Discover the secrets to sewing a stylish wardrobe with staying power This spirited guide walks you through thirty timeless garments to make for yourself, including a must-have button-up shirt, tailored trousers, a flattering A-line dress, and the indispensable modern classic pencil skirt (pattern and instructions included).
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.
Throughout Kim Diehl's 20-year career, thousands of quilters have fallen in love with her beautiful quilts and books. In her latest collection, Kim focuses exclusively on patchwork, for those who love her style but don't have the time or inclination to add applique touches. Sixteen easy-to-piece projects range from bed quilts with supersized blocks to charming must-make minis.
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.
Japanese master quilter Yoko Saito returns with an all-new collection of house projects to build and enjoy Twenty bags, totes, purses, pouches, wall quilts, and more celebrate two sides of Ms. Saito's work--her traditional patchwork roots and her fanciful applique creations.
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.
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.
A visual encyclopedia of stitches, the Big Book of Embroidery is the essential, go-to reference guide for embroiderers. Understand basic stitches, such as straight stitches, cross stitches, woven stitches, split stitches, and loop stitches, and learn to embroider several details and designs within those fundamental methods.
In with the old, out with the new—reclaiming your closet and reducing fashion waste starts here.
Reach back in time and visit 14 heroines of the Civil War with the treasured design team of Country Threads. Then, create an array of beautiful quilts inspired by the stories of these courageous women. From a simple string quilt to spectacular scrap quilts bursting with hundreds of fabrics, each project captures the look of antique quilts from the era.
Toweling fabric, with clean, classic stripes and old-fashioned appeal, is a perfect match for a farmhouse home. So why keep it only in the kitchen? Sew beyond traditional tea towels and dive into this project collection chock-full of fun ways to play with 16"-wide, 100% cotton toweling.
Make, mend, and customize your own wardrobe with this highly photographic beginner's guide to machine sewing, featuring more than 200 step-by-step techniques.