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New Books in the library November 2019

Come into the library to check out the latest purchases and donated classics.

Armstrong, Carol 745.5 ARM  

A Gathered Garden: 3-dimensional Fabric Flowers, 15 Projects, Quilts & More, Mix & Match Bouquets 
Step-by-step instructions for making 3D flowers, berries and leaves to embellish quilts and other small craft projects. With basic quiltmaking, applique and embroidery techniques. C&T Publishing, 2004, ISBN: 9781571202628

Witten, Katrina 746.44 WIT

Hand Stitched Landscapes and Flowers

Delightful books full of design inspiration. This is fibre art.  Great for the creative souls in us all.  Search Press 2019 ISBN: 9781782214519

Perrella, Lynne 746 PER

Artists’ Journals and Sketchbooks: Exploring and Creating Personal Pages

The classic book providing guidance and inspiration for keeping and using your ideas and snippets of ideas .  Quarry Books 2004 ISBN: 9781592530199


Nicholson, Nancy 746.440 1 NIC

Big Embroidery: 20 Crewel Embroidery Designs to Stitch With Wool

Big Embroidery is a fantastic book full of big ideas for embellishing clothing & accessories and making decorative items for the home all using 2-ply wool and crewel embroidery designs.
The patterns are mainly geometric and floral but also have a lovely bird and butterfly. The instructions are clear, and the stitch library is handy for those new to surface stitchery.
The projects range from absolute beginners to those up for a challenge. There are particularly sweet ideas for embellishing felt slippers and a rucksack that have made their way to the top of my project list. David & Charles 2018 ISBN: 9781446307137

Hergert, Anna 746.440954 HER

Inspiration Kantha: Creative Stitchery and Quilting with Asia’s Ancient Technique

Kanthas are beautiful embroidered fabrics primarily using a running stitch in layers of re-purposed cloth. With step-by-step instructions. Schiffer Publishing 2017 ISBN: 9780764353574

McCaffery, Bonnie Lyn 746.46 MCC

Fantasy Fabric: Techniques for Layered Surface Design

Clear instructions for creating fabric designs using layers of fabric with beads or other items. Ideas for for incorporating these designs into quilts, clothing, and accessories. Martingale & Co Inc 1999 ISBN: 9781564772725

Boschert, Deborah 746.46 BOS
Art Quilt Collage : A Creative Journey in Fabric, Paint & Stitch
If you are at all interested in quilted pieces of art using surface stitches, quilting and paint, then check this book out. The visual, step-by-step guide will help you along. C&T Publishing 2016 ISBN: 9781617452840

O’Leary, Catherine 677.63 OLE

From Felt to Fabric : New Techniques in Nuno  Felting If you are interested in learning about Nuno felting, then this is a great resource for beginners and advanced felt makers. Lark Books 2011 ISBN: 9781600596674


Altherr, Ilse 746.441 ALT

Mastering the Art of Pulled Thread Embroidery

A highly regarded resource for pulled thread. A well-written resource. Altherr, Ilse 1989 ISBN: 9780962409004


O’Hare, Deborah 746.44 OHA

Small Art Quilts: Explorations in Paint & Stitch

An inspiring look into creative textile-making, illustrated with beautiful textile pieces. Search Press 2018 ISBN: 9781782214502


Krawczyk, Lynn 746 KRA

The Hand Stitched Surface

Embellishment design ideas and projects to guide you through the concepts Quarry Books 2017 ISBN: 9781589239425


Kissane, Nicola  REF 746.4402 KIS

Needlework Treasures of Tasmania: History and Stitchery

A look at Tasmania and its creative heritage. In the Reference collection. Kissane, Nicola 2017 ISBN: 9780646982168

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