Our friends at C&T Publishing gave Sewing Report a sneak peek at new titles coming out this spring – take a look!
SHAPE BY SHAPE, COLLECTION 2
Best-selling author Angela Walters is back with 70+ all-new free-motion designs and variations to take your quilting to the next level. Tackle your quilt top one bite at a time, with ideas for quilting specific shapes—squares, rectangles, triangles, circles, diamonds, and hexagons—plus background fillers and borders. Quilt planning is easier than ever with step-by-step illustrations and detail shots of each motif, plus stunning full-page quilt photos and a handy visual index. Each versatile design is perfect for use with your longarm, midarm, or home sewing machine.
Product code: 11152
DOLL DAYS! SEW AN EVERYDAY WARDROBE FOR 18″ DOLLS
Create fashion-forward outfits for today’s 18″ dolls! Whether you’re sewing for your own dolls or the little doll lover in your life, these mix-and-match styles offer unlimited possibilities! Sew tiny garments inspired by sweet vintage styles, including a buttoned blouse, party dress, and scallop-hem skirt. Sewing enthusiasts who already know the basics can build a complete wardrobe from 9 basic patterns. Learn techniques for small-scale style, such as hemming sleeves, adding ruffles and trims, and modifying patterns for fresh looks.
Product code: 11174
FAVORITE FABRIC BOWLS, BOXES, AND VASES
Organize every room in your home with decorative fabric bowls, boxes, and vases! With 15 projects you can easily make in a day, best-selling author Linda Johansen teaches you to sew sturdy fabric containers of all shapes and sizes to corral your odds and ends. Each pattern includes stylish variations and embellishments ranging from artistic to playful. Ideal for gift giving and displaying treasured fabrics, these handpicked projects are perfect to make, use, and share. We bet you can’t stop at just one!
Product code: 11166
MODERN ROOTS – TODAY’S QUILTS FROM YESTERDAY’S INSPIRATION
Discover the antique roots of modern quilting as you take a peek inside Bill Volckening’s stunning quilt collection (from the 1840s to 1970s). Patterned for the first time with full instructions, 12 antique and vintage projects invite you to remake them in your own style with modern techniques, rotary cutting tools, and templates. Learn to appreciate the handwork and character of yesterday’s quilts from an expert who has collected and studied them for more than 25 years.
Product code: 11156
SIMPLE BLESSINGS IN PATCHWORK
Spark your creativity with 13 warm, welcoming, Civil War–inspired quilts and projects from the sisters behind Yellow Creek Designs. While they draw inspiration from the past, Jill Shaulis and Vicki Olsen can’t resist adding their own unique twist, whether adapting blocks into smaller projects or incorporating several elements at once! Explore many techniques, including foundation piecing, wool appliqué, hand-worked hexagons, and more, as you sew bed quilts, samplers, wallhangings, and table toppers and runners, all with a charming, primitive style. With so many projects there is something for everyone, no matter your taste or skill level!
Product code: 11213
ESSENTIAL COLOR WHEEL COMPANION
Selecting perfect color combinations has never been easier! By popular demand, Joen Wolfrom has designed a durable, color-accurate, double-sided, multi-purpose color wheel that is perfectly sized for use in your studio, workroom, office, or sewing room. It’s easily transportable! One side of the wheel features 24 pure colors with 4 essential color-plan wheels for each color. The opposite side shows a range of each pure color’s tints, shades, and tones. Pure-color wedges are slotted so you can audition colors (fabrics, paint swatches, etc.) alongside them to ensure a perfect match.
Product code: 20314