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  • New York Beauties & Flying Geese

    Carl Hentsch ––Dramatic curves and angles for today's adventurous quilter Become a skilled foundation piecer with New York Beauty blocks and arcs of Flying Geese that amaze! Carl Hentsch simplifies a technique loved by many with his...

    $27.95
  • True Blue Quilts

    Annette Plog ––Turn something old into something new... with all things blue!The blue-and-white quilt is one of the most desired antiques, and many can still be found in good condition. Learn the history of blue fabrics used during the 19th...

    $24.95
  • Constantinople Quilts: 8 Stunning Appliqué Projects Inspired by Turkish Iznik Tiles by Tamsin Harvey #ConstantinopleQuilts

    Tamsin Harvey ––    From ancient places to contemporary spacesTravel to an exotic land with timeless designs inspired by Turkish Iznik tiles from the Ottoman Empire. Bursting with flora and organic symmetry, the book’s...

    $29.95
  • Away from Home: Quilts Inspired by the Lowell Factory Girls Nancy and Oliver Rink –– Away From Home is woven from the diaries and letters of Lowell, Massachusetts, Mill Girls and the history of the textile factories where they worked. The...

    $25.95
  • Freedom Gone: Embroidered Quilts of Slave Life in the Civil War Lolita Newman –– Lolita Newman's search to find her family connection with slavery moved her to create heirlooms linking her past to the present. She started Stitchin' by the...

    $27.95
  • History Repeated: Block Exchange Quilts by the 19th-Century Patchwork Divas Betsy Chutchian and Carol Staehle –– Making a quilt is easier than you might think when you gather some friends and exchange blocks. Let the 19th-Century Patchwork...

    $26.95
  • Lynne Hagmeier ––Many of us yearn to create quilts reminiscent of the vintage treasures in our collections. In this book, Lynne Hagmeier shares new quilts inspired by some of  her favorites. Come along for a tour of her Kansas Troubles...

    $26.95
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    Pioneer Quilts

    Lori Lee Triplett and Kay Triplett ––Storytelling quilts from the era of westward expansionJoin fictional character Esther Heinzmann as she narrates the journey through authentic, pioneer-era creations from the Poos Collection - each featured...

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  • In 1928, the Kansas City Star newspaper printed its first quilt block pattern—they continued this traditioning for 34 wonderful and influential years. Now for the first time, the best of these blocks from each year can be found in one place! Slow down and stitch all 60+ vintage blocks, culminating in an unforgettable sampler quilt. Meet the women who brought quilting to the newspaper, as profiled by best-selling author and quilt historian Barbara Brackman.

    Compiled by the Editors of C&T Publishing –– Sew a piece of history!  In 1928, the Kansas City Star newspaper printed its first quilt block pattern—they continued this tradition for 34 wonderful and influential years...

    $29.95
  • The Spirit of Sacagawea: A Textile Tribute to an American Heroine Laurie Simpson & Polly Minick –– The Spirit of Sacagawea: A Textile Tribute to an American Heroine honors the only woman to travel with the Lewis and Clark expedition...

    $27.95
  • Michele Hill ––Capture the Glory of William Morris' Designs in Exquisite Appliqué Quilts• Turn William Morris' designs into 6 lovely appliqué projects: quilts, cushions, and wallhangings• Mix and match more than 50...

    $29.95
  • Dresden Quilt Workshop

    Susan R. Marth ––Darling, dainty DresdensStep up your piecing with a small-scale version of the cherished Dresden Plate. Fall in love with the classic quilt block all over again as you learn the secret to impeccable mini Dresdens in two sizes...

    $24.95
  • Finders Keepers Quilts: A Rare Cache of Quilts from the 1900s • 15 Projects • Historic, Reproduction & Modern interpretations by Edie McGinnis

    Edie McGinnis ––Get an exclusive peek into an extraordinary collection of quiltsFinders Keepers Quilts is based on a collection of quilts found in an abandoned farmhouse in Davis County, Iowa. Searching through the house, the new owner,...

