Yippee for Wish List Day! We LOVE sneak-peeking our newest books and finding out your favorites. In fact, you can WIN your favorite book if you leave a comment at the bottom of this post. Take a look at what’s coming in October and let us know which book you love best!
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First she taught you all about appliqué; then she turned triangles into a hassle-free task. Now celebrated teacher, designer, and bubbly quilting personality Pat Sloan is back to teach you the know-how you need to become a confident machine quilter! In her relaxed, no-stress approach to learning, Pat will guide you through both walking-foot quilting and free-motion quilting, step by step. From tension troubles to stitching speed to what quilting designs to use, Pat’s got your questions covered. And when you buy the book, you’ll gain instant access to bonus video tutorials starring Pat herself. She’s even included nine pretty projects for practice. You’ll be proud of the machine quilting you can do right at home!
Reference guide + project book + video tips + Pat cheering you on along the way—everyone who quilts (or has a stack of quilt tops!) needs Pat’s new book.
Moda All-Stars – Mini Marvels: 15 Little Quilts with Big Style
Compiled by Lissa Alexander
You’ll reap BIG quilty rewards with this third book in our “Moda All-Stars” series: Mini Marvels! Not only will you find spectacular small quilts from some of today’s most popular designers (Edyta Sitar, Vanessa Christenson, and Jen Kingwell, to name a few); you’ll also get unique ideas for decorating with small quilts. You’ll even find layouts for creating your own mini-quilt gallery on that empty wall you’ve been meaning to dress up. What a great excuse for a “mini” sewing binge! But what might be best about these tiny little treasures? Cut, sew, press, quilt, done, and display—all on the same day.
Sew This and That! 13 Quick-to-Make Quilted Projects
Sherri K. Falls
Love to sew, but feel like you’re always watching the clock? Let popular designer Sherri K. Falls fill your precious sewing time with fresh, fast, and fun projects that you can whip up whenever the time is right. Find instant success (and instant gratification!) in this collection of little quilts, pillows, pouches, and more. Plus, many projects pair up perfectly with 5″ precut charm packs. Start one of these sweet projects in the morning—you’ll be showing it off come lunchtime!
From Sew This and That!
Huggable Amigurumi: 18 Cute and Cuddly Animal Softies
Shannen Nicole Chua
Need a hug? These sweet, snuggly crocheted animals are ready to give and get cuddles ’til the cows come home! Big amigurumi-style buddies measure from 9″ to 13″ tall, rely on basic crochet stitches, and are quick to create with easy-to-find yarns. This 20-year old author has charmed the crochet world—and when you take a peek at the Huggable Amigurumi gallery, you’ll see why. Meet Belle Bluebird, Henry Elephant, Rocco Raccoon, and many more cozy critters you can crochet!
Which October book are you wishing was in your hands right now?
Tell us in the comments and you could win a copy of your favorite book when it’s released! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win. Good luck!
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Thanks to all who entered the drawing. The winner is Debra, who says:
“It would be Mini Marvels for me.”
Debra, we’ll email you about your prize. Congratulations!