A Field Guide to Fabric Design

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Add personal, distinctive style to everything you sew with fabric you designed yourself. Each tutorial is refreshingly straightforward and you’ll love looking through the book’s abundance of tantalizing fabric images! With a complete resources section, this indispensible guide is a must-have for hobbyists and professionals alike.
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A Month of Sundays—Family, Friends, Food & Quilts

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A Month of Sundays—Family, Friends, Food & Quilts is a quilting book unlike any other. Showing you how to embrace a quiet energy, author Cheryl Arkison builds four themes of Relax, Eat, Shop and Explore. The 16 family-friendly projects are based on these themes and all feature low-volume fabrics. Arkison’s personal journeys and ideas are sure to inspire your own weekend explorations. Designed for the confident beginner, the patterns are simple and straightforward. This unique book is at once exciting and restful, much like the perfect Sunday stroll.
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Adding Layers—Color, Design & Imagination

Adding Layers—Color, Design & Imagination

Quilts, in their essence, are layers of color, pattern, and imagination, all working together to form an effective design. This book, Adding Layers—Color, Design & Imagination, is your illustrated guide to developing an artful understanding of your quilting process. In its 15 original projects, the book will provide you with inspiration to experiment with textiles, tools, and techniques. As you add these new “layers” of complexity into your designs, you’ll discover added interest and depth in your quilting experience.Read More…

At Home with Modern June

At Home with Modern June by Kelly McCants for Stash Books

Whether you’re moving into a new home, launching a home makeover, or just sprucing up a room, this book provides plenty of ideas on how to infuse individuality into every room in the house. The 27 budget-friendly projects have a retro style and use innovative materials, such as oilcloth, laminated cotton, and chalk cloth, in addition to quilter’s cotton. Easy-to-follow instructions, highlighted by helpful photographs, guide you step by step to ensure success. You’ll make drapes, bed skirts, floor mats, and so much more. All that’s required is a bit of ingenuity, a little time, and some basic skills. Read More…

Baby Boutique

Baby Boutique by Sue Kim for Stash Books

There’s nothing more heartwarming than an exquisite handmade keepsake for a little one. In this charming collection, popular designer Sue Kim puts her signature style into 16 projects to welcome a new baby. You’ll find patterns for hats, bibs, booties, blankets, toys, diaper bags, and so much more. All the projects are presented with beautiful photography that highlights various infant-friendly fabric options. A comprehensive section on sewing basics and expert advice makes the book exceptionally easy to use. And there’s even an innovative eco-friendly gift-wrap chapter to help you showcase your lovely gift.

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Baby Times

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Stitch up some of these imaginative and practical designs, and the days will be a little easier for mom and baby both. Quilts, bibs, diaper bags, soft toys, and so much more are featured with fresh, modern fabrics. Try some unique color choices for a jazzier look…even if you are new to sewing, you’ll find a project that you can make for the baby you love.
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Bags—The Modern Classics

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Turn your favorite fabrics into a fashion statement! From chic wristlets to functional carryalls (and everything in between), each project includes a full-sized pattern, easy-to-follow instructions, and inspirational photos. All the sewing basics you need are here, and you will learn some more ambitious techniques such as stitching hook-and-loop tapes, making darts and pleats, and attaching magnetic snaps or zippers.
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Because I Love You Sew

Because I Love you Sew written by Trish Preston for Stash Books

Don’t just say it … sew it! This charming collection of 17 projects lets everyone in your life know how much you love them. Make quilts, stylish totes, pretty holiday decor, and more! With patterns for all skill levels, step-by-step directions, and plenty of inspiring ideas for personalizing each gift, Because I Love You Sew is undeniably straight from the heart.Read More…

Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting

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More than 50 quilting designs to create modern quilts with classic style! Natalia’s instructions are illustrated with detailed photos that make it much easier to get beautiful results on your home sewing machine.
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Block Party—The Modern Quilting Bee

Block Party - The Modern Quilting Bee

It’s hip to be square! In this inspiring book, quilting mavericks Alissa and Kristen chronicle their year-long “virtual” quilting bee. Twelve chapters (one for each month) showcase the designs of today’s leading modern quilters along with easy-to-follow guidelines, so you can reinvent their work in your own signature style.
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Boutique Casual for Boys & Girls

