Author: Yukari Takahara
Japanese teacher and designer Yukari Takahara shares in beautiful quilts her own life story, inspiring everyone to recreate special events in their lives through the medium of quilting. Find a gallery of 37 different quilts and vignettes, along with 14 pages of pattern ideas and step-by-step directions for applique.
Author: Helen R. Scott
Publisher: Amer Quilters Society
Bonnets evoke the mystique of a bygone day. If you cherished paper dolls as a child, these charming quilt block designs will bring back delightful memories. Choose from 15 Bonnet Girls, their children, menfolk, and pets and create a family. Depict movement and different scenes by simply changing the positions of bonnets, arms, hands, and legs. More than 30 props - hats, parasols, flowers, animals, and background settings - are interchangeable. Add lace, ribbons, beads, cords, and tassels for a sparkling finish. Lend a sense of weather by quilting wind, raindrops, snowflakes, or clouds. Included are more than a dozen background quilting designs - all suited for traditional applique, redwork, and embroidery.
Author: Leisure Arts
Publisher: Leisure Arts
Recapture the charm of turn-of-the-century Sunbonnet Sue with these 24 appliqué blocks. Capture yesteryear's childhood sweetheart within a four seasons wall hanging and quilts (from baby to king-size). The Ultimate Sunbonnet Sue Collection (Leisure Arts #1881)
Author: Yukari Takahara
Publisher: Stitch Publications
In her second Story Quilts book, Japanese teacher and designer Yukari Takahara offers more unique story-based quilts across 23 different themes, including animals, school life, and Christmas. Readers will be inspired to create their own quilts following her lead. The book also includes ideas for customizing designs with embroidery and embellishments.This book is published by Stitch Publications, is distributed by Martingale, and is non-returnable.
Author: Felicia T. Brenoe
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
Stitch an inviting neighborhood, with 9 full-size patterns and border designs, to make a full-size quilt or 4-block wallhanging. Personalize your village with embroidery and learn applique tips and techniques.
Author: Tone Finnanger
Publisher: David & Charles
A stunning collection of seasonal projects using a beautiful color palette and the latest Tilda designs and fabrics. The sewing and papercrafting projects include bags, decorations, gifts, cards, stockings, gift tags and soft toys and include patterns. The projects are accompanied by clear instructions and beautiful photographs and color illustrations, making them ideal for beginners, as well as more experienced sewers.
Author: Gail Pan
Quilters, crafters, and embroiderers of all skill levels will be thrilled with these whimsical patterns from Australian designer Gail Pan. Featuring full-sized hand-embroidery designs, Patchwork Loves Embroidery is for anyone who wants to enjoy the relaxing hobby of putting needle to thread. Select from 15 patchwork and hand-embroidery projects, including wall hangings, table runners, totes, and fabric covers for books or folders Quickly learn the basics of hand embroidery: using the correct needle, choosing threads and fabrics, and transferring the designs Embellish projects with sweet, garden-inspired motifs ranging from charming little birds to beautiful flowers, fanciful cottages, and more
Author: C. Henseler
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
This book applies theoretical models that reflect the mediated, hybrid, and nomadic global scenes within which GenX artists and writers live, think, and work. Henseler touches upon critical insights in comparative media studies, cultural studies, and social theory, and uses sidebars to travel along multiple voices, facts, figures, and faces.
Author: Debbie Shore
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
The latest addition to the Love to Sew series, this new title from best-selling author Debbie Shore contains 15 gorgeous, practical items that every sewer will love to make, use or give as gifts. The book contains storage solutions and sewing accessories to equip every sewing space. The projects range from practical storage solutions such as tool rolls, carry cases and cutting mat carriers to innovative ways to keep a sewing space tidy, such as a handy armchair storage device and an ironing station, complete with board cover and handy hanging pouch for storing a mini iron and attachments. The book also contains colorful sewing room essentials such as a pincushion, a seam press and handmade bobbins, and inspiring items perfect to give as gifts: a sewing room diary cover and a sewing case. The book contains a comprehensive materials and techniques section at the beginning, showing clearly all the techniques needed, with beautiful photography and easy-to-follow instructions. Each of the projects contains step-by-step photography and clear instructions so that even beginners will find these projects a doddle.
Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
Inspired by Jennifer Chiaverini's best-selling novel, The Union Quilters, this sampler quilt offers a treasure trove of traditional blocks sewn by the women of Elm Creek Valley to support their troops during the American Civil War. The book includes historical notes on the novel and photos of 9 Loyal Union Samplers made by Jennifer and other Elm Creek Quilts lovers from around the world. These blocks can be mixed and matched with blocks from Jennifer's wildly popular Elm Creek Quilts sampler, Sylvia's Bridal Sampler. ·121 traditional 6” quilt blocks ·Full-sized patterns for every block, plus instructions for assembling the quilt ·Start an Elm Creek Quilt club and feature a different block at each meeting
Author: Yoko Saito
Ms. Saito, a distinguished quilt artist, teacher and author in Japan, is most often known for her beautiful quilt designs. In fact, she is a master at many different handwork crafts. In this book, Ms. Saito has created embroider patterns for 120 original designs. She often combines the embroideries with appliqué and quilting to create what she calls "patchwork embroidery". Like all of her work, these designs are equally detailed and unique. In addition to the 120 embroidery designs, she includes 20 "patchwork embroidery" projects that include bags, wall hangings, keepsake boxes and more.
Author: Art Seiden
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
Little Bunny matches Easter egg colors with colors in a flower garden while helping Easter Rabbit hide the eggs.
Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher: Heinemann International Incorporated
One of a series offering classic and contemporary writing for schools to suit a range of ages and tastes. In the last year of his life Roald Dahl worked on this diary, which contains reminiscences of childhood and adolescence, gardening tips, and observations about the changing seasons.