Countdown Calendars

About Design Collective

Design Collective is a series of craft sewing books that showcases select groups of fresh, contemporary designers. The books in this series feature unique projects created by artists with a presence on popular websites such as

Amy Adams
Carla Alexandra
Liz Aneloski
Sue Astroth
Cynthia Bix
Sonia  Cantie
Molly Deschenes
Erin Ermish
Jen Eskridge
Linda Feldman
Lisa Fulmer
Tristan Gallagher
Wendy Harbaugh
Elizabeth Hartman
Lynn Koolish
Elizabeth Letourneau
Louise Papas
Lisa Penny
Wendy Sloneker
Monica Solorio-Snow
Laurraine Yuyama

Count down creatively—any season, any reason!

Countdown Calendars

  • 24 projects to anticipate and celebrate your favorite special events
  • Make one for Christmas, Chanukah, the first day of school, a new baby, and many more occasions
  • Learn innovative sewing and embellishing techniques using Lutradur®, felt, and ribbon
  • Includes a few no-sew projects that you can make in just a couple hours

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!”