New books in the library!!!

Thank you to Doreen, Marina and others who selected these new books for the library on their recent trip to Lancaster.

I’ve added links to the titles so that you can get an idea what they are about. But you don’t have to buy them, because we have them in our library. Isn’t that great?

Come to the April meeting and check them out!!!

Liberated Quiltmaking 11 by Gwen  Marston –  A Colourful book showing you how to liberated traditional blocks and patterns to make your own innovative design  Lots of fun!

Scrap-basket Sensations   More Great Quilts from 2 ½ inch strips  – by Kim Brackett – The Title Says it all!

Mystery Quilts by Rita Fishel –  a very unusual book !  The quilt patterns are written as if solving a mystery  that apparently can be solved in an afternoon!  It includes recipes for the party and great pictures of the quilts designed for novice quilters   Could be a fun party planner.

Paper Piecing with Alex Anderson 2nd edition.   A Paper piecing book with 7 projects including full sized patterns for 7 blocks and a border The photographs make it easy to follow even for a beginning paper piecer.

A Fine Finish – New Bindings for Award winning quilts  by Cody Mazuran- A complete Guide with good instructions and pictures for plain and Fancy bindings

Spotlight on Scraps 10 Pretty Quilts by Cyndi Walker   – Once again The Title says it all and the instructions are excellent

Two-Block Theme Quilts by Claudia Olson – Although the quilts only use two blocks they are completely original and fun  Alabany Girrafeas and Alaskan Ducks to name a few .  I hope someone makes one of these and brings it to Show and Tell!

A New Twist on Strips’n Curves  by Louise L. Smith  shows absolutely stunning quilts and instructions for the process.  It encourages you to be the designer rather than duplicate a picture.

Watercolour Landscape Quilts by Cathy Geier  using a quick No Fuss Fold and Sew Technique   It looks great and possibly do able   – maybe after the quilt show.

Scrap O Lator Quilts and More by Dianne Springer  If you want to learn to cover a lampshape a piggy bank or fold up chairs , mirrors and mailboxes with scrappy quilt pieces – here is your chance  .

Resolutions by Patti Connor  SamSarah Design Studio – Instructions and patterns for 13 whimsical appliqué blocks   to make a 36 inch quilt or a variety of wallhanging.

Wonky One- Block Wonders by Marlous Carter  – make traditional simple blocks and trim at a new angle to create dramatic results

Pieced Applique by Penny Haren  Use Templates to make Traditional and appliqué blocks  Clear instructions and templates

Circle Quilts by Colleen Granger   You can create Dramatic Medallions from Strip Paper Pieced Rings

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