Best Patchwork Books
Here you will get Best Patchwork Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. Just One Charm Pack Quilts: Bust Your Precut Stash with 18 Projects in 2 Colorways
Author: by Cheryl Brickey
The perfect charm pack project! Who can resist a perfectly coordinated and fun-filled fabric charm pack? Now make the most of your growing collection with projects designed with the charm pack lover in mind. Sew colorful and bright quilt projects, each using only one charm pack, one extra fabric, and a background fabric.
All 18 projects come in two colorway options with easy to follow instructions and illustrations. Finished creations have multiple uses! Projects are perfectly sized for a baby or child, but also make for unique house decor as table toppers, wallhangings, or the perfect gift for friends and loved ones.
Plus, you’ll never need another excuse to keep buying those irresistibly fun charm packs! Time to clear out your charm pack stash! 18 vibrant projects that only need one charm pack eachStep-by-step instructions are beginner-friendly Versatile quilts are great for a baby or child, but also make for fun table toppers, wallhangings, and more
2. Elmer (Elmer Books)
Author: by David Mckee
“McKee’s gentle humor and love of irony are in full force in this celebration of individuality and laughter.” Publishers WeeklyElmer the elephant is bright-colored patchwork all over. No wonder the other elephants laugh at him! If he were ordinary elephant color, the others might stop laughing.
That would make Elmer feel better, wouldn’t it? David McKee’s comical fable about everyone’s favorite patchwork elephant teaches readers to be themselves and celebrates the power of laughter.
3. Pat Sloan's Holiday Celebrations: 17 Quilts and More for 6 Seasonal Occasions
Author: by Pat Sloan
Come join the fun as Pat Sloan takes you on a joyful journey through a year’s worth of celebrations. You’ll find easy patchwork and fusible-appliqu; projects for Valentine’s Day, Easter, the Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Stitch welcoming lap quilts and table toppers, plump and pretty pillows, trick-or-treat totes, cozy Christmas stockings, and more.
Keep your home decor looking fresh and cheery as the seasons change, and always have the perfect pattern on hand for a housewarming or holiday gift. With inspiring photos, easy-to-follow instructions, and 17 terrific designs at your fingertips, you’re on your way to a great year!
4. Simple Whatnots II: A Second Helping of Satisfyingly Scrappy Quilts
Author: by Kim Diehl
Proving that the best things really do come in small packages, Kim Diehl shares 18 cute-as-can-be quilt designs in this delightful sequel to Simple Whatnots. Dig into your scrap bin, box, or basket, and get ready to have some quilting fun.
And be sure to read Kim’s expert advice sprinkled throughout as Extra Snippet tips to help your sewing time be even more enjoyable. Dozens of photos offer inspiration for displaying completed quilts on the wall, as table toppers, draped on a charming school desk or ladder-the options are plentiful!
Layer these little showstoppers with your favorite antiques and collections to bring a bit of sparkle to even the smallest nooks in your home.
5. All-in-One Quilter’s Reference Tool: Updated
Author: by Harriet Hargrave
Howbig is a twin-size quilt? How many squares can you cut from the amount offabric you have? What’s the best way to sew a mitered border? The Quilter’s Reference Tool gives you fastanswers to these and dozens of other quilting questions.
Now this indispensableguide from top quilters Alex Anderson, Harriet Hargrave, Sharyn Craig, and LizAneloski has been updated to include more answers, more techniques, more quiltsettings, and more blocks than ever before. This is the must-have answer bookfor quilters all around the worldmore than 100,000 sold!
6. Quilt As-You-Go Made Vintage: 51 Blocks, 9 Projects, 3 Joining Methods
Author: by Jera Brandvig
Skip the longarmer and finish quilts on your home machine! Best-selling author Jera Brandvig shares a romantic take on her easy quilting designs. Sew 9 quilt-as-you-go projects, including an elegant sampler with 51 interchangeable blocks. Choose one of three QAYG finishing methods (or stick with traditional quilting), including a new reversible-quilt method that renders a secondary patchwork design on your quilt back!
No matter how busy your schedule, these timeless blocks create endless possibilities.
7. Moda All-Stars – On a Roll Again!: 14 Creative Quilts from Jelly Roll Strips
Author: by Lissa Alexander
The Moda All-Stars are back-On a Roll Again! And they love making Jelly Roll quilts with all their friends. So the All-Stars stitched up a clever assortment of 14 quilts, many of which you have to see to believe that they really do begin with 2-1/2″ strips!
Pattern designers include Susan Ache, Lissa Alexander, Lisa Bongean, Vanessa Christenson, Janet Clare, Joanna Figueroa, Vanessa Goertzen, Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson, Lynne Hagmeier, Sandy Klop, Sherri McConnell, April Rosenthal, Anne Sutton, and Corey Yoder. You’ll also learn more about these Moda All-Stars as they share tips to help you get the ball rolling on new projects.
Plus, they’ll give you the scoop for must-haves to look for at your local quilt shop. Grab your favorite bundle of 2-1/2″ precut strips, turn on your sewing machine, and let’s roll!
8. Stunning 3-D Quilts Simplified: Create Dimension with Color, Value & Geometric Shapes
Author: by Ruth Ann Berry
Sew three-dimensional quilt illusions Create a stunning quilt that will have your friends asking, How did you do that? Believe it or not, these attention-grabbing projects come together with straight rows of simple shapes. You’ll learn how to sew 12 visually arresting quilts each in 4 colorways giving you dozens of dynamic options.
