List books in category Home & Garden / Quilts & Quilting

  • The Big Book of One-Block Quilts: 57 Single-Block Sensations

    The Big Book of One-Block Quilts: 57 Single-Block Sensations
    That Patchwork Place

    It's so easy to create quilts that repeat a single block–make just one and you'll have the confidence to fly through the rest of your quilt! Choose from a whopping 57 quilts to piece one block at a time, or make blocks in multiples with quick chain-piecing methods. Star designers including Kim Diehl, Country Threads' Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene, Pat Sloan, Carrie Nelson, and Jo Morton will help you along the way. Pair your repeated blocks with plain squares, rotate blocks for a playful spin, or simply line them up row by row. From fun make-in-a-weekend designs to stunning quilts to cherish and pass on, you'll find the perfect block to repeat in this colossal compilation of quilt patterns!

  • French Braid Quilts: 14 Quick Quilts with Dramatic Results

    French Braid Quilts: 14 Quick Quilts with Dramatic Results
    Jane Hardy Miller

    Simple Piecing – Spectacular Quilts. One great technique, a variety of different looks! LEARN TO USE VALUE: Create glowing effects by choosing a gradated range of fabrics. Super-easy piecing means fast quilt construction. Make it yours with pretty borders, separator bands, and other creative variations. Color is key when you "braid" a variety of fabrics into an eye-catching quilt. Learn to identify value in fabric and use it to create the effect you want-in these quilts and every quilt you make! Fourteen projects range from striking wall hangings to bed quilts.

  • Ricky Tims Convergence Quilts: Mysterious, Magical, Easy, and Fun

    Ricky Tims Convergence Quilts: Mysterious, Magical, Easy, and Fun
    Ricky Tims

    Become a fabulous quilt artist – the fun, easy way! Popular quilting expert Ricky Tims presents an imaginative, new piecing technique that quilters will adore! Convergence quilts feature two or more fabrics cut into strips, sewn together, then cut and pieced again. Nothing could be simpler – or more magical! Ricky offers lots of creative guidelines but no hard-and-fast rules, so every Convergence quilt is a unique work of art. 4 projects walk you through the steps of making Convergence quilts. Quilts look complex but are fun, easy, and, best of all, creative to make. Use any fabric from commercial prints to hand-dyed. Add decorative touches such as appliqué to dress up your projects. An infinite number of looks from one ingenious technique. Visit C&T Publishing's YouTube channel to view the video trailer!

  • Easy Layer-Cake Quilts 2: More Simple Quilts from 10 Squares

    Easy Layer-Cake Quilts 2: More Simple Quilts from 10″ Squares
    Barbara Groves

    Introducing more sensationally simple quilts from Me and My Sister Designs–Layer-Cake style! Sisters Barb and Mary are famous for sharing little sewing tricks that make quilts look more complex than they truly are. In Easy Layer-Cake Quilts 2, they're at it again! Put your Layer Cakes (or any 10" fabric squares) to work in 11 easy quilts that are as pretty as can be. A Layer Cake, a background fabric, and maybe a border fabric or two are all you need to begin!

  • Elephant and I Quilt and Pillow Pattern

    Elephant and I Quilt and Pillow Pattern
    Jennifer Sampou

    Stitch a scrap-friendly quilt and pillow inspired by Jennifer Sampou's travels to Thailand. Pair paper-pieced and appliquéd motifs with a background of easy-to-sew strips. Gender-neutral and customizable, this artistically modern design is a definite showpiece. The full-size pattern includes complete instructions to make a quilt and a matching pillow. Proceeds from the sale of this pattern will be donated to Elephant Nature Park in Thailand whose mission is to provide a rescue and rehabilitation center for elephants.

  • Strip-Smart Quilts: 16 Designs from One Easy Technique

    Strip-Smart Quilts: 16 Designs from One Easy Technique
    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

  • Learn to Quilt-As-You-Go: 14 Projects You Can Finish Fast

    Learn to Quilt-As-You-Go: 14 Projects You Can Finish Fast
    Gudrun Erla

    Discover a fast-and-fun method of creating (and completing!) quilted projects. When the piecing is finished, so is the quilting! With step-by-step guidance, Gudrun Erla takes you beyond the straight-line piecing associated with the quilt-as-you-go technique to include triangles, squares, and strips, plus the illusion of curves–all in her clean, contemporary style. Start with the basics: learn to choose materials, cut, mark, baste, and sew the patchwork through all the layers Build on the basics with quick-to-stitch projects–coasters, place mats, table runners, and small quilts Sew by number, add triangles, insert prairie points, and use multiple techniques together

  • Hexa-Go-Go: English Paper Piecing • 16 Quilt Projects

    Hexa-Go-Go: English Paper Piecing • 16 Quilt Projects
    Tacha Bruecher

    Fat Quarterly Magazine co-founder Tacha Bruecher takes a fresh look at an old favorite—English paper-pieced hexagons—with current fabrics and settings for quilts, table toppers, and more. Modern and traditional designs are both featured, including rosettes, stars, and free form. Learn how to combine settings and how to creatively quilt hexagons. Projects are varied for any skill level or time commitment – make a few hexagons, make a few more, or make few hundred. Making the individual hexagons are perfect for modern quilters on the go; they are terrific stash busters (and stress busters) that take your priceless handwork from repetitive to remarkable!

