New library items for April 2014


TITLE: Daily beauty : 365 ways to play with everyday quilt embellishments

AUTHOR: Trentini, Cecile

DESCRIPTION: Add the magic of everyday life to yur quilts. Give new life to leftover ribbons and lace, buttons and beads, sequins and tulle, and more!

LOCATION: Embellishing


TITLE: Word play quilts : easy techniques from the UnRuly quilter

AUTHOR: Ricucci, Tonya

DESCRIPTION: Tonya presents a terrific technique for free-pieced letters. It’s your chance to break rules, mismatch, go wonky, and enjoy yourself!

LOCATION: Strip piecing



TITLE: Mark making : fresh inspiration for quilt and fiber artists

AUTHOR: Parrott, Helen

DESCRIPTION: Discover how the simplest marks – stitched lines and knots – can be used to create graphically compelling art!

LOCATION: Art quilts



TITLE: Quilts from textured solids : 20 rich projects to piece & applique

AUTHOR: Schaefer, Kim

DESCRIPTION: Lack of pattern in the fabrics allows the viewer to focus on the design of the quilt and the actual quilting.

LOCATION: Modern quilts



TITLE: Quilt grandeur : 20 designs from rowan for patchwork and quilting

AUTHOR: Fassett, Kaffe

DESCRIPTION: Port Eliot, the stately Cornish home owned by Lord and Lady St Germans, provides the perfect backdrop for this collection of 20 quilts by Kaffe Fassett and his team.

LOCATION: Modern quilts


TITLE: A quilter’s ark : more than 50 designs for foundation piecing

AUTHOR: Rolfe, Margaret

DESCRIPTION: Discover 53 delightful foundation-pieced block designs by Canberra Quilters life member, Margaret Rolfe in this new second edition.

LOCATION: Foundation piecing



TITLE: Get addicted to free-motion quilting : go from simple to sensational

AUTHOR: Snyder, Sheila Sinclair

DESCRIPTION: Try each motif in three versions : simple, more involved, and fabulously over the top!

LOCATION: Quilting



TITLE: Filler up quilting designs

AUTHOR: Haddadin, Renae

DESCRIPTION: Beautifully finish your quilts with this pictorial reference for choosing and sewing eye-catching filler stitches.

LOCATION: Quilting



TITLE: Art quilt maps : capture a sense of place with fibre collage – a visual guide

AUTHOR: Goodwin, Valerie S.

DESCRIPTION: Find inspiration in real and imaginary sites, in old maps, in poetry, and in memories. Transform a place’s essential lines and shapes into quilt designs. Make luminous textures with fabric layering, paints, stamps, stencils, drawing, and applique.

LOCATION: Art quilts






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