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Make Room For Christmas Q
Series/Author: Nancy

paperback Make Room for Christmas Quilts by Nancy J. Martin Bestselling author Nancy J. Martin is your host on a dazzling tour of holiday homes, each decked from floor to ceiling with quilts that bring joy to the season. Fifteen step-by-step projects will inspire quilters to spread Christmas cheer throughout their home with quilts. Discover dozens of ways to showcase Christmas quilts in every room of the house, and even at holiday parties Choose from 15 quilt projects, plus a table runner, greenery swags, and pomanders-perfect for quick decorating and gift giving Visit the holiday homes of Mary Hickey, Sandy Bonsib, and other popular quilt designers, who share their favorite ideas for Christmas decorating About the Author: Hometown: Seattle, Washington Nancy J. Martin is the author of more than 40 books on quiltmaking and decorating. As founder and president of Martingale & Company(tm) and its imprint That Patchwork Place®, Nancy has been an innovator in the industry for over 25 years. Her books have sold more than a million copies to date. Also by Nancy J. Martin: Patchwork Picnic with Suzette Halferty (ISBN 1-56477-342-6) Make Room for Quilts (ISBN 1-56477-221-7) Time-Crunch Quilts (ISBN 1-56477-291-8) Learn More

Quilt Lovers Favorites

paperback Quilt-Lovers' Favorites: 15 Cherished Quilts Plus 32 One-of-a-Kind Projects: v. 4 (Better Homes & Gardens Crafts) by Better Homes and Gardens, Vicki Ingham (Editor) The fourth inspiring volume in the popular Quilt Lovers Favorites seriesIncluding step-by-step instructions to guide quilters of all skill levels, this book includes traditional quilt designs for home decor and accessories; patterns for wall hangings, lap throws, pillows, baby quilts, table runners, valances, and more. Learn More

Fast And Fun Machine Quil
Series/Author: Rodale

Hardcover Fast and Fun Machine Quilting (Rodale's Successful Quilting Library) by Karen Costello Soltys (Editor) Fast and Fun Machine Quilting edited by Karen Costello Soltys will let the machine-quilting experts show you how to create-- and finish-- your most beautiful quilts ever! More than 250 color photographs and directions make machine quilting fast and easy, no matter what your skill level. Here is just a taste of what you'll learn: * How to banish machine tension troubles forever * Painless ways to handle big, bulky quilts * Ways to use decorative threads for creative effects * Innovative marking methods with no mess, no hassle * The easiest way to baste your quilt without breaking your back * Beautiful trapunto, corded trapunto, and other specialty techniques * Dozens of tips to improve your machine-quilting stitches Plus more! Packed with tips, time-saving tricks, and trouble-shooting ideas! Learn More

Simple Patchwork Projects

Paperback - Like New Simple Patchwork Projects by Hayley Smith Put your fabric scraps to good use with this collection of adorable animal-themed patchwork and appliqué projects. If you love animals as much as you love crafting, Simple Patchwork Projects will satisfy both passions, with inspiration and instructions for making 20 useful and oh-so-cute textile items for you, your home, and your pets. Hayley Smith, founder of Craft Yourself Silly, draws on her bestselling range of Tessepatch® kits for inspiration. Her specially designed interlocking animal shapes enable you to create patchwork fabrics made up entirely of your favorite creatures, from cats and dogs to foxes and chickens. You can also use the templates individually as appliqué motifs to customize items you already own. Hayley covers all the essentials of patchworking, from the properties and uses of different fabrics to the key equipment you will need to cut and sew your pieces with ease. Her detailed step-by-step instructions and templates ensure your projects come together just right the first time. Learn More

First Steps To Free Motio

Paperback - LIke New First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting: 24 Projects for Fearless Stitching by Christina Cameli - Just start stitching! Practice free-motion quilting with 24 easy-to-achieve projects - You'll make simple quilts, embellish kitchen towels and clothes, personalize a messenger bag, and so much more - All projects are freehand and require no marking Ready, set, sew! Learn the basics, gather your supplies, pick a project, and start stitching. With a refreshingly new approach to free-motion stitching, First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting encourages you to make something beautiful while improving your free-motion quilting skills. You'll find 24 projects and quilts that are light on assembly so you can spend most of your time stitching. A handy troubleshooting guide ensures success every step of the way. Learn More

Sewing Clothes For Barbie

Paperback - Like New Sewing Clothes for Barbie: 24 Stylish Outfits for Fashion Dolls by Annabel Benilan Sew Barbie this cute wardrobe of 24 stylish outfits. Sew clothes for every day or create outfits for special occasions. The detailed explanations are accompanied by step-by-step diagrams and real-size patterns. Sew Barbie this cute wardrobe of 24 stylish outfits. Sew clothes for every day: jeans and a tie-waist shirt for a picnic in the country, a fleecy jumper and pants for skiing, a bikini, towel and sunhat for the beach or dungarees for DIY. Or create outfits for special occasions, such as a floral cocktail dress, A-line wedding dress or a formal lacy dress for the theater. And why not dip into the dressing-up box with fairy, mermaid and superwoman costumes? The detailed explanations are accompanied by step-by-step diagrams and real-size patterns, which can be adapted for petite, curvy, tall or original Barbie. The techniques used are simple and the outfits can be sewn by hand or on the machine. These are ideal projects for upcycling old clothes or making use of scraps of fabric from your stash. Learn More

