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Lucky Spool Media

Lucky Spool Media

L UCKY SP OOL


Our Story Founded in 2013 by

Susanne Woods, who has produced best-selling craft books for many years, Lucky Spool nurtures a more meaningful and collaborative relationship between author, publisher and reader with a small, talented group of artists and designers. We value the rich tradition of needle arts from our shared past and celebrate what each of us will bring to our future. Follow us on Instagram #JustBetterBooks and #LuckySpool


50 Little Gifts Easy Patchwork Projects to Give or Swap by SUSANNE WOODS

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CRAFTS/SEWING

EASY Patchwork Projects to Give or Swap

50 Lit tle G i f ts

Little G ifts

US $24. 95 / UK £15.99

co m pi le d by susan n e woo ds

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-33-8 FORMAT 8’’

x 10’’, paperback

PAGES 144

Make the most of even your smallest stash of fabrics. From patchwork pouches to potholders, wallets to water bottle carriers and bibs to baskets, this will be one of the most-used sewing books on your crafty bookshelf. Packed inside is a collection of the 50 fat quarter, charm square, pre-cut or scrap- friendly projects you make the most, from the designers you already know and trust.

So forget about scrolling through endless online sewing tutorials looking for those instructions on how to make a classic zippy pouch. With the power of this book and your fabric stash, you can whip up any of these small patchwork gifts with most taking under an hour to complete—fast and easy sewing to get that gift done.


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Inspiring Improv Explore Creative Piecing with Curves, Strips, Slabs & More by AUTHOR by NICHOLAS BALL

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March 2019 $27.95 US

ISBN13 978-1-940655-37-6 FORMAT 8’’

x 10’’, paperback with flaps

PAGES 144

Explore the freeing power of improvised piecing with Nicholas Ball. Follow his six step‑by‑step techniques to practice stitching fabric together in an improv manner to create blocks or sections before using them to sew unique quilts all your own. Improv piecing doesn’t have to mean chaotic end results. Look to the eight original projects included to create sophisticated quilts with structure focusing on repeating

blocks or large‑scale designs. Follow along as Nicholas walks you through his original inspiration and discusses which combination of his core piecing methods he used to achieve showstopping results. From simple strip piecing through to complex circles and rings, you will experiment with making slabs, gentle curves, insets, triangles and even 9‑patch and Log Cabin stacks. In no time, you’ll be sewing original full‑sized improvisational designs.


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Boho Embroidery, The Pattern Collection by AUTHOR by NICHOLE VOGELSINGER

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-32-1 FORMAT 8.5’’

x 9’’ paperback with flaps

PAGES 128

Boho Embroidery is back! The boho-inspired aesthetic that made Nichole’s first book, Boho Embroidery a worldwide success continues. Boho Embroidery: The Pattern Collection builds on her signature fabric-collage-meets-embroidery style with new designs, stitches and techniques. Love Nichole’s signature style but struggle to create your own collages? This is the answer with 30 original motifs you can transfer

and stitch right out of the book. You will also learn how to combine unique threads and a new array of stitches with interesting fabrics and embellishments. Use sequins or beads to add texture, glimmer and glitz. Nichole provides step-by-step instructions for 20 embroidery stitches that will help inspire you to experiment and create your own unique embroidered fabric-collage art.


Sneak Peek at our Spring 2019 Titles Patchwork Lab

GEMOLOGY

Transforming Fabrics into Fascets

ANDREA TSANG JACKSON

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June 2019

PUB

April 2019

PRICE

$24.95 US

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-41-3

ISBN13 978-1-940655-40-6

FORMAT 8.5’’

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x 9’’, paperback

PAGES 160

x 10’’, paperback

PAGES 144

THAT

HANDMADE

TOUCH 20 Simple Sewing Projects for You and Your Home

Six Complete Alphabets t o Q u i lt i n Y o u r O w n W o r d s

SVETLANA SOTAK

Sar ah Fielke

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March 2019

PUB

March 2019

PRICE

$27.95 US

PRICE

$26.95 US

ISBN13 978-1-940655-35-2

ISBN13 978-1-940655-38-3

FORMAT 8’’

