Happy December! Ring in the winter season with our incredible new releases!
Fall in love with boro & sashiko stitching
30+ authentic stitch patterns, 9 projects. Combine hand stitches to create dramatic, unique designs and learn to embrace imperfection, admiring the utilitarian beauty of every stitch. “Shibaguyz” Shannon and Jason Mullett-Bowlsby invite you to try your hand at boro, the traditional Japanese art of mending and quilting, and more than 30 authentic sashiko designs. Stitching lessons are true to tradition, inspired by historical works by Japanese masters. This guide in sashiko and boro includes patterns, stitch how-tos, and needle-threading and knotting tips. Put your handwork to good use with 9 contemporary projects like a sashiko sampler wallhanging, reversible knot bag, or a kimono-inspired jacket! With step-by-step instructions, even beginners can embrace the art of visible mending.
The extraordinary ‘Harriet’s Journey’ 100-block sampler quilt from Jennifer Chiaverini: author and quilt designer
Jennifer Chiaverini is back with a beautiful new sampler based on her ninth Elm Creek Quilts novel. In Circle of Quilters, one woman’s discovery of an exquisite sampler quilt utterly changed her fate; immerse yourself in the story and create the same 100-block sampler of this best-selling novel! Follow the step-by-step instructions to cut and piece blocks, or simply use the included foundation piecing patterns—the choice is yours. Mingling vintage favorites with never-before-seen designs, the blocks will intrigue quilters of all skill levels. An inspirational gallery shows off the 6” finished squares in a variety of settings.
Quick & easy kitchen sewing projects with insulated fleece
Learn how to sew cozy home decor with Insul-Fleece, the magic fabric layer that reflects heat or cold. You’ll be inspired by 18 pretty and practical projects for everyday life, from placemats to potholders, a bowl cozy, insulated shopping bag, lunch sack, and even a bleacher cushion to take to the game. With projects suitable for beginners, Sew Home in the Kitchen is your complete guide to sewing with insulated fleece. Accessorize the kitchen or dining room with your favorite fabrics, or serve up a special housewarming gift. The possibilities are endless!