Boutique Casual by Sue Kim for Stash Books

Leave it to expert seamstress Sue Kim to make sewing children’s clothing approachable, creative, and above all, so much fun. Her delightful collection of 17 projects will appeal to sewists of all levels with its simple instructions, helpful step-by-step photographs, and full-size patterns. The garments coordinate to make outfits, and each pattern is given in 6 sizes (12 months, 18 months, 2, 3, 4, and 5). Whether it’s a darling dress to wear on a special occasion, a pair of sturdy trousers for playtime, or a cozy pullover to layer on a chilly day, the timeless style and quality construction of these charming clothes are sure to make them instant wardrobe favorites. Read More…

Brave New Quilts

Brave New Quilts by Kathreen Ricketson for Stash Books

If you’re a modern design enthusiast and love to sew, Brave New Quilts is perfectly suited to you. Inside, you’ll find 12 projects derived from 20th-century art movements. To set the context, each project begins with an engaging overview of its historical period. Ricketson then expertly guides you through the process of creating and personalizing your own innovative quilt using 4 aesthetic elements: line, color, motif, and text. A comprehensive appendix and in-depth information on tools and finishing techniques round out this inspiring book.

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Camo Quilt—Eco Messenger Bag

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Functionality meets up with fashionista in this eco-chic messenger bag made from 100% recycled plastic water bottles.
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City Quilts

City Quilts by Cherri House

Turn your love of urban cityscapes into beautiful quilts. In this book, you’ll discover the secrets of minimalist design-how to find beauty in the basic elements of your environment. These projects deliver exciting, vivid results with solid color fabrics.
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Color Essentials—Crisp & Vibrant Quilts

Color Essentials—Crisp & Vibrant Quilts by Amanda Murphy for Stash Books

Free yourself from preconceived notions about color and get ready to push the creative envelope! This must-have book inspires you to experiment with solids to gain a deep understanding of how color functions. Perfect for both the adventurous beginner and skilled intermediate quilter, the 12 modern quilt projects show you how to create fresh combinations, vibrancy, and movement using different hues. To make the projects accessible, affordable, and stunning, author Amanda Murphy developed a pre-cut package of Robert Kaufman Fabrics that can be used in conjunction with this book.

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Countdown Calendars

Countdown Calendars

Make every occasion even more special! Today’s top designers share their ideas and techniques on how to commemorate life’s special events. Equal parts inspiration and how-to, this collection of custom-crafted countdown calendars is packed with creative ways to say “3…2…1…it’s here!”
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Countryside Softies

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A little time, a few supplies, and a dash of creativity are all you need to bring these adorable critters to life. Whether it’s a fuzzy rabbit personalized as a gift, or a charming family of birds to display in your home, this playful guide features easy-to-follow patterns, clear instructions, and enchanting photography of the creatures in their natural habitats. Best of all, each project is graded according to difficulty (easy, moderate, and slightly tricky) so both experienced and beginner sewers can share in the fun.
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Deploy That Fabric

Deploy That Fabric

Show your pride in our troops every day! All members of the Armed Forces have to buy multiple uniforms, some of which become decommissioned. Learn how to recycle these uniforms and blend in some cheerful, contemporary fabrics to create useful family treasures with one-of-a-kind style. Even if you don’t have a service member in your life, you can make these cool projects using camouflage fabrics or uniforms purchased from surplus stores.
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Essential Sewing Reference Tool

Essential Sewing Reference Tool by Carla Hegeman Crim for Stash Books

This comprehensive, must-have book, Essential Sewing Reference Tool, is an indispensable guide for anyone who sews (or wants to start). Organized for easy readability and usage, it contains information to help you whether you’re making home decor, clothing, or accessories. Contents include an overview on tools and materials, step-by-step instructions on various seams and finishes, information on zipper installation, size conversion charts, and so much more. Read More…

Fanciful Felties from mummysam

Felties from mummysam by Samantha Cotteril

You’ll love these charming felt softies with European flair. Make your own story with “uptown” sophisticates or “down country” folks. Add a brownstone, a cottage, or even a double-decker bus and a London phone booth to give your little people plenty of places to go and things to do!
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fast2clean™ Brave & Bold Microfiber Static-Cling Cleaners

fast2clean™ Brave & Bold Microfiber Static-Cling Cleaners

These high-quality, reusable cleaning cloths are printed with fun, colorful, modern quilt design details. Quilts featured include Indian Summer and Uzbek Patches by Kathy Doughty from her book, Making Quilts with Kathy Doughty of Material Obsession, and Weave and Break the Rules by Kathreen Ricketson from her book, Brave New Quilts. Perfect for cleaning your cell phones, LCD displays, tablets, computer screens, and cameras. Use them on your eyeglasses, mirrors, CDs, jewelry, and more—just hand wash as needed. With the special static-cling backing, you can easily attach the cloth to your device, remove it to swipe your screen clean, and then re-attach it and keep it handy for next time. Read More…

fast2cut™ HexEssentials Peepers

HexEssentials Acrylic Cutting Templates designed by Kathy Doughty for Stash Books