FORMAT 8’’

PAGES

x 10’’, paperback

128 + pullouts

x 10’’, paperback

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Constellations: 12 Pieced Astrological Blocks, 8 Personalized Sewing Projects by AMBER CORCORAN & JAIME JENNINGS us $18.95/uk £15.99

DREAM • EXPLORE • CREATE Modern patchwork meets the celestial sky and the result… an elegant cosmic design that’s perfect for modern interiors. Fancy Tiger Crafts owners, Amber Corcoran and Jaime Jennings, team up to reimagine 13 constellations using a classic minimalist approach. Discover, select and celebrate the night sky with blocks and projects that are perfect for gifting.

12 PIECED ASTROLOGICAL BLOCKS, 8 PERSONALIZED SEWING PROJECTS

Amber and Jaime’s easy-to-follow, beginnerfriendly approach allows you to mix and match your astrological signs and create a unique treasure for you and loved ones. Methodical construction and precision combined with the organic beauty of the night sky makes this book a new go-to for creating projects to celebrate any family occasion—weddings, welcoming babies, birthdays and even housewarmings.

Corcoran / Jennings

Each sign of the zodiac (plus Orion) is clearly illustrated in an easy patchwork pattern that makes a 20-inch square block replicating precisely what your stargazer would see through their telescope. Using your favorite constellations, stitch together the blocks for each astrological sign to make a starry quilt, feature a single sign in a trendy jacket or choose two for a charming table runner. Whichever project you choose, Amber and Jaime’s constellations are destined to spark imagination in little and big dreamers alike!

Amber Platzer Corcoran and Jaime Jennings LUCKY SPOOL

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-27-7 FORMAT 8’’

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Let the night sky be your inspiration with this bound collection of the popular Constellation patterns from Fancy Tiger Crafts. This collection includes all 12 constellation blocks, an exclusive Orion pattern, eight projects that feature 1-12 blocks & 12 astrological quilting diagrams. Each sign of the zodiac is clearly illustrated in an easy patchwork pattern that makes a 20-inch square block. Sew a queen-size

quilt for your little (or big) dreamer using all 12 blocks, or make it personal by using only a handful of blocks unique to your family to create a mix-and-match quilt in multiple sizes. Highlight a single block to make one of the other six distinctive smaller projects-like a trendy jacket, a charming table runner or a conversation-starting tea towel. Whichever projects you choose, these constellations are destined to spark the imagination.


Make Your Own Medallion:

Mix + Match Blocks and Borders to Build Your Quilt from the Center Out by ERIN BURKE HARRIS make your own

Medallion MIX + MATCH

Blocks and Borders to Build Your Quilt from the Center Out

Erin Burke Harris

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-29-1 FORMAT 8’’

x 10’’, paperback with flaps

PAGES 144

What makes a medallion quilt pop is beautiful borders surrounding an eye-catching center block. But getting those borders to fit just right can be frustrating. With the charts in this workbook, all of your borders will align because Erin already did all of the math for you. Just start with one of Erin’s 12 creative center block designs. Next, add on as many of her 30 pre-measured block

borders as you like in up to six different widths each. Finally, choose from one of the six ready-to-go medallion projects. If, for example, you are not a fan of the 3’’ Drunkard’s Path Erin used in Border 5, just swap in any of your favorite 3’’ blocks instead! All you’ll have to do to get started is select your fabrics. Easy. All of the fun with none of the pesky math.


Southwest Modern: From Marfa to New Mexico: 18 Travel-Inspired Quilts by KRISTI SCHROEDER

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-28-4 FORMAT 8’’

x 10’’, paperback with flaps

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The spirit of the Southwest comes to life in this beautifully photographed book of quilts inspired by the region. Modern lines and colors meet ancient motifs in the 18 quilts that reflect the color and artistry of the land. Each is artfully photographed on location in one of five Southwest regions from New Mexico to West Texas.

