Celebrate the decorative intricacy of tiled mosaics in your next quilting or sewing project. Author Paula Doyle proves how easy it can be to get perfect precision patchwork on a small scale with her piecing techniques. Create more than 30 different complex-looking blocks that make for wonderfully colorful patterns. Use lots of different fabrics in these miniature quilts, table runners, tote bags, and many other projects. Includes fusible grid guides for either ½” or 1” tiles, and all of the project designs are fat quarter-friendly. Good things really do come in small packages!
Get into the holiday spirit when you cross stitch these delightful mini ornaments. With 116 designs to choose from, you are sure to find just the right ones to stitch for gift giving or to decorate your tree. Choose from Santas, angels, snowmen, wreaths, candy canes and more, created by Linda Gillum, Barbara Baatz Hillman, and Sandy Orton of Kooler Design Studio. Whether you are relaxing at home or stitching on the go, you will enjoy working on these quick-to-stitch and easy-to-finish ornaments. Mini Cross Stitch Ornaments (Leisure Arts #4611)
“Like other titles in this series, Davis’s work concentrates on enjoyable projects that can be completed successfully in a short period of time. Socks, hats, mittens, and vests —all are represented here by patterns that feature good-quality yarns in natural fibers and do not sacrifice quality for quickness. Highly recommended.”—Library Journal.
Each of these richly illustrated books features dozens of step-by-step sewing projects that make it easy to craft beautiful fabric accessories in just hours. Complete with a array of unique styles and designs, these guides offer endless sewing possibilities for "do-it-yourself" decorating with professional results. Elaborate decorative embroidery is made easy and fun with more than 40 beautiful hand-stitched projects. A range of designs offers something for everyone-from classic floral motifs to playful animals, antique lettering and more.
This is the only needlecraft bible that covers everything you need to know The Needlecraft Book has more than 450 step-by-steps that demonstrate the key techniques of knitting, crochet, embroidery, needlepoint, patchwork, appliqué, and quilting with detailed photography and plenty of instructions. It demonstrates how to use the latest equipment and craft material and demystifies the terminology of needlecraft and patterns; as well as giving readers the confidence to master basic skills and progress to more challenging techniques. Tapping into the ever growing crafting trend, and packed with handy "galleries" of more than 160 popular stitches and patterns, The Needlecraft Book is perfect for every budding crafter.