  • Moda All-Stars - Lucky Charm Quilts: 17 Delightful Patterns for Precut 5 Squares

    Moda All-Stars – Lucky Charm Quilts: 17 Delightful Patterns for Precut 5″ Squares
    Lissa Alexander

    Join the Moda All-Stars as they use 5-inch charm squares to make scrappy quilts with style. Got one charm pack, two packs, or three? Make the most out of them with quilts that use up nearly all of the charms in your favorite packs. You don't need a huge fabric stash to achieve a dynamic, scrappy look–just your choice of charm packs Make a range of projects, from table runners to lap-sized quilts, all by top Moda designers Tips and tricks from each designer are included to help you show off your unique collection of charm squaresVideo

  • Flip Flop Paper Piecing: Revolutionary Single-Foundation Technique - 52 Full-Size Patterns

    Flip Flop Paper Piecing: Revolutionary Single-Foundation Technique – 52 Full-Size Patterns
    Mary Kay Mouton

    Paper-Piece Dozens of Blocks You Never Could Before. Revolutionary single-foundation technique makes those hard-to-piece blocks easy to assemble with perfect accuracy. Paper piece Attic Window and Jewel blocks with no Y-seams! Simplify your piecing on miniature and small-scale quilts. Get started right away with full-size foundations for different blocks, each in 2 finished sizes: 2 1/4" and 6". Includes complete instructions for a beautiful Flip-Flop sampler quilt. If you're a paper piecer, you're used to flawless accuracy and crisp, sharp points. But what about all those blocks that give you headaches, like Ohio Star, Delectable Mountain, or Attic Window? This new, single-foundation technique is the answer. No more multiple foundations! No more Y-seams! Paper piecing is foolproof when you're a flip-flopper!

  • Quilt As-You-Go Made Vintage: 51 Blocks, 9 Projects, 3 Joining Methods

    Quilt As-You-Go Made Vintage: 51 Blocks, 9 Projects, 3 Joining Methods
    Jera Brandvig

    Get comfortable with basic piecing and machine quilting—one block at a time! Best-selling author Jera Brandvig is back, this time with a romantic take on her quilt-as-you-go designs. Try your hand at 9 projects, including an elegant sampler with 51 mix-and-match blocks. For quilt as-you-go enthusiasts, Jera shares 3 optional joining methods, including her new technique that makes your quilt reversible! No matter how busy your schedule, you can set attainable goals and practice quilting patchwork blocks in small, manageable pieces.

  • Machine Quilting for Beginners

    Machine Quilting for Beginners
    Carolyn Vagts

    For every quilter the time comes when they want to make their entire quilt from start to finish. Pattern and fabric selection, piecing and then the actual quilting. Quilting is the icing on the cake, the finishing touch to the design. Now you can learn to quilt on your domestic machine in the privacy of your own home on your schedule. All it takes is the will to do it and some time to practice.

  • Tilda Hot Chocolate Sewing: Cozy Autumn and Winter Sewing Projects

    Tilda Hot Chocolate Sewing: Cozy Autumn and Winter Sewing Projects
    Tone Finnanger

    Get cosy with a warming drink and a new sewing project for autumn. In Tilda Hot Chocolate Sewing, bestselling author Tone Finnanger returns with a stunning new collection featuring the Tilda BirdPond fabric range. Featuring over 20 projects, you can choose from quilts and softies, bags and dolls, pillows and purses. Autumnal motifs include reindeer, mice, apples, butternut squash, ducks, birds, houses and more. This heartwarming collection will bring warmth and magic to your sewing, with beautiful lifestyle photography and step-by-step instructions and diagrams to ensure success.

  • Hari Walner s Continuous-Line Quilting Designs: 80 Patterns for Blocks, Borders, Corners, & Backgrounds

    Hari Walner’s Continuous-Line Quilting Designs: 80 Patterns for Blocks, Borders, Corners, & Backgrounds
    Hari Walner

    Best-selling author Hari Walner is back with brand new quilting patterns, as well as some variations on old favorites. This book has something for everyone, from sophisticated motifs to sweet animal faces. Directional diagrams make it easy to smoothly stitch your design from start to finish in one continuous line.

  • Fat Quarter Slide Quilt Pattern

    Fat Quarter Slide Quilt Pattern
    Annie’s,

    Use a fat quarter collection to make this fast and easy quilt in a weekend. You won't believe how quickly it goes together. Finished size is 71 1/2" x 86 1/2" using 20 fat quarters, plus yardage.Skill Level: Easy

  • Thinking Outside the Block: Step by Step to Dynamic Quilts

    Thinking Outside the Block: Step by Step to Dynamic Quilts
    Sandi Cummings

    Contemporary quilts the easy way – no rules, just fun! Start with traditional blocks as Sandi Cummings shares easy steps to designing and creating your own artistic quilts. Next, move up to deceptively simple “transition” units that offer a bridge into the world of contemporary quiltmaking. Spontaneity and experimentation are key, so get ready to loosen up and have fun as you learn! 6 different blocks teach Sandi’s concepts – one step at a time. Easy processes include inserting strips into blocks, constructing free-form units, cutting double, and creating checkerboards. Learn to experiment with design and develop one-of-a-kind quilts.

