Check out our six September new releases! Read on for a peek inside.
Beautify with butterflies! Appliqué and embroidery designs for nature lovers
Let your creativity take flight with a rainbow of embroidered butterflies! Internationally recognized teacher Catherine Redford shares her passion for embroidery and embellished wool appliqué. Embroidery, appliqué, or a combination of both? The choice is yours, as you customize 12 designs for 36 unique looks! With delicate details, these winged beauties will inspire you to start your next sampler quilt, pillow, or small project. With an overview of materials, basic stitches, and a robust gallery of ideas, you’ll be ready to unwind and enjoy the soothing practice of hand stitching!
An inspirational guide to sewing cosplay
Boldly enter the world of cosplay and gain the confidence to design the costume of your dreams! Award-winning cosplayer Amanda Haas helps you translate your ideas from fiction to reality as you research costumes, shop for fabrics, mash-up patterns, and present your cosplay at a competition. A gorgeous photo gallery will have you frantic to join the cosplay community, while the author’s seasoned advice will give you the courage to take the first step. Bonus project: Sew a bum bag to carry your keys and other essentials to a con. Learn the art of making and wearing designer-quality costumes that will transform your persona.
Transfer and embroider famous art from around the world!
Over twenty-five embroidery designs from some of the most visually stunning paintings of all time. Celebrated works from van Gogh, Monet, Matisse, Cézanne, and Klimt are now available as iron-on transfers to make stitching their artwork a breeze. Transfer and embroider beautiful paintings ranging from Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night to Klimt’s The Kiss. These will make for your most remarkable projects yet, featuring elegant images of all kinds (and in all sizes, too!). Includes paintings of the most celebrated artists in history: van Gogh, Monet, Klimt, and more.
Majestic star quilts with no inset seams!
Let your love of lone star quilts guide you into a surprising world of piece-abilities! Acclaimed quilter and teacher Barbara Cline shares exciting new techniques for constructing eight-pointed star quilts from diamonds. No tricky seams here! You’ll be amazed at how easy these quilts are to assemble. Build your skills as you start with basic star shapes and work your way up to radiant starbursts designs. With 12 celestial projects, there’s truly something for every quilter.
Stars and stripes—red, white, and blue!
With a love for all things Americana, Masako Wakayama celebrates her beloved and unique style with a dozen homespun projects. Perfect for multi-crafters, this collection invites you to explore sewing, wool appliqué, punch needle, quilting, and embroidery! Reference detailed instructions for sewing zippers, darts, and set-in seams while stitching beautiful creations like structured bags and sampler quilts.
Developed by esteemed Japanese sewing instructor Masako Wakayama, this premium, semi-transparent paper is perfect for fine appliqué. Easily transfer designs to the single-sided fusible with pencil then press, cut out, and sew! Wash for a touchably soft finish; the unique double-layer substrate is flexible yet thick enough to provide stability. Embellish with ease as your embroidery or hand-quilting needle easily glides through appliqués. A rayon-polyester blend, the supple artisan paper sheets are made in Japan.