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  1. Block Beauty Quilts

    Block Beauty Quilts

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    You are going to love this book! There are only five easy techniques to learn for making 20 different quilts. Four different quilt designs are presented for each technique. Easily make whatever size finished quilt you want; charts include yardages for seven sizes of each quilt. The possibilities are endless! Rotary-cutting instructions, clear graphics, hints on pressing, and alternate color suggestions are included. Use the doodle pages to try out your own favorite color combinations. Learn More
  2. Threadwork Unraveled

    Threadwork Unraveled

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    A compendium of everything you need to know about that most essential of quilting notions thread! Sarah Ann Smith unravels the secrets behind how it's made, how to select the right thread for the right job, and how to use it to enhance your piecing, appliqué, and quilting. And not just thread! Learn about needles, machines, fabrics, stabilizers, marking tools, and more! Interspersed with the valuable nuts and bolts are small projects to put the information to work a needlekeeper and a thread tension sampler, to name just two. Sarah Ann's insights and tips will help you understand how and why certain tools and notions work best and when another option is a better choice. Learn More
  3. Garden Nouveau Quilts

    Garden Nouveau Quilts

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    The flowing style and organic motifs of Vicky's original designs hark back to a time when traditional and contemporary tastes were combining for a new (nouveau) look. Use any of the 10 blocks in any of the seven projects to complement or become the basis for a unique style. Designed as hand appliqué work that is easily portable, these patterns can also be fused for quicker results. Projects include fun ideas such as a sachet cover, bolster, and tote, as well as the original bed-size quilt and miniature version, a wallhanging, and table runner. Beginners will learn the basics of appliqué; experienced sewers will appreciate the clear patterns and directions. Learn More
  4. Beautiful Alphabet Applique

    Beautiful Alphabet Applique

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    Create ancient elegance with modern materials! For centuries scribes have used heavily embellished 'illuminated' letters to decorate and personalize their work. Now those letters have been translated into fabric for today's quilt artists. Based on her award-winning ILLUMINATED ALPHABET quilt, Zena offers full-size patterns and directions for all 26 letters of the alphabet, four alternate letter patterns (L,O,V,E), and the decorative sashing and four corner appliqués of the original quilt. Make the entire alphabet, personalize any quilt with a few letters, or make a small pillow or wallhanging with one or more initials. Follow Zena's patterns or use them as inspiration for your own unique illuminated alphabet masterpiece. Learn More
  5. Applique in Reverse

    Applique in Reverse

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    Create unique dimensional looks with this classic technique! With Teri Tope's Appliqué in Reverse, intricate hand-appliqué designs are made fast and easy. The secret is to use large pieces of background fabric underneath the appliqué designs for easier handling. Tiny seam allowances are a thing of the past! Beginners who love the look of appliqué can easily master this useful technique. The heart of the book is a menu of 13 block patterns and two border designs from Teri's GARDEN NOUVEAU quilt. Teri shows you how to transform those patterns into nine additional projects including a tote bag, table runners, a bolster, and wallhangings with her appliqué in reverse technique. Her flair for bold color and dramatic fabrics will encourage the artist in you. Learn More
  6. Sunflower: New Quilts from an Old Favorite

    Sunflower: New Quilts from an Old Favorite

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    Get a fresh burst of spring with these original interpretations of the traditional Sunflower block. Once again, the talented winners and finalists of The National Quilt Museum's New Quilts from an Old Favorite annual contest have outdone themselves. The originality, visual impact, and excitement of their quilts make this year's volume a worthy addition to this collectible and informative series. For the seventeenth year, a selected traditional block design has inspired quilters to create uniquely individual quilts. Each has expanded on the block's design, taking it in new directions. Meet the quilters and let them tell you in their own words about their original design ideas, quilting decisions, and innovative techniques. Other titles in this popular contest series are Burgoyne Surrounded, Sawtooth, Rose of Sharon, Dresden Plate, Seven Sisters, Monkey Wrench, Feathered Star, Tumbling Block, Bear's Paw, Storm at Sea, Kaleidoscope, Pineapple, Mariner's Compass, Ohio Star, Log Cabin, and Double Wedding Ring. Learn More
  7. 100 Sweet Treats by & for Quilters

    100 Sweet Treats by & for Quilters

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    Nothing complements a beautiful quilt like a sweet treat! Ann Hazelwood has perfected the art of capturing the essence of a quilting (or any other!) topic in 100 bits of information. She's done it again with 100 Sweet Treats by & for Quilters. Ann canvassed some of the most creative quilters working today for a short, sweet recipe to share. And, she collected images of some of their finest quilts. Sweet treats, indeed! This little gem of a book is ideal for gift baskets, prizes, and for bundling into an enchanting gift set with Ann's two previous offerings: 100 Things You Need to Know If You Own a Quilt: A Quilt Owner's Manual and 100 Tips from Award Winning Quilters. Learn More
  8. 8235

    Creative Sewing Techniques by Machine

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    Let your quilting creativity soar with these magical machine techniques! Are you using your sewing machine to its fullest creative capacity? Do you know what each foot can do? Expand your repertoire with machine techniques, embellishment, surface design, and thread painting skill, thanks to your sewing machine. Nine highly qualified, experienced sewing machine educators have developed 13 delightful projects to show you how to make the most of your machine's technical possibilities. From pillows to bed scarves, from wallhangings to table runners, any quilt will benefit when its creator uses these techniques. Learn More
  9. Orange Peel: New Quilts From an Old Favorite

    Orange Peel: New Quilts From an Old Favorite

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    The National Quilt Museum's annual New Quilts from an Old Favorite contest once again has brought out the best in creativity from today's talented quiltmakers. Quilts are selected for their excellence in design and techniques, their innovations, and their contributions to an exhibit showing the wide range of designs and styles the selected traditional pattern can inspire. With the favorite Orange Peel traditional block as a starting point, a dizzying array of original interpretations is included in this companion volume to the contest and exhibit. Each quiltmaker or team of quiltmakers describes their experience of creating a unique rendering of this much-loved pattern. Original sketches and inspiration, design problems and solutions, techniques both new and old are all described in the quilters' own words. Learn More
  10. Easy Batik Landscape Quilts

    Easy Batik Landscape Quilts

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    Enhance your home's décor in a snap with these super-easy landscape quilts. Use a simple pattern as a template, add dynamic batik fabrics, sew with a straight stitch, and voilà! Magnificent landscape quilts made easy, made quick. Quilt designer Patricia Brown has created 20 very different landscape possibilities from one simple, adaptable pattern. Her free-form movement technique means every quilter will create a unique work of art. Patricia quilts her pieces by hand, but these elegant wallhanging designs call out for machine quilting, too. Learn More

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