Autumn Quilting by Wendy Sheppard

Each project in this enchanting collection invites quilters to embrace the spirit of the fall season, capturing the essence of autumnal beauty with every stitch. From traditional patchwork designs reminiscent of rustic harvest scenes to warm arrangements inspired by the crisp air and falling leaves, this book offers nine diverse patterns to suit every quilter’s style and skill level.

This book is a follow up to her incredible popular Christmas Quilting book and inspired by classic carols and holiday memories. This collection of festive designs from popular designer Wendy Sheppard will have you quilting throughout the Christmas season. Enjoy nine beautiful quilts, including cute and cheerful patterns as well as sophisticated seasonal designs you can enjoy all winter long.

The Autumn book is due to arrive next month. The Christmas book is in stock now so place your orders soon. After all, who can resist 9 patterns for such a reasonable price?

Stripology Quickies by Gudrun Erla

Who doesn’t love a quick quilt project that can come together in a day? The book includes 17 quilts that come together fast, even though they may not look like it, with the magic of Stripology Rulers.

The patterns are offered in multiple sizes from crib to king and are all made from half yard cuts or fat quarters. Full color instructions using the Stripology Rulers or regular rulers are included.

Includes Full-Size patterns for Quilts: Koby, Winny, Dina, Svana, Lilo, Gigi, Quinn, Ursula, Skyler, Skyler 2.0, Frankie, Holly, Pippa, Ana, Elsa, Mia, Diana Supersized. Gudrun creates her magic with the Creative Grids Stripology® rulers:

This 96 page spiral-bound book is due to arrive in August so place your orders now.

The Ultimate Guide to Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters

I can’t wait to see this book. If you have ever had the opportunity to meet her, you know Angela is a phenomenal teacher and so much fun. She removes the intimidation factor and gives everyone the confidence they need to learn a new skill.

This 320 page book is filled with inspiring photos, practical tips for making your quilting its best, and an extensive design library.

Just look at the details that add that awe factor to every quilt!

We all know that machine quilting can turn an ordinary quilt into a masterpiece. Learn how when this book is released next month!

Jelly Roll Animal Quilts by Ira Rott

This collection of more than 40 patterns for animal-themed bed quilts, rugs, mats and wall hangings are all made using pre-cut fabric rolls made with 2-1/2-inch strips.

All of the projects in this book are constructed from pre-cut fabric strips that are then sub-cut into 60-degree shapes before being pieced. All of the techniques are explained with detailed step-by-step instructions and comprehensive diagrams.

This collection features over 40 patterns for animal-themed quilts, rugs and more – perfect for children’s bedrooms and nurseries.

In addition to the main animals, there are designs for motifs including paw prints and fish – ideal for pet bowl mats. Instructions include how to mix and match these elements to make personalzsed variations.

All of the projects have an ability rating so you can find your level and build your skills as you go. The main projects include crib quilts, cuddle throw quilts, quilted wall hangings for decoration, floor rugs and table and pet bowl mats.

There are also instructions for how to make themed banners (bunting) using the leftover jelly roll strips, so for each animal there are a variety of different projects to decorate a room.

This book is due to arrive next month so place your orders now.

New from Sue Spargo

The indigenous Otomi people, with their multicolored textiles, oversized patterns, and whimsical layouts, inspired the design of Of a Feather. With multilayered wool appliqué and embroidery on a parchment background, this quilt takes on a modern feel with its bright, bold color. Stock up on this fantastic pattern, in which Sue provides detailed instructions, clear pattern and stitch diagrams, and the opportunity to learn new techniques such as wool appliqué, layering, cotton appliqué, embroidery, dimensional embroidery, and texture creation. This is a perfect Block of the Month quilt for a stitching day! The book includes patterns for the Of a Feather Quilt, Workbox, Pillow, and a Geometric Throw.

Rooted is a continuation of Sue’s small studies, which will lead you on a journey through the wonderful world of trees. Become immersed in the foliage, branches, and blooms, from the five-petal, intense red-orange Flowering Quince to the tropical Golden Dewdrop, with its violet-blue flowers and golden berries. With Sue’s detailed instructions and guidance on basic background layering techniques, you can teach classes with confidence and ease. Sue provides countless tips and tricks throughout the pattern, which will increase sales of tools and notions. Easily demonstrate how to add textural background stitching and how to enhance each element with expertly selected embroidery stitches, bringing each block to life.