Crochet For Barbie

Paperback - Like New Crochet for Barbie Doll: 75 Delightful Creations to Crochet by Nicky Epstein “Enticing designs that have a Sixties flair.Recommended for all public libraries.”—Library Journal An acclaimed knitwear designer offers more than 75 fabulous crochet patterns to dress Barbie in style—all invitingly illustrated in full color. Ranging from casual to dressy, these chic and stylish garments and accessories will suit all of Barbie’s many moods. Choose an elegant Chanel-inspired suit and fur-trimmed jacket, or a breathtaking wedding gown for Barbie’s big day. For those lazy days of summer there are swimsuits, cover-ups, and a backpack for Barbie to take on the go. There are even afghans and pillows to keep Barbie’s home cozy. Each pattern is an original and requires only a minimal investment of time and materials. Learn More

Sew Fantasy Toys

Paperback - Like New Sew Fantasy Toys: 10 Sewing Patterns for Magical Creatures from Dragons to Mermaids by Melanie McNeice Gorgeous new collection of huggable creatures from fabulous toy designer Melly McNeice. Mums and grannies alike will love the designs for fantasy creatures including scary monsters and mystical unicorns, which will capture their imaginations as much as their children. Sewers will adore the bright, modern fabrics Melly uses for her colorful designs and won't be able to resist the simple but effective patterns that are fun and easy to sew. They will love making the pretty mermaid for their daughter to cuddle up with at bedtime, or the friendly dragon who will protect them while they sleep... There are 10 creatures in this collection so you can choose your favorite from a friendly monster, brave dragon, pretty mermaid, marching robot and a mysterious unicorn amongst others, or you can make them all and create your own fantasy world of cuddly toys - sure to make very special keepsakes in years to come. All the patterns have easy to follow step by step instructions, quirky photography and full sized templates. Learn More

Colorful Quilts

Paperback - Like New Fanciful Stitches, Colorful Quilts by Laura Wasilowski This title helps lift your art quilting to the next level with eleven fun projects that teach great new techniques for stitching and embellishing. Learn how to create bright and cheery fused-applique quilts the easy way with this superb new volume from renowned art quilter Laura Wasilowski. Featuring 11 truly original projects that teach you a host of great new hand stitching techniques, as well as a simple guide to creating exciting wavy bindings, this is perfect for anyone wanting to enhance their applique skills. Learn More

The Art Of Whimsical Stic

Paperback - Like New The Art of Whimsical Stitching: Creative Stitch Techniques and Inspiring Projects by Joanne Sharpe Paint, Stitch, Play! In The Art of Whimsical Stitching, bestselling author and teacher Joanne Sharpe shares her favorite, go-to methods for creating exuberant stitch art. If you're a sewer or quilter, you'll take your stitching in a new direction with paints, markers, and dyes. If you're a mixed-media artist, you'll learn to embellish your work with stitching. Follow step-by-step instructions and photos demonstrating a dozen inspiring techniques, including collage, stenciling, free-motion stitching, fused applique lettering, needle felting, doodle machine and hand embroidery, and more! Then, transform your custom fabric into playful pillows and bags, art quilts, journals, and other fun and funk-tional projects. Joanne's whimsical artwork and a -sketchbook- of designs you can adapt for your own work round out this colorful, inspirational guide. Learn More

Painted Blossoms

Paperback - LIke New Painted Blossoms: Creating Expressive Flower Art with Mixed Media by Carrie Schmitt (Goodreads Author) Do you long to cultivate more creative joy in your painting? Flowers are organic, wonderfully forgiving subjects. Each one is unique; you can't paint one wrong! Painted Blossoms will encourage you to welcome creativity with ease as you discover ways to tend the garden within. In addition to watching yourself grow through seven different stepped-out flower projects, you'll learn basic design elements, how to get unstuck from the mud, how to carve your own stamps, cut your own stencils and more. A sampling of what you'll add to your creative toolshed: Techniques for creating a wide variety of flower shapes The know-how to incorporate key design elements into your floral paintings How to absorb inspiration beyond the garden to include your favorite symbols, intentions and stories Tips and advice from over a dozen established artists--each with a unique floral style Nurture today what's waiting to bloom within you with Painted Blossoms! Learn More

Creative Girl

Paperback - Like new Créatives Girls : Peinture & mixed media pour femmes créatives by Danielle Donaldson Find your artistic creativity with delicate doodles, big colors and lavish layers! "CreativeGIRL" features art projects that teach you how to draw and paint your story using pencils, watercolor paints and simple mixed-media supplies. Danielle Donaldson shows you how to draw the pretty pictures from your imagination, infuse your art with delightful color combinations and work through creative frustration with simple fixes. You'll learn how to paint with watercolor, tell visual stories with and without words and add depth with layers using mixed-media techniques and little details--all while finding inspiration and gaining confidence in your own artistic style. Draw, paint, layer and create!More than 30 techniques and projects including drawing, painting and adding layers for artists and aspiring artists of all levels.Learn how do draw and paint figures such as creativeGIRL, busyGIRL and tutuGIRL. Then create your own girl to channel your story.Find even more inspiration in a gallery filled with extraLOVE from the artist. Learn More