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Happy Flower Quilts by Atsuko Matsuyama Raspberry Parlour Quilt Pattern Book by Sue Daley Quilter's Applique Workshop: Timeless Techniques for Modern Designs
Happy Flower Quilts is the most colorful and cheerful collection of quilted projects around. Originally published in Japan, this book showcases master quilter and fabric designer Atsuko Matsuyama's unique ability to combine bright colors and fun prints.

Packed with over 30 projects, quilters will be inspired to sew beautiful and bright vintage-inspired quilts, bags, pouches, pin cushions, sewing kits, tea cozies, and more! Step-by-step instructions and full-size templates are included for all projects.
Australian Designer Sue Daley's spectacular and precise style. Sue shares a trio of techniques:

English Paper Piecing
Needle Turn Applique
Traditional Hand Piecing


The book projects include Raspberry Tea - feature quilt, Block Book, Table Centre and Parlour Box
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by author Kevin Kosbab

A fresh take on quilting and appliqué!

Kevin Kosbab shows quilters that not only is appliqué fun and easy to do, it can open up a world of design possibilities.

The Quilter's Applique Workshop teaches you everything you need to know to create appliqué–both as embellishment and as the focus of projects.

The book is divided into three sections that each explores a basic appliqué approach: raw-edge, prepared-edge, and needle-turn appliqué. Each section includes detailed instructions, tips, and illustrations.

Twelve home-decor projects, including bed quilts, wall quilts, table runners/toppers, and pillows, illustrate the techniques and allow you to explore more specialized methods such as broderie perse, felt appliqué, and bias-tape appliqué. The Quilter's Applique Workshop gives you the tools to mix and match appliqué techniques and create any design you can imagine.

Pat Sloan's Teach Me To Applique: BOOK:  Bird Dance by Sue Spargo Simple Friendships from Kim Diehl Jo Morton
Simple Friendship
Our Price: $28.99
Fusible Applique That's Soft and Simple.

Is it possible? Fusible applique that's soft, and drapey? Yes, it is, and Pat Sloan shows you how. Pat shares her fusible techniques for machine-stitched quilts that are as delightful to touch as they are pleasing to the eye. Welcome to her applique class - you'll love what you're about to create!

10 easy projects, including quilts, banners, pillowcase, and a pillow.

After teaching in Orvieto in Umbria, I met my parents in Rome (Italy) and we flew to Sicily. We enjoyed ten days touring that wonderful island and stayed at Agriturismos, farms that also accommodate visitors.The last Agriturismo we stayed at was an old olive farm called Fattoria Mose near the town of Agrigento. Every morning we climbed to the top floor of the building for breakfast. The buffet was spread out on large tables and I quickly noticed that the floor, which was quite extensive, was tiled with antique tiles.

Interspersed among plain tiles were tiles depicting many species of birds. The birds had been hand-painted and had a distinctly folk-art appearance.
Those birds on that Sicilian floor became the inspiration for 'Bird Dance'.
As you sew your quilt I hope, like me, you experience a joyous sense of gratitude for all the delightful birds that enrich our lives.'

Kim Diehl & Jo Morton
It's hard to imagine authors Kim Diehl and Jo Morton could get any better--until they joined forces to share their signature looks. Enjoy stitching this creative blend of 14 spectacular quilts, all created from classic blocks. Discover fun ways to exchange blocks with friends or make a scrappy mix yourself. Enjoy a wide variety of small- to medium-sized quilts, ranging from a table topper to wall hangings and lap quilts.

Ideal for quilters who love scrappy patchwork style and classic applique. 128 pages
Patches of Blue by Edyta Sitar Impressionist Applique by Grace Errea & Meridith Osterfeld Ultimate Applique Guidebook: 150 designs-technique
Discover the classic combination of blue and white in a collection of breathtaking quilts that's sure to capture your imagination.

