It's easy to plan your machine quilting - simply open Shape by Shape Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters and find creative inspiration on every page. User-friendly and visually exciting, the contents are first divided into three sections: Blocks, Negative Space, and Borders. Then, to make it even more accessible, the Blocks section is further organized by five shapes: Squares, Triangles, Circles, Diamonds, and Hexagons. With an illustrated index, more than 70 free-motion quilting designs, crystal-clear instructions, and gorgeous full-page photographs, this is the go-to resource you'll want handy before starting any quilting project.
Most of us would agree that sewing something that teens will like is, without a doubt, a challenge. In Project Teen, Melissa Mortenson, sewist and mother of three teenagers, shares not only her 21 teen-approved designs, but also invaluable tips and tricks for sewing for this unique (a.k.a. picky) age group. Whether you make a stylish tech cover, a cushy study pillow, or a personalized quilt, your teen will love these handmade gifts as much as you love them.
Learn how to create with kraft·tex™, the rugged paper that looks, feels, and wears like leather; sews, cuts, and washes just like fabric. Today's top designers come together to show you how to work with this exciting new material in this how-to book. Packed with inventive techniques anyone can master! Projects include home decor, bags, and accessories from 18 well-known contributors.
Travel the globe with these 25 quilt projects - no passport required! In World of Quilts—25 Modern Projects, Cassandra Ellis presents quilt projects that are historically rooted in cultures around the world. Using time-honored techniques, she strips quilting back to the basics to inspire you both aesthetically and practically. The quilts vary in size, difficulty, and fabrics, so you can mix and match elements to create a design that's at once unique and personal. The second part of the book is a "Quilt Masterclass" reference to guide you through the quilting process from start to finish.
Color. It has the power to set a mood, make a statement, bring a design vividly to life. Now Joen Wolfrom's classic guide to creating with color has been completely updated to make it easier than ever to enhance your creative work with the beauty of well-chosen colors. Joen covers it all, from color combining basics to how to use nature's tricks to create an illusion of depth, reflections, shadows, and highlights. Learn the emotional meanings of colors, their physical effects on people, and much more - all richly illustrated with photos of nature and of beautiful quilts.
Gifts that are almost too beautiful to open? Of course, when you wrap them in paper featuring gorgeous quilts from Jennifer Chiaverini's Civil War-inspired The Loyal Union Sampler from Elm Creek Quilts. This high-quality, luxurious, all-occasion paper is the perfect way to show off your love of quilting or to dress up any gift for a quilt lover. The whole book makes a great gift, too!
Give your gifts a bold, modern flair - wrap them in paper featuring gorgeous quilts by Kim Schaefer. This high-quality, luxurious, all-occasion paper is the perfect way to show off your love of quilting or to dress up any gift for a quilt lover. The whole book makes a great gift, too!
Shop until you drop with this sturdy tote, featuring lovely detail from the quilt Uzbek Patches, by Kathy Doughty, one of the spotlighted projects in her book Making Quilts with Kathy Doughty of Material Obsession. Roomy and beautiful, your tote holds everything you need for quilt class, grocery shopping, or even the gym. Everything inside will stay put with a secure zipper and a wide reinforced bottom panel for standing upright.
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