Creative Uses for Decorative Stitches
Paperback ISBN: 1604600276
"Take your quilts to the next level of creativity by using the decorative stitches built into your sewing machine. Karen shows how to find multiple uses for a single stitch, how to combine stitches, and how to best use threads and stabilizers. Eleven projects serve as practice for getting to know your machine"--Provided by publisher.
25 step-by-step projects for cool and contemporary patchwork and quilts
Paperback ISBN: 1782496416
Follow Michael Caputo's tutorials for every skill level to make gorgeous quilts and patchwork with 25 modern designs in an array of colorful fabrics. Quilting is an ancient craft which has many devoted makers eager for modern and innovative ideas, a call which has been answered here. If you’re a beginner, get started with a simple project such as a seat pillow or some bright coasters and placemats, then practice your skills further with a wonderful color wheel mini quilt, to bring an exciting burst of color into any home. There are full-size quilts which are perfect for more confident quilters, as you can really let your creativity take charge in choosing the fabrics and colors. And don’t forget the reverse—one of Michael’s trademarks is that the wrong side of the quilt is just as splendid as the right side. All the templates you'll need are included and there is a techniques section, as well as clear step-by-step artworks, to guide you. All you need to do is choose some fun fabrics and you’re ready to begin working on these inventive makes.
The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters
A Guide to Creating, Quilting & Living Courageously
Paperback ISBN: 1617691380
Shares a flexible approach to quilting that features improvisational sewing and patchwork techniques, and includes ten patterns with loose parameters as well as mind exercises for experimenting with color.
A Little Something
Cute-as-can-be Patterns for Wool Stitchery
Paperback ISBN: 1604688505
Stitch a colorful array of cozy wool creations that will brighten any room in your home. Choose from a mix of cheerful little projects, including coasters, wall hangings, sewing accessories, bags, and more. - Create stunning effects with easy hand stitching, simple applique, and artful wool layering - Achieve an effortlessly embellished look with simple techniques that even beginners can master quickly - Detailed how-to photos and clear instructions are included
Vintage Made Modern
Transforming Timeworn Textiles into Treasured Heirlooms
Paperback ISBN: 1611801230
Create modern heirlooms using vintage materials--a collection of 35 innovative projects showcasing the exceptional beauty in timeworn textiles. Vintage Made Modern is a book devoted to recycling just as generations before us have, utilizing timeworn textiles with histories of their own. With a little resourcefulness, gentle care, and some creative repurposing, the 35 innovative projects in this book breathe life back into these textiles, refresh their beauty, and create new memories. Whether iT be Granny's well-worn apron, a threadbare family quilt, or a tattered tea towel you picked up at the thrift shop, each of these textiles has a tale to tell. Vintage Made Modern will have you collaborating with makers from the past and continuing stories composed long ago, with you becoming part of the narrative.
Make It Simpler Paper Piecing
Easy As 1-2-3 a Pinless Fold and Sew Technique
Paperback ISBN: 1571202226
Prepare to be amazed as Anita Grossman Solomon introduces new ideas that will revolutionize paper piecing! Her pinless, fold-and-sew technique and use of translucent foundation paper simplify the process, making it accessible to everyone. Whether you're a novice or an expert, you will love this ingenious new take on paper piecing!