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Welcome to STC Craft’s catalog. We are thrilled to be presenting our new

titles for Spring 2010 as well as our beautiful backlist. To learn about all of our books and to enjoy free patterns, author interviews, photo galleries, contests, and more, visit our blog at www.melaniefalickbooks.com and follow us on Twitter: @STC Craft.

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K a f f e Fass e t t ' s Simple Shapes S p e c ta c u l a r Q u i lt s

NEW for spring 2010

23 Original Quilt Designs By Kaffe Fassett with Liza Prior Lucy; photographs by Debbie Patterson

ISBN: 978-1-58479-837-8 US$35.00 CAN$45.50 Available: February

In Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts, world-renowned quilter Kaffe Fassett demonstrates how basic geometric forms—squares, rectangles, triangles, diamonds, circles, and quarter circles—found in natural and manmade environments inspire his quilt designs. Twenty-three of his magnificent, inventive quilts are showcased along with hundreds of photos and his inspiring text about how he sees the world and how we can, just as he does, combine striking fabrics with simple shapes to create spectacular quilt designs. 225 color photographs, 192 pages, 9 x 10", hardcover with jacket

Alabama Studio Style More Projects, Recipes & Stories Celebrating Sustainable Fashion & Living By Natalie Chanin; photographs by Robert Rausch From the Alabama Chanin studios in Florence, Alabama, Natalie Chanin works with local artisans to create hand-made organic cotton-jersey clothing, plus home decorations sought by connoisseurs of beauty and sustainable style worldwide. In this follow-up to the highly praised Alabama Stitch Book, Chanin takes her readers on another compelling journey of creativity and learning, sharing many more of her beautiful stenciling, stitching, and beading techniques, a collection of over 20 projects, including her award-winning dresses and skirts, plus recipes from Southern food expert Angie Mosier.

ISBN: 978-1-58479-823-1 US$35.00 CAN$45.50 Available: March

75 color photographs, 100 illustrations, pattern and stencil inserts, 176 pages, 10 ¾ x 8 ½", hardcover with cloth spine.

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Comfort Knitting & C r o c h e t: A f g h ans More Than 50 Beautiful, Affordable Designs Featuring Berroco's Comfort Yarn By Norah Gaughan and Margery Winter; photographs by Thayer Allyson Gowdy

ISBN: 978-1-58479-826-2 US$19.95 CAN$25.95 Available: April

Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Afghans features more than 50 gorgeous coverings created by celebrated designers Norah Gaughan and Margery Winter and the Berroco Yarns design team. All shown in the affordable, ultra-soft Berroco Comfort yarn, the designs range from traditional to modern and spare to embellished, and are inspired by sources as varied as Scottish tweeds, Ukrainian Easter eggs, and Delft pottery. A timeless collection for stitchers of all skill levels. 100 color photographs, 160 pages, 8 ½ x 9 7/8", paperback with flaps.

Knitting 24/7

ISBN: 978-1-58479-844-6 US$21.95 CAN$28.50 Available: May

If you’re a busy, passionate knitter determined to find time to knit, then Knitting 24/7 is the book for you. In this classic collection, celebrated designer Véronik Avery presents 30 stylish projects that can be stitched easily on the go, during those “in-between” moments when your attention might be divided but your hands are free: commuting on the train, waiting for an appointment, watching a ballgame. Sweaters, scarves, shrugs, hats, mitts, and more—everything you need to keep your needles clicking twenty-four seven. 90 color photographs, 128 pages, 8 ½ x 9 ½", paperback with flaps.

NEW for spring 2010

30 Projects to Knit, Wear, and Enjoy, On the Go and Around the Clock By Véronik Avery; photographs by Thayer Allyson Gowdy

K n i t s M e n W an t The 10 Rules Every Woman Should Know Before Knitting for a Man—Plus the Only 10 Patterns She'll Ever Need By Bruce Weinstein; photographs by Jared Flood

ISBN: 978-1-58479-840-8 US$18.95 CAN$24.95 Available: April

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For as long as women have been knitting, they’ve been knitting garments for men—only to have men avoid wearing them. So what’s a knitter to do? Understand the male psyche, says knitting instructor Bruce Weinstein. In Unwinding Men, Weinstein presents ten hilarious, enlightening essays, each based on a rule that will help women understand how men tick and how to knit for them successfully. Following each essay is a timeless master pattern—socks, hats, scarves, sweaters, and vests—written in a wide range of sizes and for multiple gauges. 30 color photographs, 128 pages, 7 ¾ x 9 ¼", paperback with flaps.

