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  • Sergers made simple!

Scared of the serger? Don’t be! From the best-selling A Field Guide series, this visual guide will help you get to know your serger from the inside out. Learn how to thread an overlocking sewing machine and achieve beautiful results with both basic and specialty stitches. Enhance your expertise working with an array of fabrics, from knits and wovens to sheers, and troubleshoot stitch issues with detailed how-tos. Bring ten fashion and home decor projects to life, from easy T-shirts and leggings to a market tote and elegant table decor. Whether you are breaking your serger out of the box, or looking to sharpen your skills, this comprehensive guide has everything you need to confidently create with your serger.

Watch your confidence emerge! The “everything” guide to serger sewing 
Visual how-tos on choosing and using serger stitches: basic stitches, flatlocking, rolled hems, and coverstitching
Learn by doing as you sew cute mug rugs, knitwear, and more

    Katrina Walker –– Sergers made simple! Scared of the serger? Don’t be! From the best-selling A Field Guide series, this visual guide will help you get to know your serger from the inside out. Learn how to thread an overlocking sewing...

    $24.95
  • Journey into a land of dreams and fairy tales as you sew unicorns, dragons, mermaids, and their friends!

From mystical creatures to a royal princess, a castle, and a brave knight, Mary Hertel’s beloved paper-pieced blocks are simple to sew and easy to love. With sixteen mix-and-match blocks, you’ll unlock the power of imagination in your quilting. Combine the blocks to create seven cute and useful projects ranging from quilts and pillows to a drawstring backpack. With clever patterns and clear instructions, this collection will help paper piecers see that anything is possible.

Step-by-step patterns from paper-piecing wizard Mary Hertel
Piece sixteen blocks of mythic proportions—fairies, a cyclops, a gryphon, and more
Show off the blocks in baby quilts, a wallhanging, or cute pillows for a kids’ bedroom

    Mary Hertel –– Journey into a land of dreams and fairy tales as you sew unicorns, dragons, mermaids, and their friends! From mystical creatures to a royal princess, a castle, and a brave knight, Mary Hertel’s beloved paper-pieced...

    $24.95
  • The creative studio of your dreams!

Does your creative den leave you feeling overwhelmed or uninspired? Energize your crafting space with jazzy ideas for organization and accessibility! With over one hundred and fifty photos, this lookbook offers an endless visual parade of ideas to help your studio reach its full potential. Smart storage solutions, furniture, and accessories can help quilters, needle artists, knitters, and crafters keep their creativity on track! Whether you’re undergoing a radical reinvention or looking for tiny tweaks, you’ll finally be able to plan and organize your projects in a workspace that works for you.

Inspired workspaces! Get a sneak peek inside creative studios of all sizes, designed on budgets large and small
Keep creativity flowing and stay organized with smart systems in place
Make your space accessible! Pursue your passion in spite of physical challenges

    Lilo Bowman –– The creative studio of your dreams! Does your creative den leave you feeling overwhelmed or uninspired? Energize your crafting space with jazzy ideas for organization and accessibility! With over one hundred and fifty photos,...

    $19.95
  • 30 Needle Felted Animals to Make and Love Craft a menagerie of miniature animals from simple materials!

Author Makiko Arai’s easy felting techniques are perfect for beginners or anyone who enjoys a relaxing handcraft. With a little wool roving and a felting needle in hand, you’ll get step-by-step instructions to make 30 fuzzy friends, with a focus on shaping, color, and texture. Sculpt wire structures for stability, finish faces with lifelike expressions, and turn your creations into adorable pins you can take anywhere! From palm-size pups and curious cats to bunnies, deer, squirrels, and more, it’s time to let your imagination run wild!

