Wish List Day! Charms, gardens, and lunch-hour patchwork (+ giveaway!)

Can we get a whoop-whoop for Wish List Day? We’re counting down the days until our February 2018 books hit your local quilt shop—tell us which new release is your favorite and you could win it!

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Moda All-Stars: Mini Charm QuiltsModa All-Stars: Mini Charm Quilts
18 Clever Projects for 2½" Squares

Compiled by Lissa Alexander

The Moda All-Stars are back to charm you in many “mini” ways! Start with one, two, or three packs of 2½" mini-charm squares; then choose a project from 18 celebrated Moda designers, including Lisa Bongean, Jen Kingwell, Jo Morton, Laurie Simpson, and Pat Sloan. And let the mini-making begin!

Projects include a pincushion, a runner, a doll-quilt-and-pillow set, and a multitude of small quilts, including one inspired by an antique game board. Mini charms pack a mighty punch—and these fun patterns work like a charm.

From Moda All-Stars: Mini Charm Quilts

See more marvelous minis >

A Cottage GardenA Cottage Garden
Stitch and Enjoy a Bounty of Beautiful Blossoms

Kathy Cardiff

When an avid gardener and seasoned quilt and stitchery designer combines her passions, magic sprouts! Using wool as her medium and flowers as her muse, Kathy Cardiff brings her blossoming backyard garden to life in projects that blend elegant beauty with a touch of primitive charm.

Projects from pillows and sewing notions to table toppers and wall quilts culminate in a stunning nine-block sampler quilt bursting with blooms. Add basic embroidery-stitch details to give each flower, leaf, and vine Kathy’s special brand of cottage style.

From A Cottage Garden
This way to more cottage style in wonderful wool >

Lunch-Hour PatchworkLunch-Hour Patchwork
15 Easy-to-Start (and Finish!) Projects

Pack your lunch . . . and a project too! The second book in our “Lunch-Hour” series makes small, charming projects easily doable—during your lunch hour! Perfectly portable patchwork can be completed in as little as an hour or over just a few lunch breaks during the week.

Choose from pretty pillows, small quilts, cute bags, and more—all beginner friendly, simple to start, and a breeze to finish. Whether lunchtime is spent at the office, on the road, or right at home, now you can break up each busy day with some sublime stitching time!

From Lunch-Hour Patchwork

See more lovely lunch-hour projects >

Which February book would you flip your lid for? Tell us in the comments and you could win it when it’s released! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win.


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