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Animal Parade
Adorable Applique Quilt Patterns for Babies
by Cheri Leffler
This book has 10 complete applique patterns for baby quilts. The animals include frogs, ducks, monkeys, owls, foxes, sheep, penguins, koalas, giraffes, and fish. 
80
page soft cover book
  $ 25.00

 

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Beyond Neutral
by John Q. Adams
Join adventurous quilter John Q. Adams on a bold exploration of quilting color palettes. In these striking graphic designs, he draws inspiration from nature—wind, water, earth, leaf, sky, grass, lava, coral, and stone—to open up exciting new combinations of color and fabric.  Find 16 fabulous projects suitable for all skill levels.  Create beautiful effects by moving beyond neutral-colored background fabrics.  Enjoy clear illustrations and gorgeous photographs taken in outdoor settings
80
page soft cover book
  $ 25.00

 

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Christmas Pure & Simple
by Nancy Halvorsen
New from Best Selling Designer Nancy Halvorsen, Christmas Pure and Simple Featuring fabrics from Benartex new line, Christmas Pure and Simple.  The book has 11 projects including Christmas Stockings, a soft nativity, pillows, quilts a table runner and more.
24
page soft cover book
  $ 19.00

 

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Contemporary Curved Quilts
Contemporary Curved Quilts is filled with eight fun projects, all with a curvy flair using the Quick Curve Ruler.  The ruler provides a fun and simple approach to sewing curves without templates or pinning.  The beautifully quilted projects inspire quilting creativity. Easy enough for an experienced beginner and challenging enough for an advanced quilter. 
Eight projects include: full-size quilts, wallhangings, table toppers, pillow. Quick Curve Ruler© how-to includes complete instructions with easy-to-follow photography for cutting the curves, piecing the curves, and squaring up the blocks. 
 
You will need the Quick Curve Ruler to complete the projects in this book.

47 page soft cover book
  $ 19.00

 

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Strip Savvy
This exciting collection features fresh, bright designs inspired by traditional blocks, as well as a few all-new block designs. Discover a wide variety of patterns for everyone from novices to experts--at a terrific value.  Use convenient precut 2 1/2" strips or dive into your stash--and create a quilt that's uniquely your own.  Select from 18 fun projects and try new techniques such as flying geese, half-square triangles, triangle corners, chain piecing, and strip piecing.  Enhance your quilt design by making clever use of leftover strips in pieced borders and scrappy bindings
80 page soft cover book
  $ 25.00

 

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All In One Quilter's Reference Tool
Take a look! This handy spiral-bound book lays flat for easy reference and covers all sorts of wonderful tips and tricks to quilting. Written by popular quilting authors, this book includes 20 traditional block instructions, easy-to-follow graphics, yardage requirements, cutting instructions, choosing fabrics, piecing instructions, number conversions, and more. You won't be disappointed with this important reference guide.

72 page soft cover book
  $ 18.00

 

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Table Please
by Nancy Halvorsen

Change out your table runner every season, month, or more! Nancy has you covered with wonderful designs for every occasion in cute and creative sizes and shapes. Full-sized patterns are included.  15 projects
Techniques: applique, piecing

20 page soft cover book
  $ 19.00

 

Vintage Quilt Revival
by Amanda Murphy

 Instructions for creating 20 traditional blocks - perfect for bees, swaps, and your own quilt designs.  19 full project patterns that use the blocks in unique and unexpected ways.  3 beautiful sampler quilt patterns, each featuring all 20 blocks

159 page soft cover book with pattern CD
  $ 28.00

 

Color Essentials
by Amanda Murphy

This must-have book will free you from preconceived notions about color and inspire creativity. You will learn to experiment with solids and gain a deep understanding of how color functions. Perfect for both the adventurous beginner and skilled intermediate quilter, the 12 modern quilt projects will show you how to create fresh combinations, vibrancy, and movement using different hues.
143 page soft cover book
  $ 25.00

 

Precut Quilts
by Janie Lou

Fast and easy projects are perfect for beginners! Designed to take advantage of precut fabrics; these six quilts go together fast and easy! The simple patterns rely on charm packs; jelly rolls; or fat quarters to provide an assortment of fun prints in ready-to-sew squares; strips; and other pieces.
40 page soft cover book
  $ 10.00

 

101 Fabulous Small Quilts
by That Patchwork Place

This value-packed book features 101 inspiring quilt patterns in a wide array of colors and popular styles. Create doll quilts, wall quilts, table runners, candle mats, lap quilts, and so much more.  Enjoy designs from such trusted names as Country Threads, Kathleen Tracy, Kim Diehl, Little Quilts, Lori Smith, and Mary Hickey. Styles range from two-color quilts to totally scrappy designs--use convenient precuts and fat quarters or fabrics pulled from your stash. Try a variety of techniques with a minimal investment of time and money
287 page  soft cover book
  $ 30.00

 

