Stunning Stitches for Crazy Quilts

You don’t have to be a master embroiderer to create beautiful crazy-quilt seams! With 480 seam designs to inspire your creativity, you’ll learn to stitch with uniform spacing for a professional appearance. Line everything up perfectly with five pages of full-size stitch templates and dozens of step-by-step illustrations. Then dress up embroidery thread with sparkly beads, buttons, sequins, and silk ribbon embellishments for endless creative combinations! 128 Pages

The Better Bag Maker – An Illustrated Handbook of Handbag Design

When you make a bag, you want it to be constructed well and finished beautifully – with that professional edge that sets apart homemade and handmade. In this how-to book, accomplished bag maker Nicole Mallalieu reveals her high-end techniques, shortcuts, and secrets for professional design and finishes. Graded and ordered by degree of difficulty, the 10 featured projects teach a range of expert skills – from adjusting the proportion of the pattern to constructing pockets, straps, flaps, and bases. By the end of this book, you’ll not only have a closetful of polished bags – you’ll likely sew better than you ever imagined!

The Embroidery Book – Visual Resource of Colour and Design – 149 Stitches, Step-by-Step Guide

Enjoy the tranquility of slow stitching for luxurious seams and lavish embellishments. This step-by-step visual guide to 149 embroidery stitches, motifs, and extras uses simple color theory for spectacular results! Robust color charts take the guesswork out of choosing thread, buttons, and trims. Stitch classic seam treatments and stunning stand-alone designs as you go beyond the basics to learn what embroidery can do for you.

The NEW Quick and Easy Block Tool – 110 Quilt Blocks in 5 Sizes with Project Ideas

The ultimate no-math reference for quilters is back and better than ever, with 110 traditional quilt blocks in 5 sizes each! Ultra-portable and indispensible, this updated reference keeps the cutting instructions at your fingertips with more blocks, more diagrams, and more practical tips. Highlights include dozens of precut-friendly designs and a complete block index, plus convenient rotary-cutting charts and reference tables that no quilter should be without. 128 Page Colour

The Ultimate Guide to Rulerwork Quilting

Amanda Murphy shares an indepth guide to everything you need to know about rulerwork quilting on both domestic and longarm machines.With recommendations for choosing templates and feet, this technical guide is great on its own, but also makes the perfect sidekick to Murphy’s popular Rulerwork Quilting Idea Book. Plan your quilting to perfection and learn to combine rulerwork with free-motion quilting. Watch your quilting aesthetic begin to evolve; helpful photos show you how to execute quilting designs with basic straight-line and circle rulers, as well as specialty shapes like waves, clamshells, and feathers! 128 Page Colour

The Ultimate Quilt Finishing Guide – Batting, Backing, Binding & 100+ Borders

Finish your quilt strong with a polished and professional touch! From borders to binding (with batting in between) this is the perfect reference tool with step-by-step instructions on how to complete each finishing touch. Go from ordinary to extraordinary with over 100 different border options to give your quilt pizzaz and explore numerous ways on how to bind a quilt. Plus, you’ll never ruin a quilt again with the wrong choice of batting as tips and tricks will give you the insight and confidence you need to always make the right decision. Take all the guesswork out of finishing quilts with this essential guide! 128 Pages

Visual Guide to Creative Straight-Line Quilting

Are feathers and swirls your fallback? Learn how satisfying it is to quilt with only straight lines! Quilting expert Natalia Bonner shares sixty new straight-line motifs to fill in triangles, square blocks, and borders, plus allover designs. Teach your walking foot some new tricks or practice controlled free-motion quilting with rulers. Domestic or longarm machine… the choice is yours! Each pattern comes with step-by-step photos, so quilters of all levels can conquer their fears of straight-line quilting, and learn to rock it!

You and Your Sewing Machine

From the sewing machine whisperer comes this in-depth, visual guide to how a sewing machine works, how to keep it in good working order, and how to solve common problems. Learn what questions to ask when buying a new sewing machine, what sewing machine foot to use for different projects, what regular maintenance you need to perform, and more. Perfect for sewists and quilters of all levels, this friendly approach to learning about and troubleshooting YOUR sewing machine gives you the tools you need to sew and quilt with less frustration and better results!