Everybody loves stitching hexies! It’s a great way to slow down in the middle of a busy life. Now Kathy Doughty brings you a better way to mark and cut hexagons: fast2cut® HexEssentials Peepers templates. With center cutouts that make fussy cutting a breeze and built-in seam allowances, Peepers help you create perfect hexagons for hand or machine stitching.Read More…

Felt Toys for Little Ones

Felt Toys for Little Ones by Jessica Peck for Stash Books

Create artistic handmade toys to delight your little ones! From a charming tea party and delicious ice cream shop to an adventuresome teepee, the fun-worthy projects in this book will ignite your child’s imagination and provide hours of open-ended play. The 10 projects include over 75 patterns. Simple enough to make in a day, each pattern uses readily available store-bought materials and comes with full-color photographs and step-by-step instructions.

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First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting

First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting by Christina Cameli for Stash Books

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.

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For the Love of Hand Stitching with Jan Constantine

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In this collection of projects, Jan features an inspiring mix of style-romance, nostalgia, patriotism, and celebration. Update your home with elegant new colors and chic accents. Choose from pillows, wallhangings, tea towels…even aprons and totes, too!
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Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters

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Popular machine quilter Angela Walters will motivate and inspire you to try something new! Learn how to stitch her fresh continuous-line designs on your longarm or domestic machine. Using basic free-motion skills you already have, discover how to approach quilting a modern quilt by working with bold fabrics and negative space, uniting a variety of shapes, and blending designs.
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Free-Motion Quilting Workbook

Free-Motion Quilting Workbook by Angela Walters for Stash Books

If you can sketch it, you can stitch it. Inside this interactive workbook, professional quilter, Angela Walters, shows you how to plan and practice free-motion quilting. Guided by her expert tips and suggestions, your creative juices will flow as you doodle designs of entire quilts, individual blocks, borders, and even negative space. The workbook pages have plenty of line-art shapes and inspiring photographs to help get you started. There’s also a bonus section of graph paper to plan your own quilt designs. So, go ahead, start sketching! Read More…

Fresh Fabric Treats

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In this deliciously inspiring book, 15 popular project designers from the Moda Bake Shop serve it up in style! Their recipes are simple: Start with a mix of Moda pre-cuts, sprinkle in some eye-catching details, and then top it all off with creative garnishes. Easy-to-follow instructions, vibrant photographs, and a variety of clever tips make these projects a snap to complete!
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Growing Up Modern

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Beginner and expert sewists alike will find inspiring ideas and plenty of guidance in these 16 versatile keepsake projects. Most of the patterns can be sized for baby quilts, and seven of the patterns easily adapt to make crib- and twin-sized quilts.
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Handmade Hostess

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In this book, Kelly and Rebecca have captured the heart of social gatherings for special occasions—expressing your love for family and friends in the DIY spirit of decorating, baking, and sewing.
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Hat Shop

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The latest installment in our popular Design Collective series features 25 hats from contemporary designers all over the world, each hand-selected for their freshly sewn flair and skilled millinery work. Ladies and gents, boys and girls…a handmade hat for every head!
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Hexa-Go-Go

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English paper-pieced hexagons are perfect for modern quilters on the go-take them along with you anywhere to stitch up, then build all your completed hexagons into a project at home. This fresh look at an old favorite highlights current fabrics and novel settings for quilts, table toppers, and more. Hexagon quilts are terrific stash busters (and stress busters) that take your priceless handwork from repetitive to remarkable!
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Honey Quilt—Eco Messenger Bag

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Functionality meets up with fashionista in this eco-chic messenger bag made from 100% recycled plastic water bottles.
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In the Studio with Angela Walters

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Take your quilt tops to the next level! Learn how to use quilting designs to tell a story, highlight the piecing, or achieve unique effects such as an illusion of depth.
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Inspired to Sew by Bari J.

Inspired to Sew by Bari J.