  • Artful Improv: Explore Color Recipes, Building Blocks & Free-Motion Quilting

    Artful Improv: Explore Color Recipes, Building Blocks & Free-Motion Quilting
    Cindy Grisdela

    Learn simple design principles to create unique improvisational quilts. Working without patterns, add 5 easy techniques to your improv toolbox (including circles, blocks, and strips), and watch the art unfold before your eyes. Focus on color combos and negative space to discover your personal style, and then add dazzling texture with free-motion quilting. Includes Cindy Grisdela's tips to hang finished art quilts without a sleeve, plus tried and true improv quilting tips to encourage creative play.

  • Modern Triangle Quilts: 70 Graphic Triangle Blocks • 11 Bold Samplers

    Modern Triangle Quilts: 70 Graphic Triangle Blocks • 11 Bold Samplers
    Rebecca Bryan

    Ready to take the triangle challenge? Choose from 70 pieced modern triangle blocks and 11 exquisite quilts that wow! Fourth-generation quilter Rebecca Bryan is back—this time with beautiful 3-sided blocks sewn from pieced stripes, chevrons, curves, and more. A dedicated graphic design chapter will help you choose a winning color palette, play up unexpected elements, and achieve balance and symmetry. Grab your favorite ruler and the full-size block templates to create equilateral, isosceles, and right triangles with ease. With no tricky seams, these sampler blocks are perfect to mix and match.

  • The Spoonflower Quick-sew Project Book: 34 DIYs to Make the Most of Your Fabric Stash

    The Spoonflower Quick-sew Project Book: 34 DIYs to Make the Most of Your Fabric Stash
    Anda Corrie

    Stitch up a storm with more than 30 new stash-friendly projects from quilt and fabric lovers’ favorite creative force: Spoonflower. Discover all that you can make with just a yard or two! Spoonflower—a design-your-own/print-on-demand fabric company known for its unique, clever, and must-have designs—presents simple step-by-step instructions that are accompanied by templates and pattern pieces. Here are dozens of brand-new projects designed to be completed in just a few hours. Get inspired and turn your favorite fabric into a lovely garland, stylish tote, children’s tent, and all sorts of other accessories for home and fashion. With step-by-step tutorials and projects that span a wide spectrum of skills, this book is perfect for both new and experienced sewists. Designing fabric, wallpaper, and gift wrap used to be the stuff of dreams. Today, Spoonflower’s technology allows anyone to affordably create, print, and purchase one-of-a-kind fabric or paper.

  • The T-Shirt Quilt Book: Recycle Your Tees into One-of-a-Kind Keepsakes - 8 Exciting Projects Plus Instructions for Designing Your Own

    The T-Shirt Quilt Book: Recycle Your Tees into One-of-a-Kind Keepsakes – 8 Exciting Projects Plus Instructions for Designing Your Own
    Lindsay Conner

    Turn treasured tees into something brand new – a T-shirt quilt! Sew 8 special memory quilts, from a pillow or baby throw to bed quilts in multiple sizes. Learn the secrets to choosing, cutting, and interfacing tees. Get troubleshooting tips, like working with too-small shirts and adding other clothing and fabric. Whether it's your first quilt or your hundredth, this book is filled with fresh ideas for piecing your T-shirts to help you celebrate those special times.

  • Pin Pals: 40 Patchwork Pinnies, Poppets, and Pincushions with Pizzazz

    Pin Pals: 40 Patchwork Pinnies, Poppets, and Pincushions with Pizzazz
    Carrie Nelson

    Pretty. Playful. Pinnies! Best-selling author Carrie Nelson packs 40 adorable pinnies with personality! Pincushions are quick to stitch and so addicting–no quilter can make just one. And why make just one when they're so easy to create? Simply sew, quilt, turn, and stuff! Display them as singles or in pleasing piles. You'll want to sew just for the joy of it.

  • Pat Sloan s Teach Me to Machine Quilt: Learn the Basics of Walking Foot and Free-Motion Quilting

    Pat Sloan’s Teach Me to Machine Quilt: Learn the Basics of Walking Foot and Free-Motion Quilting
    Pat Sloan

    Popular teacher, designer, and online radio host Pat Sloan teaches all you need to know to machine quilt successfully. In this third book of her beginner-friendly "Teach Me" series, Pat guides you step by step through walking-foot and free-motion quilting techniques. First-time quilters will be confidently quilting in no time, and experienced stitchers will discover the joy of finishing their quilts themselves. No-fear learning for quilting novices–Pat covers all the information you need to quilt from start to finish Pat guides you through simple and fun practice projects, including a strip-pieced table runner and an easy applique design Collect the entire skill-building library of Pat Sloan's popular "Teach Me" series of booksVideo

  • Cotton Candy Quilts: Using Feed Sacks, Vintage, and Reproduction Fabrics

    Cotton Candy Quilts: Using Feed Sacks, Vintage, and Reproduction Fabrics
    Mary Mashuta

    Calling all feed sack fans, vintage fabric lovers, and reproduction fabric enthusiasts! Mary presents exciting ideas for having fun with the cotton candy colors and quilt designs of the “near past,” while also uncovering new directions for today’s quiltmakers. 7 irresistible quilt projects based on traditional designs. Tips on finding, collecting, and using feed sacks, vintage fabrics, and today’s popular reproductions. A gallery of quilts from Mary and friends, including replicas of vintage quilts and new versions inspired by the originals. Learn about quilts and fabrics of the “near past,” from the 1920s to the 1970s.