Feel all the fuzzies! Everything you need to know to make 30 wool felted friends
Get cozy with basic needle felting techniques, tools, and how-tos
From bears to bunnies—Follow step-by-step instructions for every animal

    Makiko Arai –– 30 Needle Felted Animals to Make and Love Craft a menagerie of miniature animals from simple materials! Author Makiko Arai’s easy felting techniques are perfect for beginners or anyone who enjoys a relaxing handcraft...

    $24.95
  • The eleventh installment of this cozy mystery series begins with an appearance from a renowned country singer—but when a young girl is murdered, Sarah and her cohort are hot on the case!

    Carol Dean Jones –– Cozy up with Sarah and her friends for more murder, quilting, and community When sixty-eight-year-old Sarah Miller moves into the Cunningham Village retirement community, she is mourning the loss of her husband and the...

    $14.95
  • Admirers of Minki Kim’s machine-sewn illustrations will adore her sixty-three impossibly cute designs that celebrate the best of everyday life. Display your work on six heartfelt projects.

    Minki Kim –– Happy-go-lucky meets wool felt appliqué! Enjoy carefree embroidery and colorful wool felt appliqué anytime, anywhere! Admirers of Minki Kim’s machine-sewn illustrations will adore her new Zakka motifs in...

    $25.95
  • Make eleven new scrap-quilt projects with Judy Gauthier's simple, fun cutting techniques. Use remnants in odd shapes and sizes and fabric prints you never thought would go together.

    Judy Gauthier –– Feeling overwhelmed by fabric leftovers? Make a scrap quilt! Construct eleven prismatic projects with Judy Gauthier's ingenious, no-waste cutting techniques. Learn how to piece gorgeous scrap quilts from fabric prints you...

    $27.95
  • Take the guesswork out of choosing color schemes!

Looking for the perfect color combination? The Foolproof Color Wheel Set will help you pick a pleasing palette, every time! Die-cut “discs” and a printed color wheel illustrate ten color configurations, including analogous, triadic, and split complementary. The color wheel and viewfinder discs are easy and fun to use and come packed in a handy folder for storage. Find hundreds of color combinations that work together effortlessly—a must-have tool for any artist, crafter, quilter, sewist, or DIYer.

Total tonal harmony! Pick color combinations that work together effortlessly
Educate, inspire, and expand your knowledge of color relationships
Choose from ten incredible color schemes: direct complement, triadic, split complementary, tetradic, double complementary, double double complementary, double split complementary, double triadic, color sextet, and analogous

    Katie Fowler –– Take the guesswork out of choosing color schemes! Looking for the perfect color combination? The Foolproof Color Wheel Set will help you pick a pleasing palette, every time! Die-cut “discs” and a printed color...

    $19.95
  • Create a crazy quilt from start to finish

Gather your fabrics … start your machines! The Dazzling Diamonds crazy-quilt pattern is ready for your creative interpretation. One block at a time, you’ll construct twenty-seven crazy-quilting diamonds on foundation-piecing templates. With photos and step-by-step instructions, you’ll have fun embroidering the seams and adding embellishments to your unique masterwork! This pattern comes complete with an embroidery stitch guide and full-size pattern pieces, plus examples of the finished quilt in two colorways.

Make a spectacular crazy quilt with foundation piecing
Add the “wow” factor with embroidery details, one seam at a time
Take the guesswork out of crazy quilting with step-by-step instructions for making the blocks

    Kathy Seaman Shaw –– Create a crazy quilt from start to finish Gather your fabrics … start your machines! The Dazzling Diamonds crazy-quilt pattern is ready for your creative interpretation. One block at a time, you’ll...

    $27.95
  • From popular author and crazy-quilting and embroidery expert Christen Brown comes this second collection of four easy-to-use stitch templates. Following up on her Essential Collection, these delightful stencil designs include over one hundred popular motifs, such as garden elements, household items, vintage sewing accessories, the alphabet, and more. Select, mark and stitch! It’s so easy to embroider accurately! The expert instructions and tips in the complete sixteen-page how-to booklet give you confidence in where and how to make your stitches. Made of laser-cut, durable, translucent, medium-weight plastic, the stencils are easy to handle and create perfect markings every time.

