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Pretty Little Pincushions Creative Felting Hand-Appliqued Quilts

Hand-Appliqued Quilts

# 60059
Easy techniques and simple projects as a introduction to hand applique. Learn how to create templates and cut shapes. Master quilting basics such as marking, layering and binding. Find out how to make French knots, half-square-triangle units and a saw tooth border.
Price: $24.95
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Embellished Mini-Quilts

# L104-3
Regular Price $24.99
Author Jamie Fingall has gathered award-wining designers sharing their ideas for embellishing small contemporary quilts with jewelry, shells, ribbons, embroidery, foil stamping, beads and buttons.
Price: $19.96
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Pretty Little Pincushions

# L144-2
From ultra-feminine and vintage chic to whimsically colorful and downright oddball, these pincushions redefine the form. And that’s sure to attract the many creative sewers and crafters who have chosen these small, charming canvases as the perfect vehicle to showcase fabulous fabric, simple embellishments, and novel ideas. Nearly 30 projects from a pool of talented designers provide plenty of inspiration, and there’s information on materials and adornments, stuffing options, and what makes a successful, functional pincushion. All that’s needed are beginning hand-sewing skills to stitch up such unique creations as tiny flowerpot and ladybug pincushions made from a bottle-cap base; a beehive complete with honey bee-topped pins; a selection of heirloom pincushions with vintage trim, lace, and buttons; or elegant silk fruit suited to a centerpiece as much as a sewing basket. Still others, like a tropical fish, a pair of cacti, or a crazy striped rooster, can double as plushy toys without the pins.
Price: $17.95
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Pretty Little Potholders

# L200-7
Regular Price $17.95
Potholders are perfect canvases for showcasing fabulous fabric, using simple embellishments, and trying out novel ideas—as these charming, nostalgic projects prove! They’re easy, beautiful, and great for anyone looking to stitch something small but wonderful. All that’s needed are basic hand or machine sewing skills to complete a darling butterfly-shaped potholder with rickrack antennae. A playful oven mitt, in bright red with embroidered flames, sports the word “caliente!” to remind the wearer to be careful. An introduction presents the vast range of textiles and embellishments available, and beginners will get the lowdown on batting options and guidelines for what makes a successful, functional potholder. All projects are showcased with full-color, close-up photography, and with any necessary templates and patterns
Price: $14.36
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Creative Felting

# L224-4
Regular Price $14.95
Textile artist Lizzie Houghton offers 30 stunning projects that truly stand out from the crowd. Her thorough, fully-illustrated tutorial in the basics will open the craft up to anyone: it includes everything from laying out the fabric and network felting to three-dimensional forms. Beginners then have the skills they need to create subtle variances in color; carry out bold, playful experiments; and work with traditional fibers as well as velvets, silks, and embroidery. The scarves, wraps, pillows, throws, and other felted designs all feature nature-inspired shades, from the fiery hues of chili and poppy and rust to the earthy tones of fern and moss,
Price: $11.96
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