July 21, 2014 | Posted in:Library
TITLE: Textile adventures : mixed media and stitch
AUTHOR: Hall, Isobel
DESCRIPTION: Work in unusual ways with ‘scrimmy papers’, baby wipes, bubble wrap, weed suppressant and plain flour to make beautiful, exquisite useable, robust items.
TITLE: Quilting on the go
AUTHOR: Alexandrakis, Jessica
DESCRIPTION: Break free from the sewing machine! Imagine being able to quilt on vacation, at the beach, or virtually anywhere else you find yourself.
LOCATION: Paper piecing
TITLE: Marble your own quilt fabrics
AUTHOR: Fawcett, Kathy and Shoaf, Carol
DESCRIPTION: Create beautiful marbled fabrics for your quilts and other needlework projects.
TITLE: Quilting for the paws
AUTHOR: Duling, Karen
DESCRIPTION: Celebrate the joy of having a pet with one of these delightful projects!
TITLE: Modern neutrals : a fresh look at neutral quilt patterns
AUTHOR: Ellis, Amy
DESCRIPTION: With her spot-on design sense, Amy Ellis shows how to use neutrals – including large-scale prints, solids, and tonal fabrics – in stunning quilts.
TITLE: Shibori : designs & techniques
AUTHOR: Southan, Mandy
DESCRIPTION: Mandy Southan uses step by step photographs and clear instructions on dyeing different fabrics; a wide range of shibori techniques are explained; and eighteen beautiful projects with many variations are given.
LOCATION: Dyeing; Japanese
TITLE: Color essentials : crisp & vibrant quilts : 12 modern projects featuring precut solids
AUTHOR: Murphy, Amanda
DESCRIPTION: This book inspires you to experiment with solids to gain a deep understanding of how colour functions.
LOCATION: Modern quilts; Colour
TITLE: The farmer’s wife sampler quilt : letters from 1920s farm wives and the 111 blocks they inspired
AUTHOR: Hird, Laurie Aaron
DESCRIPTION: A members request. Laurie provides everything you need to be inspired and create your own sampler quilt. This includes 111 six-inch blocks with assembly diagrams for piecing; complete instructions for making a sampler quilt in any traditional size; a CD with easy-to-print full-sized templates for all 111 blocks; and 48 letters from the 1922 ‘Farmer’s Wife’ contest to give you a priceless glimpse into America’s past.
LOCATION: American; Blocks