Strafford Manor is a true masterpiece that celebrates Judy Newman's family heritage.
The quilt is made from cherished fabrics collected over many years and combines piecing, English paper-piecing, appliqué and Broderie Perse with a joyous and colourful menu of these fabrics. The package contains a detailed instruction booklet and full-size pattern templates.
From Quiltmania with text in English and French.$39.99
Dawn Heese’s beautiful Mystery Quilt, published in Quiltmania's Simply Vintage magazines in 2018, is now available in one single pattern.
An elegant version of traditional Folk Art quilts, Dawn combines wools and cottons in her appliqués.$39.99
It’s never been more exciting to add playful texture to your projects with free-motion quilting! Gain the confidence to quilt like an artist with Christina Cameli’s tactile approach. Try your hand at organic and geometric textures, with step-by-step lessons to 65 designs and 10 variations!
- Bring out the best in your piecing with free-motion quilting that begs to be touched
- Think texturally – improve your quilt’s overall impact with step-by-step guide to quilted texture
- Perfect to use on home sewing machines and longarms, for advanced beginners and beyond
Throwing away holey, yet beloved, clothes can sometimes be one of the saddest things, but what if you were able to fix those holes and extend their life? With Mend & Patch, you can learn to take care of your clothes, mending, patching and repairing so you can cherish all your garments.
This book arms you with the skills and ideas you need to mend your own clothes, truly making and keeping them your own, whatever the wear and tear. Find out emergency tips for mending in a hurry, enhance your clothes with decorative 'mends' and learn to mend for and with different materials, including leather, cotton, wool, silk and of course, denim.$22.99
In the ’50s and ’60s, Simplicity released their popular line of Jiffy sewing patterns, which had minimal pattern pieces and simple constructions, yet were chic enough for fashion-conscious customers. This approach appeals now more than ever as stylish women are continuously looking for ways to fit their love of sewing into busy lives filled with family, work, school and countless other obligations.
Gertie Sews Jiffy Dresses is Gretchen Hirsch’s modern reinvention of this simple idea, focusing on easily mastered sewing skills, minimal pattern pieces and fabulous designs. And the best part? You will end up with a sparkling wardrobe of easy-to-wear, fun-to-style dresses that will fill busy modern lives with retro charm.$49.99
Inspired by the magic of beads, buttons and charms, Christen Brown shares 8 stunning beadwork projects from brooches and bracelets to wallhangings. A handy visual guide to 125 bead embroidered and bead woven stitches categorizes each stitch by style, with a second alphabetical index to keep at your fingertips.
- Embellish 8 projects from bedazzled jewellery to wall art and a sewing caddy
- Search both the complete visual guide (with stitches organized by type) and the A–Z stitch index for easy reference
- A robust project gallery will inspire crafters of all skill levels, from embroiderers and sewists to crazy quilters, mixed media artists, and jewellery makers
Silk ribbon embroidery enthusiasts all over the world have been discovering the work of renowned Ukrainian embroiderer, Tatiana Popova. Here she teaches all the essential techniques and stitches you need, including traditional ribbonwork and thread embroidery, as well as new ways of working that she has developed herself to make silk ribbon embroidery easier.
The second part of the book is devoted to 20 stunning projects inspired by the seasons, each accompanied by numerous step-by-step photos, diagrams and instructions. These include vibrant floral arrangements as well as romantic and whimsical designs such as hearts, owls and posies, and there are ideas for seasonal gifts such as an Easter wreath, a Wedding Day heart and a Christmas star. Ten of the designs feature full-size images to scan and print on your fabric before embroidering.
Whether you are new to ribbon embroidery or an experienced embroiderer looking for inspiration and expert guidance, Tatiana's beautiful book is one you will turn to again and again.
Look inside the book.$47.99