Build your confidence in bias piecing, as you pair light, medium, and dark fabrics for heavenly hexes. Don’t be intimidatedjust follow the easy assembly diagrams and watch your quilt come together one row at a time with no inset seams.
These 3-D illusions are so impressive, you won’t know whether to keep them on the bed or hang them on the wall. Sew 3-D illusion quilts that have your friends asking how you did it Arrange 60-degree triangles in rows for easy piecing with no inset seams Build your confidence in bias piecing, mixing color values for dimensional effects
9. Table-Runner Roundup: 13 Quilted Projects to Spice Up Your Table
Author: by Amelia Johanson
From classic chic to fresh farmhouse, the versatility of the table runner shines in this collection of all-new projects. Thirteen designs include scrappy stars for the dinner table, sweet pineapples and savory olives for alfresco dining, a clever hexagon runner that instantly transforms into place mats, and more!
Fun and easy techniques range from traditional patchwork and fusible applique to stitch-and-flip triangles and dimensional curves. Get double the enjoyment when you use these beautiful pieces as wall hangings or as accents to drape on other kinds of “table” tops, such as dressers, bookshelves, hutches, and cabinet doors.
10. One-Block Wonder Panel Quilts: New Ideas; One-of-a-Kind Hexagon Blocks
Author: by Maxine Rosenthal
Pick one great fabric to create a stunning block One-Block Wonder expert and best-selling author Maxine Rosenthal, along with fellow quilter Nancy Miller, teach quilters the endless ways to turn preprinted fabric panels into fabulous blocks. Learn how to arrange One-Block Wonder hexagons around a panel, how to blend hexagon colors into the panel, and how to sew it all together.
Includes easy-to-follow instructions, no y-seams, and an end result with gorgeous visual effects! Make remarkable kaleidoscope designs by cutting and sewing triangles into hexagons Use fabric panels in a beautiful wayeach block is unique to you Simple piecing with NO Y-SEAMS!
11. Resilient Stitch: Wellbeing and Connection in Textile Art
Author: by Claire Wellesley-Smith
Batsford (April 6, 2021)
Following on from her textile hit Slow Stitch, author Claire Wellesley-Smith considers the importance of connection and ideas around wellbeing when using textiles for individuals and communities. Resilient Stitch covers practical ideas around “thinking-through-making,” using resonant materials, and extending the life of pieces using traditional and nontraditional methods.
Contemporary textile artists using these themes in their work are featured alongside personal work from Claire and examples from community-based textile projects. Resilient fabrics that can be manipulated, stressed, withstand tension, and be made anew are recommended throughout the book, as well as techniques such as layering, patching, reinforcing, re-stitching, and mending.
It also provides ideas for the inclusion of everyday materials in your work.
12. Hand Sewing: A Journey to Unplug, Slow Down & Learn Something Old; Hand Piecing, Quilting, Appliqué & English Paper Piecing in One Gorgeous Quilt
Author: by Becky Goldsmith
Embrace and enjoy sewing by hand Make sewing by hand your next creative accomplishment! Embrace the chance to unwind and enjoy the process of creating hand made quilt blocks with Becky Goldsmith’s step-by-step instructions. Start at the beginning and learn how to appliqu, quilt, and paper piece by hand, and appreciate the unique dedication of a hand-sewn project, guaranteeing your patchwork project to be one of your most special and personal quilts to date.
Gain insight into all the best threads, needles, thimbles, marking tools, seam allowances, knots, and more to get you started. Fall in love with these time-honored techniques and make something that will last a lifetime!Perfectly portable! Working by hand means you can take this project wherever you go Comprehensive introductory chapters on choosing fabric, cutting, supplies, and more to get you started Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create beautiful blocks using hand appliqu with cotton and wool, hand piecing and quilting, and English paper piecing
13. The Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook: Patterns, Projects and Inspirations
Author: by Susan Briscoe
David & Charles
Sashiko, the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting, uses simple running stitch to create beautifully decorative patterns ideal for patchwork, quilting and embroidery. Sashiko (pronounced shash-ko) means ‘stab stitch’ and refers to the small running stitch that is worked to build up distinctive decorative patterns, of which there are hundreds.
The book begins by exploring the origins of the technique to strengthen clothes and to make them warmer. Getting Started describes everything you need to begin stitching, including selecting suitable fabrics and threads, marking out patterns on the fabric, as well as the stitching technique itself.
Ten project chapters show how easy it is to use sashiko patterns to make beautiful items for the home. The sashiko patterns are described in step-by-step detail in the pattern library, showing you exactly how to achieve each individual pattern with ease.
Finally a gallery of work by contemporary Japanese textile artists provides extra inspiration.
14. Free-Motion Meandering: A Beginners Guide to Machine Quilting
Author: by Angela Walters
Turn the corner to free-motion success with a meandering makeover! Best-selling author Angela Walters shows you that free-motion machine quilting doesn’t have to be scary – with a couple designs in your pocket, you can finish almost any quilt on your home machine and enjoy the process.
Practice 8 meandering stitches for beginners plus unique modifications for each, with step-by-step visuals and quilted samples. Improve your free-motion quilting, disguise mistakes, and transition between designs with ease.