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  • Storyteller’s Sampler Quilt

    Raconteur – The Storyteller’s Collection, a multi-award-winning quilt, is your next take-anywhere project. Sew a collection of miniature pieced hexagons from Cinzia White’s storytelling sampler. Make the king-size quilt your next long-term project, or pick and choose from 359 block designs to make a project of any size!

    A mix of hand-stitched and machine-pieced 2¼ inch blocks are organized in 59 collections. Full-size foundation paper patterns are included when possible, with some helpful notes on English paper piecing. It’s perfect for traditional quilters, fans of Dear Jane and scrap addicts!

    • 359 pieced hexagons – Raconteur, Cinzia White’s award-winning quilt, is the ultimate block-a-day sampler
    • Finish a challenging king-size quilt, or opt for a more manageable size
    • Try foundation-pieced blocks, English paper piecing or simply sew it all by hand

  • Strip-Pieced Bargello

    Make mesmerizing bargello quilts with the easy-to-follow instructions and charts included in Strip-Pieced Bargello. It's like quilting by number!

    • Sew strips of fabric together
    • Slice the strip sets into segments
    • Arrange segments into swaths of movement and colour
    • Create the illusion of curves using only straight strips!

    Start with as few as four (or as many as 24) fabrics to sew a table runner, wall hanging, tote, tree skirt or larger quilt. Armed with Judith's tools, tips and techniques, as well as her smart methods for staying organized, you'll be ready to make your first – or your 21st! – bargello beauty.

  • Temecula Quilt Company: Returning to Temecula

    Sheryl Johnson, owner of Temecula Quilt Co, returns with her interpretations of authentic quilts from yesteryear, sharing patterns for 14 little quilts that capture the make-do spirit of quilters from the past.

    From beginner-friendly blocks and scrap-friendly samplers to beautiful appliqué and crazy piecing, Sheryl's designs invite you to play with classic blocks, unexpected block pairings and distinctive color blends.

  • The Apple Book

    Rosie Sanders, often described as the best painter of the world's most famous fruit, has devoted years to researching this book and submitting the apples to hour upon hour of meticulous observation. In 144 beautifully detailed watercolours she depicts the unrivalled range of form, colour and texture which characterize such varieties as Beauty of Bath, Peasgood Nonsuch, Cox's Orange Pippin and Egremont Russet.

    Painted with their blossom, twig and leaf, Rosie offers detailed descriptions of each apple's aroma, flavour and season as well as something of the history of each variety. The book is enhanced by a practical essay on apple growing by Harry Baker, fruit officer for many years at the Royal Horticultural Society and one of Britain's foremost authorities on apple growing.

  • The Story of Gardening

    From the cooling fountains of the Alhambra to the imposing palace grounds of Chinese emperors and the clean lines of the formal French parterre, this updated and revised edition of a gardening classic charts the fascinating evolution of gardening over thousands of years, bringing to life the world's most beautiful and magnificent gardens.

    The Story of Gardening explains the origins of the most influential gardening styles. Acclaimed garden designer and plantswoman Penelope Hobhouse draws on her extensive experience and shows you how an appreciation of style and techniques from all over the world helps us to understand how modern gardens have developed.

    Unrivalled in its coverage and written with the author's characteristic clarity and authority, this exceptional book is guaranteed to appeal to gardening enthusiasts or all ages and levels of expertise.

  • Tiny Wardrobe

    Tiny Wardrobe introduces simple yet sophisticated patterns to make doll-size clothes.

    Each pattern has three sizes, small (8 inches, Middie Blythe Doll), medium (11 inches, Neo Blythe Doll) and large (16 inches, Unoa 1.5 Girl), and the styles can be modified for a wider range of looks by using the colors and types of lace you prefer. From beginners to professionals, this is a must-have book for doll clothes sewing lovers.

  • Visual Guide to Creative Straight-Line Quilting

    Give up your fears of straight-line quilting and learn to love it! Quilting expert Natalia Whiting Bonner is back with more than 60 new linear patterns for triangle blocks, square blocks, borders and allover designs.

    Learn how satisfying it is to quilt with only straight lines, using your walking foot or free-motion quilting with rulers. Domestic or long-arm machine... anything goes! Each pattern comes with step-by-step photos, making it accessible to all quilters even beginners.