Embroidery artist Yumiko Higuchi offers modern makers a fresh new spin on her beloved designs by combining embroidery stitches with hand appliqu . Learn how to use felt, cotton, and linen to create beautifully layered designs full of texture and contrast, then embellish with just a handful of basic embroidery stitches.
Give up your fears of straight-line quilting and learn to love it Quilting expert Natalia Bonner is back with more than sixty 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 longarm machine...
Bold Shapes and Clean Lines for Faster Modern Quilting
Big, bold, impressive designs that sew together quickly and easily
A one-stop quilting reference for beginners and experts
Better Homes and Gardens Complete Guide to Quilting shows readers how to master every technique, method, tool, fabric, block, seam, knot, and stitch. It's like a private "show me" quilt class designed to help quilters expand their skills.
Are you a fabric collector, quilt collector, appraiser, or antiques collector who needs to know specifics about fabrics or quilts? Then this book is for you It will help you identify, date, and recognize antique fabrics and their uses in quilts and clothing. Over 1,000 color fabric swatches are listed in this handy, easy-to-use reference guide.
Be Inspired by the Stories
A guide to more than 180 stitches and stitch combinations for hand embroidery, silk ribbon embroidery, and crazy quilting. It is illustrated in full colour for both left- and right-handers. It is a suitable tool for a needleworker or quilter who wants to enhance a sewing project with hand embroidery.
Write, sketch, draw, and dream--world-renowned textile artist Sue Spargo will inspire you to do it all in this gorgeous journal. Among more than 150 close-up, color-drenched photos of Sue's incredible stitcheries is a mix of lined pages, graphed pages, and blank pages that offer plenty of space to get in touch with your creative side.