In this tribute to today’s vibrant quilting community, prize-winning quilter and teacher Thomas Knauer showcases a stunning collection of quilts from a wide range of contemporary makers, accompanied by their testimonials about what inspires and imbues their craft with meaning.
Crisp, calm, and captivating--experience the magic of blue & white From the editors of the best seller Red & White Quilts comes a fresh take on another timeless color combination. Thirteen dreamy quilts from famed designers and collectors include a mix of exciting new designs and sentimental favorites, and three antique treasures to remake using today's fabrics and techniques.
The best thread guide you'll ever own Always choose the right thread This amazing reference guide features a handy thread use key (organized by thread manufacturer) that shows the most common uses for the wide variety of threads commonly used by quilters and sewists. This valuable information will help you determine which one is right for your project.
Hooray for MORE hexagons The best-selling author of The New Hexagon is back with 52 new ways to play with hexagon shapes. Using her efficient, accurate methods for English paper piecing, Katja Marek shares streamlined how-to techniques such as basting with glue and using precut paper templates. Katja's also expanded the hex-abilities by including a variety of block sizes.
Turn back the clock and experience a little nostalgia as you stitch something new to enjoy in the present--the Buttermilk Basin way Celebrate vintage style all year long with this treasure trove of wool-applique projects. Create handmade valentines, seasonal scenes, plus odes to summertime fun and Halloween hilarity, all with a wink and a nod to days gone by.
Fabrics colored with natural dyes have a beauty and subtlety all of their own. Onion and avocado skins, chamomile and birch bark, and nettles and acorns can produce lovely, ethereal colors and effects.
What happens when famed quilt designer Lissa Alexander invites her quilting friends to create scrap quilts alongside her? Scrapalicious magic Lissa reached out to six quilters whose quilt designs she's long admired--Susan Ache, Kim Brackett, Barbara Brackman, Sheryl Johnson, Laurie Simpson, and Sandy Klop. The result?
Step into Sarah Payne's world of sewing and learn from the expert the basics of quilting and patchwork.
In this fun and practical introduction to quilting and patchwork, well-known TV personality Sarah Payne leads you through a series of techniques to build up your skills.
This compact guide will make a huge impact on how you choose to express yourself in quilt art. Think of the artists whose work you admire, individuals with a distinctive style or perhaps several styles developed over the years. You might like their use of color, materials, craft expertise, and subject matter.
Sew fifteen inspired designs with strong lines and quilted curves Laced with retro-inspired circles and bold stripes, these modern quilts leave an unforgettable impression. Piecing circles, half circles, and quarter circles is easier than you think, and the authors will teach you to add movement and depth two ways--through easy strip sets or stripe-printed fabric.
Welcome to a machine-quilting book like no other. It's a helpful guide to machine-quilting designs for a dozen classic quilt blocks No guessing, no stressing--these 61 designs show you exactly how to quilt specific blocks, and you choose the challenge. With four to six ways to quilt each block, you'll find machine-quilting designs for beginners, advanced quilters, and everyone in between.