  • Charm School—18 Quilts from 5 Squares: A Beginner s Guide

    Charm School—18 Quilts from 5″ Squares: A Beginner’s Guide
    Vanessa Goertzen

    Put charm squares to the test with 18 quilts using precut 5 ̋ 5 ̋ squares. Start with fresh, beginner-friendly patterns and build your skills to sew snowballs, stars, flying geese, and more. Using precuts from your stash or your own charms cut from scraps or yardage, you’ll learn tips to take the guesswork out of piecing. Modern and traditional quilters alike will fall in love with these quick, clever, and clean designs!

  • First Steps to Free-motion Quilting: 24 Projects for Fearless Stitching

    First Steps to Free-motion Quilting: 24 Projects for Fearless Stitching
    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."

  • The Big Book of Strip Quilts: Start with Strips to Make 60 Stunning Quilts

    The Big Book of Strip Quilts: Start with Strips to Make 60 Stunning Quilts
    Karen M. Burns

    Cut strips from your stash or gather your favorite precuts to make fabulous strip quilts that shine! Each pattern will inspire you with its remarkably versatile look and scrappy style, easily achieved with simple strips. 60 stunning strip quilts at a great value–just pennies per pattern Choose from sizes ranging from wall hangings and baby quilts to bed-sized quilts, all by top designers Includes projects for beginners and experienced quilters in a variety of attractive patchwork styles

  • Pat Sloan s Teach Me to Make My First Quilt: A How-to Book for All You Need to Know

    Pat Sloan’s Teach Me to Make My First Quilt: A How-to Book for All You Need to Know
    Pat Sloan

    Expert teacher and quilt designer Pat Sloan guides you through each and every step as you make your first quilt. Pat's easy-to-follow instructions and more than 140 clear how-to photos make it fun to start, stitch, and finish nine classic blocks and nine simple quilt projects–even if you're an absolute beginner. Learn the basics, from selecting notions and cutting fabric to machine sewing to quilting and binding, all from a skilled instructor with a warm, patient teaching style.

  • Vintage Legacies: Wrap Up in 14 Ageless Quilts for Reproduction Fabrics

    Vintage Legacies: Wrap Up in 14 Ageless Quilts for Reproduction Fabrics
    Carol Hopkins

    Carol Hopkins, author of the best-selling Civil War Legacies series, is back with her sixth book, revealing a big twist–big quilts! You'll love learning how Carol uses her signature Civil War color palette in larger quilts, each more stunning than the next. Fourteen patterns ranging from lap-size to twin pay tribute to Southern belles, men's work shirts from the Civil War era, First Lady of the United States Mary Todd Lincoln, and more. Interesting tidbits about nineteenth-century life round out this gorgeous collection that will inspire you to think big!

  • Striking Strip Quilts: 16 Amazing Patterns for 2 1/2 -Strip Lovers

    Striking Strip Quilts: 16 Amazing Patterns for 2 1/2″-Strip Lovers
    Kate Henderson

    It's all strips, all the time, in this diverse collection of quilt projects, all created from 2 1/2-inch-wide strips. Author Kate Henderson uses precut strips–those versatile, time-saving quilt shop staples–in modern fabrics and fresh color combinations to create innovative designs that go beyond the basic strip-quilt look. Grab some strips and get started–you'll have a finished quilt in no time! Discover 16 inspiring designs that look complicated but are surprisingly easy to piece Precise photos bring each quilt to life, with helpful step-by-step illustrations that make assembling any of the quilts a breeze Stock up on precut strips or dig into your stash–Kate offers plenty of tips on fabric collection and storage

  • Tilda Sewing by Heart: For the love of fabrics

    Tilda Sewing by Heart: For the love of fabrics
    Tone Finnanger

    Fall in love with this heartfelt sewing pattern collection from fabric designer Tone Finnanger. In this glorious celebration of her passion for fabric, Tone shares over 20 sewing, patchwork, applique and quilting projects that will bring colour and beauty to your home. Projects include stunning quilts, pretty pillows, sophisticated soft toys and beautiful accessories–all designed with characteristic Tilda charm. Featuring gorgeous photography, in-depth instructions and full-size templates, you'll soon be sewing by heart.