Get Addicted to Free-Motion Quilting
by Sheila Sinclair Snyder

Give your quilts the fancy finish they deserve with more than 60 lively continuous-line quilting designs from quilting pro Sheila Sinclair Snyder. Learn to stitch free-form spirals, feathers, flowers, bubbles, leaves, cables, and much more. Sheila shows you how to combine individual motifs into fluid designs for quilting blocks, borders, sashing, and all over the quilt. All designs work equally well on home sewing machines, mid-arm, and long-arm quilting machines, or for hand quilting.  • Try each motif in three versions: simple, more involved, and fabulously over the top!  • Includes bonus quilt project that’s perfect for practicing new quilting designs  • Includes quilting designs for borders and sashing
63 page  soft cover book
  $ 20.00

 

Easy-Cut Quilts
by Laurel Albright

Seven deceptively simple quilts using a variety of pre-cut fabrics. Each quilt has its own distinct twist, whether it be the inspiration, fabric, quilting, backing, or how it was put together. The quilts are designed with minimal cutting and piecing, making them perfect weekend projects for quilters of all skill levels.  Each featured quilt is broken down to create a 'Size Twist' that includes smaller projects that can be made in a day. Swatches provide a 'Fabric Twist' to help envision each project in an alternate colorway.  7 unique featured quilts, 13 additional projects created from the featured quilts, Easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams
48 page  soft cover book
  $ 17.00

 

Radiant Landscapes
by Gloria Loughman

Light not only catches the eye, it can transform your work into something truly magical. With four inspiring projects to get you started, Gloria Loughman shows you how light can set a mood. You’ll get stunning results with her mosaic tile process for capturing the essence of natural light with your fabric selection. You’ll learn how to create your own landscape quilt with her easy-to-master techniques, including fusible tiling, invisible machine appliqué, free-motion stitching, plus fabric dyeing and painting. She shares important design principals behind perspective, composition, color, and focal points that add dramatic depth to your landscape appliqué quilts.
127 page  soft cover book
  $ 30.00

 

10-Minute Blocks
by Suzanne McNeill

It's not your grandmother's patchwork technique. This book shows you the '10-minute' block technique allows you to piece a top, even a king-size one, in a morning. With the help of this technique, you can create big blocks with a diamond center and curved edges without sewing any curved seams-it's a quilters dream come true. With help for beginning quilters and ideas for the more experienced this book is perfect for anyone who wants the time to sew twice as many quilts as before. Seven quilting projects with full color photos of the finished show you the way
34 page  soft cover book
  $ 17.00

 

Strip-Smart Quilts II
by Kathy Brown

In this follow-up to her popular Strip-Smart Quilts, Kathy Brown provides an astonishing collection of 16 quilt patterns--all based on the same cut from a single ruler. Smart indeed!  Create mesmerizing designs with speed and accuracy using the Creative Grids 90° Double-Strip Ruler (or another right-angle triangle ruler)  Make intricate-looking projects easily using fat quarters, precut strips, or yardage Find visually appealing quilts for all skill levels, from beginner to experienced
80 page  soft cover book
  $ 25.00

 

Knockout Neutrals
by Pat Wys

Neutrals--they're not just for backgrounds anymore! Pat Wys, top-selling author of Spotlight on Neutrals, has outdone herself with this new collection. You'll love exploring the nuances of neutrals with each timeless design. Discover 12 fascinating quilt patterns for all skill levels; some designs include lovely appliqué.  Find helpful ideas and guidance for making neutrals the focal point rather than the background. Treat yourself to striking quilt patterns that work effectively with other color palettes as well
80 page  soft cover book
  $ 25.00

 

Table Toppers
by Craft Tree

Create a variety of modern table toppers for your home.
45
page  soft cover book
  $ 15.00

 

Modern Basics II
by Amy Ellis


Discover speedy shortcuts and skill building quilt patterns! Novice and expert quilters alike will find loads of inspiration in these bright, simple, and fun designs. Explore 14 welcoming projects featuring original quilt-block patterns. Get great quick-piecing ideas and expert instructions on foundation piecing.
79
page  soft cover book
  $ 25.00

 

Modern Neutrals
by Amy Ellis


With spot-on design sense, learn how to use neutrals - including large-scale prints, solids, and tonal fabrics - in stunning quilts. With 15 extraordinary quilt patterns that range from simple to intricate and that make great gifts - even for guys.
79
page  soft cover book
  $ 25.00

 

Growing Up Modern
by Allison Harris


Create 16 one of a kind quilt projects to make for babies and kids, featuring today's modern quilting designs. Almost all the patterns offer sizing for baby quilts and 7 of the patterns easily adapt to fit sizes baby, crib, and twin. Includes instructions for a pillow and quillow.
128
page  soft cover book
  $ 23.00

 

Sweet Layer Cakes
by Annie's Quilting

Layer Cakes can be very fun and inspiring, so unleash your imagination, get out your 10" squares and get started on a sweet treat. Includes step by step instructions and diagrams for 11 designs.
48
page  soft cover book
  $ 16.00

 

First Steps to Free Motion Quilting
by Christina Cameli

Baby steps to awesome quilting.  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.
143 page  soft cover book
  $ 25.00