Popular designer Bari J. brings her bright and feminine signature style to 15 new projects. Tap into her love of sewing with ruffled quilts, a unique tunic and bag, plus sweet decorations and accessories for every room of your home. She shares her favorite “keeping it real” tips for each project, so you’ll get the results you want with fabric collage, free-motion stitching, machine appliqué, patchwork piecing, and simple garment techniques.
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Jack and Jill—Eco Tote

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Functionality meets up with fashionista in this eco-chic bag made from 100% recycled plastic water bottles.
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Knock Your Socks Off Notecard Book

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In this packaged set of all-occasion greeting cards, 24 different sweet and silly handmade sock creatures are featured from Brenna Maloney’s best-selling books, Socks Appeal and Sockology. From a happy hamster to a pensive penguin, you’ll find the perfect sockful of sentiment to share with family and friends.
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Liberty Love

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Since 1875, Liberty of London has been producing high-end fabrics renowned for their sumptuous color, striking design, and silky-smooth hand. Rekindle your love for Liberty with Alexia’s delightful collection of quilt and sewing projects for you and your home.
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Little Birds

Little Birds

This adorable book is all about the birds! From budgies to owls to peacocks, these projects will pique your curiosity and make your heart sing! Many talented designers bring you soft sculptures, quilts, ornaments, and more.
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Little Fixes

Little Fixes by Disney Powless for Stash Books

Author Disney Powless proves that whether it’s ripped, stained, too small, or out of season, nothing is lost when it comes to a child’s wardrobe. Little Fixes is a step-by-step guide to refashioning children’s clothes in sizes ranging from toddler to teen, without sacrificing style. Each of the 54 tutorials includes simple restyling instructions and helpful photographs. With some basic sewing skills and a little imagination, you’ll soon find yourself having fun reviving any garment.Read More…

Little Girls, Big Style

Little Girls, Big Style by Mary Abreu

With 23 projects in sizes 2-6, you can create a closet full of clothes for any little girl in your life. Everything you need to learn is here, from the basic sewing to the stylish finishing. It’s all about handmade!
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Little Stitches

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It’s grown-up playtime! Choose from more than 100 original embroidery designs, hand-drawn with a modern take on retro style. Each pattern is printed on handy transfer paper-tear out the page, trim out the design, iron it down, and stitch away! Read More…

Lunch Bags!

Lunch Bags!

Today’s hottest designers share their sewing savvy with 25 projects, from a simple sandwich wrap to a sophisticated shoulder bag. Why shouldn’t your lunch bag match your personal wardrobe and eco-conscious lifestyle?
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Make & Love Quilts

Make & Love Quilts by Mary Fons for Stash Books

Few things say I love you like a handmade quilt. This stunning collection of 12 quilts is specifically sized to fit larger beds (queen and king), to warm the heart, soul, and bedroom. Constructed from Mary’s favorite fabrics for a fresh, modern aesthetic, the quilts in this book are classified as scrap quilts and have an undeniable depth and beauty. These quilts may take you some time to finish but can be completed by any quilter who has passion for sewing no matter what her skill level. So go ahead, make a quilt to show someone love … and perhaps that person is you! Read More…

Making Quilts with Kathy Doughty of Material Obsession

Making Quilts with Kathy Doughty of Material Obsession by Kathy Doughty for Stash Books

Believing that each quilt is but a starting point for a new quilt, Kathy Doughty shares 21 of her patterns and invites you to recreate them in your own voice. You’ll find quilts you love and quilts you don’t like at all. She encourages you to discover in each quilt what appeals to you. To help you define your own style, each quilt pattern is outlined by three exploratory tips regarding concept, technique, and fabric choices. Simply follow the easy guidelines and let your instincts make your choices.

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Me & My Sewing Adventure

Me & My Sewing Adventure by Kate Haxell for Stash Books

After learning the basics in Me & My Sewing Machine, you can now graduate to more sophisticated techniques in this follow-up book, Me & My Sewing Adventure. With her characteristic clarity and easy-to-follow instructions, author Kate Haxell guides you through the challenges and nuances of professional finishes, fabric manipulation, specialty seams, pattern construction, and much more. Once you master these skills, you’ll approach any sewing endeavor with a newfound confidence and ease. The book includes an inspiring, historical overview of vintage machines to complete your sewing education.Read More…

Me and My Sewing Machine

Me & My Sewing Machine

This classy and clever book has everything a beginner needs, plus it’s an essential reference guide for even the most experienced sewers. Learn how to make different kinds of seams, hems, fasteners and bindings, as well as when and why to use each kind. Find your perfect signature style with finishing techniques like ruffles, pleats, ribbons and appliqué.
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Modern Bee—13 Quilts to Make with Friends

Modern Bee—13 Quilts to Make with Friends by Lindsay Conner for Stash Books

Create. Grow. Connect. This how-to book features 13 projects for a virtual one-year quilting bee. Crafted with a modern aesthetic, the patterns are inspired by traditional quilt blocks as well as bits and pieces of daily life. As you quilt along with this book from month to month, you’ll master sewing techniques of increasing difficulty—from easy to advanced. Each project includes instructions for assembling the block and for finishing a full-size quilt. You’ll also find a comprehensive section on quilting basics and plenty of tips on organizing your own virtual bee.