  • My Enchanted Garden: Applique Quilts in Cotton and Wool

    My Enchanted Garden: Applique Quilts in Cotton and Wool
    Gretchen Gibbons

    Bask in beautiful designs from Gretchen Gibbons. This captivating collection features "My Enchanted Garden"–blue-ribbon winner for "Best Use of Embellishment" in the 2009 Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza. Stitch the breathtaking main quilt plus eight stand-alone projects–several of which echo its eye-catching design–for a total of nine unique artistic creations Decorate and accessorize with nature-inspired applique patterns for wall hangings, pillows, and a purse that are distinctive yet easy to make Mix cotton and wool to give your projects added depth, richness, and contrast in texture and color

  • Sunday Best Quilts: 12 Must-Make Quilts You ll Love Forever

    Sunday Best Quilts: 12 Must-Make Quilts You’ll Love Forever
    Corey Yoder

    Every quilter has a "Sunday Best" list: those special quilts they dream of making someday. Now two stars of the quilting world share with you the quilts they've always wanted to create! Popular designers and Instagram influencers Sherri McConnell (@AQuiltingLife) and Corey Yoder (@CorianderQuilts) chose six different quilt themes–star, scrappy, red and white, Christmas, pineapple, and Courthouse Steps. Sherry and Corey challenged one another to design a quilt in each style. The result is a dozen spectacular quilts that you can make too. You'll also find personality-packed Q&As and commentary from both designers, plus fun ways for you to cross off the quilts on your "Sunday Best" list!

  • Point, Click, Quilt! Turn Your Photos into Fabulous Fabric Art: 16 Projects, Fusible Applique, Thread Sketching & More

    Point, Click, Quilt! Turn Your Photos into Fabulous Fabric Art: 16 Projects, Fusible Applique, Thread Sketching & More
    Susan Brubaker Knapp

    Susan Brubaker Knapp teaches quilters how to compose and shoot dynamic digital photos from a quilter's perspective. With fun, creative workshop-like exercises in art quilting, you'll learn how to turn those photos into small art quilts, both realistic and abstract, combining traditional fabrics with innovative materials. Every quilter can succeed with Susan's achievable designs and accessible techniques.

  • Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers: 12 Projects from Simple Squares - Choosing Fabrics & Organizing Your Stash

    Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers: 12 Projects from Simple Squares – Choosing Fabrics & Organizing Your Stash
    Judy Gauthier

    Learn to rescue fabric leftovers with 12 colorful quilt patterns for scrap lovers. Judy Gauthier teaches you her indispensible system for cutting from "real," oddly shaped scraps, not just strips or precuts! Cut scraps into 3 1/2" 4 1/2", and 5 1/2" squares – a magical combination for all skill levels – using traditional rotary cutting or Judy's fast2cut Simple Square Templates. Clever organizing and quilt-assembly tips will help you uncover hidden treasures from your stash.

  • Trapunto By Machine

    Trapunto By Machine
    Hari Walner

    Add a whole new dimension to your quilting with this exciting new trapunto technique. Trapunto gives us raised motifs that add textureal richness to the finished quilt. This bookwillopen new doors to your way of thinking about Trapunto. Hari teaches you time-saving techniques in six easy-to-follow lessons; Stripple Quilting, Machine Trapunto, Backtracking with Stitches, Two-layers Trapunto, and Shadow Trapunto. Over 25 glorious patterns, including: Iridescent Iris, Susan B. Anthony, April's Promise, Spring Quintet, and more! And best of all, Hari willshow you how to do trapunto quilting by machine without having to make little openings in the back of your quilt.

  • Longarm Quilting Workbook: Basic Skills, Techniques & Motifs for Modern Longarming

    Longarm Quilting Workbook: Basic Skills, Techniques & Motifs for Modern Longarming
    Teresa Silva

    Learn to Longarm with Confidence! Go from novice to successful longarm quilter with this complete guide to modern longarm quilting. Author Teresa Silva knows exactly what it's like to stand before a new longarm machine wondering where to begin. After years of longarm quilting for some of the biggest names in the quilt community, she's sharing her expertise and giving you the skills you need to longarm with confidence. Teresa covers every detail from thread selection and loading the quilt to planning a design, sewing textured stitches, and more! In Longarm Quilting Workbook, you'll learn:Longarm machine basics, including essential features to look for when investing in your first machineThe best tools, materials, and supplies to get the job done20+ quilting motifs, from basic swirls and bubbles to more complex paisleys or clamshellsHow to visualize, plan, and execute multiple styles of quilts through an inspiring gallery of finished samplesYou'll also enjoy three pieced projects perfect to practice your longarm skills and stir your creative juices. So go ahead, grab your Longarm Quilting Workbook and work aside Teresa Silva to longarm beautiful quilts in no time!

  • Next Steps in Machine Quilting—Free-Motion & Walking-Foot Designs: Professional Results on Your Home Machine

    Next Steps in Machine Quilting—Free-Motion & Walking-Foot Designs: Professional Results on Your Home Machine
    Natalia Bonner

    Natalia Bonner is back with 50 new modern, sophisticated designs that encourage free-motion quilters of all skill levels to stretch their skills on a home sewing machine.