 

Happy Endings
Finishing the Edges of Your Quilt
by Mimi Dietrich

This is my first book and it gives you choices for the last step in finishing your quilt. Learn how to finish your quilt without binding, how to use the quilt backing to finish the edges, how to make and apply binding, and how to create special effects with cording, ruffles, or prairie points.
79 page  soft cover book
  $ 25.00

 

Dessert Roll Quilts
by Pam & Nicky Lintott

Just when you thought pre-cut bundles couldn't get any more irresistible than charm packs, fat quarter bundles and the jelly roll, along comes the dessert roll-Moda's deliciously fun collection of coordinated 5" X 45" fabric strips. At twice the width of the jelly roll, dessert rolls are born to be used in big, bold designs that stitch together in a snap. And that's exactly what you'll get with Pam and Nicky Lintott's Dessert Roll Quilts. Their 12 quilt projects may be quick and easy, but you can be sure they're beautiful too since Pam and Nicky never skimp on style. This gorgeous collection includes quilts with charming designs, including, but certainly not limited to, pinwheels, chevrons and even chickens.
127 page  soft cover book
  $ 26.00

 

The Big Book of Baby Quilts
by That Patchwork Place

With this collection of delightful baby-quilt designs by top-selling authors, you'll always have the perfect baby gift. Get outstanding value with an abundance of adorable quilts for Baby--87 in all
Play with fun designs ranging from traditional to modern, ideal for baby showers, birthdays, holidays, and more
Discover quilts for every skill level; while most projects are patchwork, some also include charming appliqué
288 page  soft cover book
  $ 30.00

 

Floragraphix Batik Quilts
by Jason Yenter

This collection of 6 quilts showcases some of the options for Floragraphix Batiks collection by Jason Yenter. Batiks have an amazing handmade quality and depth of color that cannot be achieved by machines in a factory. The quilts in this book are starting points, showing a little of what you can do with the Floragraphix Batiks. Use the designs as shown, or use them as a jumping-off point for your own creative ideas. The book begins with a 2-page spread of photos and captions that showcase Making Batiks. This is followed by a 2-page spread of images of the fabrics in the Floragraphix Batiks Collection I. The book provides patterns and detailed directions for six quilts: Aqua (70.5" x 84.5") ; Eruption (93.5" x 93.5") ; Sunset (92.5" x 92.5") ; Elements (48.5" x 56.5") ; Butterfly Rainbow (59" x 87.5") ; Bejeweled ( 77" x 88").
40 page  soft cover book
  $15.00

 

Modern Holiday
Deck the Halls with 18 Sewing Projects
by Amanda Murphy

Dress up your home in something fresh for the holidays! These quilts and holiday decorations from designer/blogger Amanda Murphy take Christmas in a bright new direction that updates the traditional reds and greens with blues, pinks, and whites. 18 festive projects include 9 quilts and 9 home decorations: seasonal pillows, a tree skirt, advent calendar, Christmas stocking, and more.  Create modern looks with favorite blocks like Flying Geese, Dresden Plate, and Hexagon.  Use all your skills: piecing, appliqué, and hand embellishment.  Make many of the quilts for any season with a simple change of fabrics
143 page  soft cover book
  $24.00

 

3 Times The Charm: Book 2
by Me & My Sister Designs

An exciting encore to the original best-seller from Me and My Sister Designs, this book presents 21 easy little quilts featuring charm squares, with 7 new designs each given in 3 color variations. What a great way to get inspired about your fabric collections! These are perfect for table toppers, wall hangings, and baby shower gifts! 7 Designs by Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson: Hannah, Ingrid, Jennifer, Kendra, Leslie, Molly, and Nicole.
40 page  soft cover book
  $10.00

 

Turning Twenty Simply Sashed
by Tricia Cribbs

Four new patterns - still fast, easy & fun!
24 page soft cover book

 
$ 15.00

 

Sew Sweet
by Swirly Girls Design

Fresh & Fun Quilts.  Baby & Lap size instructions for every quilt!
56 page soft cover book

 
$ 22.00

 

Modern Baby
by That Patchwork Place

In this amazingly diverse collection, a bevy of talented quilting bloggers present appealing baby-quilt designs for sewists and quilters of all skill levels. Showcase bright, bold solids and modern fabrics--perfect for stimulating Baby's senses. Choose from 14 small quilts that can be easily completed in time for the baby shower.  Rely on clear instructions and illustrations for each inviting design.