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Modern Blocks

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Today’s most talented modern quilters share 99 block designs, with new ways to think about the classics, plus some brand new blocks you have not seen before. These fresh and fun 12” blocks are beginner-friendly with complete cutting instructions. This book is great for block swaps; combine blocks to make your own impressive modern quilt.
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Modern Color—An Illustrated Guide to Dyeing Fabric for Modern Quilts

Modern Color—An Illustrated Guide to Dyeing Fabric for Modern Quilts by Kim Eichler-Messmer for Stash Books

Go ahead—take a dip. This DIY book teaches you how to dye cloth by hand to create unique fabrics to use in modern quilt designs. Includes instructions for setting up a home dye studio with minimal equipment and teaches key mixing techniques. You’ll be able to make any color you want, including any value (lightness and darkness) and gradation, allowing for an unlimited palette and endless inspiration.

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Modern Holiday

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Dress up your home in something fresh for the holidays! These quilts and holiday decorations from designer/blogger Amanda Murphy take Christmas in a bright new direction that updates the traditional reds and greens with blues, pinks, and whites. 18 festive projects include 9 quilts and 9 home decorations: seasonal pillows, a tree skirt, advent calendar, Christmas stocking, and more.
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Modern Minimal

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Quilts get super sleek and ultra modern with these gorgeously graphic designs that use lots of open space to show off the simplicity of the quilting. Add a splash of sophistication to your home by draping one over your bed or couch, or change up the color palette to make one for baby’s room. These beginner-friendly quilt projects work well with any décor, in any room, for everyone in your family!
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Modern Mix

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A printed fabric is so eye-catching…and when it’s paired with the right solid, the result is brilliantly graphic. These contemporary projects show off the dynamic partnership of large-scale prints and vivid solids. Filled with fabulous ideas and information for how to integrate fabrics, this book is a must-have for your sewing library. Includes a chapter on quiltmaking basics.
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Modern One-Block Quilts

Modern One-Block Quilts by Natalia Bonner and Kathleen Whiting for Stash Books

Back to square one. Here are 22 exciting quilts, and all you need is one simple block pattern to make each one! From throws and wall hangings to queen-sized blankets, sewists of all skill levels will be inspired to create something new by manipulating this one simple block pattern with interesting fabrics, unusual shapes, and expressive lines. Expert quilters provide clear step-by-step instructions and a quiltmaking overview to help you from start to finish.

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Modern Patchwork

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Are you ready for the next level of creative patchwork? Bring Elizabeth Hartman’s innovative style into your home…she’s back with brand new quilts! These projects are bold, bright, graphic, and designed to give modern quilters new challenges. Learn new skills like curved seam piecing and create your best modern quilt yet. Make it fresh, make it fun, make it something you will use and cherish for years to come.
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Modern Quilting Designs

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Be fearless with your free-motion quilting! This intermediate-level guide is filled with modern designs inspired by the world around us. Pebbles, waves, vines, and finials are just a few of the things you’ll find in Bethany’s hip and doodly quilting designs. You’ll also learn how to spot interesting patterns everywhere you look to translate into your quilting.
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MODKID® Summer Fun

MODKID™ Summer Fun by Patty Young for Stash Books

Fun in the sun! 18˝ dolls get stylish with these vacation outfits and accessories. Featuring fashionable details like ruching, gusseted pockets, and gathers, the full-size patterns come in a handy pattern pack format, including an easy-to-follow instruction booklet. From a swimsuit and cover-up to a sleeping bag and beach tote, these miniature designs are simple to make and trendy to boot!Read More…

Orbit—Eco Tote

Orbit Eco Tote designed by Jennifer Sampou for Stash Books

Functionality meets fashion in this eco-chic messenger bag, made from 100% recycled plastic water bottles. Roomy, sturdy, and water-resistant, Eco Totes hold everything you need for quilt class, grocery shopping, heading to the beach, or going to the gym.This newest addition to our best-selling line of stylish and environmentally conscious tote bags features detail from the stunning quilt, Orbit, by Jennifer Sampou. Read More…

Pillow Pop

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This installment of the Design Collective series is stuffed full of pillows! Make a distinctive statement with eye-catching modern designs – choose from 25 different 18″ to 20″ square pillow projects to decorate your home.
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Playful Little Paper-Pieced Projects

Playful Little Paper-Pieced Projects by Tacha Bruecher for Stash Books

This collection of paper-pieced projects features some of the best work from today’s most talented modern quilters. You can learn everything you need to know about foundation paper piecing, and then test your skills with 41 projects ranging in difficulty and complexity. Bursting with ideas and ingenuity, this book will inspire you to include paper piecing in all your sewing projects.