Award-winning quilter, Kristi Schroeder shares her favorite places to shop, eat and explore at each destination through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in America. Part travel guide, part sewing book, this adventurous title is a must-have for any quilter who is so moved by their surroundings that they feel inspired to create.


The Fussy Cut Sampler 48 Quilt Blocks from Your Favorite Fabrics by NICHOLE RAMIREZ and ELISRAMRABETH WOO

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-22-2 FORMAT 8.5’’

x 9’’, paperback with flaps

PAGES 144

If you are like authors Nichole and Elisabeth, your favorite part of piecing is fussy cutting–and it usually involves figuring out how to enhance an interesting quilt block by framing a favorite element in your most-loved fabric! Each block is sewn together using two different fabric pulls to create surprisingly different samplers from each of their 48 unique patchwork blocks.

Learn how to navigate those pesky stripes, how to work with either a limited palette or an eclectic scrappy one, and how to incorporate impov piecing to fussy cut even the smallest parts of your favorite designs. You’ll see the endless possibilities in your fabric stash and won’t be able to resist creating a fussy-cut sampler all your own.


Boho Embroidery

Modern Projects from Traditional Stitches by NICHOLE VOGELSINGER

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-20-8 FORMAT 8.5’’

x 9’’ paperback with flaps

PAGES 128

Unleash your love for color and texture to create free-form embroidered fabric art with Nichole’s colorful, bold Boho Embroidery style. The small size of these projects takes the intimidation out of experimenting with patterns and stitch combinations. Nichole teaches you how to create 16 embroidery stitches. Then she sets you free to wander down your own creative

path using her patterns and projects for guidance. Learn how to create simple hoops that feature just a single design, then move on to collage hoops with multiple elements. From there you can expand outside the hoop to wearable accessories and embellishments. Grab a hoop, your favorite fabrics and threads, and explore your “boho” side!


Intentional Piecing From Fussy Cutting to Foundation Piecing by AMY FRIEND

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-18-5 FORMAT 8’’

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Piecing with intention simply means taking the time to think about how to cut your fabrics based on where you will positioned them in the finished quilt. In each of Amy’s seven quilts and five smaller projects she also takes you beyond just fussy cutting and shows you how to work with all those selvages you have been hoarding and even how to

incorporate stripes and directional fabrics, to create beautiful results. From pin trays, to bags, to quilts, and to embellished garments, award-winning quilter, Amy Friend gives you all the fun of fussy cutting, adds the precision of paper piecing, appliqué and traditional piecing to create 12 projects you can’t wait to make!


Improv Paper Piecing A Modern Approach to Quilt Design by AUTHOR by AMY FRIEND

A Modern Approach to Quilt Design

paper piecing Amy Friend

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-23-9 FORMAT 8’’

x 10’’, paperback with flaps

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Love to create repeating blocks in your quilts but tired of the same patterns? Step away from the ordinary and try your hand at a new technique-based approach to improvisation. Discover a unique method of creating one-of-a-kind blocks with guided exercises that explore scale, symmetry and alternate gridwork.

With a modern spin on design, Amy gracefully guides you, step-by-step, through improvisationally designing your own paper piecing patterns to strategically setting the grid–so that the end result is a masterful, unique quilt of repeating blocks. If you’re looking for your next creative challenge, start here. Bring your inner improv designer to life.


WALK: Master Machine Quilting with Your Walking Foot

by AUTHOR by JACQUIE GERING

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$28.95 US

ISBN13 978-1-940655-21-5 FORMAT 8’’

x 10’’, paperback with flaps

PAGES 160

Free motion not for you? How about some “forward motion” quilting with the walking foot? It’s time to get that walking foot out of the ditch, take it for a drive and see what that baby can really do! Jacquie Gering will be your guide as you work your way from walking foot basics to simple lines and on to intricate marked designs. With over

60 designs, you will learn to create curved Cables, Clamshells and Orange Peels or intricate straightline point-to-point designs like the Boomerang and Nested Diamonds. By attaching a walking foot onto your domestic machine, you will find a level of control and success you always wanted, but thought was only possible with a long arm.