  • Perfect Quilts for Precut Fabrics: 64 Patterns for Fat Quarters, Charm Squares, Jelly Rolls, and Layer Cakes

    Perfect Quilts for Precut Fabrics: 64 Patterns for Fat Quarters, Charm Squares, Jelly Rolls, and Layer Cakes
    That Patchwork Place

    Just like those colorful fabric bundles no quilter can resist, here's an array of tantalizing quilts all bundled into one must-have book. Find exciting quilt patterns by Cassie Barden, Audrie Bidwell, Kim Brackett, Mary J. Burns, Lesley Chaisson, Jodi Crowell, Sara Diepersloot, Susan Teegarden Dissmore, Victoria L. Eapen, Amy Ellis, Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene, Krista Fleckenstein, Cornelia Gauger, Regina Girard, Mary Green, Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson, Jeanne Large and Shelley Wicks, Nancy J. Martin, Terry Martin, Carrie Nelson, Susan Pfau, Claudia Plett and Le Ann Weaver, Rebecca Silbaugh, Adrienne Smitke, Karen Costello Soltys, and the staff at That Patchwork Place®. Make the most of fat quarters, fat eighths, 5" and 10" squares, and 2 1/2" strips Suit your style with 64 different projects, brilliantly organized by the cut of fabric Enjoy specially selected designs that are ideal for precut fabrics or for cutting your stash down to size

  • Fat Quarter Small Quilts: 25 Projects You Can Make in a Day, Edition 5

    Fat Quarter Small Quilts: 25 Projects You Can Make in a Day, Edition 5
    Darlene Zimmerman

    Quarter-yard ("fat quarter") quilts are the hottest thing in quilting today. They're small, stylish and easy to complete in a night or weekend. This new guide to using these popular cuts of fabric in a broad array of styles and designs, is sure to be a hit! The 25 fat quarter small quilts featured in the book feature themes such as "Classic," "Just for Fun," "Country Charm," and "Vintage," and can be used as wall hangings, tablemats, doll quilts, gifts and more. This book features a how-to section with colorful graphics, a tool tutorial, and a special section showing color and fabric variations of the same quilt, giving quilters inspiration to create their own designs.

  • 501 Rotary-Cut Quilt Blocks

    501 Rotary-Cut Quilt Blocks
    Judy Hopkins

    Welcome to the ultimate quilt-block book! Best-selling author Judy Hopkins combines blocks from her popular Around the Block series into one handy volume. Features 501 pieced blocks, each with cutting and construction directions Each of the blocks is offered in six different sizes, resulting in more than 3,000 different block possibilities Get the master compilation of the successful books Around the Block, Around the Block Again, and Once More around the Block

  • Growing Up Modern: 16 Quilt Projects for Babies & Kids

    Growing Up Modern: 16 Quilt Projects for Babies & Kids
    Allison Harris

    Allison Harris shows how beginner and expert sewists alike can make a child’s quilt that will be cherished for years to come. Growing Up Modern —16 Quilt Projects for Babies & Kids provides inspiration and guidance in 16 versatile keepsake projects. 7 of the patterns adapt to make crib- and twin-sized quilts. There’s a comprehensive overview on quiltmaking basics, step-by-step instructions, and vibrant photographs to help you from start to finish. For those who believe that quilting is impossible when you have kids, the author (and mother of 3) includes helpful hints on finding the time and keeping it fun.

  • Twist-and-Turn Bargello Quilts

    Twist-and-Turn Bargello Quilts
    Eileen Wright

    Here are bargello quilts like you've never seen them before! Instead of streaking up and down, these 11 designs wave, twist, and curve to create beautiful shapes with incredible movement. Eileen's techniques use the efficiency of strip piecing to make truly mesmerizing modern designs. You'll create strip sets, slice and dice them, and arrange the values using a number chart for flawless results. A gorgeous gallery is included.

  • Foolproof Walking-Foot Quilting Designs: Visual Guide • Idea Book

    Foolproof Walking-Foot Quilting Designs: Visual Guide • Idea Book
    Mary Mashuta

    Take your machine’s walking foot for a walk on the wild side and move beyond basic stitch-in-the-ditch quilting! In her follow-up to best-selling Foolproof Machine Quilting, award-winning author Mary Mashuta teaches you how to quilt attractive lines, curves, and geometric shapes with a walking foot. The book includes a multitude of designs, each adapted for walking-foot quilting and marked with clock icons to indicate the skill level and time required to accomplish it. This visual guide provides an inspirational gallery of 30 finished quilts and is enhanced by detailed photos of successfully quilted blocks, center panels, sashing, borders, and corners.

  • Easy Layer-Cake Quilts: Simple Quilts That Start with 10 Squares

    Easy Layer-Cake Quilts: Simple Quilts That Start with 10″ Squares
    Barbara Groves

    Sink your teeth into 11 quick and easy quilts that you can whip up in a jiffy–even if you're a total beginner! The creative team behind Me and My Sister Designs is back with simply stunning quilts created expressly for your favorite 10-inch-square precuts. Helpful how-to instructions and illustrations will guide you through an exciting and successful quilting adventure from start to finish.

  • Mixed-Media Master Class with Sherrill Kahn: 50+ Surface-Design Techniques for Fabric & Paper

    Mixed-Media Master Class with Sherrill Kahn: 50+ Surface-Design Techniques for Fabric & Paper
    Sherrill Kahn

    Create along with mixed-media master Sherrill Kahn as she shows you dozens of ways to make luminous textures and surfaces on both paper and fabric. This step-by-step visual guide demonstrates exactly how to get great results using paints, inks, resists, stamps, markers, and much more. Add color and texture to collages, art quilts, or just about any creative project by exploring more than 50 fun and inventive techniques using easy-to-find supplies.

