Sew Fabulous: Inspiring Ideas to Bring the Joy of Sewing to by Stuart Hillard

By Stuart Hillard

How to make appealing cloth crafts in your domestic, from the nice BRITISH stitching BEE's Stuart Hillard.

Stuart Hillard reached the semi-final of BBC2's nice BRITISH stitching BEE, bringing a good looking feel of invention, ardour, creativity and magnificence to all issues textile.

Stuart's past love is stitching for the house - reworking every thing from tablecloths, cushions and curtains to backyard chairs and quilts. he's an enthusiastic domestic sewer and instructor and his venture is to make stitching for the house available and aspirational, and his message is obvious: stitching is for everyone.

He introduces the beginner sewer to the elemental abilities, package and trimmings and likewise endeavours to coach even the main skilled sewer a brand new diversity of options. starting from the super-easy, no-sew tasks if you are captivated with cloth yet are under-confident, to beautiful quilts that take a number of simple stitching abilities, Stuart's fantastic designs and simple-to-follow strategy can help all people to stitch for his or her own residence, their very own way.

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Block Party--The Modern Quilting Bee: The Journey of 12 by Alissa Haight Carlton,Kristen Lejnieks,Denyse Schmidt

By Alissa Haight Carlton,Kristen Lejnieks,Denyse Schmidt

The quilting bee will get a contemporary makeover
• permit cross of “the ideas” with 12 enjoyable, funky, and improvisational projects
• the basic ideas are outlined-from cloth choice to cover tops to binding
• tasks are ideal for either newbie and skilled quilters

It's hip to be sq.! during this inspiring e-book, quilting mavericks Alissa and Kristen chronicle their year-long "virtual" quilting bee. Twelve chapters (one for every month) exhibit the designs of contemporary prime sleek quilters besides easy-to-follow guidance, so that you can reinvent their paintings on your personal signature type. better of all, with this publication in hand, you will have every thing you must begin your personal on-line quilting bee and luxuriate in taking part with different cloth fanatics round the world.

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Gorgeous Wool Appliqué: A Visual Guide to Adding Dimension & by Deborah Gale Tirico

By Deborah Gale Tirico

Sewing with sumptuous felted wool, observe the secrets and techniques to dimensional appliqué that would upload intensity and drama for your domestic decor. Take your embroidery abilities to the subsequent point with eight colourful tasks together with penny rugs, pincushions, and pillows. Easy-to-learn thoughts reminiscent of thread-matching, needle-slanting, and fabric-layering can help you in attaining fresh and sharp strains at any time when! This transparent, visible consultant contains substantial styles with placement and embroidery guides.

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Knitting Fabric Rugs: 28 Colorful Designs for Crafters of by Karen Tiede

By Karen Tiede

With quite a few instruments and upholstery, Karen Tiede delivers instructions for making 28 assorted rugs with designs that use age-old motifs, together with stripes and spirals; conventional duvet styles, corresponding to tessellations and log cabin designs; and freeform innovations. She indicates the best way to create a variety of colour modulations, in addition to various shapes, from rectangles to circles. the implications are attractive, exclusive ground coverings and wall hangings which are excellent in your house and taste.

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The Big Book of Knit Stitches: Cables, Lace, Ribs, Textures, by Martingale

By Martingale

Discover knit and purl diversifications, ribbed styles, cables, lace, and extra during this must-have reference for all knitters. step by step directions and a full-color photograph of a hand-knitted swatch are integrated for every stitch.

  • More than 360 diversified stitches are featured
  • Includes a large choice of stitches from effortless to complex, prepared by way of kind so that you can create distinctive mixtures and designs
  • A lifelong reference for newbie via professional knitters

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ScrapTherapy® Cut the Scraps!: 7 Steps to Quilting Your Way by Joan Ford

By Joan Ford

All quilters be aware of something evidently: a cloth stash is a dwelling factor. It grows imperceptibly at the beginning, yet quickly takes over your stitching room, and, if you are no longer cautious, your existence. Joan Ford is a cover dressmaker who well-known a necessity to transparent the muddle between her fellow quilters and got here up with a enjoyable and potent option to care for it. input ScrapTherapy™, Ford's feel-good technique for organizing the mounds of material — from yards and fats quarters to thin scraps — and turning them into quilts and a big selection of add-ons. during this cutting edge e-book, Ford bargains step by step directions for slicing a cloth stash right down to dimension — rather actually — and gives 20 unique styles for quilts, pillows, desk runners, and more.

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Moda All-Stars - Mini Marvels: 15 Little Quilts with Big by Lissa Alexander

By Lissa Alexander

Join 15 of Moda's all-star designers as they discover inventive small duvet styles that you will like to sew. those mini-quilts are tailored for scraps. With designs starting from effortless to intricate--plus many make-in-a-day designs--these enjoyable little quilts are showcased in photographs that might motivate you to exhibit your mini creations as crafty accents for your decor.

This assortment positive aspects styles via your favourite Moda designers: Pat Sloan, Carrie Nelson, Brigitte Heitland, Camille Roskelley, Me and My Sister Designs, Sherri McConnell, Sandy Gervais, Edyta Sitar, Lynne Hagmeier, Vanessa Christenson, Anne Sutton, Laurie Simpson, Jen Kingwell, Lisa Bongean, and Betsy Chutchian.

  • Many of the quilts are speedy to complete; all are enjoyable to make
  • Each mini venture bargains a chance to aim a special technique--traditional piecing, applique, paper piecing, or even embroidery

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Fussy Cutters Club: A Boot Camp for Mastering Fabric Play - by Angie Wilson

By Angie Wilson

Cut up your favourite materials with goal! Lifelong fussy cutter Angie Wilson teaches you ways to examine your textile stash with new eyes and piece the easiest bits jointly, like a colourful university of your favourite issues. test your hand at 14 completely enjoyable, specific tasks for either newcomers and professional quilters. Use templates and illustrated tutorials to 0 in on motifs and create secondary styles out of your materials, whenever you fussy reduce for colour in addition to layout. body your motif, lower your textile, and love the results!

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Stash Lab: Simple Solutions for Scrap Quilts by Tonya Alexander

By Tonya Alexander

Find clean new how you can mix the scraps you have been gathering. excellent for budget-minded quilters, those visually enjoyable designs supply a latest slant to standard cover blocks.

  • Discover 3 "scrap equations" that would make you fearless approximately textile: neutrals + scraps = stability, price > colour, and extra = better
  • Choose from eleven attractive initiatives for convinced novices and beyond
  • Learn time-saving strategies for sorting and storing your scraps so that you can simply rework them into wonderful quilts

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