Choose from a huge number of delightful designs to embroider: a teapot, pincushion, watering can, ladybug, rose, vase, scissors, key, butterfly, and more
Flexible, see-through templates make it easy to see your fabric and seams and perfectly position your design!
Four compact, durable stencils fit nicely into your sewing kit and are built to last

    Christen Brown –– From popular author and crazy-quilting and embroidery expert Christen Brown comes this second collection of four easy-to-use stitch templates. Following up on her Essential Collection, these delightful stencil designs...

    $24.95
  • Ultimate dyeing reference guide

Get info on all of the basics you need to dye fabric, including necessary tools, the best dyes, which fabrics to use, additives, precautions, and more—all in one handy reference tool! Dyeing expert Linda Johansen offers a full overview of the process, including special tips and techniques for tricky colors. The compact size is perfect to take along to a class or to the fabric store to match complementary fabrics and materials. And the hidden wire-o binding will allow the guide to lay flat next to your work surface for easy reference.

Dyeing is addictive! You’ll come back to this must-have guide over and over
Complete and easy-to-follow recipes for every shade and hue for each color of the spectrum
Includes directions for Dharma and ProChemical dyes

    Linda Johansen –– Ultimate dyeing reference guide Get info on all of the basics you need to dye fabric, including necessary tools, the best dyes, which fabrics to use, additives, precautions, and more—all in one handy reference tool!...

    $19.95
  • This mini forty-eight-page book is packed with mega information on all the key sashiko basics! Best-selling author Sylvia Pippen shares everything from a bit of history and applications for sashiko to the necessary supplies, how to mark the designs, and stitching techniques. Even learn how to create your own sashiko design from your favorite inspirational photo! Or use one of the twenty-seven included designs. Plus, at such a great price, you can afford to buy one for your sewing group, sister, mom, friend, or anyone else you know who loves to sew as much as you do!

	• Sashiko is easy to do on the go and this guide is perfect to go with you
	• Twenty-seven designs in a handy pocket size
	• Tips and tricks to make sashiko embroidery more successful, including how to prepare the thread, how to avoid pulling, successful stitching, and even ironing

    Sylvia Pippen –– This mini forty-eight-page book is packed with mega information on all the key sashiko basics! Best-selling author Sylvia Pippen shares everything from a bit of history and applications for sashiko to the necessary supplies,...

    $7.95
  • Train your hands to free-motion quilt like a pro! Building your muscle memory, you’ll learn quilting workouts intended to help you master a number of creative stitch designs, with clear step-by-step instructions. Then practice quilting with 10 unique skill-building projects, plus 7 bonus ideas, from modern quilts to gifts and home decor. Whether you’re a total beginner or coming in with a few “races” under your belt, you can confidently walk, jog, or run the path to quilting success! This beginner-friendly guide includes plenty of inspiration and coaching to help you move beyond the basics of free-motion quilting.

    Dara Tomasson –– Train your hands to free-motion quilt like a pro! Building your muscle memory, you’ll learn quilting workouts intended to help you master a number of creative stitch designs, with clear step-by-step instructions. Then...

    $24.95
  • Capture the magic of holidays (and every day!) with 30 hand-embroidery projects. Starting with simple stitches, you’ll add sweet sayings and motifs to home decor and gifts. Sew up country-cute pincushions, modern mug rugs, vintage-inspired pillows, and more! Whether you’re refreshing your home decor or sharing meaningful handmade gifts with a friend, you’ll love how quick and easy it is to sew up seasonal designs for each month of the year.

    Shirley Hudson –– Capture the magic of holidays (and every day!) with 30 hand-embroidery projects. Starting with simple stitches, you’ll add sweet sayings and motifs to home decor and gifts. Sew up country-cute pincushions, modern mug...

