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Sewing & Quilting Books

The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting

No matter what size or shape you are, wearing garments that fit perfectly makes you look and feel better. Rather than making commonly accepted changes to a commercial pattern, the method presented in this guide focuses on the way a test garment fits the body. The...

The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing

The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing is the definitive guide to all things sewing. With this comprehensive guide, you will know exactly how to choose the right tools and notions, use conventional machines and sergers, perfect your fashion sewing and tailoring, and...

How to Use, Adapt and Design Sewing Patterns

This book presents an illustrated guide to the tools, equipment and fabrics needed for making garments, as well as teaching basic sewing techniques. Find detailed instructions for adapting and altering store-bought patterns so that they fit your body type, as well as...

Sew Useful: Simple Storage Solutions to Sew for the Home

Discover simple but ingenious storage solutions to sew that look amazing and will keep your home neat, tidy and beautifully styled. Projects can be made for all areas of your home and include tablet cover, drawstring toy bag, sewing machine bag, jewelry pouch, and...

Sewing School: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make

This inspiring guide includes 21 fun sewing projects for children ages 5 and up. With easy instructions and cut-out patterns, young crafters will quickly be sewing up colorful pillows, potholders, dolls, blankets, and more. These kid-tested projects require only...

Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns

Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns is a companion to the Alabama Studio Series: Alabama Stitch Book, Alabama Studio Style, and Alabama Studio Sewing + Design. In this volume, you’ll find three new core patterns – the A-Line Dress/Tunic/Top, the Long and Short Wrap Skirt,...

Half Yard Home

Choose from 40 easy-to-sew home accessories that can be made using half a yard of fabric or less. These projects are divided into accessories for the living room, dining room, kitchen and more. Projects include a tablecloth, magazine box, chair slip, napkins, napkin...

Handmade Leather Bags & Accessories

Handmade Leather Bags and Accessories shows how to make classic handbags and accessories with a decidedly modern flair. Learn 28 simple strategies for making high-end, elegant accessories, without the high-end price tag. Even beginner leatherworkers will be surprised...

Sewing to Sell

This book includes 16 projects to start sewing and selling right now. Included is everything you need to know from finding your personal sewing style to creating a product line, identifying customers, equipping a sewing studio, pricing and selling your work,...

Tilda’s Studio

Choose from a stunning variety of designs for yourself and your home with this gorgeous collection of over 50 sewing projects. Included are projects for bags, accessories, clothing, decorations, gifts and soft toys. The color palette used includes beautiful shades of...

The Art of Manipulating Fabric

The Art of Manipulating Fabric is an encyclopedia of three-dimensional fabric manipulation techniques that show you how to resurface, reshape, restructure and reconstruct fabric. Techniques include gathering, pleating, tucking, shirring, and quilting woven materials....

The Magic Pattern Book

The Magic Pattern Book is an illustrated guide to creating a one-of-a-kind wardrobe from six magic patterns. Each pattern can be transformed into six different looks, resulting in thirty-six different styles. Patterns include tops, skirts, dresses, jackets, coats and...

The Spoonflower Handbook: A DIY Guide to Designing Fabric

Learn how easy it is to design your own fabric, wallpaper and gift wrapping. This handbook guides you step-by-step through the process of using Spoonflower’s print-on-demand technology and shows you how to have your own artwork and designs printed onto fabric which...

Alabama Studio Sewing + Design

Alabama Studio Sewing + Design is an invaluable reference for creating a gorgeous handmade wardrobe. In this follow-up to Alabama Stitch Book and Alabama Studio Style, you’ll find techniques for stenciling, hand-stitching, and beading. By mixing, matching and...

Bag It! No-Sew Gift Bags

Let handmade, no-sew gift bags dress up every occasion. A little fusible web and a fat quarter or two will make your gift so extra special. Personalize your bag with trims, embellishments, and decorative handles to complete your signature look. Break out some of those...

Sewing Happiness: A Year of Simple Projects for Living Well

Twenty simple sewing projects are tied together with a thread of memoir that tells the story of how sewing brought Sanae Ishida profound happiness. Included are 20 seasonal projects, specially designed to promote health, creativity, relationships and more, and...

Sharing Stitches

Exchange fabrics, collaborate on an art quilt and gain inspiration with Sharing Stitches. This book includes a collection of colorful and eclectic projects, from a patchwork pullover and a lace-embellished headband to a large-scale collaborative art quilt and a round...

Handsewn: The Essential Techniques for Tailoring and Embellishment

Handsewn is an encyclopedic reference guide to all the hand-finishing techniques that elevate a good sewing project into something outstanding. With step-by-step instructions, you’ll find a comprehensive collection of hand-finishing and embellishing techniques,...

Scraps Inc. Vol 1

Is your mountain of scraps in danger of toppling? Now’s your chance to recycle your fabric scraps and make fantastic, edgy quilt designs from your beloved fabric remnants of past projects. The new and inventive patterns in Scraps, Inc will help you piece together your...

Learn Easy Sewing Skills

Beginning with basic explanations and easy practice exercises, build basic sewing skills to become a skilled sewer. Beginning sewists will progress through projects that are made using fat quarters and a combination of the skills previously taught. By the end of this...