Sunday, December 20, 2009
Friendship Triangles: 15 Beautiful Quilting Projects, Triangle Exchange Ideas, Easy, Step-By-Step Technique by Edyta Sitar
Jump on the wagon! Fabric designer and quilter Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts introduces you to the fun, beauty and ease of creating Half-Square Triangle Block Quilts through Triangle Block Exchange Programs. Quilts wall hangings, table toppers, a tote and more are among the 15 projects provided. Complete project instructions and illustrations. Beautiful full-color photography throughout. Step-by-step photos.
A Passion for Piecing : Breathtaking Quilts from Easy Paper-Pieced Units: 16 Projects + Award-Winning Quilts by Claudia Clark Myers
Claudia Clark Myers helps you create a masterwork by making a few easy changes in the way you think about quilt settings and combining blocks and colors. Bring your style to life with precision piecing, paper piecing, and Claudia's Magic 3-Pin method for sewing perfect curves.
More! Hand Applique by Machine: 9 Quilt Projects, Updated Techniques, Needle-Turn Results Without Handwork by Beth Ferrier
If you hate hand sewing, or can't sew by hand, or you simply like to do everything the fastest, easiest way, this clever new applique method is just what you've been waiting for. Beth Ferrier's breezy style makes learning fun.
Kaffe Fassett's Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts by Kaffe Fassett, Liza Prior Lucy, Debbie Patterson (Photographer)
More and more people are rediscovering quilting, and these newcomers want a youthful, fresh, and fashionable approach to the craft. Here it is: a comprehensive introduction to quilting with a thoroughly modern attitude, plus creative ideas and timesaving tips. Now available in paperback, it presents all the basic tools and techniques, and 20 spectacular projects—from small wall hangings to large blankets—reveal the amazing versatility of today’s quilting. Everything’s created with the beginner in mind…and each quilt is fabulous!
Pretty Little + Mini Quilts = ONE BIG SUCCESS!
Right from the start, crafters embraced Lark's Pretty Little series—and they’ll love this exciting new entry, too. Acknowledging the widespread popularity of quilting today, Pretty Little Mini Quilts focuses specifically on this hot trend in stitchery.
Mini quilts are no larger than three feet in length or height, making them perfect for quilters in the mood for a smaller, quicker project. These wonderful, modern designs—suitable for beginners and intermediates—are the creations of 25 leading artists, many of whom have a prominent online presence.
The featured techniques, all explained in the Basics section, include machine and hand quilting, piecing, embroidery, fusing, embellishing with beads and other materials, and trapunto.