80 page soft cover book

 
$ 25.00

 

In Love with Squares & Triangles
by Amy Walsh & Janine Burke
Squares and rectangles are not just for beginners! Fabric-lovers—you’ll agree with Amy Walsh and Janine Burke that sewing basic patterns with straight lines is just about the quickest and most satisfying way to get yourself to a finished quilt. Ten quilt projects include yardage and cutting requirements for multiple-sizes. Enjoy stress-free piecing, easy construction, and learn how to alter patterns for completely different looks by resizing the blocks, trying a different setting, or changing the color palette. With fun, no-fuss patterns like these, you’re free to explore all kinds of exciting possibilities with different colors, fabrics, and layouts!
70 page soft cover book

 
$ 22.00

 

Seemingly Scrappy
by Rebecca Silbaugh
Popular blogger and designer Rebecca Silbaugh presents a wonderfully varied collection of scrappy quilts, all made the easy way. There's something fun for everyone--from beginners to experts--in this value-packed book.  Choose from 10 innovative quilt patterns and learn the secrets of the Seamingly Scrappy technique.  Save yourself time and energy by using fat quarters, fat eighths, 2 1/2" strips, and 5" and 10" squares
48 page soft cover book

 
$ 17.00

 

Quilt Finishes
Learn wonderful finishing techniques that will give your quilts a fun edge.  Six binding techniques that will give your quilts a perfect finish.  Ten ways to make beautiful & unusual edges plus instructions for two complete quilts to help you master your skills.
32 page soft cover book

 
$ 13.00

 

One Line at a Time Encore
by Charlotte Warr Andersen
These geometric patterns require no marking and can be adapted to fit any size quilt or block. Just stitch your patterns row by row, one line at a time, and you will love the result. Includes a free sheet of Inchie Ruler Tape - reusable, sticky measuring strips to help you align your patterns. Each pattern is displayed on a full page for easy use, along with step-by-step visuals.
95 page soft cover book

 
$ 22.00

 

Foolproof Machine Quilting
by Mary Mashuta
Intimidated by free-motion machine quilting? You don't need it to beautifully machine-quilt your own tops. Well-known teacher Mary Mahuta's classroom-tested methods guarantee quilting success. Mary teaches you to use heavier-weight threads on the top of your machine, rather than in the bobbin, so that all your stitching is done on the right side of the quilt.
63 page soft cover book

 
$ 21.00

 

Strip Therapy 10
by Bear Paw Productions

Quilts designed especially for Hoffman Bali Pops.  Start with 2 1/2" strips.
Book has Benda Henning's piecing directions for six quilts, including the 71" x 80" Twist & Shout quilt shown.
22 page soft cover booklet.

 
$ 20.00

 

Strip Therapy
by Bear Paw Productions

Fun collection of 12 quilt designs. Uses 2 1/2in strips. Each strip set will yield one larger quilt a smaller quilt using the leftover tidbits from the construction process.
19 page soft cover booklet.

 
$ 20.00

 

Solids, Stripes, Circles, and Squares

Discover the secrets to using bright, solid colours and bold geometric shapes to create fabulous quilts. Pippa Eccles Armbrester is a creative designer whose vibrant patterns make outstanding use of bold colors and simple shapes. You'll love her relaxed approach as she balances technique with improvisation - with color-saturated, eye-popping results! "Solids, Stripes, Circles, and Squares" includes 16 innovative designs featuring bright solid fabrics stitched into bold geometric motifs. It also teaches readers how to use applique and other techniques to create practical items from bed quilts to pillows, place mats, and table runners.
79 page soft cover

 
$ 25.00

 

Quilted Curves & Strips
with the AccuQuilt GO!

Detailing how to master the AccuQuilt system of cutting out shapes, this book features inspirational quilt designs and step-by-step instructions to help quilters make better quilts faster. Accessible to a wide range of skill levels, the designs in this collection are easy to make and simple to personalize. The patterns in this book emphasize shapes that are often overlooked because of the time needed to cut them by hand, and by using the time-saving AccuQuilt system, crafters will spend less time cutting and more time quilting.
63 page soft cover

 
$ 15.00

 

Graphic Mixx
by Atkinson Designs
Explore a beautiful mix of quilts, table runners, pillows and more with a graphic, modern feel in Graphic Mixx. These stylish designs are fun for all different areas of your home.
40 page soft cover

 
$ 18.98

 

Stitching Through the Layers
by Melody Crust
Quilting through the layers is essential to the overall success of any quilt and yet, oddly, is often overlooked. How many times have you meticulously followed a quilt pattern only to discover the last step is “quilt as desired”? How unhelpful! The right choice of quilting design can move any quilt one big step toward stardom or an equally big step in the opposite direction. No one wants to go to the effort of putting time and money into a quilt and then be disappointed in the result.  This book will help you decide how to maximize the ‘wow’ factor of your quilt by using the right stitching in the right way and in the right places.
28 page soft cover

 
$ 20.00

 

Big Blocks Big Style
by Gudrun Erla
This book includes 9 striking, big-block quilt designs, each offered in multiple sizes. Many have a Scandinavian flair. Most quilts are stash friendly as they call for fat quarters. Simple piecing makes the projects suitable for beginner to intermediate skill level.
36 page soft cover booklet

 
$ 20.00

 

Baby & Kids Quilts
Best of Fons & Porter
Wanting to make a gift of love for a special baby or youngster is often the reason many people get started in quilt making. The small sizes are fairly quick to finish, and the cute designs are just plain fun! This charming collection for toddlers to ’tweens compiles 39 of the best quilts from Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting magazine and its special issues. Each quilt is shown in full color, accompanied by an assembly diagram, a complete materials list, and step-by-step instructions. There are projects for all skill levels, as well as styles from soft and sweet to bold and bright. Designs include Little Lambs Eat Ivy, Circle of Life, Stars for My Little One, Daisy Dreams, Baby Rose Crib Set, Quillows for Kids, Training Wheels, and more.
176 page soft cover book

 
$ 25.00

 

Strip Therapy 9
by Bear Paw Productions
This fun collection of 6 quilt designs is based upon Hoffman Fabrics 2 ½” Bali Pop™ strip sets.
23 page soft cover booklet.

