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TAP Into Creativity With Lesley Riley

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Lesley has done it again—gathered together a talented group of fellow artists to create interesting and innovative products using Lesley’s Transfer Artist Paper (TAP). From encaustic to paper to fabric, there are all sorts of ideas for using the oh-so-versatile TAP. Lesley’s map desk lamp uses a pre-made lamp (Paper Fusion Creative Lamp Kit, available at […]

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Exciting Enhanced ePub From Alex Anderson … And A Great Giveaway!

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I had to smile when Victoria P. left this comment on my recent post about learning to quilt using Start Quilting with Alex Anderson, 3rd Edition: Victoria P. had no idea how right she was … I can now reveal Alex HAS done it again, introducing sewists to quilting with a new product our readers […]

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Doggone Good Projects—Project 1: Friendship Star Quilt

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This post is part of a series featuring projects for pets from several C&T, Stash Books, and FunStitch Studio titles. The first post, which introduces the series and lists the projects it will include, can be read on the Stash Books blog.         Friendship Star quilt from Start Quilting with Alex Anderson, 3rd […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Nothing says LOVE like handmade! Tell us about the latest Valentine’s projects you’ve made for your special someone in the comments below. Still searching for a last minute gift idea for your valentine? Check out the Heartfelt Valentine Sachet, one of our many free projects.

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Hand Dyes are Simply to Die for…

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Kim Schaefer’s hand dyes are simply to die for.  Really…. I mean it.  They are so rich and lush. Kim designed this line using Inktense Pencils.  I have been coveting these fabrics since I saw them at Fall Quilt Market. Kim was kind enough to send me some and Andover sent some to the office so […]

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  • january

    All-in-One Quilter's Reference Tool, Updated Second Edition by Harriet Hargrave, Sharyn Craig, Alex Anderson, and Liz Aneloski for C&T Publishing
  • Backyard Birds by Becky Goldsmith & Linda Jenkins for C&T Publishing
  • January – Stash Books

    Quilt Lab--The Creative Side of Science by Alexandra Winston for Stash Books
  • me & my sewing adventure - an intermediate guide by Kate Haxell for Stash Books
  • january – stash products

    fast2clean Brave & Bold Mini Microfiber Static-Cling Cleaners
  • February

    Wild Blooms & Colorful Creatures by Wendy Williams for C&T Publishing
  • February – Stash Books

    Adding Layers--Color, Design & Imagination by Kathy Doughty for Stash Books
  • Essential Sewing Reference Tool by Caria Hegeman Crim for Stash Books
  • February – Pattern Pack

    MODKID™ Summer Fun by Patty Young for Stash Books
  • February – products

    Kraft-tex Black
  • Kraft-tex White - Kraft Paper Fabric from C&T Publishing
  • march

    American Homestead Quilts by Ellen Murphy for C&T Publishing
  • Fresh Family Traditions by Sherri McConnell for C&T Publishing
  • March – products

    Spunbond for C&T Publishing
  • Essential Applique Pins from Piece O' Cake Designs for C&T Publishing
  • March – Stash Books

    Playful Petals by Corey Yoder for Stash Books
  • At Home with Modern June by Kelly McCants for Stash Books
  • March – Stash Books Products

    Posey Patch - Eco Tote by Corey Yoder for Stash Books
  • March – FunStitch Studio

    We Love to Sew--Bedrooms by Annabel Wrigley for FunStitch Studio
  • April

    Quilting... Just a Little Bit Crazy by Allie Aller and Valerie Bothell for C&T Publishing
  • Bargello--Quilts in Motion by Ruth Ann Berry
  • April – Stash Books

    The Better Bag Maker by Nicole Mallalieu for Stash Books
  • Tenny Tiny Megagerie by Noriko Komurata for Stash Books
  • April – FunStitch Studio

    Sew in Style--Make Your Own Doll Clothes by Erin Henztel for FunStitch Studio
  • May – Stash Books

    Free-Motion Quilting Workbook by Angela Walters for Stash Books
  • Stitch 'n Swap by Jake Finch for Stash Books
  • Make & Love Quilts by Mary Fons for Stash Books
  • Boutique Casual for Boys & Girls by Sue Kim for Stash Books
  • May – Stash Books Products

    Orbit Eco Tote designed by Jennifer Sampou for Stash Books
  • May – FunStitch Studio

    The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color by Lynn Koolish, Kerry Graham, and Mary Wruck for FunStitch Studio
  • June

    Pictorial Art Quilt Guidebook by Leni Levenson Wiener for C&T Publishing
  • Emporia Rose Applique Quilts by Barbara Brackman and Karla Menaugh for C&T Publishing
  • June Stash Books

    Because I Love You Sew by Trish Preston for Stash Books
  • Little Fixes by Disney Powless for Stash Books
  • June Stash Books Products

    fast2cut HexEssentials Small Peepers by Kathy Doughty for Stash Books
  • fast2cut HexEssentials 1 1/2" Peepers by Kathy Doughty for Stash Books
  • fast2cut HexEssentials 2 1/2" Peepers by Kathy Doughty for Stash Books
  • June FunStitch Studio

    Sew It! by Allison Nicoll for FunStitch Studio