Weekend Makes Patchwork
25 Quick and Easy Projects to Make
Paperback ISBN: 1784945110
Weekends are the perfect time to get crafting! This stash-busting sewing book, aimed at beginner to intermediate crafters, has 25 quick and easy projects to make, all from fat quarters or fabric scraps. - Each project has easy-by-step instructions and beautiful accompanying photography, as well as a comprehensive techniques section. - Ideal for using up leftover remnants of fabric to make great gifts. Give them to your family and friends, or keep them for yourself! - Projects include: apron, tea cozy, coin purse, weekend bag, bunting and bed quilt.
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.
Jane Davila's Surface Design Essentials
Explore Paints, Mediums, Inks & Pencils: 15 Techniques for Fabrics & More
Paperback ISBN: 1607050773
This is your license to play! Whether you?re a quilter, a textile artist, or you dabble in mixed media, you?re going to love this tool. When you can?t find the exact fabric you need, make it yourself!
Cotton and Wool Projects from the Quilted Crow Girls
Paperback ISBN: 1604684054
With their hugely popular book Elegant Quilts, Country Charm, Leonie Bateman and Deirdre Bond-Abel won fans around the world. Now these talented Australian designers are back with stunning all-new designs featuring wool applique on cotton backgrounds. - Experience the sumptuous pleasures of working with wool including reverse applique to create distinctive designs - Select from 12 appealing patterns in a variety of sizes for all skill levels - Make charming lap quilts, table runners, a pillow, framed applique, wall hanging, and more
The Half-Square Triangle
Foolproof Patterns and Simple Techniques from Basic Blocks
Paperback ISBN: 1940655161
The Half Square Triangle (HST) is a quilt-making staple! At once both a simple block yet one that yields complex results, this workhorse is the star of the show in Jeni Baker’s first book. A series of 12 patterns start with a beginner friendly fast and easy design and progresses to more and more challenging designs. he HST is a workhorse block unit that can be used to make beautiful, timeless quilts. This book shows you the multiple methods for making them (from the slow to the speedy) and combines HSTs with other pieced blocks that complement the triangle blocks. The book is organized into four main sections: patterns that feature Color, Scale, Patchwork Play and, finally culminating with a chapter on Half-Square Triangles only. This final chapter features an inspirational index of over 12’’ 60 HST block designs and encourages the reader to design their own quilts using a single block or combining a few.
Feathers That Fly
How to Design, Mark, and Machine Quilt Feather Motifs
Paperback ISBN: 1564774554
Take the intimidation out of machine quilting classic feather motifs with this easy-to-follow guide! Discover a new technique in each chapter, along with 14 projects for practice.
Sewing Machine Magic
Make the Most of Your Machine - Demystify Presser Feet and Other Accessories - Tips and Tricks for Smooth Sewing - 10 Easy, Creative Projects
Paperback ISBN: 1589239504
"With just a little know-how and the right accessories, you can get the most out of your sewing machine and give all your sewing and quilting projects a professional look! In Sewing Machine Magic, author and sewing expert Steffani Lincecum shares 30+ years of experience on how to handle a sewing machine with greater ease and confidence, and explains how to easily find and use the right presser feet and other accessories for your machine, whether you purchased it at retail or found it at a yardsale. You'll learn the logistics of managing thread, how to achieve the proper stitch formation for every project, and how to troubleshoot a variety of common sewing problems. Learn to use more than 30 presser feet and other accessories, from the basics to more specialized tools designed to maximize efficiency, precision, and creativity. The 10 fashion and home decor projects show inventive ways to use some of the feet and accessories"--
From Ensign's Bars to Colonel's Stars
Making Quilts to Honor Those Who Serve
Paperback ISBN: 0764347195
Patriotism and quilting come together in this new book as six quilts honor the officer ranks between 2nd Lieutenant/Ensign through Colonel/Captain. The author, who served more than 25 years in the military, shares her experiences as she progressed through the ranks in both text and quilts. Original designs are provided for quilters or as inspiration for your own creative ideas for making a quilt to honor a service member. Tips are given for fabric selection, constructing the quilt, appliquéing, squaring a quilt, border preparation, and binding while chapter galleries show the versatility of the quilts for non-military applications. With easy-to-follow instructions, this book is perfect for quilters of all skill levels. Novice quilters can practice their techniques while more seasoned quilters can add to their repertoire.