 
$ 20.00

 

Sunday Morning Quilts
by Amanda Jean Nyberg & Cheryl Arkison
Are scrap piles wreaking havoc in your sewing space? Not sure what to do with all those tiny bits of gorgeous prints you hate to part with? Modern quilters Amanda Jean Nyberg and Cheryl Arkison share a passion for scraps, and they’re here to help you get creative with 16 scrappy quilted projects that include piecing, appliqué, and improvisational work. This book has ideas on how to adapt patterns for your own “Sunday morning” style, plus tips for effectively cutting, storing, and organizing your scraps. Your Sunday mornings just got a whole lot cozier!
143 page soft cover book.

 
$ 23.00

 

Another Bite of Schnibbles
by Carrie Nelson
This is a delightful collection of 12 pairs of quilts made from 5" and 10" pre-cut squares. Back by popular demand, Carrie Nelson presents a terrific follow-up to her top-selling "Schnibbles Times Two". Quilters will find 12 beautiful pairs of small and large quilts made from super convenient precut 5" and 10" squares. So appealing and easy, these great quilts from the creator of Miss Rosie's Quilt Company are perfect for all skill levels.
95 page soft cover book.

 
$ 26.99

 

Quilt Lover's Gifts
by Fons & Porter
Quilters love to use their skills and their fabric stashes to make gifts for friends or family members, and this book supplies more than 55 versatile gift projects. There are mini quilts and wall quilts to showcase the quilter's skills or to celebrate the love of quilts. Additional projects include sewing notions, home accessories, and miscellaneous gifts. The projects use a variety of quilting skills but also general sewing, embroidery, punch needle, etc. Sewing aids and organizers include pincushions, ruler holders, easy quilt rack, and wool sewing wallet. Minis and wall quilts reflect traditional and whimsical styles. Other items include a quillow (quilt that folds into a pillow), pillows, gift bags, purse set, watch band, backpack, lap throws, table runners, fabric bowls, and more.
176 page soft cover book.

 
$ 25.00

 

Dynamic Quilts with Easy Curves
by Karla Alexander
Throw your quilt fabrics a few curves, so-to-speak, and get spectacular results! Bestselling author Karla Alexander takes her Stack The Deck technique in a fun new directions with this assortment of 19 eye-popping designs. The contemporary designs range from simple to challenging.
95 page soft cover book.

 
$ 25.00

 

Free-Motion Machine Quilting
by Don Linn
Build your free-motion machine quilting skills by practicing Don's series of exercises using your table-top machine. For those who have struggled with machine quilting in the past, he trouble shoots common machine quilting problems and shares invaluable solutions. Also included is a gallery of 50 quilting designs. By following these exercises you'll have perfect points, straight lines and smooth curves quilted on your projects in no time.
78 page soft cover book.

 
$ 25.00

 

Mindful Meandering
by Laura Lee Fritz
Beyond Stippling! Creative Continuous-Line Quilting Designs
• Add a lighthearted touch to your quilts with 132 contemporary continuous-line designs for both hand and machine quilting • Use as allover designs, on borders, or combine designs to create your own new styles
• Designs are easy to reduce or enlarge to fit your quilt
Give your quilt tops the perfect finishing touch with these charming new continuous-line designs. Every pattern is continuous, which means easier quilting without constant starts and stops, or awkward threads carried across the back of your quilt. You're sure to find the perfect finishing touch for any quilt top in this huge assortment.
53 page soft cover book.

 
$18.00

 

Singular Sensations
by Barbara Douglas
It doesn't seem possible! See one simple block--Squares within Squares--morph into an astonishing variety of completely different quilts. Barbara Douglas rotates, resizes, and rearranges this block to create 14 stunning projects.  Discover a block so easy a child could make it, and quilt designs so sophisticated that advanced quilters will want to Create projects of all sizes, from table runners and lap quilts to bed-sized quilts
Make simple changes in value placement to create movement and produce intricate-looking designs
79 page soft cover book.

 
$25.00

 

Guide to Quilt Care
American Quilter's Society
Whether you make, collect, or receive quilts, taking care of them is important. AQS-certified quilt appraisers Bobbie A. Aug, Carol Butzke, Linda Honsberger, & Gerald Roy, along with insurance & quilt history professionals contributed up-to-date information for caring for your quilts.

