Sew 9 beautiful quilts and 9 gorgeous gifts from pre-cut 10-inch squares This fantastic new book from highly respected quilter and author Carolyn Forster gives you nine beautiful Layer Cake (pre-cut 10-inch square) quilt designs, made using a variety of patchworking and quilting styles. Also included are nine accompanying 'gift' projects, which range from bags and pincushions to needlebooks and coasters... although you may find them just too good to give away! All the techniques you need are clearly explained at the beginning of the book with easy-to-follow step-by-step photography, and the instructions for putting together each quilt are illustrated for clarity. All the necessary templates are included at actual size.
Quilters and sewists alike will enjoy this fabulous--and amazingly varied--collection of stitched and quilted projects. Brimming with design talent, the book features work by Kim Brackett, Linda Lum DeBono, Kim Diehl, Cynthia Tomaszewski, and many more. Stitch striking table runners, pillows, and quilts, plus stylish bags, practical totes, funky bracelets, a pincushion, upcycled projects including a cup cozy and scarf, and many other unique accessories Sew, quilt, applique, and embroider gifts for the holidays and other special occasions Choose from eye-catching designs that range from traditional to modern
Clever techniques for using precut fabric collections from the bestselling authors whose jelly roll books have sold over 300,000 copies! Layer Cake, Jelly Roll and Charm Quilts provides seventeen beautiful projects that show readers how to get the most from their precut fabric bundles. The projects range from smaller lap quilts to full-sized bed quilts, and each is made from one jelly roll, layer cake, charm pack, or a combination, making the quilts quick and economical. Using the latest fabrics, the authors provide a main quilt and an alternative colorway for added versatility. Simple step-by-step instructions and illustrations make creating quilts from bundles accessible to quilters of all abilities. Published with the support of Moda Fabrics.
20 Quilts Using Charm Squares, Jelly Rolls, Layer Cakes, and Fat Quarters
Author: Kathreen Ricketson
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Sewing with pre-cut fabric packs is all the rage. It allows for endless creativity and makes it a cinch to stitch up lovely quilts without breaking the bank. Little Bits Quilting Bee features 20 projects for small fabric scraps and bundles including jelly rolls, charm squares, layer cakes, and fat quarters. From king-sized quilts to wall hangings, and more, this beautifully illustrated book has something for sewers of every skill level. To top it all off, author Kathreen Ricketson founder of the hugely popular craft site WhipUp.net offers expert shortcuts and step-by-step instructions.
Just one bundle of precuts is all you need to make a simply striking quilt--and make the most of every bit of your fabric! Find 12 quick-to-make quilts in a range of styles that you can stitch with Jelly Rolls, fat-quarter bundles, or Layer Cakes. No additional fabric is needed for the background or borders, and there will be almost no leftover fabric when the quilt is finished. Perfect for a quick gift or as a showcase for your prized collection of precuts With a limited number of blocks per quilt, even confident beginners will find speedy stitching success Includes tips for increasing the size of the quilt by adding fabrics from a second bundle of precuts
18 Easy Sewing Projects for DIY Gifts and Toys from Fabric Remnants
Author: Kim Kruzich
Publisher: David & Charles
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Use leftover fabrics to create amazing crafts—bags, bibs, quilts, toys, and much more! Kim Kruzich—a.k.a. Retro Mama—showcases her unique style and skill with color in this contemporary collection of eighteen simple sewing projects all designed to be made from leftover fabrics. These adorable handmade projects combine sewing, patchwork, applique, and embroidery and include bags, cushions and pillows, quilts, baby bibs, soft toys, organizers, bookends, and mats, all using Kim’s charming motifs of owls, dolls, birds, clouds, fruits, bears, and more. Her trademark easy-to-follow visual instructions and full-size templates make these projects super accessible and achievable, so even beginners will be sewing gifts and toys in no time with a minimum of outlay on materials. In addition, gorgeous full-color photography will inspire you to get sewing, use up your stash, and brighten up your home—Retro Mama style!