Wednesday, December 28, 2011

New on the Bookshelf

Finished size of tablerunner is 21in x 48in. Finished size of quilt is 61in x 69in. An acrylic template is included.Click here to purchase online:  Oriental Fan (includes template)


Eleanor Burns designed this lovely little 26in x 26in Dresden Plate quilt. The pattern includes a mini wedge template.    Click here to purchase online:  Mini Dresden Plate (includes template)

The quilt is made of 6 positive blocks and 6 negative blocks. Select two fabrics with contrast, plus a third medium for center strips. For clarity in design, select textured or motled fabrics that read solid from a distance, or small scale prints.  Click here to purchase online:  Opposites Attract

 
If you think neutral fabrics are only for backgrounds and blending, you're in for a pleasant surprise. See what can happen when sophisticated taupe's, warm browns and creams, and contemporary grays take center stage.   Click here to purchase online:  Spotlight on Neutrals

Make your weekend creative with quilts, easy projects, rug hooking, and some cross stitch. Spread easily-pieced quilts over beds and enjoy sleeping under something you made by hand. Dress up quilts by adding a bed runner or a few throw pillows. Pub.Nov-2011;56pp.


Click here to purchase online:  Weekend by Blackbird Designs

One crazy pieced project, Crazy Rambling Rose and one applique quilt, Garden Party and the book also includes full size templates.  Click here to purchase online:  Crazy for Applique.




 
In 160 pages with hundreds of photos, examples and illustrations, fiber arts, author and teacher Heather Thomas invites you to begin a new journey into classic color theory and the principles of design for fiber artist and beyond. Click here to purchase online:  A Fiber Artsists Guide to Color and Design

Incredible quilts and touching stories about the inspiration of quilt making. Edyta Sitar opens her personal trunk of handmade heirlooms; from coverlets that capture childhood innocence to quilts that embrace the love of family. Includes CD.  Click here to purchase online: Reasons for Quilts

Jo Morton has updated her classic Prairie Flowers quilt, added more blocks and put all the infomation together in this new book. There are seven projects using the 24 flower blocks, with detailed instructions for each.   Click here to purchase online:  Prairie Flowers Quilt


1 comment:

Betweens said...

Okay my resolution is already out the window. Thanks so much for the Christmas surprise I got in the mail...but then you post my most favorite books, BBD, Lydia Starr and Jo Morton!!
oh dear what is a girl to do.....shop ;-)
Happy New Year Judy and staff thanks so much for everything will be seeing you for sure not this week!!