By Pam & Nicky Lintott WWW.RUCRAFT.CO.UK D & C ISBN-13:978-0-7153-3208-5 ISBN-10:0-7153-3208-2 17 diverse quilting projects show you how to get the most from the latest irresistible pre-cut fabric bundles (that’s what it says on the back of the book!) I was skeptical; I haven’t purchased many charm packs or jelly rolls (well I have purchased […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Review by Alex Turner If you are into whimsical dolls and pretty, girly things – you will love this book. All of the projects are cute, and there are lots of sweet things to look at. I was a bit disappointed that there weren’t more pictures of the quilts, though. I used the instructions in the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Book Review by Beryl Snell Pam and Nicky Lintott have put together several books for using jelly rolls, layer cake and charm squares. This book offers a varied selection of quilts to make. Instructions are easy to follow and there are lots of pictures to illustrate […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Book review by Beryl Snell If you love hand embroidery this book is for you. It offers a range of small sewing projects embellished with beautiful hand embroidery using a wide selection of hand embroidery techniques. The book includes a stitch glossary at the back as well as […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Book review by Beryl Snell Although there seems to be a lot of quilting books around for jelly rolls, layer cakes and charm squares, the quilting ideas in this book are varied, fresh and interesting. As in the book subtitle, they have a more modern look. Projects range from small and straight forward like a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If there’s a reference book for modern quilting, this is it. Quilting with a Modern Slant, by Rachel May. It’s the definitive guide, the history and the Who’s Who of Modern quilting. The book is chock full of ‘articles’ (for want of a better word) on the who’s who of the modern quilting movement. From […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Book review by Alex Turner I liked this book so much that I am going to buy it for myself. Can’t get a much stronger recommendation than that! The first thing that grabbed me about this book was the cover. Sounds obvious, I know, but the close-up of the quilt on the cover intrigued me, with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Book Review by Emmy Terry Jelly Roll Quilts provides patterns ranging from beginners to advanced suitable for “Jelly Roll” pre-cut fabrics. The “jelly roll” fabrics may be substituted by cutting 2 ½” strips across the width of fabrics. I chose to create the “Starlight Express” quilt – a project for the more advanced quilter!!! The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My book review Japanese Quilting, piece by piece, 29 stitched projects by Yoko Saito This book is full of projects with a contemporary look using neutral coloured fabrics. I loved the detailed construction techniques of all the bag designs. They have been written clearly enough for a beginner like me to tackle. Along with bags, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Quilting Modern by Jacquie Gering and Katie Pedersen Review by Nicki Collins Being a long time traditional quilter it is with some trepidation that I chose to review this book – as a traditionalist I love perfect points and and structure – and I was about to venture into something completely daunting to me – […]Continue Reading... No Comments.