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Playful Petals

Playful Petals by Corey Yoder for Stash Books

Finally, a fun and easy way to learn appliqué. Using one simple petal shape, you’ll be able to make 18 charming appliqué projects in no time! You don’t have to worry about the hassle of reverse templates, seam allowances, or complicated construction methods; all these projects use basic piecing techniques and precut fabrics. Filled with easy-to-follow visual directions and plenty of inspiring ideas, Playful Petals is the perfect how-to book for anyone who wants to learn—or improve—appliqué skills.Read More…

Posey Patch—Eco Tote

Posey Patch Eco Tote designed by Corey Yoder for Stash Books

Functionality meets fashion in this eco-chic tote made from 100% recycled plastic water bottles. Roomy, sturdy, and water-resistant, Eco Totes hold everything you need for quilt class, grocery shopping, heading to the beach, or going to the gym. This newest addition to our best-selling line of stylish and environmentally conscious tote bags features lovely detail from the quilt, Posey Patch, by Corey Yoder. Read More…

Quilt Lab—The Creative Side of Science

Quilt Lab by Alexandra Winston for Stash Books

A quilting book like no other, Quilt Lab—The Creative Side of Science is as cerebral as it is artistic. Author and self-proclaimed geek, Alexandra Winston, transforms various scientific disciplines into vibrant quilt designs. Extrapolating her design ideas from topics such as states of matter and calculus, Alexandra gives each of the 9 quilts and 3 smaller projects a story, a lesson, and an idea that exemplifies its science-inspired design. The author also illustrates the simple “scientific process” of quilting with step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and various hypotheses for customization. This mind-expanding book will encourage you to find inspiration in unusual places and may even teach you a thing or two!Read More…

QuiltEssential

QuiltEssential by Erin Burke Harris for Stash Books

Got a question about quilting? Whether you want to know how to choose colors for your quilt, how many squares or triangles you can cut from the fabric you have, how to mix and match quilt blocks, or the difference between Swedish quilting and sashiko—you’ll find the answers in Erin Burke Harris’ quick-reference directory of contemporary fabrics, colors, designs, and quilting techniques.

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S is for Stitch

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Embroider lots of adorable projects from A to Z for all the little ones in your life…to decorate their rooms, help them learn the alphabet, or just to make them smile.
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Scandinavian Stitches

Scandinavian Stitches by Kajsa Wikman

“The first flowers of spring, the smell of the sea, the warm colors of the maple leaves…” inspire Kajsa to stitch, sew, and share. Each season is a new beginning and a great reason to take on a new project. Her bright, colorful designs are sure to make you smile.
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Seaside Home

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Make every day a day at the beach with these whimsical, one-of-a-kind art pieces and fun folk crafts. 25 sewing projects include stuffies, quilts, garlands, pillows, bags, and more-all with a bright and cheery seaside theme. Beginners and experienced sewers alike will find something fun to create from today’s top designers.
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Sew in Style—Make Your Own Doll Clothes

Sew in Style–Make Your Own Doll Clothes by Erin Hentzel for FunStitch Studio

You love your dolls–they go everywhere with you! Have you ever wished that you could dress them up exactly like you wanted? Maybe one outfit for hanging out with friends, another one for school–even one for going to a slumber party? Sew in Style-Make Your Own Doll Clothes can teach you how to create all of those and more, whether or not you’ve ever sewn anything before! You’ll learn how to sew by hand or on a machine. You’ll find out what you need to keep in your sewing basket, and even how to use patterns. Mix and match outfits to create lots of fab looks for every 18˝ doll you own! Read More…

Sew It!

