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  • Shizuko Kuroha's Japanese Patchwork Quilting Patterns

    Shizuko Kuroha’s Japanese Patchwork Quilting Patterns infuses a cherished tradition with a Japanese sense of colour, detail and design. The book brings a fresh eye to classic patchwork patterns as Kuroha shares her intricate hand-quilting techniques and design sense. Her easy combinations of soft colours, detailed patterns and bold stripes show how to achieve balance and flow in any type of patchwork project – from the simplest to the most complex.

    Step-by-step illustrations walk quilters through the intricate hand-piecework process. The book includes 19 sampler blocks used to make hundreds of different combinations for all kinds of quilting projects. The photos and diagrams of the block assembly are so clear, you hardly need to read the steps. A separate pull-out pattern sheet takes the labour out of drawing the pieces used to build these blocks.

    In addition to the sampler blocks, detailed instructions show you how to incorporate them into projects large and small, such as:

    • Pincushions in round and square designs
    • Drawstring bags and zippered pouches embellished with patchwork
    • Quilted tote bags and a stylish backpack
    • Table runners and wall hangings with gorgeous colour schemes
    • Full-sized quilts destined to become cherished heirlooms

    This book is an invaluable resource to the basics of hand-stitched piecework, while practiced quilters will love it for the way it broadens their horizons. Kuroha fans will be happy to see this book finally available in English – and it will become a treasured reference on quilters’ shelves for years to come!

  • Simple Reflections: A Journal for Memories and Musings

    Relax, unwind and make time in your busy day for a little reflection with quilt designer Kim Diehl at your side. Kim's gathered photographs of favourite quilts and more to share with you in this dazzling journal, packed with visual inspiration to enjoy year-round.

    Among gorgeous photos of Kim's work, you'll find plenty of space to jot notes, write memorable events and record inspiration wherever it may strike. Kim's included seasonal recipes too! You'll love bringing the beauty of Kim's quilts with you wherever you go – a handy take-along size makes it easy to do. Patterns not included.

  • Splendid Sampler 2

    More than 28,000 quilters have sewn along with the Splendid Sampler community online. Now Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson return with 100 all-new block patterns to inspire quilters all over the world, all over again!

    Choose blocks designed by Pat and Jane plus superstar quilters Lissa Alexander, Carrie Nelson, Jenny Doan, Susan Ache, Betsy Chutchian and many more. Blocks made with patchwork, appliqué, embroidery and paper piecing provide plenty of opportunities to try new techniques. You'll discover fun ideas for arranging your blocks in a gallery of sampler quilts.

    Share your progress online and experience the joys of quilting with this "Splendid" community of quilters!

  • Step Back in Time

    Enjoy an all-new, jaw-dropping collection of patterns from the talented design team behind Red Crinoline Quilts – you'll learn streamlined techniques for creating 13 of their vintage-inspired designs.

    Each quilt is paired with a fascinating true story from the 1800s. More than 70 beautiful photos capture the style and sentiment of this unique time in American quilting history.

  • 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.

  • The Textile Artist: Seasons in Silk Ribbon Embroidery

    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.

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  • 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.