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  • Have your quilt and carry it too!

Cart your quilting fabric, books, groceries, and more in this sturdy and spacious bag that will become your new go-to carryall. It features the 49er Fever quilt from our very own cofounder of C&T Publishing, Carolie Hensley. The environmentally conscious tote is made from recycled water bottles, also making it water-resistant, and features a handy interior pocket for easy access to phones, keys, and wallets. With double handles—one short, one long—you can carry it over your shoulder or on your arm as needed. Printed in festive holiday colors, this tote can also be a fun option for “wrapping” large items.

Heavy-duty, oversize tote bag with easy-access opening, interior pocket, shoulder straps, and sturdy stitching
Bottom panel reinforced for standing upright and carrying books, sewing projects, and more
Gorgeous printed bag shows off holiday colors and quilted texture

    Carolie Hensley –– Have your quilt and carry it too! Cart your quilting fabric, books, groceries, and more in this sturdy and spacious bag that will become your new go-to carryall. It features the 49er Fever quilt from our very own...

    $9.95
  • Piece dazzling diamond and gorgeous gemstone quilts

Add dimension and luminosity to your quilts with gorgeous gemstone piecing! Learn the basics of abstraction and color theory as you piece stunning works of art with gem quilt expert MJ Kinman. After years of perfecting her technique, Kinman explains freezer paper piecing in brilliant detail with jewel quilting ideas to help you express your own creativity. Get helpful advice on fabric selection and quilting patterns to illuminate each cut. A sample gem quilt pattern helps you practice as you follow along step by step. Then find your own muse and bring any gemstone to life in exquisite detail. Just as gems can sparkle and glow in a million different ways, you’ll be inspired by the author’s work and a gallery of student quilts to help you let go of perfection and embrace the chaos of color and light.

Shine on! Learn to create freezer-paper patterns for your own gemstone quilts
Build skills as you sew a sample diamond quilt top, with step-by-step instructions
See a gallery of ground-breaking jewel quilts from the author and her students

    MJ Kinman –– Piece dazzling diamond and gorgeous gemstone quilts Add dimension and luminosity to your quilts with gorgeous gemstone piecing! Learn the basics of abstraction and color theory as you piece stunning works of art with gem quilt...

    $29.95
  • Put the Sizzle back into your quilting life!
Make striking quilts designed by Becky Goldsmith that use the colors you love. Select one of two gorgeous colorways - warm (reds, oranges, and yellows) or cool (blues and greens) and begin your perfect paper-pieced quilt. Sew each quilt to make 9 paper-pieced 16-point stars with an appliqué border to create a modern, fun look guaranteed to brighten any room. Comes with multiple techniques that make this an invaluable learning tool, as well! 
Create stunning and precise stars with perfect corners using paper piecing
From best-selling author and designer Becky Goldsmith, one half of the longtime design duo Piece O’ Cake Designs
Bold and modern look made easy with simple construction instructions

    Becky Goldsmith –– Put the Sizzle back into your quilting life! Make striking quilts designed by Becky Goldsmith that use the colors you love. Select one of two gorgeous colorways - warm (reds, oranges, and yellows) or cool (blues and...

    $22.95
  • An inspirational guide to sewing cosplayBoldly 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.

    Amanda Haas –– 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...

    $24.95
  • 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!

    Catherine Redford ––  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...

    $19.95
  • 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

    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...

    $19.95
  • 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.

     Barbara H Cline –– 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...

    $27.95
  • Stars and stripes—red, white, and blue! With a love for all things Americana, Masako Wakayama celebrates the release of her twentieth fabric collection for Lecien 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.

    Masako Wakayama –– 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...

    $25.95
  • Use floss like a boss! Hand stitching ideas for thread artists

Create one-of-a-kind embroidery art using simple techniques! Best-selling author Aimee Ray of Doodle Stitching fame is back with the fresh motifs and contemporary inspiration her fans have come to love. With Aimee’s help, you’ll move beyond the pattern to reflect your artistic self—making hoop framed embroidery art, decorative keepsakes, pillows, patches, charms, and fabric scrapbooks. Create artwork you’ll display in every room of the house! Mix and match motifs and personalize wall art with lettering and numbers. With 20 projects to personalize, Doodle Stitching Embroidery Art will intrigue both beginners and seasoned embroiderers.

Sew 20 original embroidery art projects with best-selling author Aimee Ray
Express your individuality with exciting ideas for beginners and skilled stitchers
Personalize your projects with fun embroidery motifs, words, and dates

    Aimee Ray ––  Use floss like a boss! Hand stitching ideas for thread artists Create one-of-a-kind embroidery art using simple techniques! Best-selling author Aimee Ray of Doodle Stitching fame is back with the fresh motifs and...

    $19.95
  • Ruth Ann Berry ––  Sew three-dimensional quilt illusions Create a stunning quilt that will have your friends asking, “How did you do that?” Believe it or not, these attention-grabbing projects come together with straight...

    $22.95
  • Stow your stuff in these colorful zippered Eco Pouches and stay organized everywhere you go. Pouches are made of recycled plastic that is tough enough to handle even sharp quilting, sewing, and art tools. (They are also great for pens, jewelry, cosmetics, and all your other must-haves!) Each pouch features two new beautiful quilts by fabric designer Jennifer Sampou. A portion of the proceeds from this product will be donated to California Whale Rescue (http://www.cawhalerescue.org). Set of two zip-top pouches: 9.5" x 7" features Yellow Bars Quilt image and 8.5" x 5" features Whale & I Quilt imageDurable, waterproof material is 100% recycled from plastic water bottlesRugged square-toothed zippers and boxed corners on the larger pouch for added stability

    Jennifer Sampou ––  Stow your stuff in these colorful zippered Eco Pouches and stay organized everywhere you go. Pouches are made of recycled plastic that is tough enough to handle even sharp quilting, sewing, and art tools. (They are...