  • One Bundle of Fun: Turn Any Bundle, Roll, or Pack into a Great Quilt

    One Bundle of Fun: Turn Any Bundle, Roll, or Pack into a Great Quilt
    Sue Pfau

    Just one bundle of precuts is all you need to make a simply striking quilt–and make the most of every bit of your fabric! Find 12 quick-to-make quilts in a range of styles that you can stitch with Jelly Rolls, fat-quarter bundles, or Layer Cakes. No additional fabric is needed for the background or borders, and there will be almost no leftover fabric when the quilt is finished. Perfect for a quick gift or as a showcase for your prized collection of precuts With a limited number of blocks per quilt, even confident beginners will find speedy stitching success Includes tips for increasing the size of the quilt by adding fabrics from a second bundle of precutsVideo

  • Moda All-Stars - On a Roll: 14 Quilts That Start with 2 1/2 Strips

    Moda All-Stars – On a Roll: 14 Quilts That Start with 2 1/2″ Strips
    Lissa Alexander

    The All-Stars are back with sparkling projects for irresistible Jelly Rolls–coordinating precut 2-1/2" strips of fabric that slash cutting time and speed up sewing time. Patchwork reigns in 14 quilt patterns created by favorite Moda designers, including Lisa Bongean, Betsy Chutchian, Joanna Figueroa, Sandy Klop, and Anne Sutton. From simple and classic to fresh and contemporary, beautiful quilts will inspire you to get the ball rolling!

  • Start with Strips: 13 Colorful Quilts from 2-1/2 Strips

    Start with Strips: 13 Colorful Quilts from 2-1/2″ Strips
    Susan Ache

    You'll want to stand back to admire the fabulous quilts you finish! Master scrap quilter and Instagram sensation Susan Ache (yardgrl60) shares her secrets for creating gorgeous, colorful quilts–and they all start with 2¬Ω" fabric strips. Once you learn Susan's tricks for sorting strips, you'll feel free to make these sensationally scrappy quilts without fear of choosing colors or prints. And Susan's sorting method? It works the same for ALL precut fabrics! Whether you use Jelly Rolls, yardage, or scraps from your stash, you'll love creating these oh-so-beautiful quilts–the kind that make a house a home.

  • Quilting 101: Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily through Step-by-Step Instruction

    Quilting 101: Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily through Step-by-Step Instruction
    Editors of Creative Publishing international

    Written with the absolute beginner in mind, Quilting 101 teaches all the basics for machine quilting with step-by-step instructions and photographs. Quilting 101 will teach you quilting skills through engaging projects, beginning with easy designs for early success and moving on to progressively more difficult patterns as you master the techniques. New skills are explored in depth as they are introduced. The most comprehensive beginner’s book available, Quilting 101 begins with an introductory section covering all the basics of quilting: choosing fabric, quick cutting techniques, sewing seams, completing a quilt top, layering and basting, and both hand and machine quilting methods. The accompanying online videos include a how-to guide illustrating quilting basics, demonstrating all projects. All the information you need to get started with quilting is contained in this captivating guide.

  • Turnabout Patchwork: Simple Quilts with a Twist

    Turnabout Patchwork: Simple Quilts with a Twist
    Teresa Mairal Barreu

    Start with a simple block. Slice, turn, and sew slices back together. Then watch the magic happen! It's hard to believe such complex-looking quilts can come from such easy-to-sew blocks, but turnabout techniques transform even the most basic blocks into showstopping quilts. In some cases slicing isn't even necessary–just turn units as directed for unique designs! Each chapter focuses on a single block; just follow along to sew, slice, turn, and sew again. Find several design options for each block, along with a total of 24 quilt patterns, so you can make lap quilts, runners, and more with the turnabout blocks you create.

  • Another Bite of Schnibbles: 24 Quilts from 5 or 10 Squares

    Another Bite of Schnibbles: 24 Quilts from 5″ or 10″ Squares
    Carrie Nelson

    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 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.

  • Jiffy Quick Quilts: Quilts for the Time Challenged

    Jiffy Quick Quilts: Quilts for the Time Challenged
    Annie’s

    Here is your go-to book when you want to make a fast but stylish quilt. All the projects in this book can easily be made in a weekend, and some in a day. 10 projects have size options making a total of 20 possible projects. Imagine your fabric choices in one of these beautiful patterns.

  • Adventures in Paper Piecing & Design: A Quilter’s Guide with Design Exercises, Step-by-Step Instructions & Patterns to Get You Sewing

    Adventures in Paper Piecing & Design: A Quilter’s Guide with Design Exercises, Step-by-Step Instructions & Patterns to Get You Sewing
    Sarah Elizabeth Sharp

    Turn your interest in foundation paper-piecing into a full-blown love affair. Learn about every stage of the process—from piecing technique to pattern design—in this comprehensive guide. Start with the basics of sewing on paper, then explore the author’s open-ended design exercises to create your own patterns or follow along with the author’s take to sew her graphic interpretations of the prompts. With an annotated overview of the author’s favorite FPP methods, countless tips, and over thirty paper-pieced quilt blocks plus seven design exercises to put your skills to the test, you’ll have the tools you need to thrive when confronted with any paper-piecing challenge!

