Sunday, December 26, 2010

New on the Bookshelf


Daphne Throw by Valori Wells.
This sweet throw has endless possibilities. Simple construction and a fabulous finish make this sewing card a great value - it's only $3.99. It’s the perfect project for a beginner to intermediate sewer, or just a quick gift for someone special in your life. (Finished size 60” x 60”)

Click here to purchase it online: Daphne Throw by Valori Wells



Sewing Card: Elsa the Elephant
Elsa is a cute stuffed elephant friend for the little ones to play with. She's soft and cuddly, and her eyes are embroidered on with floss. Her tail is made of twisted yarn.

Click here to purchase it online: Elsa the Elephant



Fancy to Frugal
Create the nostalgic heirloom quilts you’ve always dreamed of! This follow-up to the popular Link to the ’30s offers 10 authentic patterns from the 1930s. True to the era, with intricate hand-quilting patterns incorporated into every project, the quilts are nothing less than exquisite. You’ll learn a variety of techniques as you feature the reproduction fabric you love in quilts to be treasured for generations.

Click here to purchase online: Fancy to Frugal



Favorite author Kim Diehl is back with an all-new collection of distinctive pieced and appliqued designs! These eight quilts are each accompanied by at least one additional companion project, such as a lampshade, tea towel, pincushion, or pillowcase. Discover endless creative possibilities; numerous tips and ideas for even more projects appear throughout the book. Enjoy Kim's warm style and learn from her outstanding ability to mix prints and colors.

Click here to purchase: Simple Graces




Remember the fun you had twisting the night away to the sounds of Chubby Checker? You'll have the same good time creating fabulous pinwheel projects with the Twister tool. Twister's are new tools that have simplified an old technique with easy to follow instructions. With two sizes available, you can choose to use charm packs or layer cakes for your quilt project. The sky is the limit for projects that you can create with the Twister tool!
The book contains a dozen patterns using both the Lil’ Twister and the Twister. From an apron to table runners and quilts using both sizes.

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Twister Tool
Lil Twister Tool (for use with 5" charm squares)
Let's Twist Book

10 stunning sampler quilts to make from 50 patchwork blocks. Discover how to use the quilting world’s favorite pre-cut fabric pack - jelly-roll to create stunning sampler quilts.
Click here to purchase it online: Jelly Roll Sampler Quilts
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Flower Show Quilts
These are no ordinary floral appliqué quilts! Discover unusual flowers presented with breathtaking beauty on pieced backgrounds. The combination gives each quilt an appealing contemporary feel.

• Choose from 10 projects that combine patchwork with realistic floral appliqué

• Create intriguing flower motifs such as Asian spider mums, orchids, and clematis

• Projects range in size from small wall hangings to lap-sized quilts, plus a table runner
Click here to purchase online: Flower Show Quilts

Celebrate the year by counting each day of the month or enjoy the anticipation of counting down to your favorite holidays. Decorate for birthdays with a Birthday Quilt displaying their age or count down to their special day. Add a Happy Birthday Garland, the names are interchangeable! Give a welcome to a holiday or party with a pot stake banner.

Includes 16 projects, twelve using Marci Baker’s strip-pieced method from Not Your Grandmother’s Tumbling Blocks and several updated designs from Sara Nephew’s most popular book Big Book of Building Block Quilts including Hollow Cube, Honeycomb Waffle, Downtown, and Space Crystal. Be inspired to explore the world of 3-D with the full color photos and step-by-step illustrations.
Click here to purchase it online: ABC 3-D Tumbling Blocks... and More!


Make Mine Mini
Learn the techniques to make magical miniature quilts of your own. Making miniatures satifies the need to complete a quilt quickly, making them perfect for gift giving. Fabric requirements are much less than for full-size qulilts. They are perfect for stash or scrap quilting. Click here to shop online: Make Mine Mini


Beloved Baltimore Album Quilts by Elly Sienkiewicz

25 classic 8in blocks from Baltimore album expert Elly Sienkiewicz. Applique basics plus special techniques for appliqué and embellishment. Over 120 quiltmakers contributed to the quilts in the gallery. Purchase online using this link: Beloved Baltimore Album Quilts



A Touch of Rosie Quilts
These scrap quilts by Carrie L Nelson are lightly sweetened with shades of pink, rose, and red. Basic piecing helps you recreate each quilt in the colors you love!
Click here to purchase this book online: A Touch of Rosie Quilts

2 comments:

Betweens said...

Wow lots of books someone has been shopping. I made 2 blocks and have my name in the book by Elly S Beloved Baltimore. Think of me Dear one on pg 19 you will see my name on pg 120...it was an honor to be a small part of this project.
Happy Holidays to you and yours Judy

Judy said...

That is super de duper cool Deb! I am going to check it out tomorrow!