Sunday, June 9, 2013

New Patchwork Books & Magazines June 2013

I just love patchwork books and magazines. And some lovely ones have arrived in store just recently -
Radiant Landscapes by Gloria Loughman  NZ$52
Get stunning results with Gloria's mosaic tile process for capturing the essence of natural light with your fabric selection. Add dramatic depth to your landscape applique quilt by reviewing basic design principles and exploring a variety of stitch, dyeing and painting techniques.

Sherrill Kahn's new book Mixed Media Master Class NZ$52.40
Learn exciting new ways to use paints, stamps, inks, resists, markers and much more with step-by-step visual guides showing you how to get great results. Add colour and texture to collages, art quilts and many other creative projects.
The Best of Fons & Porter, Tips and Techniques NZ$ 43.20
A collection of great tips to make patchwork easier or more accurate. Includes ideas for organisation of fabric and tools, safety tips and ways to use everyday items to help your quilting. A section of  'Sew Easy" lessons guide you with step-by-step photos through a variety of special techniques to help you achieve more accurate patchwork plus a selection of patterns to use the techniques you have just learnt.
New magazines just in -
The Spring/Summer issue of Quilt Sampler magazine has just arrived in store. I love this magazine as it is good reading and a pattern from each featured shop tempts you. NZ$19.50
BHG American Patchwork and Quilting is another interesting read with great patterns in it.
Down Under Quilts have revamped their look. Check out what happens in Australia quilting circles.

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