques transform even the most basic blocks into show-stopping quilts. In some cases slicing isn't even necessary – just turn units as directed for unique designs!

    Each chapter focuses on a single block; just follow along to sew, slice, turn and sew again. Find several design options for each block, along with a total of 23 quilt patterns, so you can make lap quilts, runners and more with the turnabout blocks you create.

  • Vintage Legacies

    You'll love learning how Carol Hopkins uses her signature Civil War colour palette in larger quilts, each more stunning than the last.

    Fourteen patterns ranging from lap-size to twin pay tribute to Southern belles, men's work shirts from the Civil War era, First Lady of the United States Mary Todd Lincoln and more. Interesting tidbits about nineteenth-century life round out this gorgeous collection that will inspire you to think big!

  • Vintage Made Magazine #12

    Vintage Made #12 is at the beach.

    People and Fashion:

    • Speedo: The Birth of the Budgie Smugglers by Eleanor Keene
    • The Mark of a Sailor: Nautical Tattoos and their Meanings by Gabriella Holok
    • Carnaguey, Cuba by Meagan Patroni
    • Newcastle Ocean Baths by Ruby Golddust
    • Miss Cherrybomb – interview questions posted by Eleanor Keene
    • La marniere: the shirt that never goes out of style by Gabriella Holok

    Lifestyle and Entertainment:

    • Embroidery from the Past: Using Shells by Lynda Worthington
    • Beach Games for Fun in the Sun by Muriel Farquhar
    • Surfing and the Waves it Made in Australia by Miranda Worthington


    • Vintage Gathered Button-thorough Skirt (pattern included) by Ann Grose
    • Coil Bowl and Mat by Elsie Law
    • Pin Weaving: Table Mat by Lynda Worthington
    • Child’s Sun Bonnet by Lynda Worthington


    • Classic Fish and Chips and Other Seafood: recipes by Muriel Farquhar


    • Vintage Scuba by Muriel Farquhar

  • Vintage Patchwork

    Create a dozen tiny treasures with ONE pack of 10"-square precut fabrics! No extra fabric needed (except for backing) – every last scrap is put to beautiful use. Stitch eight little quilts to hang on walls, display on tables, or tuck into baskets and nestle on bookshelves. Four petite pincushions will add a warm, cozy feel to even the smallest of spaces. Perfect for gift giving too!

    Make projects one at a time or cut fabrics for all 12 projects at once for oodles of sewing fun – handy cutting diagrams included on a pullout sheet make it easy. A swatch guide provides a simple way to organize and plan where to use each 10" square.

  • Visual Guide to Art Quilting

    Start on the path to art quilting success! For anyone inspired to make art quilts, this visual reference will help you gain the practical tools and inspiration you need to translate your ideas to fabric.

    Features include an introduction to surface design (including dyeing and printing on fabric), embellishing quilts, working in a series and quilting by hand and machine, all from some of the biggest names in quilting arts, with step-by-step photos and illustrations.

  • Wild Mittens & Unruly Socks

    With fascinating designs, irresistible colours and a genuine passion for handcrafting shining through every page, Lumi Karmitsa's collection of mittens and socks is a dream come true! Discover a colourful cornucopia of animals, flowers, lettering and playful contemporary motifs, all made in bright and easy-to-work yarns. Knitters on the lookout for fierce colourwork knitting needn't look further!

    The patterns have been drawn as simply as possible as Lumi herself only started to learn stranded knitting a few years ago and she pays special attention to not only their design but also their fitting, making them perfect practical pieces to knit too.

    With clear step-by-step instructions and pattern charts suited for a variety of skill levels, these are vivid, fun, wearable accessories that anyone can make.

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  • Woven Art

    Rediscover this traditional craft and develop your weaving skills in the wonderful world of Elena Vilar.

    Follow the illustrated techniques section at the beginning of the book to master the basics before you delve into Elena’s simple yet sophisticated designs. Discover how to make a cardboard loom, thread a shop-bought loom, dye wool using natural dyes, make homemade jersey yarn, wind pompoms and more.

    Learn the essential weaving methods through each project, starting with a simple, beautiful wall hanging in the basic stitch through to a dream catcher made with braids, soumak and rya knots. Create unique and beautiful designs by incorporating a range of materials, fabrics and imaginative embellishments. In addition, each project includes handy tips and advice to help and inspire you on your weaving journey.

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  • Yarn Hooking

    With a friendly new approach to an age-old craft, this book offers over a dozen colourful, contemporary designs inspired by traditional rug hooking techniques for purses, pillows, pictures and gifts, as well as a traditional rug.

    Inspired by folk art and primitive art, Carole Rennison shows how easy yarn hooking is, providing hooking tips and advice on how to choose the right fabric, wool yarn and equipment. She also demonstrates how to plan and develop ideas, how to choose the right colours and how to complete the designs with a professional finish.

    The book includes a thorough techniques section that shows how to prepare for hooking, the basic hooking technique and how to finish off your work. The projects range from simple to more complex, appealing to beginners and to more experienced crafters. Each project comes with diagrams, a full-colour chart for simple yarn colour reference and beautiful photographs of the finished design that will be sure to inspire. In addition, a to-scale template sheet with all the essential motifs for the designs is included at the back of the book, so you can trace and start your creations right away.

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  • Yarn Magazine #52

    Yarn #52 covers a wide range of skill sets and techniques to knit, felt, crochet or spin.


    • Using Scrap Yarn: Part 3: Unwinding Those Tiny Ends – Rie Natalenko
    • Unwind your Embroidery Thread with this Little Swift – Bohdan Makarov
    • Yarns from Plants: Cotton- Naomi James
    • Tattin – Another way to Unwind – Anne Ferrier
    • Unwind at Christmas: Simple Yarn Christmas Decorations – Rie Natalenko
    • Unwinding with Crochet Mandalas – Mara Cunnett
    • Helping you to Unravel: Carders – Lill Roberts
    • Unravelling Secrets – Naomi James
    • Crochet to Help You Unwind! – Dr Pippa Burns
    • Art Where You Are – Jill Miglietti


    • Crochet: The Knitting Basket – Jenny Occleshaw
    • Knit: Bell Flowers and Pompoms Tea Cosy- Jenny Occleshaw, Blackberry Patch Tea Cosy – Jenny Occleshaw, Knit your own Adventure: Lace ‘n’ easy – Lauris Jephcott, Candy Floss – Michelle Gordon, Two Knitted Dolls – Debra Hinton
    • Other Yarn Crafts: Tatting: Tatted Bag – Daphne Scott, Felting: Yarn Pod- A Neat Way to Unwind – Rachel Preston