48 page  soft cover book
  $10.00

 

Jelly Babies
by That Patchwork Place
First the quilting experts at That Patchwork Place® baked up the popular quilts in A Baker’s Dozen. Now they present contemporary, unique quilts that Baby can grow up with and still love as a preschooler.  Use today’s convenient precuts or cut 2 1/2" strips from your stash
Select from 14 welcoming quilts in a wide variety of styles. Find step-by-step instructions that help you finish in time for Baby’s arrival
95 page soft cover book
  $25.00

 

Strip-Smart Quilts
by Kathy Brown
Discover 16 stunning quilts that are easy enough for anyone to make. Just stitch strip sets and cut them using the Creative Grids 90° Double-Strip Ruler (or another right-angle triangle ruler with appropriate markings) to create each mesmerizing design.  Presents a super-easy triangle technique from the popular author of Take 5
Provides options—quilters can start with precut strips, fat quarters, or yardage.  Makes it possible to create either scrappy quilts or designs with a more controlled look
78 page  soft cover book
  $24.99

 

3 Times The Charm
by Me & My Sister Designs

Grab your favorite pre-cut charm pack and whip up these colorful little quilts, fast! 
It's easy and so much fun!  We show you 7 designs stitched 3 times, using a different charm pack for each quilt!
40 page  soft cover book
  $10.00

 

Fab Five
by Abbey Lane Quilts
Fun, Fast & Flirty

Choose one of these lively quilts, grab your fabric, cut it, sew it, add the raw edge appliqués and You Are Done! All of the quilts use either 8 fat quarters or 16 -- 10" x 18" stash pieces to make these fast and flirty quilts.  Book includes patterns for 9 quilts including 2 basic quilts and 5 seasonal quilts. Make one with polka dots, large layered flowers, stars, jack-o-lanterns, or holiday ornaments. Quilts finish at approximately 50" x 60".
16 page  soft cover book
  $18.98

 

Fast Favorites from McCall's Quilting
Get a bounty of great projects from McCall's Quilting and McCall's Quick Quilts! Here in one handy volume – at a terrific value – you'll find 20 popular patterns from both magazines. It's easy to see why these well-designed, beautifully photographed quilts are reader favorites!
Projects have "good bones" — they look great made up in many different fabrics and colorways
Nearly all patterns are fat quarter friendly; many are suitable for other precuts as well
Designs are fast and easy, perfect for stitching from your stash of special fabric collections are required
95 page  soft cover book.

 
$24.99

 

Sew Into Sports
Quilts for the Fans in Your Life
by Barbara Brackman
Sports themed quilts - we all want to make them.  Whether it's for a favorite soccer player or a fundraiser, you'll find what you need for your favorite sports fanatic here.  Barbara has designed eight projects for all kinds of sports fans: basketball, football, bowling, soccer, baseball... plus signature quilts for basketball stars, baseball team members and more.  Also included are ideas for working with strong patterns, bright team colors and sports-theme fabrics.  And you'll enjoy lively sports photos from today and times past.
56 page  soft cover book.

 
$19.95

 

Antique Rose
by Terri Staats
Another fabulous concoction from Terri Staatsmade with Maywood Studio's Winter Whites Flannel. Book features a throw (65” x 65”), twin 65” x 79”, full (79” x 93”) and a queen (93” x 93”). Make one in every size!
8 page  leaflet.

 
$10.00

 

Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts
by Kaffe Fassett
In Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts, world-renowned quilter Kaffe Fassett demonstrates how basic geometric forms—squares, rectangles, triangles, diamonds, circles, and quarter-circles—found in natural and manmade environments inspire his quilt designs. Twenty-three of his magnificent, inventive quilts—ranging from the relatively simple Tilt, ideal for beginners, to the more complex Circle of Stars, for more advanced stitchers—are showcased in the book, along with step-by-step instructions for making each one.

192 page  hard cover book.

 
$35.00

 

Blended Borders
by Pamela Mostek
Blended Borders is all about softening the seam between the quilt center and the border of big and bold prints by adding applique shapes cut from the fabric.


 45 page soft cover book.

 
$19.98

 

Serge & Merge Quilts
by Sharon Rotz
Serging meets quilting in this fun, project-driven book. Author Sharon Rotz shows you how to use serging stitches to create and embellish 15 quilt projects in a range of styles and sizes - including bed quilts! This previously unexplored approach not only teaches you how to make the most of your serger, but you'll also learn how your serger can do things for quilts that other machines cannot.  As a part of the "Create With Nancy" series, this book includes bonus side bar tips from Nancy Zieman, in addition to a bonus DVD hosted by Nancy herself, showing the techniques in action. You'll love the fresh ideas that serging can bring to quilting!
  128 page soft cover book.

 
$29.98

 

Terrific Table Toppers
by Patrick Lose
10 fast, fun table toppers and placemats add charm to any table, Super-easy fused applique designs
Make a table runner, placemats, or a matching set of both, Colorful designs for everyday, holidays, and special celebrations, Simplified new applique techniques, Full-size patterns
Use a topper as a banner or brighten a bedroom by laying it across the foot of the bed
  38 page soft cover book.