52 Weeks to Explore Your Inner Quilt Genius and Have Some Fabric Fun

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Looking for a fun way to create, track and record all of your great ideas? This interactive journal is here to help! Write, cut and glue your way through 52 weekly challenges that encourage you to try new things, create lists of favorites and explore your sewing stash. In this 52 week trove of creative exploration, document your most memorable quilting moments...and actually remember them!

Included in your Yearbook are supportive prompts that encourage reflection through writing, drawing and chart-making. In the end, you’ll have an irreplaceable portfolio that celebrates your most inspired and prolific year ever! Not only is this book the perfect gift, but it is also a powerful tool for positive change. Embrace your inner quilt genius and start a year with a creative splash!


By the Bundle: Turn Precuts into Patchwork with 12 Fat Quarter-Friendly Quilts by EMMA JEAN JANSEN

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Bundle by Emma Jean Jansen

Turn Precuts into Patchwork with 12 Fat QuarterFriendly Quilts

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Do you love collecting fat quarter bundles, but don’t know what to do with them? Former quilt-shop owner turned fabric designer, Emma Jean Jansen, inspires quilters to create her 12 quilts specifically designed to showcase these fabulous cuts–whether they are from a single fabric collection or a custom fat quarter bundle. All of Emma’s instructions are written specifically

to accommodate these fat quarter cuts to help you finally put these collections to use. Photographed on location in and around her home in Australia, Emma’s designs range from beginner-friendly to complex, and they each appeal to both the modern and traditional quilters alike. So, go on–untie that ribbon, and break into your favorite bundle!


The Quilt Block Cookbook 50 Block Recipes, 7 Sampler Quilts, Endless Possibilities by AMY GIBSON THE QUILT BLOCK COOKBOOK AMY GIBSON

THE QUILT BLOCK COOKBOOK 50 B LOC K R E C I PE S , 7 SA M PLE R Q U I LTS , E N D LE SS P OSS I B I LITI E S

AMY GIBSON

LUCKY SPOOL

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Quilt blocks are our Friday-night fix, our one-at-a-time victories, our miniature masterpieces. Use classic “ingredients’’ like half-square triangles and flying geese, add your favorite fabrics, and mix them into 50 unique 12” blocks. Dig right into the block recipes and bring them to life in Amy Gibson’s seven innovative, modern sampler patterns. Samplers not for you? Repeat a combination

of 2, 3 or more of the 50 blocks in creative combinations to cook up your own dynamic quilt designs. In addition to the 50 blocks and the seven samplers, quilters will also learn how to combine their quilt blocks in different ways with inspirational tips from Amy. Create dynamic design repeats by tapping into the limitless possibilities of block-based quilts.


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Is your mountain of scraps in danger of toppling? Now’s your chance to make fantastic quilt designs from your beloved fabric remnants of past projects. This project-based book features 15 unique quilt designs, all by wellknown designers. Save money as you sew by piec-

ing together these stunning new quilts from your fabric scraps. Contributors are: Camille Roskelley, Lee Heinrich, Amy Smart, Allison Harris, Jeni Baker, Amy Friend, Amy Ellis, April Rosenthal, Faith Jones, Alex Ledgerwood, Beth Vassalo, Kati Spencer, Melissa Lunden, Sherri McConnell, and Susan Beal.


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The highly anticipated follow-up to the best selling: Scraps, Inc. vol. 1. Looking for more ways to use your scrap fabrics in irresistible projects? Scraps, Inc. Vol. 2 delivers. Its 15 designers give you their unique patterns designed to use up your beloved fabric remnants from past projects.

From curves to triangles, you’ll struggle to decide which to make first! Contributors are: Alex Ledgerwood, Allison Harris, Amy Smart, Amy Friend, April Rosenthal, Dorie Schwartz, Erin Harris, Janice Ryan, John Adams, Nydia Kehnle, Kari Vojtechovsky, Katie Blakesley, Kati Spencer, Melissa Lunden, and Sherri McConnell.


