October brings 8 new exciting releases! Quilting, cosplay, sewing, puzzles, and so much more.
Confidently quilt multiple motifs
Start free-motion combination quilting and take your projects to the next level with bestselling author Christina Cameli. Perfect for quilters who are comfortable with allover and repeated designs, this comprehensive guide will build upon these simple skills so that quilters have the confidence to combine designs the way professional quilters do. Learn essential skills like echoing, building up, following along, managing tight spots, moving around the piece, and so much more. Practice important allover designs (spirals, wavy meandering, branching, designs, paisleys, and pebbles) then start your combination journey with both simple and fancy motifs. Try your hand at these 30+ combined designs, and then move to create your very own custom designs and compositions.
Sew darling dresses, tops, bottoms, and accessories for 14” dolls
Craft a closet full of the exact looks you love… in miniature! Delight the doll lover in your life when you learn to stitch 7 basic garments and 46 variations, sure to inspire for creative play. These simple yet stylish patterns are drafted specifically for 14 1/2'' dolls, though most will fit a variety of brands in the 14'' to 15'' range. From vintage party dresses to cozy pajamas, raglan tops, and summer shorts, these tiny garments satisfy each season and special occasion. No matter your skill level, you’ll love these quick-to-sew garments and more advanced projects, many of which can be made from a single fat-quarter. Skirts, tops, totes, dresses, pajamas and more!
Stitch a modern crewelwork sampler
Rediscover crewel embroidery with colorful wool and cheerful designs sure to brighten any home. Jo Avery invites stitchers of all levels to take on this traditional heritage art and make projects that pop! Create texture and dimension using wool thread and felt appliqué. Stitch up flowers, honeycombs, fish, and so much more. Embroiderers, cross-stitchers, and curious crafters looking to expand their skill set will enjoy the range of hand stitches and instructional illustrations accompanying each design. Relax and unwind with this hands-on art form!
Complement your cosplay builds with the perfect shoes—custom-designed and sewn by you!
Regan Cerato and Kelley Kullman of the renowned duo Cowbutt Crunchies show you how to make every type of leg covering a cosplayer could ask for, from removable boot covers, to sleek tights, to thigh highs that won't roll down! Armed with clever patterns for fancy footwear that can’t be found in stores, you’ll create award-winning accessories that truly push the envelope. Whether you’re a new or experienced sewist, this handbook will help you turn your cosplay dreams into reality.
Everything you need to know to make your first quilt
This mini pocket guide is packed with information curated for quilting beginners! Once you’ve found your perfect pattern, use this guide to lead you through the piecing and quilting process to answer all of your questions along the way. Best-selling author Angela Walters shares the basics on how to get started, including information on supplies, notions, and sewing machines. Plus, she will answer every query you have on piecing, cutting, pressing, backing, layering, trimming, and binding with this guide. Get this for yourself and a friend to start your quilting journey together!
Everything you need to know for successful sewing
This mini pocket guide is packed with mega information curated for sewing beginners! Once you’ve found your perfect pattern, use this guide to lead you through the sewing process to answer all of your questions along the way. Best-selling author Annabel Wrigley shares the fundamental basics on how to get started sewing, as well as information on fabrics, rotary cutters, templates, fusible interfacing, and so much more. Plus, answer every query you have on sewing around corners, sewing by hand, and sewing a button and pom-pom with this guide. Get this for you and a friend to start your sewing journey together!
Claire Stewart continues her quilt adventures in her little hometown of Fish Creek in Door County, Wisconsin. This time, Claire must face her former lover, Dr. Austen Page, since his terrible accident. How does this awkward moment work out? Her new Door County relationship with the man wearing the red scarf is the first who wants to know. Meanwhile, The Quilters of the Door have a new member, Anna Marie Meyer, who has recently moved from Germany. She brings with her an antique Tannenbaum Christmas quilt that has been in her family for generations. Claire embarks on embracing Anna and a wonderful German Christmas, as well as navigating her complicated love life.
Put it all together!
Enjoy a fun and creative 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle featuring the gorgeous Fabulous Floral Quilts from Kaffe Fassett and designed and quilted by Kim Mclean. This colorful and detailed statement piece is perfect for quilters, puzzle lovers, and anyone looking to challenge themselves. Take a break from a difficult project or clear your mind with 1,000 pieces of quilting-themed relaxation.