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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.

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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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Nancy's Favorite 101 Notions by Nancy Zieman. Sew, Quilt, and Embroider With Ease.

For the past 25 years, Nancy Zieman has offered innovative ideas, inspiration and information designed to make sewing, serging, quilting and embroidering more efficient - and more enjoyable. Now she offers a guidebook to every tool you'll ever need!

Nancy's Favorite 101 Notions covers the standards - not all pins are created equal! - as well as some one-task wonders that can make the difference between a frustrating failure and a wonderful work of art. Nancy describes the features of each tool - so you can find a tool that works, regardless of brand - and details the various uses. Helpful Notes from Nancy and Budget-Friendly tips are sprinkled throughout, as are illustrated mini-demonstrations.

With Nancy's Favorite 101 Notions, you can find the tools that will make sewing easier, faster, creative, and more fun!

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Product #1039402 - $22.99



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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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