Friday, March 30, 2012

New Books!

There's something for everyone on our shelves. You're sure to find something that you love from our new books on appliqué, paper piecing, antique quilts, modern designs, quilting with curves, and embroidery projects. Team the patterns with the fabric of your choice and notions and you're good to go!

Baltimore Garden Quilt
Barbara M. Burnham's Baltimore Garden Quilt is sure to be treasured by antique quilt enthusiasts. The original quilt is initialed 'M.E.C.' and dated 1848. The 25 patterns reflect garden themes in the classic red/yellow/green color scheme. Enjoy recreating this quilt with Barbara's innovative method and easily print out the full-size block and swag border patterns, including 20 additional unique flowers, from the CD provided with the book. Baltimore Garden Quilt is published by American Quilter's Society.
Click here to purchase:  Baltimore Garden Quilt

60 Pieced Quilt Borders - Mix and Match

Live on the edge with 60 Pieced Quilt Borders by Judy Laquidara. Make any of the 15 quilt centers, then mix and match the 60 pieced borders to make a quilt of any size and design. Learn how to use coping strips to make size adjustments and learn to visually balance multiple borders on any quilt. The possibilities with this book are truly endless! This book is published by American Quilter's Society.
Click here to purchase:  60 Pieced Quilt Borders

Dynamic Quilts with Easy Curves
If you're into curved piecing, or would like to get started, Karla Alexander's Dynamic Quilts with Easy Curves from That Patchwork Place is the book for you. Choose one of her simpler designs if you're a beginner or dive into the more challenging patterns if you're an experienced quilter. The results - contemporary, bold, and truly dynamic quilts! The book is published by Martingale & Company. 
Click here to purchase: Dynamic Quilts with Easy Curves
English Paper Piecing
Vicki Bellino's English Paper Piecing from That Patchwork Place presents a world of possibilities. Vicki gives us twelve inspiring quilt patterns, from a small quilt suitable for framing to larger wall hangings and bed quilts. You could also use the shapes - hexagons, diamonds, pentagons, and Dresden wedges - to make whole quilts, block elements, or appliques! The book is published by Martingale & Company. 
Click here to purchase: English Paper Piecing

Fresh from the Clothesline
Fresh from the Clothesline by Darlene Zimmerman is published by Krause Publications. The book features 22 large and small projects with vintage appeal, but some of the projects are also made up in other fabrics to show the possibilities. The patterns have easy-to-follow instructions with lots of good illustrations. 
Click here to purchase: Fresh from the Clothesline

Just Spooling Around
Pull out your browns and taupes and have fun with these delightful projects from Terri Degenkolb's latest book (2012) Just Spooling Around from Whimsicals. Terri packs in quilts and projects in this tastefully designed paperback.
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Modern Minimal: 20 Bold & Graphic Quilts
Modern Minimal: 20 Bold & Graphic Quilts by Alissa Haight Carlton features 20 super sleek and ultra modern graphic quilts that use lots of white space to show off the simplicity of the quilting. The book is published by Stash Books.
T-Shirt Quilts Made Easy
Say goodbye to saggy T-shirt quilts - Martha Deleonardis' T-Shirt Quilts Made Easy is here! Learn how to stabilize T-shirts for a neat, finished look; adjust any T-shirt design to fit your quilt pattern; and sew straight lines, curves, and circles perfectly. Martha uses a 'Comparative Quilt Design Chart' to show how to artfully arrange blocks of various sizes into a visually pleasing whole. Her techniques and projects will build confidence and inspire you to preserve your memories. This book is published by American Quilter's Society.
Click here to purchase: T-Shirt Quilts Made Easy

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