    $27.95
  • Her instructional videos have inspired thousands to start sewing. Now for the first time, sew-lebrity Laura Coia shares written patterns for the most loved video tutorials on her “Sew Very Easy” YouTube channel! Learn the basics of quiltmaking, from cutting and pressing to borders and finishing. Then practice your skills with a dozen beautiful projects—quilts you’ll come back to time and time again—all suitable for beginners and beyond. You can even use pre-cuts for a quick and easy finish!

    Laura Coia –– Her instructional videos have inspired thousands to start sewing. Now for the first time, sew-lebrity Laura Coia shares written patterns for the most loved video tutorials on her “Sew Very Easy” YouTube channel!...

    $19.95
  • Get the pocket guide to paper piecing that everyone’s talking about—a forty-eight-page mini book that’s perfect to take on the go! Follow step-by-step instructions from expert Tacha Bruecher for preparing and piecing using a foundation, then try out the technique with ten fun and graphic paper-pieced blocks. Includes techniques for both traditional foundation paper and freezer paper, as well as where and why to use each. This petite paperback is the perfect size for your purse or sewing kit.

    Tacha Bruecher –– Get the pocket guide to paper piecing that everyone’s talking about—a forty-eight-page mini book that’s perfect to take on the go! Follow step-by-step instructions from expert Tacha Bruecher for preparing...

    $7.95
  • Nicole Calver –– Piece modern home decor and gifts Are you a sewist who wants to break into quilting? Or a quilter who’d like to turn your blocks into something a little more dimensional? Take a walk on the wild side with eighteen...

    $26.95
  • This pretty, practical coupon keeper, featuring a beautiful quilt from Bonnie K. Hunter, has interior labeled pockets that help you easily organize your coupons, store receipts, and more! The spiral binding provides quick and easy access to each section. Bonnie K. Hunter fans will want to buy one for themselves and one for a gift!

• Get ready for running errands with pockets to store all your coupons, store credit receipts, and more
• Spiral binding keeps coupons accessible while shopping
• Makes a great gift for any quilt lover or coupon clipper

    Bonnie K. Hunter –– This pretty, practical coupon keeper, featuring a beautiful quilt from Bonnie K. Hunter, has interior labeled pockets that help you easily organize your coupons, store receipts, and more! The spiral binding provides quick...

    $9.95
  • From the pages of Love Patchwork & Quilting and Today’s Quilter comes a delicious collection of 13 bright, bold quilts that feature the perennially popular jelly roll strips. Strip piecing, basketweave, pinwheels, appliqué, and more—use 2 1/2-inch pre-cut fabric strips in exciting and unexpected ways. Whip up quilts in a range of project sizes and complexity, including a suite of baby projects, a pillow, wall hangings, and bed quilts. Top designers like Susan Briscoe and Jo Avery are featured. Finally, get the best from the pages of the UK’s most popular quilting magazines!

    Tantalizing, tasty, sweet . . . sew up something good enough to eat! From the pages of Love Patchwork & Quilting and Today’s Quilter comes a delicious collection of 13 bright, bold quilts that feature the perennially popular jelly roll strips...

    $22.95
  • Laced with retro-inspired circles and bold stripes, these modern quilts leave an unforgettable impression. Piecing circles, half circles, and quarter circles is easier than you think, and the authors will teach you to add movement and depth two ways—through easy strip sets or stripe-printed fabric. These aren’t your typical Drunkard’s Path quilts, but distinctive quilts for adventurous quilters! With block-based patterns, some improvisational piecing, and designs ranging from beginner-friendly to complex, there’s something for everyone.

    Heather Black & Daisy Aschehoug –– Sew fifteen inspired designs with strong lines and quilted curves! Laced with retro-inspired circles and bold stripes, these modern quilts leave an unforgettable impression. Piecing circles, half...

