We just got the info on Jo Morton’s new book this week. It isn’t due to arrive until the beginning of June but order it now so you don’t forget!
If the cover is any indication, you will love it! This is what the publishers say:
Elegant, timeless, traditional, and beautiful–that’s the magic Jo Morton brings to the quilts she creates. This latest collection of patterns captures Jo working in a larger scale, with quilts for displaying, draping, and cuddling too. Find fresh twists on quilt-block favorites, from Wild Goose Chase and Kansas Troubles to the humble Nine Patch. Packed with smart tips for choosing fabrics, piecing by hand, pressing for success, sewing triangles, and much more, quilters will love visiting Jo’s captivating world, where vintage is always in style.
After writing three articles on mini quilts, the promotional materials for a new Jo Morton book arrived! Frankly, it won’t be out until May – but it needs to be on your radar as you are planning classes and events for this year.
The cover is the only image I have, so I blew it up as big as possible. This collection of some of her favorite patterns are a delight to stitch. Jo shared tips and tricks that will make you not only stitch them – but stitch them well!
Decorating your home with mini quilts addt a touch of charm and love in unexpected places and ways. I’ll share more photos when they are available, but for now, her reputation speaks for itself!
I blogged about this book – sight unseen because I knew it was going to be a top seller. And now that photos are available, I am SURE it is going to be number one when it is released in February. Simple Friendships #B1351T.
This book includes 14 different patterns designed by two of the top creative geniuses in our field! What is not to love? You can see the influence of each designer in these quilts.
I love the combination of piecing and applique and instantly loved the idea of showcasing a single applique block in a wall hanging surrounded by miniature pieced quarter-square triangles. The scrappy look is so appealing! Use these quilts as a launchpad for your own designs.
I normally don’t encourage you to buy books sight unseen but these women are legendary – and, based on their reputations, you want to order now so you are guaranteed to get the first shipment! And, I mean this literally because no pics have yet been released! Some are not due out until February but I am ordering my copies NOW!
Kim Diehl and Jo Morton are joining forces to create 14 spectacular quilts all based on classic blocks. These women are sensational alone so I can’t wait to see what happens in this collaboration! Simple Friendships is aptly named!
Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie’s Quilt Company is releasing twelve of her favorite quilt patterns in one collection! Miss Rosie’s Farmhouse Favoritesis sure to be a compendium of exceptional scrap quilts. She has such a talent for combining literally hundreds of fabrics into stunning quilts – studying her projects is comparable to getting your masters in color and design!
You already know who will want these so order accordingly!
You all ready know who will want this newest release by Jo Morton so make sure you order enough! This book of minis is due to arrive the first week of February and would make a great class series – kitted of course!
These 13 classic quilt designs include tips to make piecing in miniature a breeze. The photography is worth the price of the book! Each quilt is displayed in vignettes that would add charm to any decor.
Most of the quilts are smaller than 36″ square so you can stitch these versions of her classic patterns in no time at all. Here is just a sampling…