  • 75 Fun Fat-Quarter Quilts: 13 Quilts + 62 Innovative Variations

    75 Fun Fat-Quarter Quilts: 13 Quilts + 62 Innovative Variations
    Barbara Brackman

    North and South, black and white – the story of the War Between the States is embedded in the soul of every American. In her second book on quilts and the Civil War, Barbara Brackman introduces 9 women who lived during those turbulent times, matching each woman to a quilt that she might have made herself. 9 projects adapted from period quilts, with patterns and instructions. Excellent reference book for Civil War re-enactors; offers creative activities related to each woman’s story. Fascinating information about 9 real-life American women and their experiences during the Civil War, from abolitionist speaker Lucy Stone to freed slave Susie Taylor King to Confederate spy Belle Edmondson. Make a reproduction quilt and forge a personal link to the women of the Civil War!

  • Quilting Row by Row: 27 Skill-Building Techniques

    Quilting Row by Row: 27 Skill-Building Techniques
    Jeanette White

    Dresden plates, pinwheel blocks, and Flying Geese . . . piece like a pro with The Piper's Girls! Starting with the simplest patchwork squares and working your way up to more challenging appliqué and paper piecing, you'll sew through a cheery, 11-row sampler quilt and 2 bonus projects. Build 25 specific quilting skills such as getting an accurate ¼ ̋ seam, constructing on-point squares, and using the 45° angle on a ruler. Straightforward how-to photos and full-size patterns are included. Gain confidence and learn new tips along the way, whether you're just a beginner or a more experienced quilter.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Longarm Machine Quilting: How to Use ANY Longarm Machine - Techniques, Patterns & Pantographs - Starting a Business - Hiring a Longarm Machine Quilter

    The Ultimate Guide to Longarm Machine Quilting: How to Use ANY Longarm Machine – Techniques, Patterns & Pantographs – Starting a Business – Hiring a Longarm Machine Quilter
    Linda V. Taylor

    From maintenance to custom designs to advertising, here is everything you need to know about using longarm quilting machines. This indispensable guide from longarm expert Linda V. Taylor answers all of your questions, whether you’re a professional, a beginner, just starting to think about a quilting machine, or wanting to hire a machine quilter to finish your quilt. Learn the basics – how the process works, advice on tools, supplies, and accessories, and a glossary of terms. Complete information on pantograph (all-over) designs, custom quilting, and freehand techniques. An overview of the business of longarm machine quilting for both the proprietor and the consumer. 38 pages of original pantograph patterns, plus a quilt project and a gallery of beautiful quilts.

  • One-Block Wonders of the World: New Ideas, Design Advice, A Stunning Collection of Quilts

    One-Block Wonders of the World: New Ideas, Design Advice, A Stunning Collection of Quilts
    Maxine Rosenthal

    Transform a single fabric print with marvelous piecing magic! Best-selling author Maxine Rosenthal and Linda Bardes share stunning One-Block Wonder quilts, with contributions from the popular Facebook design community. Learn how to choose the right 60° ruler, how to pick the most useful fabric, and how to choose the best starting strip size for your fabric. See what others have done—from the beginning fabric to the ending project—and courageously cut into that beautiful yardage! Sew simple pieced hexagon blocks with no Y-seams, and get addicted to the thrill of arranging and rearranging them on your design wall.

  • Schnibbles Times Two: Quilts from 5 or 10 Squares

    Schnibbles Times Two: Quilts from 5″ or 10″ Squares
    Carrie Nelson

    What's a schnibble? A little bit or leftover–as in those fabric bits you're ready to use up! What could be more fun than a small quilt from 5" charm squares? A large one just like it from 10" Layer Cake squares! Enjoy 12 pairs of beautiful quilts, with a large and small quilt in each design, from the creative mind behind Miss Rosie's Quilt Company. Each quilt includes a materials and cutting list, and the assembly directions are the same for both quilts in each set. Learn from Moda's go-to gal for quilt designs. This author knows her stuff!

  • Step-by-Step Free-Motion Quilting: Turn 9 Simple Shapes into 80+ Distinctive Designs • Best-selling author of First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting

    Step-by-Step Free-Motion Quilting: Turn 9 Simple Shapes into 80+ Distinctive Designs • Best-selling author of First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting
    Christina Cameli

    Improve your free-motion quilting as you sketch new designs—one simple shape at a time. Christina Cameli, best-selling author of First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting, returns with the perfect companion book to help you quilt unique patterns, using your home machine or longarm. A member of the Portland Modern Quilt Guild, Christina infuses her fresh aesthetic and passion for teaching quilters new skills into 80+ innovative free-motion designs. Working from a set of nine simple shapes, such as circles, wavy lines, and loops, she walks you through the basic elements via easy-to-doodle illustrations. Take the design power to your needle as you stitch Christina's favorite continuous-line quilting patterns, ranging from straightforward to striking. If you can doodle, you can do it!