Wednesday, December 21, 2011

More great quilting ideas

Judy has been busy the last couple of days loading up masses of patterns. There are now over 40 patterns loaded into the just in section.

For lovers of romantic patterns there is Papillion (for Jelly Rolls)

and Saltwater Taffy (For Charm Packs) from Fig Tree Quilts.

Cute kids patterns with Honey Bears
And Crumbs is the perfect pattern for using up your fat quarters.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Stash Busting Books

Stash happy PATCHWORKLooking for inspiration for all the fabulous fabrics in your stash? We have fabulous Stash busting books. If you have delving into you stash as a new year's resolution why not try grab one of these books or patterns as a Christmas present. See them all in our Just In Section.

Stash Happy Patchwork  contains 25 different sewing projects for fabulous patchwork items.
There's a great variety of projects included in this book including decor,lady 's and children's clothes, pet projects, household accessories and even a rug! The different projects use widely varying fabric amounts. If you have only scraps, you can make some adorable cupcake flags whereas if you have tons of fabric, try making the patchy wrap skirt.

Each project has a gorgeous, full cover photograph of the finished item. There is a section that details the items you need — one from your stash of material and one from the craft store. Also included is a detailed, step by step instruction area that references step by step photographs. The back of the book includes the necessary templates you need to create your patterns.

Stash Magic by Jaynette Huff
Stash Magic has 13 gorgeous quilts in it msde using a range of different techniques. With clear instructions, you can enjoy making quilt using paper piecing, string piecing, English paper piecing and applique.

Get inspired for scrap quilts in Slash Your Stash with 16 gorgeous projects from the pages of "McCall's Quilting".

Scrap quilting is one of the best ways to enjoy quilting on a budget! Discover a beautiful array of scrap quilts specially selected for their variety of styles, skill levels, techniques, and sizes, specially selected by the editors at "McCall's Quilting" - one of the world's favourite quilting magazines.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Fabulous books of inspiration to create beautiful quilts:
Quilting those FLIRTY '30s
Quilting those Flirty 30s has eleven delightful 1930's designs.
Beloved Baltimore Album Quilts by Elly Sienkiewicz

Beautiful Botanicals is a stunning collection of 14 floral themed applique projects.

Beautiful Botanicals by Deborah Kemball

Beloved Baltimore Album Quilts is a superb collection of blocks and quilt projects with a wonderful collection of twenty-five 8" blocks and twelve quilt projects.

Friday, December 2, 2011

More Moda Delights

Hello Luscious
 The shop is now overflowing with the latest pre-cut selections from Moda. More have been loaded up today.

Hello Luscious from Basic Grey is the most decadently delightful, completely divine line of brilliantly bright, temptingly cute fabric designs. Stylishly provocative. Charming and disarming. Nothing but yum.
California Girl

 California Girl by Fig Tree Quilts brings you a summer feeling, retro 50’s playful grouping. Meant to evoke feelings of summer, playtime, 50’s swing skirts on the boardwalk, surf Bermuda shorts, delighting in fresh fruit and time without a care in the world!

With print names like Bermuda Ticking, Sprouts and Blueberry Twigs, this collection mixes a light-hearted array of prints with fresh, clean colours calmed with soft creams and light greys. Tend the Earth

 Tend the Earth by Deb Strain- filled with things discovered in a beautiful garden. Architectural pieces, antique watering cans and bee skeps. Of course seeing butterflies, dragonflies and colourful birds add to the allure of nature’s perfect setting.

Flowers of every kind bring colour, colour, and more colour! Blues, greens and purples portray the calm, peaceful feeling of a garden with accents of red and yellow adding excitement and wonder.

Nature’s palette can be seen in every part of a beautiful garden.