Books

Any area of sewing by machine or by hand can be explored through our impressive collection of publications. Quilting, heirloom sewing, fitting and silk embroidering are a few of these areas.

Just ask if there is a particular book or topic you would like to learn more about. This is an excellent medium with which you can add to or improve your sewing skills.

To see a larger image of the cover just click on the book. Click on the "Table of Contents" to see what topics are covered in the book. Remember that due to the size they will take a while to load and use the return button on your browser to return to this page.

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Know Your Needles by Liz Kettle. Carry-along guide to choosing hand and machine needles.
  • A complete and concise guide
  • Features 30 of the most commonly used hand and machine sewing needles
  • Learn how these needles differ and why
  • Choose the correct needle for your project to ensure stitching success

Product #1046893 - $8.50


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kraft·tex Style Compiled by Roxane Cerda. kraft·tex combines the best of leather and fabric.

Today's top designers show you how to use kraft·tex™ with fun & imaginative projects!
  • Projects include home décor, bags, and accessories from 18 well-known contributors.
  • Filled with imaginative ideas to kick-start your kraft·tex™ creativity; you'll want to make every project in the book.
  • Discover endless creative techniques for working with kraft·tex™, including stitching, embossing, painting, dyeing, embellishing, inkjet printing, washing, distressing, weaving, burning, and die-cutting - combine methods for stunning results!
  • Click here to see our kraft·tex selection!

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Product #1045442 - $21.99


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"Sew U" by Wendy Mullin.

Looking to wear something new? Something cute yet hip and one of a kind? Make it yourself!

SEW U from indie fashion darling Wendy Mullin is the first truly cool sewing guide for creative girls and budding designers everywhere. It comes complete with three full Simplicity patterns produced exclusively for this book (a fifteen-dollar retail value).

Sewing is being reclaimed by a new generation. one that is bored by poor quality and homogeneous design. Downtown fashion designer Wendy Mullin, of Built by Wendy, teaches the creatively inclined and ultrastylish how to make the perfect skirt, shirt, and pants. She gives you everything you need to know to begin sewing and provides step-by-step instructions and patterns directly from her studio. Wendy explains how to customize everything from the fit to the pockets so you can create hundreds of different looks using the same three patterns. Her ideas and advice will inspire you to rethink and revamp all your clothes to make fabulous custom fashions.

So next time someone asks who designed your favorite new skirt, go ahead, tell them - you did!


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Product #1033543 - Was $25.99 - Now $13.00


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Fun With Sulky Blendables and Solid Color Cotton Threads by Joyce Drexler.

Be dazzled and amazed at the many ways to create with Blendables!

  • Quilting
  • Appliqué
  • Handwork
  • Serger Play
  • Corded Crafts
  • Free-Motion Lacework
  • Scarves
  • Friendship Bracelets
  • Texturizing

Free CD inside featuring 7 Bonus Projects, Patterns, and Gallery! Let your inner vision and creativeness shine on as you enjoy your journey using Sulky Blendables!


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Product #1041179 - $19.95


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Photo-Fabric Play by Krista Camacho Halligan. Quilt & Craft Projects Your Whole Family Will Love.

Free your photos from your hard drive or camera! Create personalized mementos fro your favorite people!
  • Turn favorite pictures and objects into one-of-a-kind gifts to treasure
  • 13 fun projects easy enough to complete in a day or a weekend
  • Personalize your projects the easy way with your digital camera, scanner, printer, or all-in-one


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Product #1038855 Price: $17.99


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Create With Transfer Artist Paper by Lesley Riley. 15 Projects for Crafters, Quilters, Mixed Media and Fine Artists.

  • Use TAP® to transfer any image onto fabric, paper, wood, glass, metal, clay, and more!
  • Learn how to use TAP® Transfer Artist Paper for quiltmaking, fiber arts, mixed-media, and papercrafts
  • 15 unique projects include quilts, collages, dolls, and jewelry
  • Use your photographs to make beautiful fabric images that stay vibrant and colorfast, even after washing


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Product #1041470 Price: $19.95


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Sweatshirt Transformations by Londa Rohlfing. Sew Jackets, Vests & Hoodies. 8 Projects from Cozy to Elegant.

That is so not a sweatshirt!
  • Explore 2 construction methods - use the whole sweatshirt intact or cut it up for yardage
  • Ruffles and ruching, slashes of denim, trim collars, wide cuffs... what is your signature touch?
  • Includes full-size patterns on tissue, designed for all sizes from S to XXL


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Product #1042310 Price: $27.95


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Creative Sweatshirt Jackets by Londa Rohlfing.

Stylish jackets that meet our demand for comfort - that is my challenge as I design and sew. Music to my ears is to hear "You're kidding! That's a sweatshirt??"

Creative sewing, on ANY base fabric is the ultimate in sewing fun. These techniques apply especially to knit fabrics since my fabric of choice is obviously a sweatshirt. Enjoy the creative process of mixing and matching the designs for embellishment, fitting, neckline and sleeve finishes to create your OWN designs!

This is a "Talking" book. It comes with:
  • Londa's verbal tutorials
  • More photos
  • See the URL inside the front cover!


Product #1042400 Price: $22.95


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