Reference Guides

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Get the pocket guide to embroidery that everyone's talking about—a sixty-four page mini book perfect to take on the go! With over thirty essential embroidery stitches, this all-in-one reference is ideal for hand stitchers, crazy quilters, and free-form embroiderers. Learn the best stabilizers and thread for embroidery, then branch out with eye-catching embellishments. This petite paperback is the perfect size for your purse or embroidery kit—a great gift for all sewists!

    Christen Brown –– Keep over thirty essential embroidery stitches at your fingertips Get the pocket guide to embroidery that everyone's talking about—a sixty-four page mini book that's perfect to take on the go! Keep your favorite...

    $7.95
  • Mary Stori –– Have beads, will travel — with the ultimate beading reference guide • 78 beading stitches include fringes, edge finishes, and dangles • Color coded and bursting with beading options • Add beading to...

    $6.99