  • Acclaimed author and designer Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts shares dozens of antique quilts in a gallery of inspiring photos and follows with patterns for 17 gorgeous quilt designs.
  • Mixed in with the stunning array of quilts and patterns are photographs taken in and around Edyta's home in southern California.

  • Take a journey with Edyta as she embraces her fresh start in a new location, exploring the beauty surrounding her. Her signature style is artfully reflected in exquisite shades of blue and white.

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Exploring Value and Design to Create Artistic Quilts:

Grace Errea and Meridith Osterfeld share their art quilting expertise by demonstrating the impact of value on a quilt—it creates a focal point, develops dimensionality, changes a mood, and creates a painterly effect.

Explore the unexpected and making your quilt becomes a dream-like experience where the sea ebbs and flows in shades of fire, and feathered creatures evoke cotton candy softness.

Includes full-size patterns for 5 projects and features 3 appliqué techniques: turned-edge, raw-edge, and free-edge.

150 Patterns, Hand & Machine Techniques, History, Step-by-Step Instructions, Keys to Design & Inspiration

You can learn to applique with this book at your fingertips!

Unleash your creative side with this ultimate guide to designing your own applique patterns. The ultimate resource for anyone wanting to design their own applique patterns, this superb volume guides you step-by-step through the entire process - from finding inspiration to finishing touches.

Build your skills in both hand and machine applique, and discover how to mix and match patterns to create stunning one-of-a-kind quilts.

As a bonus, it includes 150 beautifully artistic applique design elements - flowers, leaves, stems, vases, birds, bugs, and flourishes - as well as 3 projects, ranging from basic to complex, to help you get to grips with your new-found skills. Her design style is reminiscent of Jeana Kimbell. A book I own and won't part with!!!

Applique Mastery: Process, Possibilities and Patterns by Philippa Naylor Wool Applique Folk Art Quilt Book from C & T Pub. Baltimore Album of Roses:
Baltimore Album of Roses:
Our Price: $29.95
Philippa Naylor is a master quiltmaker. Her quilts have won multiple international awards and three are in the collection of the National Quilt Museum in Kentucky. She is a gifted and generous teacher and in Appliqué Mastery she explains how it is all done.

128 pages, full colour throughout with full scale quarter pattern.

Taking you through a massive range of techniques such as:

  • rouleau loop appliqué
  • rick rack trimmed appliqué
  • perfect satin stitch circles
  • unique quilt edge finishes
  • prairie point extravanganza
  • and so much more!

Philippa explains how to get outstanding results with immensely detailed practical advice on developing your own creative appliqué skills.

This book is the perfect combination of 'know-how' and 'can-do'; it instructs and inspires.
Inside this book is the full-scale original pattern of Bird by Bird, accompanied by a 12-month program of instruction---Appliqué Mastery is the definitive book on appliqué.
NEW: ARRIVING Approximately AUGUST 15th, 2015

Savor the richness and beauty of wool applique—its texture, depth, color, and design. Well-known, award-winning folk artist Rebekah L. Smith will ignite your passion for Americana home decor with her simple and elegant designs. Hand stitch 14 folk-art projects, each with full-size patterns and step-by-step instructions. Applique pillows, bed toppers, and table runners from woven wools, felted wools, and wool felt—upcycling at its finest! Staying true to early decorative arts, the antique color palette and nature-inspired designs translate seamlessly to many modern living spaces.


