New library items for July 2014



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.

LOCATION: Projects

quilting on the go

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.

LOCATION: Neutrals



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




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