Sew It! written by Allison Nicoll for FunStitch Studio

Have you ever wanted to make your very own quilt? How about some fun pillows for your bed or a cute pouch or a tote? Now you can! Sew It! will teach you how to make all of that and more! You’ll start each project with pieces of fabric that are already cut to the size you’ll need—just dive right in and get started on making the next fab accessory for your room! And the best part? You can make all the projects all by yourself!Read More…

Sew Modern Baby

Sew Modern Baby by Angela Yosten for Stash Books

In the first year, a baby undergoes more development than he will ever experience for the rest of his life. During this very sensorial and impressionable time, you can spark a baby’s natural curiosity by providing stimulating toys and objects. For this book, Modern Baby, Angela Yosten has developed 19 projects for baby and mom in high-contrast colors with captivating patterns and textures to ignite the imagination. You’ll be able to create animal rattles, building blocks, quilts, burp cloths, and even an interactive play gym. With simple step-by-step instructions and inspiring photographs, Modern Baby makes it easy to give your little one a great start!

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Simplify with Camille Roskelley

Simplify with Camille Roskelley

Use pre-cut jelly rolls, fat quarters, and more to add fresh, new style to your home. Enjoy the simple things in life-with colors and patterns that your whole family will love.
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Simply Retro with Camille Roskelley

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Camille Roskelley puts a brand new spin on traditional block quilting. By exploring modern print combinations and employing innovative techniques like supersizing blocks, Roskelley offers a fresh interpretation of classic blocks in 12 achievable projects.
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Sock It To Me

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Brenna Maloney is back with 16 all-new sock creatures to stitch – key-stealing gremlins, killer snowmen, sssslow sloths, evil clowns and more pop off the pages in this fun and colorful book. Let your imagination run wild as you embellish all your beautiful beasts and make them each one-of-a-kind. Read More…

Sockology

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Brenna is back with a new posse of cute creatures! Take your socks a step further with slightly more complex construction and endless inspiration. From a lovable bear to some very fluffy sheep to a quirky alien, these 16 projects will surely keep you entertained for hours. Detailed hand-drawn templates are included to guide you along the way.
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Socks Appeal

Socks Appeal

Enjoy making whimsical stuffed animals using baby socks, knee socks, crew socks…any kinds of socks rock! Give your critter’s face plenty of creative expression by embellishing with your favorite buttons and embroidery. Several projects are easy enough for children to make for their own toybox, but you’ll want a bunch of these irresistible cuties for yourself, too!
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Stitch ‘n Swap

Stitch 'n Swap by Jake Finch for Stash Books

Sew, Give, and Receive. These are the basic tenets of the newest sewing community activity—The Swap! In this how-to book, the GenQ team gives you ideas for organizing and running your own virtual or in-person swap. To help get you started, the team recruited some crafty friends to share 25 inspiring projects. All the projects can be easily adapted to your taste, style, and skill level. Whether you’re looking to have fun, learn new things, or exchange some fabulous gifts with friends, Stitch ’n Swap is your go-to resource. Read More…

Stitch Zakka

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Featuring 22 projects with a contemporary flair, you’ll find embroidery patterns for an iPad sleeve, e-reader holder, pillow, tote, baby bib, softies, and so much more.
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Stop. Go. Quilt. Sew!

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Boys of all ages love their cars-celebrate their devotion to all things transit and stitch up some fun things for them to wear and use. From toddlers to teens, boys (and girls too!) will love showing off these cool street sign and traffic signal designs.
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Storybook Toys

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Inspired by vintage patterns from the 1940s, these 16 projects include loveable dolls and softies, pillows, puppets, and even a little girl’s first handbag. Share the love of handmade with your whole family…the young and the young at heart, too!
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Sunday Morning Quilts

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Are scrap piles wreaking havoc in your sewing space? Not sure what to do with all those tiny bits of gorgeous prints you hate to part with? Modern quilters Amanda and Cheryl share a passion for scraps-they’re here to help you get creative and sew new life into every last little piece. Your Sunday mornings just got a whole lot cozier!
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Sweet & Simple Handmade

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Whether you stitch up a pair of cute baby shoes, knit a clever cardigan, or upcycle adult sweaters into children’s sweaters, this charming how-to book, Sweet & Simple Handmade, has something for all the little ones in your life.
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Sweet Celebrations with the Moda Bake Shop Chefs

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Our friends at Moda Bakeshop have gathered 22 of their popular “chefs” to create this big, happy book full of projects to make for just about every imaginable occasion. Over 40 themed designs work with Moda precut fabric bundles (or any other fabrics you like) and range from easy to more challenging.
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Sweetwater’s Simple Home

