Thursday, September 13, 2012

Three NEW Books Just Arrived at the Shop :)

Pieced Hexies: A New Tradition in English Paper Piecing by Mickey Depre Price: $26.99
This innovative technique turns English Paper Piecing on its head. Follow Mickey Depre as she twists and turns and just can’t stop creating these new hexagon – ahem! Hexie – designs. First learn this technique, which Mickey describes in exacting detail. Then apply it to any hexagon project you see, even if it’s in your own imagination. They’re bold, they’re contemporary. And the possibilities are endless!

As Mickey says: “So let’s begin … and don’t blame me … they are addicting. You have been forewarned.”
8 1/2 x 11 inches, softcover, full-color, 96 pages. $26.99

Inspired: A 21st-Century Twist on 19th-Century Favorites by Dawn Heese Price: $24.99
Past meets present in this charming collection of pieced and applique quilts by the author of Geese in the Rose Gardenand A Year of Cozy Comforts. Quilt designer Dawn Heese is back with six new quilts inspired by timeless 19th-century designs. Using her signature folk-art style, she brings these designs of the p
ast alive for today's quilters.
Dawn's quilts will spark inspiration for needleturn and raw-edge appliquers alike. For wool applique enthusiasts, she has included a captivating rendition of the classic Harrison Rose design. And for patchwork lovers, she puts her unique twist on two beloved designs reminiscent of times past - the strip quilt and Snowball block.
Dawn's handy how-to instructions for needleturn, raw-edge, and wool applique give you the basics to successfully complete the projects.
8 1/2 x 11 inches, softcover, full-color, 80 pages. $24.99

The Spirit of Sacagawea: A Textile Tribute to an American Heroine by Laurie Simpson & Polly Minick Price: $27.99
The Spirit of Sacagawea: A Textile Tribute to an American Heroine honors the only woman to travel with the Lewis and Clark expedition. The young mother, who carried her infant son on her back throughout the arduous journey, was a symbol of peace to other Native Americans. To Lewis and
Clark, she was translator, teacher, guide and rescuer.
You will find two versions of the lovely quilt that commemorates Sacagawea's spirit and courage as well as five smaller projects ranging from a needle case to hooked rugs.
Laurie Simpson and Polly Minick hope you enjoy your journey on the Lewis and Clark Trail!
8 1/2 x 11 inches, softcover, full-color, 104 pages. $27.99
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