 
$22.98

 

Quilting On The Go!
by Suzanne McNeill
With easy die-cutting, it is now possible to cut fabric shapes accurately and easily. Where once we were fortunate to have sharp scissors and a rotary cutter, now intricate cutting for piecing and applique can be accomplished in minutes! With these time saving cutting and sewing techniques, you will experience the joy of creating beautiful quilts, wallhangings, and fun wearables. Youll have the time to sew more than ever before. Immerse yourself in tantalizing designs, drenched in sumptuous color and fabulous texture. Happy Quilting!
  51 page soft cover book.

 
$19.00

 

Start Quilting with Alex Anderson
3rd Edition
•Alex guides you every step of the way as you learn to plan, cut, piece, quilt, and bind your quilt.  Get started with 8 easy, beautiful projects.  Expanded edition includes new projects, more quilt sizes, and lots of helpful new tips and shortcuts.  So you want to make a quilt, but can't tell a rotary cutter from a seam ripper? Alex Anderson has helped a quarter million quilters learn to quilt. She'll get you quilting in no time-and loving it!  47 page soft cover book.

 
$14.98

 

Be Attitudes
by
Nancy Halvorsen
It's all in your attitude! That's what Mom taught me and it's true. I hope you'll have fun with this block-of-the-month fusible applique quilt which reminds us of uplifting attitudes and values that can make our lives more enjoyable and beautiful. Make the entire quilt, or choose individual blocks to make into a mini-quilt for each month. These blocks were designed using my William's Inn fabric from Benartex. Encourage a happy mood!, 13 projects include quilt with block options and mini quilts.

24 page Soft Cover
 

 

Strips & Scraps
by
Suzanne McNeill
Seven fabulous quilts using scraps from you stash or "Jelly Roll" 2 1/2" strips.

 
$18.98

 

Just Desserts
by
Edie McGinnis
Those luscious precut fabrics! You’ve picked them up, turned them over, got some as gifts, bought some—and now you’re wondering what to make with them. Edie McGinnis has come up with some designs that will make you want to break open those packages and take them right to your sewing machine!  Think gifts, think fun, think treats! Grab your favorite Charm Pack, Jelly Roll or Layer Cake and whip up one of these quick desserts. You can try Petit Fours, Jelly Tarts and Muffin Baskets, among other delights that will suit even the pickiest palette. And best of all? No calories!
93 page Soft Cover

 
$15.00

 

Applique at Play
by
DeElda Wittmack

19 sports blocks to mix and match in six make-in-a-weekend projects, including quilts, pillows and wall hangings.  Choose from blocks featuring basketball, biking, fishing, and tennis, or other playful motifs like a dog, a cat, and a kite.  Personalize projects with tips for enlarging, reducing, adding, and subtracting different design elements.
64 page Soft Cover

  $20.00

 

Simple Start Stunning Finish
by
Valori Wells

Turn circles, squares and rectangles into gorgeous quilts.  15 hip, quick-to-make quilts that get dramatic results from simple shapes and large-scale prints.  Color inspirations from traditional to trendy, soft to spicy.  Sizes that suit your decor, from smaller wallhangings to large bed-sized quilts.  Learn Valori's secrets of successful quiltmaking - color and fabric selection, design, piecing and appliqué techniques, and more.
94 page Soft Cover

  $28.00

 

Quilts, Bibs, Blankies . . . oh my!
by Kim Schaefer

Make a special child something soft & snuggly.  Six adorable collections of nursery accessories for babies & small children.  Each collection includes a crib/bed quilt, plus a complete set of matching accessories.  Color and themes good for both boys and girls - sea creatures, jungle animals, trucks and trains, and more.  Beginner to intermediate projects are great to make for baby showers and charity events.
63 page soft cover book

  $26.98

 

Quilts in My Cubicle
by
Barbara Holtzman

These 12 delightful projects are just what you've been waiting for!  Enhance your cubicle or home decor with a new little wallhanging every month.  The perfect way to try a new technique, then put it to work in one of these cheerful quilts.  Sized for fat quarter backings and needing only a small space to hang, they'll brighten and inspire every day of the year.
63 page soft cover book

  $22.98

 

Snuggle-and-Learn Quilts For Kids
by Chris Kirsch

Make quilts for kids you love - and spark a love of learning!  Pair easy appliqué with fun fabrics, and stitch up a snuggle lesson on numbers, colors, word, and textures.  Each quilt offers an educational dimension for children's growth and development.  Large motifs and fusible appliqué make these projects quick & easy for quilters of all levels.  Fun projects include lap quilts, a place mat, and a portable roll-up chalkboard.
78 page soft cover book

 $21.95

 

Quilt Quest
by ExpresSew

Easy beginner quilt in two styles and four sizes
20 page soft cover book

 $9.95

 

Beautifully Quilted
by
Alex Anderson
Are you stumped about the right quilting design for your latest masterpiece?  It's America's favorite quilting instructor, Alex Anderson, to the rescue!  5 classic quilt projects allow you to put your new skills into practice.  Learn how to decide on the best quilting design for each individual quilt.  Step-by-step instruction for drafting your own designs.  Ideas for customizing commercial quilting patterns and stencils.  Full-size, ready-to-trace patterns for traditional quilting motifs.
56 page soft cover book

