Friday, February 10, 2017

More new books

So many quilting books are published every year, few us can have all of them, or want to, given out various interests and tastes. Here are just a few more released in 2016, or due for release early in 2017 ...

By the Bundle, Emma Jean Jansen,  Lucky Spool, 2016
With Emma’s guidance you’ll learn how to cut your fat quarters to maximize usable fabric. She also shares her tips on how to combine your bundle fabrics with crisp solids to achieve maximum contrast. Photographed within sweeping Australian vistas, the quilts are so refreshing that you’ll want to sew all 12 of them!

A Common Thread: A Collection of Quilts, Gwen Marston, Martingale, 2016
...chronicles five decades of Gwen’s fascinating work. From her beginnings as a traditional quilter to her “liberated” quilt era; from her series of spectacular string quilts to her exploration of minimalist design, this magnificently photographed collection of more than 65 quilts—curated by Gwen herself—invites you to enjoy her journey, her artistry, and her process like never before.

WALK: Mastering Machine Quilting with Your Walking FootJacquie Gering, Lucky Spool, 2016
You too can achieve the textures shared in Jacquie’s vibrant, graphic quilts. With a toolbox of simple to complex designs you'll have the options you need to quilt on your home machine with designs that will support your piecing and create a harmonious marriage of piecing and quilting. With a walking foot, you’ll find a level of control and success you never thought possible and you’ll become as excited about the quilting as you are about your piecing.

No Scrap Left Behind, Amanda Jean Nyberg, C and T, 2017 (released this week)
Rescue your fabric scraps-even the smallest pieces-with 16 satisfying quilts and projects. Sew modern quilts for everyday use that will help you get back to the roots of quiltmaking, with projects designed to help you use up every last scrap.

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