    $22.95
  • Indigo Quilts: 30 Quilts from the Poos Collection • History of Indigo • 5 Projects by Kay and Lori Lee Triplett

    Kay and Lori Lee Triplett –– Timeless Designs in Blue and WhiteThe beauty of Indigo quilts is undeniable. Step inside the Poos Collection of quilts, one of the largest privately held collections in the world. Explore the origins of the fiber...

    $29.95
  • Iznik Garden Quilt: A Stunning Baltimore Album-Style Project by Tamsin Harvey

    Tamsin Harvey ––Embark on a new adventure in appliqué!Recreate the old-world charm of ancient Turkish tiles with ornate flower vase blocks in the beloved Baltimore Album style. Using easy fusible raw-edge appliqué, or any method...

    $19.95
  • Tom and Becky's Sampler Quilt: 11 Projects Inspired by Mark Twain by Christina McCourt

    Christina McCourt ––Create quilts inspired by beloved characters Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher.Having lived just outside of Hannibal, Missouri, all of her life, Christina McCourt became immersed in all things Mark Twain. The sweet and simple...

    $24.95
  • Cultural Fusion Quilts: A Melting Pot of Piecing Traditions • 15 Free-Form Block Projects by Sujata Shah #CulturalFusionQuilts

    Sujata Shah –– Vivid, free-form quilts mingle handmade traditions from around the world Bold, vibrant, striking - and amazingly easy to make! This collection of 15 quilts draws on handmade crafts from three continents to create a style...

    $27.95
  • Simply Retro with Camille Roskelley: Fresh Quilts from Classic Blocks by Camille Roskelley

    Camille Roskelley –– A fresh interpretation on block designs—think big, bold and modern! Camille Roskelley, best-selling author of Simplify with Camille Roskelley, puts a brand new spin on traditional block quilting. By exploring...

    $24.95
  • Barbara Brackman's Civil War Sampler: 50 Quilt Blocks with Stories from History by Barbara Brackman

    Barbara Brackman –– The Civil War era...chronicled by quilters' hands This remarkable book features fifty quilt blocks to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, some of which were presented on Barbara’s blog in 2011. Many...

    $29.95
  • Nancy Johnson-Srebro –– Featherweight history at your fingertips • Enjoy an entertaining look at the history of the Featherweight sewing machine • Expanded third edition updated with the latest research • Packed with photos,...

    $24.95
  • Where Poppies Grow

    Where Poppies Grow: Quilts and Projects Honoring Those Who Served in World War I Denniele Bohannon and Janice Britz –– Denniele Bohannon and Janice Britz created The Kansas City Star's block-of-the-month quilt, Remembering Almo, to honor...

    $19.99
  • Along with the rest of the nation and the world, C&T Publishing was shocked and saddened by the terrorist attacks on the United States. We have looked for appropriate ways to commemorate the victims and contribute to relief efforts. Now we are proud...

    $16.99
  • Barbara Brackman –– In Clues in the Calico Barbara Brackman unveils a much-needed system for dating America's heirloom quilts. She tells how, by collecting and observing quilts and finally analyzing her computer file on close to 900...

    $14.99
  • Helen Kelley –– This book is a must for quilt collectors, quilt lovers, museum goers, and antique buffs. Helen's handy little book will help you date quilts in minutes and increase your kowledge of antique quilts. It reminds you of the basic...

    $6.99
  • Roberta Horton –– Roberta takes you a step beyond traditional calico combinations and shows you how to compose with a variety of patterned fabrics. Learn to juxtapose plaids, stripes and demure calicos with bold geometrics and Japanese...

    $25.95
  • Barbara Brackman –– North and South, black and white - the story of the War Between the States is embedded in the soul of every American. In her second book on quilts and the Civil War, Barbara Brackman introduces 9 women who lived during...

    $31.95
  • Ellen Murphy –– Pieced quilts that celebrate American architecture Celebrate the pairing of timeless quilt designs and classic American homes. Designer Ellen Murphy has created unique quilts inspired by the colors and shapes of American...

    $14.99
  • Emporia Rose Applique Quilts: New Projects, Historical Vignettes, Classic Designs

    Barbara Brackman and Karla Menaugh –– Make stunning quilts inspired by mid-century Kansas classic appliqué. Between 1925 and 1945, women from Emporia, Kansas, created some of the twentieth-century’s most memorable...

    $19.99