Saturday, January 2, 2010

Artful Applique II: Introducing Scraplique and 12 New Floral Designs by Jane Townswick

Published 2009

Fabric + Paint + Thread = Fabulous by Pat Durbin

Published 2010

Quilt It with Wool: Projects Stitched on Tartans, Tweeds & Other Toasty Fabrics by Nathalie Mornu

Published 2010

Wool is warm, thick, comforting…and one of the hottest new trends with quilters! Not only does quilting with wool add additional coziness to any project, it’s great for embellishments. These 25 projects include wearables, accessories, and home items. Find gorgeous versions of quilted bags and pillows; unexpected objects such as a hot water bottle cozy, a jaunty capelet, a honeycomb-inspired table runner, and a laptop case. (Of course, there’s also a few traditional snuggly quilts.) A variety of techniques are covered, including appliqué, patchwork, and ideas for charming embellishments.