    $25.95
  • With a few yards of fabric and this beginner-friendly guide, you’ll learn to piece the simplest blocks and complete your first quilt! Established teacher Jo Avery guides you through twelve projects to whet your appetite for quiltmaking and take it a step further. Move from basic pieced strips, squares, and triangles to intermediate projects with major style. Learn expert tips for foundation paper piecing, appliqué, and even curves. Before long, you’ll have the confidence and expertise to tackle virtually any quilt pattern.

    Jo Avery –– Build your quilting skills from the ground up. With a few yards of fabric and this beginner-friendly guide, you’ll learn to piece the simplest blocks and complete your first quilt! Established teacher Jo Avery guides you...

    $24.95
  • This pretty, practical password keeper, featuring a beautiful quilt from Bonnie K. Hunter, stores all of your online passwords in one handy place. The pages are organized alphabetically by website for easy reference, while the spiral binding provides quick access to each page. Plus, Bonnie’s signature quotes are sprinkled throughout! Bonnie K. Hunter fans will want to buy one for themselves and one as a gift.

- Charming and useful—never forget a password again!
- Easy-to-use spiral binding and alphabetized pages
- Makes a great gift for any quilt lover

    Bonnie K Hunter  –– This pretty, practical password keeper, featuring a beautiful quilt from Bonnie K. Hunter, stores all of your online passwords in one handy place. The pages are organized alphabetically by website for easy reference,...

    $9.95
  • Transform ordinary artist canvas into an embroidered masterpiece! With easy-to-learn stitches, your embroidery needle becomes a paintbrush. Get your feet wet with small art pieces and step-by-step techniques for stitching on stretched canvas. Gather supplies to add appliqué, acrylic paint, fibers, beads, and even mirrors to your mixed-media pieces! Get tips on how to finish and display canvas embroidery art, with an extensive project gallery for inspiration. It’s like art quilting for needlework lovers!

    Irene Schlesinger –– Stretch your embroidery skills with mixed-media canvas art Transform ordinary artist canvas into an embroidered masterpiece! With easy-to-learn stitches, your embroidery needle becomes a paintbrush to stitch...

    $21.95
  • Everything you love about the Quick & Easy Block Tool, now with triangle blocks! This ultimate no-math reference for quilters includes cutting charts, piecing tips, quilt layout ideas, and a visual index of blocks. Plus, get cutting instructions using straight or 60° triangle rulers for triangles, diamonds, jewels, half diamonds, parallelograms, hexagons, half hexagons, lozenges, and half lozenges. Ultra-portable and indispensable, this is the block guide that no quilter, modern or traditional, should be without!

    Sheila Christensen –– Cutting and planning triangle-shaped blocks has never been so easy! Everything you love about the Quick & Easy Block Tool, now with triangle blocks! This ultimate no-math reference guide for quilters includes...

    $19.95
  • Traditional quilt blocks are made up of common elements such as Flying Geese, Square-in-Squares, and Quarter-Square Triangles. Each of the elements can be constructed in a variety of ways—choose the ones that are easiest and most efficient! In this one book, you will find each method carefully broken down, explained, and illustrated, along with comprehensive sizing information. It’s the ultimate no-math, no-stress reference for all common quilt block elements!

    Catherine Dreiss –– Build your blocks with confidence Traditional quilt blocks are made up of common elements such as Flying Geese, Square-in-Squares, and Quarter-Square Triangles. Each of the elements can be constructed in a variety...

    $9.95
  • Always choose the right thread! This amazing reference guide features a handy thread use key (organized by thread manufacturer) that shows the most common uses for each and every thread, helping you determine which one is right for your project. Plus, get the inside scoop on thread types and fibers, thread weight, choosing the correct sewing machine needle, and how thread is made.

    Becky Goldsmith –– The best thread guide you’ll ever own Always choose the right thread! This amazing reference guide features a handy thread use key (organized by thread manufacturer) that shows the most common uses for the wide...

    $14.95