Handmade Style: 23 Must-Have Basics to Stitch, Use and Wear by ANNA GRAHAM C R A F T S /S E W I N G

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23 M U S T- H AV E B A S I C S TO S T I TC H , U S E , A N D W E A R

MO R E T H A N A S T Y L E, I T ’ S A L I FES T Y L E.

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It could be as simple as a purse or a blouse. When you wear it, you realize

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that it exemplifies you and your personal style. Let Anna Graham show you how to take that same style and expand it into other aspects of your life. In Handmade Style, Anna uses modern fabrics and simple lines to help you expand on your own personal style statement. Designed for the confident crafter, Anna’s multitude of projects are for those who want to begin living a handmade lifestyle, starting with your wardrobe—including bags and shoes— and small furnishings. As your skills and ambitions grow, follow Anna for more ideas and help.

from the creator of

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Anna Graham, best known for her Noodlehead patterns, presents a range of stitched projects for experienced sewists to wear, to carry and to use. With detailed illustrations and full-sized patterns included, she teaches you skills you will need to express your personal style through clothing and totes and beyond.

Anna didn’t just create a book of projects, but rather a thoughtful collection of essentials that are intended to be made and used together to create your own signature Handmade Style. From simple onehour projects, to large quilts, this will be the first time you will want to make each and every project in a book!


Patchwork Essentials The Half-Square Triangle by JENI BAKER

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The half-square triangle is our most versatile piecing shape, with infinite design possibilities. Use Jeni’s 12 full-sized quilt projects and 4 workshops to make fabric combinations that pop, to practice resizing any block and to incorporate scraps and piecing into your HST blocks. Use the final three patterns to

mix-and-match your favorite blocks into a custom sampler or repeated block designs selected from the gallery of 60 block variations! For true beginners to quilters looking to make easy and fun quilts, this powerhouse book has something for everyone—inspiring HST patchwork appealing to all tastes.


School of Sewing Learn it. Teach it. Sew Together. by SHEA HENDERSON U S $ 24 . 9 5 / U K ₤ 1 6 . 9 9

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a former middle school math teacher,

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Beginner Projects

Shea Henderson now owns empty Bobbin Sewing Studio, a sewing and quilt pattern company. her work has been published in several books and magazines and she is one of the founding members and former president of the Kansas city Modern Quilt guild. Shea lives in Kansas city, Mo with her husband and three young children. Find more of her work at emptybobbinsewing.com.

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Follow in the footsteps of a group of beginner sewists who shared one goal–to learn to use their sewing machines. Beginning with the basics of how to shop for a machine, essential tools, and basic sewing techniques, Shea also offers, an introduction to sewing machine feet and an invaluable guide to interfacings and stabilizers.

Next, 12 useful, practical and stylish projects (one a month for a year of sewing classes) advance new sewists one step at a time. Packed with hundreds of detailed how-to photos, this award-winning book is an engaging, detailed lesson plan, whether you are learning to sew on your own or joining a group at your local quilt store.


Alison Glass Appliqué The Essential Guide to Modern Appliqué by ALISON GLASS

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the essential guide to modern appliqué

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Whether you want to work with jersey, cotton, or wool, with small or large-scale shapes, with patchwork backgrounds and appliqués or with solids, with visible or invisible stitches or with raw-edge, reverse appliqué, Alison Glass Appliqué shows you how. Alison introduces each appliqué method with simple instructions

that let you begin using these techniques right away. Alison gets you drawing, cutting, snipping, turning, and stitching to express your own style through each fabulous layer. Two large pull-out pattern sheets contain full sized templates for the 14 projects. Perfect for every Alison Glass enthusiast.