 $17.95

 

Charm Quilts
by
Suzanne McNeill

11 beautiful quilts from 5" x 5" squares  Charm squares make piecing quilt tops so simple!  Piecing with 5" x 5" squares results in beautiful quilts with a fabulous scrappy look.
51 page soft cover book

 $19.00

 

Fast Quilts from Fat Quarters
by Barbara Chainey

Liberate those fat quarters from your stash!  With the simple and easy-to-use cutting plan presented in this book, you can take any number of fat quarters and quickly turn them into unique quilts of all shapes & sizes.  One simpler idea with so many possibilities - whatever your skill-level you're sure to be inspired!  15 step-by-step quilt projects from small wall hangings to full-size bed quilts.  Advice & ideas for choosing equipment & fabrics, setting blocks together, and finishing your quilt.  Soft cover, 121 full-color pages.

$ 24.99

 

Happy Hour
by Atkinson Designs

Got an hour?  Make it a happy hour working on one of these easy projects.  Got a bed?  Even a beginner will enjoy making these simple, fun quilts.  Got three fat quarters?  Make a tote bag, table runner, or pillow.

 
$15.00

 

50% Off
Natural Wonders
by Julie Mullin

Contains over 40 designs depicting natures favorite creations
in one single continuous line. Use them to enhance your most fun quilts.


 
Was $20.00 Now $10.00

 

PS I love You Four
Lyndia Milligan & Nancy Smith

The fourth book in the much loves PS I Love You series is fill with so many beautiful quilts, nursery items and other little goodies, you might have trouble choosing your first project.  Thirteen delightful quilt patterns that us piecing, appliqué & a combination of both techniques.  21 unique small projects include crib sheet, pleated crib skirt, bumper pads, diaper bag, changing mat, nursing pillow cover, customized onesies, sling, blankets, bibs, hats and more! 48 page soft cover

  $21.98

 

Super Simple Squares
Lyndia Milligan & Nancy Smith

Have you ever purchased packets of 6 1/2" squares, but were unsure of what to do with them?  Super Simple Squares shows you the endless combinations you can create by using fat quarters or packets of precut 6 1/2" squares or strips.  This book contains 18 original quilt designs with full directions (including yardage requirements if you choose to cut your own fabrics), as well as comprehensive general directions.  This is a great book for beginning and more experienced sewers!  48 page soft cover

  $18.98

 

Bold Batik Quilts
by Heidi Pridemore

Looking for a way to use those marvelous batik fabrics?  This collection of color-drenched quilts showcases special prints & exotic hand-dyed fabrics in new and exciting ways.  6 beautiful projects.

  $11.95

 

Super Simple Fat Quarter Quilts
by Lynda Milligan & Nancy Smith

Finally!  A way to use all those fat quarters you've been collecting!  12 amazing quilts made with a variety of different techniques.  Explicit cutting diagrams show exactly how to cut the fat quarters for each project.  Layer-and-cut techniques make cutting easy and fun.

  $18.95

 

Quilting Through Life
by Julia Teters-Zeigler

Projects for the mind, body & soul.  Relax, unwind & return to quilting's simple pleasure with this inspiring book of sound advice and stunning projects.  Find dozens of ideas for eliminating everyday distractions that hinder creativity - and rediscover how planning time for your passion can help you through life's hurdles.  Rejuvenate your quilting spirit with 10 gorgeous traditional quilts.

  $24.95

 

Seeing Stars
by
Shelley Lynne Robson

16 quilted projects.  Create a gorgeous, star-filled sampler quilt, set in a medallion style - then make 15 bonus projects with block patterns from the sampler!  Start you own starry block-of-the-month club right at home.

  $24.95

 

Kids Start Quilting
with Alex Anderson

7 fun and easy projects that kids and adults alike will love, including pillow, wall hangings & snuggly nap quilts.  Start with basics, such as safety tips, definitions, fabric choices & more
47 page soft cover book

  $14.98

 

PS I Love You Three
by Lynda Milligan & Nancy Smith

21 charming quilts for babies, toddlers & young children.  Twelve pages devoted to more than a dozen coordinating accessories - crib sheets, bumper pads, dust ruffles, receiving blankets, crib organizer, 3-D picture blocks & more!  Quilts & projects for every skill level plus complete general directions section.  Full color picture of every quilt!
79 page soft cover book

  $22.95

 

Quilts for Baby
by Ursula Reikes
Eleven fun-to-stitch quilts in bold, bright patterns & colors that babies, children & even adults will enjoy.  Quick-cutting charts & easy-to-follow directions that walk you step by step through making a quilt, from first cut to last stitch.  Quilts included are:  One Patch, Framed One Patch, Four Patch, Rail Fence, Log Cabin, Log Cabin Zoo, Courthouse Steps, Hourglass, Friendship Star, Shoo Fly & Easy Attic Windows

 
$12.95

 

 

 

 

                                               

 

 


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