Sweetwater's Simple Home

A house becomes a home when there is something handmade in every room. With Sweetwater’s inspiring designs, it’s easy to add expressive touches everywhere, from the dining room to the bedroom to the laundry room. Keep it simple and surround yourself with things you absolutely love.
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Teeny Tiny Menagerie

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Let your imagination run wild with this collection of nearly 400 enchanting animal embroidery motifs. Using traditional embroidery, cross-stitch, and appliqué techniques, you can create a menagerie of motifs, borders, and alphabets unlike any you’ve seen before. Each stitched motif is accompanied by detailed instructions for fuss-free execution. The collection includes an embroidery how-to tutorial and an adorable photo gallery to inspire you to use these designs in innovative ways. Read More…

The Better Bag Maker

The Better Bag Maker by Nicole Claire Mallalieu for Stash Books

Let’s be honest: when you make a bag, you want it to be constructed well and finished beautifully—with that professional edge that sets apart homemade and handmade. In this how-to book, accomplished bag maker Nicole Mallalieu reveals her high-end techniques, shortcuts, and secrets for professional design and finishes. Graded and ordered by degree of difficulty, the 10 featured projects teach a range of expert skills—from adjusting the proportion of the pattern to constructing pockets, straps, flaps, and bases. By the end of this book, you’ll not only have a closetful of polished bags—you’ll likely sew better than you ever imagined! Read More…

The Essential A-Line

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There are few things more flattering than a chic A-line skirt. And now, this how-to book, The Essential A-line, shows you how to whip one up in no time! You’ll find an easy-to-sew pattern with stylish variations to make 17 skirts in a range of sizes from 0 – 2x.
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The Modern Appliqué Workbook

The Modern Appliqué Workbook for Stash Books

This comprehensive guide proves that appliqué is no longer an unattainable goal. Inside, author Jenifer Dick reveals her signature Invisible Zigzag Appliqué method with in-depth information, troubleshooting tips, and plenty of helpful hints. Plus, visual step-by-step instructions show you how to design, prepare, and sew an appliqué quilt. Intuitive and easy to follow, the book is organized into five parts showcasing 11 modern quilt projects. Each project uses a variety of preparation methods providing plenty of opportunity to test out your new skills.

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The Practical Guide to Patchwork

Winner of the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award: How-to category

Try a fresh, relaxed approach to making quilts with this new “go-to” book. The bright aesthetic and clear, simple instructions guide beginners and intermediates alike through the entire process of creating fun and useful quilts that they’ll be proud to call their own.
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The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color

The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color by Mary Wruck, Kerry Graham, and Lynn Koolish for FunStitch Studio

Explore the wonderful world of color! The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color will show you how to pick, use, and mix colors. You’ll have lots of fun learning with more than 20 color activities, worksheets, stickers, quizzes, and games. You’ll be a color expert in no time! Read More…

Tree Swing and Forest Friends Quilt Journals

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The latest additions to our popular line of Quilt Journals feature original embroidery illustrations by fabric designer, Aneela Hoey.
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Urban Views

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Best-selling author of City Quilts, Cherri House invites you to continue on her quiltmaking journey in this, her latest book. In this collection of 12 all-new projects, you’ll learn how to quilt with triangles as well as master a variety of innovative techniques.
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We Love Color

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Some of the biggest names in quiltmaking have joined with Robert Kaufman Fabrics to share a gorgeous variety of quilts made with vibrant Kona Cotton Solids. Known for their original style and use of color, these sixteen designers show you how much fun it is to play with solids, no matter what your skill level. There’s not a print in sight!
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We Love to Sew—Bedrooms

We Love to Sew—Bedrooms by Annabel Wrigley for FunStitch Studio

Don’t you wish you could just snap your fingers and make all the cute bedroom accessories you ever wanted magically appear? We Love to Sew—Bedrooms will show you how to make them yourself! Whether your style is modern, Bohemian, or somewhere in between, you’re guaranteed to find at least one project that you’ll be super excited to start creating. Want a new jewelry organizer? A headboard? Or a chandelier? You’re in luck! They’re all in this book. You’ll even learn how to create mood boards that will help you focus on your own unique vision, so you can decorate ‘til you drop! Read More…

Zakka Style

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Rashida Coleman-Hale has gathered talented designers from around the world to bring you 24 delightful Zakka projects. Zakka, a Japanese term meaning “many things,” is all about all the little things that improve your home and appearance. Create a one-of-a-kind picture frame, a stylish bread bag, a whimsical bookmark, a chic tote, and so much more. You’ll love these bright, imaginative designs—make them for yourself and everyone you know!
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