Savor Each Stitch Studio Quilting with Mindful Design by CAROLYN FRIEDLANDER 8 × 10 SPINE: 0.3125

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from architecture to quilting, to popular pattern and fabric designer, Savor Each Stitch brings us her unique approach to quilt making. Growing up on an orange grove and cattle ranch in central Florida, Friedlander found inspiration everywhere. Known for her refreshing approach to pattern and color, she recalls choosing out of architecture and

savor each stitch

returning home where she embraced the path of professional quilter and designer. What follows is an exploration of how eight different projects can be completely reinterpreted by incorporating the design principles of line, contrast, color, scale, emphasis, texture, and volume. Each project is created in multiple versions to invite

C a r o ly n F r i e d l a n d e r

surprisingly different results, based on playing with these same design principles. Along the way the projects teach a variety of techniques such as hand quilting,

Studio Quilting with Mindful Design

appliqué, paper piecing, and even a new twist on crazy quilting, and full-size pattern pages are included to instruct and inspire mindful design. Throughout are Alexis Wharem’s photographs set both against the amazing landscape surrounding their shared hometown and in Friedlander’s design studio.

C a ro ly n Frie d l a nd e r

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Explore how selecting different fabrics, weaves, and substrates combined with playing with the design concepts of line, contrast, scale, emphasis, color, volume and texture can impact the end result of the design. Carolyn Friedlander, introduces readers to her unique approach to quilt making. The slow sewing techniques she loves

include needle turn appliqué, big stitch embroidery, wholecloth quilting, as well as traditional piecing methods. Eight quilts, each with color way options, illustrate the impact each design decision has on the finished quilt. Projects range from table runners to full sized quilts, each encouraging readers to create unique keepsakes of their own.


Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making

From Color to Quilting 10 Design Workshops by your Favorite Designers $28.95 U.S.

ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO MODERN QUILT MAKING

LUCKY SPOOL’S

ESSENTIAL GUIDE to

QUILT MAKING

Learn from the experts! As the genre of modern quilt making has exploded in recent years, a handful of instructors have established themselves as the most in-demand teachers for modern quilters. While we each would love to attend their classes and lectures to connect and learn in person, our schedules can be far less obliging. Here, Lucky Spool presents a collection of the most frequently requested workshops from this powerhouse group of 10 modern quilting teachers:

Cheryl Arkison Jacquie Gering Alissa Haight-Carlton Heather Jones Penny Layman Daniel Rouse Denyse Schmidt Kari Vojtechovsky Angela Walters And a study of 50 modern quilts curated by

From Color to Quilting:

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Heather Grant

DESIGN WORKSHOPS BY YOUR FAVORITE TEACHERS

INCLUDES 16 PATTERNS

Organized by practice or design, and shown in elegant photographs throughout, these are the tutorials, projects, inspiration and techniques that are essential to every modern quilt maker. Sixteen piecing projects are designed to expand your skills by introducing paper piecing, curves, freemotion quilting, improvisational patchwork, alternate gridwork, and more.

Compiled by Susanne Woods

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ISBN13 978-1-940655-00-0 FORMAT 8.5’’

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Can’t travel to take classes from your favorite instructors? Never fear! In this book, we feature ten popular quilt teachers who share their most requested workshop. Workshop topics include: seeing color with a critical eye, thinking outside–the–box in quilt design, breaking out of the grid, English

paper piecing by machine, improv piecing, and a gallery study of 50 compelling modern quilts. Contributors include: Alissa Haight Carlton, Kari Vojtechovsty, Dan Rouse, Jacquie Gering, Denyse Schmidt, Heather Jones, Cheryl Arkison, Penny Layman, Angela Walters and a gallery of 50 modern quilts curated by Heather Grant.


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Lucky Spool - Fall 2018 Catalog  

Our Story: Founded in 2013 by Susanne Woods, who has produced best-selling craft books for many years, Lucky Spool nurtures a more meaningfu...

Lucky Spool - Fall 2018 Catalog  

Our Story: Founded in 2013 by Susanne Woods, who has produced best-selling craft books for many years, Lucky Spool nurtures a more meaningfu...

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