• 14 wool felt applique projects include bed covers, wall hangings, and table runners
• A guide for beginners, seasoned stitchers, traditional quilters, embroiderers, textile artisans, and general crafters
• Instructions on finding and re-purposing wool

Baltimore Album of Roses: Elegant Motifs to Mix & Match Step-by-Step Techniques Appliqué, Embroidery, Inking, Trapunto

Estimated ship date August 5th


  • Hand stitch an intricate garden of flowers with renowned Baltimore Album teacher Rita Verroca. Study Rita’s award-winning techniques with her detailed guide to applique, embroidery, inking, and trapunto. Five exquisite Baltimore Album quilts invite you to create your own masterpiece. Each pattern comes with variations to mix and match, plus helpful color and fabric suggestions. Connect to your quilting roots as you pay tribute to the time-honored style that has fascinated two centuries of stitchers.
• Five Baltimore Album–inspired quilts and variations
• A complete guide to hand applique, embroidery, inking, and trapunto
• Baltimore Album history, plus inspirational quilts, blocks, and patterns


Euphoria Tapestry by Deborah Kemball for C & T Publications FOLK-TAILS by Sue Spargo CUPPA Hand Embroidery Quilt Book by Sue Spargo
40 Applique Motifs and 17  Flowering Projects: Create a quilted tapestry of sumptuous flowers with the best-selling author of Beautiful Botanicals. Appliqué 40 realistic flowers and 17 sophisticated projects like pillows, table runners, wal lhangings, and bed quilts. Hand stitch applique motifs from Deborah Kemball’s award-winning Euphoria quilt, or mix and match flowers to create your own gorgeously detailed masterpiece. With clear instructions and helpful photos, this collection includes a pattern pullout to photocopy, plus a free download of full-size designs you can print.  144 pages Finished Quilt Size: 37-1/2” x 43-1/2” LAVISHLY FILLED WITH COLOR PHOTOS--SUE'S BEST BOOK YET!!!
Folk-tails, a piece of my soul.
Wool applique, layering, and embroidery quilt.
The Folk-tails Story…

Africa is deeply embedded in my soul. ..Childhood memories continually fill my mind… the beauty of the land that is rich with wildlife and wild land. I can feel the hot African sun and dry breeze on my skin, the warm, rough sand beneath my bare feet, the smell of the bushveld — dusty and dry and filled with the scent of the animals that live there. I can see the sky so clear and so blue. Nightfall brings a massive river of shimmering stars that span
the sky. The land is spotted with dense clusters of trees; the bare branches of the Baobab look like roots extending to the sky. Masses of tall grasses camouflage the seemingly endless numbers of animals that live there. I hear the songs of a thousand birds during the day and the silence of a pitch black night is at times broken by the roar of a lion which shakes my body and cuts straight through my soul…
For years I have wanted to make a quilt filled with these memories but when I put pen to paper each sketch fell short. It was important to me that this piece encompassed each and every memory, and that once finished, it was a
For years I have wanted to make a quilt filled with these memories but when I put pen to paper each sketch fell short. It was important to me that this piece encompassed each and every memory, and that once finished, it was a vast canvas that told my story without a single word needing to be expressed.
Along with the design I wanted to incorporate everything I have come to love as a designer of 12 years. My love of bright vibrant colors,

  • A Celebration of our morning cup of ...... Who doesn't love a good cup in the morning?
  • Quilt Pattern Book
  • 8.5" x 11", full color, softcover
  • Pages: 90
  • Teaches Embroidery and Hand Stitchery Techniques
  • Bonus Pattern - for Cuppa Workbox
Sue uses Chenille Needles 24 for her whip-stitch hand applique
and uses 12 Wt Thread that is used for Whip-stitch on Applique Projects.

A slightly looser twist allows wool threads to gently coat the edge of wool applique, melting into the wool.
resulting in an almost invisible whip-stitch which creates a smooth clean edge prepared for embellishing.

NEW: Creative Stitching by Sue Spargo
When you need to know what needle to use with what thread, this is indepensible. Over 20 new stitches were added

Sue's book 'Creative Stitching' includes step by step concise written instructions, along with clear illustrations, for 50 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 never before seen color photographs of Sue's work. 'Creative Stitching' is spiral bound to stay open to the page you are using, is small in size to conveniently take with you anywhere, 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. 'Creative Stitching' is the must have book for you to begin creating highly embellished, textural pieces of art.