    $9.95
  • Embrace the ease of quilting with precuts!

Mix and match 15 blocks for endless precut quiltsModern precuts meet classic quilt blocks! Stimulate your creativity with 15 pretty patterns that show off 12” blocks in an engaging variety of settings and sizes. Make a sweet sampler quilt with all 15 blocks or repeat motifs for endless variations. Wherever you are on your quilt journey, these precut-friendly patterns make it a breeze to mix colors and prints. With designs that will appeal to every quilter, this book will quickly become your “go to” when you want to make a table runner for your friend’s birthday, a baby quilt for your newborn niece, or a throw for your parents’ anniversary.

    Amanda Niederhauser ––  Embrace the ease of quilting with precuts! Mix and match 15 blocks for endless precut quilts. Modern precuts meet classic quilt blocks! Stimulate your creativity with 15 pretty patterns that show off 12”...

    $26.95
  • Sew quick wool appliqué gifts and home decor

In the tradition of best-selling author Kim Schaefer’s Calendar Quilts comes the perfect pattern pack for lovers of easy wool appliqué. Sew 12 darling candle mats to celebrate every month of the year! Finishing at just 9 inches across, these mini table mats can be used for holiday table settings to welcome each season. From Jack o’ lanterns and Easter bunnies to Christmas trees and conversation hearts appliquéd on scallop-edged wool felt, the calendar can’t get any cuter! Start a family tradition you can enjoy year-round with quick-sew projects that are perfectly suited to block of the month classes and project kits. With fast fusible appliqué and wool embroidery, you can make one or make them all!

    Kim Schaefer –– Sew quick wool appliqué gifts and home decor In the tradition of best-selling author Kim Schaefer’s Calendar Quilts comes the perfect pattern pack for lovers of easy wool appliqué. Sew 12 darling candle...

    $19.95
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    Camille Roskelley –– Put it all together! Challenge yourself to a fun and creative 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle featuring a studio scene from Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms. This fun, whimsical and bright image is perfect for quilters,...

    $19.95
  • Troubleshoot Your Sewing Machine… Stat!

Kick tension problems to the curb and say goodbye to presser foot problems! This pocket-size guide helps you troubleshoot your sewing machine on the go. A comprehensive chart of common issues will help you quickly diagnose the issue at hand and find the remedy to get your stress levels back to zero. Master needle nicks, tricky threaders, and baffling buttonholes once and for all! This portable guide is perfect to take along to retreats and classes so readers can quickly get their machines back up and running.

    Bernie Tobisch –– Troubleshoot Your Sewing Machine… Stat! Kick tension problems to the curb and say goodbye to presser foot problems! This pocket-size guide helps you troubleshoot your sewing machine on the go. A comprehensive chart...

    $19.95
  • Use color and thread to create the quilting of your dreams!

With Color, Thread, & Free-motion Quilting, author Teri Lucas, a world-renowned master machine quilter, shares her brilliance and guidance to hone your machine quilting skills in a helpful, comprehensive, and understandable way. Quilters talk about building their fabric stashes but what about building their thread stashes, which is equally important? This book is a beautiful, well-guided and helpful resource for choosing threads––considering color, kind, and weight; choosing aids to help you quilt successfully; improving your free-motion quilting skills; and ultimately making free-motion quilting FUN! There are also lots of tips and tricks to help make your quilting enjoyable, playful, and frustration-free! Color, Thread & Free-motion Quilting is a comprehensive, go-to book that will be a staple resource in any quilter’s stash; I know it will be in mine!” ~ Pokey Bolton

    Teri Lucas –– Use color and thread to create the quilting of your dreams! "With Color, Thread, & Free-motion Quilting, author Teri Lucas, a world-renowned master machine quilter, shares her brilliance and guidance to hone your machine...

    $27.95
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Plan a year of quilting projects

This delightful planner is designed especially for quilters so that you can track multiple projects throughout the year—because let’s face it, who doesn’t have lots of projects going at once?! Set your project goals, track your progress, and manage your time and works-in-progress (WIPs). Each project has four pages to track and record all the critical details: construction notes, pattern info, block layout, due dates and tasks, your supply list, and more. Plus, flip to the back of the planner for a quilting reference section and even more handy tools.

Get inspired to start AND finish your projects with project sheets, tracking logs, and beautiful quilt photos
Keep track of classes, gifts, items on loan, contact info, retreat packing lists, and so much more
Spiral-bound and tabbed for ease of use

    Plan a year of quilting projects This delightful planner is designed especially for quilters so that you can track multiple projects throughout the year—because let’s face it, who doesn’t have lots of projects going at once?! Set your...

    $19.95
  • 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
  • Embroider flowers and plants with twenty-five mix-and-match botanical embroidery motifs. Sew four projects or apply the easy iron-on transfers to your own creations.

    Brian Haggard –– Start stitching right away with iron-on transfer designs Reconnect with nature's inherent beauty as you embroider the delicate lacework of flowers and plants. Stitch twenty-five mix-and-match botanical embroidery motifs...

    $22.95