Tinsel is another of Sue’s small studies and a celebration of the modern Christmas tree. Though the true Christmas tree tradition can be traced back to Germany, today many people around the world embrace the custom in their own distinctive ways. Tinsel is a celebration of this unique holiday tradition and a symbol of joy, unity, and gathering.

You may also want to add Sue’s book of embroidery stitches to your order. This book includes step by step concise written instructions, along with clear illustrations, for more than 70 of Sue’s favorite stitches. Included are close up, color, photographic examples of each of the stitches used. The beginning of ‘Creative Stitching’ gives you a detailed look into the needles and threads Sue uses, and throughout the book are color photographs of Sue’s work.

The perfect small size for quick reference anywhere, it is spiral bound to stay open to the page you are using. It has an alphabetical index in the back of the book along with a category breakdown of stitches in the front which allows you to choose a stitch by the effect you are looking for. The second edition of Creative Stitching is the must have book for you to begin creating highly embellished, textural pieces of art.

All of these books will be available later this month. The Creative Stitching book is available now.

One Day Quilts

Whether you need an easy weekend project or the perfect pattern for a retreat, this collection offers bold and beautiful designs that are quick to stitch. Use simple blocks to create stunning quilts while using fabric scraps and precuts.

The thirteen projects in this book range from wall hangings to table toppers to quilts. This book is due to arrive next month so place your orders now!

Rainbow Quilts by Edyta Sitar

Edyta’s eye for color always astounds me. And her latest book is no exception. The muted tones of these rainbows fit into any décor and are so peaceful!.

In her own words: Now more than ever, quilters appreciate the joy of immersing themselves in the beauty of quilts. Simply bursting in color, this gallery of quilts is photographed in a delectable desert setting. Flip through this color wheel of quilts for vibrant patterns and endless color inspiration! Let your fabrics shine through! What kind of rainbow will your next quilting project sew? Each of the 20 patterns in this book captures Edyta’s sunny creativity, vivacious personality, and incredible eye for color signature style. You will love it, from cover to cover!

The book is due to arrive the end of this month so place your orders now.

Laura’s Little Book of Collage

Laura’s Little Book of Collage 3rd Edition by Laura Heine. Laura decided to write a “little book” on her collage technique.

The technique can be applied to any collage pattern. Her collage patterns are NOT in this little book, only step by step instructions on how to create your own one-of-a-kind collage! This booklet is meant to supplement her patterns and/or help you create your own patterns.

This book is due to arrive next month so place your orders now.

Settings for Sampler Blocks

Have you ever had some orphan blocks and didn’t know how to set them to their best advantage? Many times, the setting has to showcase the blocks as well as make the top into a usable size. Mix and Match by Annie’s offers eight different setting options for 12″ blocks as well as yardage requirements etc. for a 6″ version for each option.

Mix and match and take advantage of everything this book has to offer! This book includes 12 sampler blocks in two sizes (12″ and 6″ blocks) used in 8 unique settings. The great part is you can mix and match blocks in the quilt or use your favorite blocks! This book is sure to be your go-to when you want to make something special.

Since the book also includes patterns for 12 different blocks, it would be a great foundation for a beginning class! The students could then choose the setting of their choice so every completed quilt would have its own personality. The book is due to arrive any day so place your orders now!

Stashtastic! 2

Looking for a fabulous assortment of prints, colors, and styles? Fat quarters are the most economical way to fulfill that desire! And Doug Leko has designed 12 quilts around them.

Measuring 18in × 21in (which is a half yard of fabric cut in half at the fold), fat quarters afford the opportunity to cut pieces large and small. Fat quarters are the cream of the precut crop!

Inside you’ll find a dozen fat quarter-friendly quilt patterns to make cozy throws and bed-size quilts, plus an eye-popping 21 different colorways to jump-start your palette. Whether you have a stash filled with fat quarters to choose from or buy a new array of them when you’re ready to sew, the fun begins from the moment you start combining, shuffling, and arranging them to your heart’s content.

This is the sequel to the popular Stashtastic book, originally published by Martingale. When they went out of business, Checker bought some of these books but when they are gone, they are gone so place your orders now!