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Weekend Sewing More Than 40 Projects and Ideas for Inspired Stitching by heather ross; photographs by john gruen

K ata G o l d a’ s Han d S t i t c h e d F e lt 25 Whimsical Sewing Projects by kata golda; photographs by frank white

More than 40 projects for adults, children, and the home from celebrated sewer/ fabric designer Heather Ross.

Twenty-five irresistibly charming felt toys and home items for crafters of all skill levels.

75 color photographs, over 100 color illustrations, pullout pattern sheets, 160 pages, 8 ½ x 9 ½", hardcover with jacket.

60 color photographs, 65 illustrations, 128 pages, 8 1/4 x 8 1/4", paperback with flaps.

ISBN: 978-1-58479-675-6 US$27.50 CAN$30.00

ISBN: 978-1-58479-798-2 US$19.95 CAN$25.95

Q u i lt i n g f o r P e a c e

Sewing Green

Make the World a Better Place One Stitch at a Time by katherine bell; photographs by thayer allyson gowdy

25 Projects Made with Repurposed and Organic Materials by betz white; photographs by john gruen

Engaging essays about more than 25 individuals and organizations devoted to making quilts for charity, plus 15 projects and guidelines on how to contribute to an existing effort or start a new one.

Twenty-five projects from acclaimed ecocrafter Betz White, plus essential tips and resources for stitching beautifully while treading lightly.

20 color photographs, 136 pages, 8 1/4 x 7 3/4", hardcover. ISBN: 978-1-58479-804-0 US$19.95 CAN$25.95

62,000 copies in print

65 color photographs, pullout pattern sheet, 144 pages, 8 ½ x 9 ½", paperback with flaps. ISBN: 978-1-58479-758-6 US$24.95 CAN$27.50

Reversible Knitting

V i n ta g e Ba b y K n i t s

Mat e r i a l O b s e ss i o n

30 Quick Projects to Knit by leigh radford photographs by john mulligan

50 Brand-New, Groundbreaking Stitch Patterns + 20 Projects from Top Designers by lynne barr; photographs by thayer allyson gowdy

More Than 40 Heirloom Patterns from the 1920s to the 1950s by kristen rengren; photographs by thayer allyson gowdy

Modern Quilts with Traditional Roots by sarah fielke and kathy doughty; foreword by kaffe fassett; photographs by john doughty

Thirty imaginative projects that can be completed with one or two average-sized skeins of yarn or multiple bits of stash yarn. From author of One Skein, AlterKnits, and AlterKnits Felt.

Fifty completely new, never-before-seen reversible stitch patterns, plus 20 reversible projects. From author of Knitting New Scarves.

65 color photographs, 128 pages, 8 1/2 x 9 1/2", paperback with flaps.

250 color photographs, 192 pages, 8 1/2 x 9 7/8", hardcover.

ISBN: 978-1-58479-802-6 US$19.95 CAN$25.95

ISBN: 978-1-58479-805-7 US$29.95 CAN$38.95

More than 40 contemporary updates of timeless baby patterns, including sweaters, booties, hats, blankets, and more. 80 color photographs, 160 pages, 9 ½ x 8 ½", hardcover. ISBN: 978-1-58479-761-6 US$27.50 CAN$30.00

Twenty-three fresh and modern quilt projects inspired by traditional designs. 150 color photographs, 208 pages, 8 ¼ x 10", paperback with flaps.

r e c e n t ly p u b l i s h e d

NEW for spring 2010

On e M o r e S k e i n

ISBN: 978-1-58479-752-4 US$24.95 CAN$27.50

23,500 copies in print

K n i t t e d S o c ks Eas t an d W e s t

Greetings from K n i t Ca f e

30 Designs Inspired by Japanese Stitch Patterns by judy sumner photographs by yoko inoue

by suzan mischer; photographs by victoria pearson

Thirty exquisite sock designs inspired by Japanese stitch patterns until now virtually unknown in the West. 60 color photographs, 144 pages, 7 3/4 x 9 1/4", paperback with flaps. ISBN: 978-1-58479-799-9 US$22.50 CAN$29.50

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Thirty of the most popular projects from the unique and lively Knit Cafe. 75 color photographs, 144 pages, 8 ½ x 9 ½", paperback with flaps. ISBN: 978-1-58479-768-5 US$17.95 CAN$19.95

c u s t o m kn i t s

Weekend Knitting

Unleash Your Inner Designer with TopDown and Improvisational Techniques by wendy bernard photographs by kimball hall

50 Unique Projects and Ideas by melanie falick photographs by ericka mcconnell

From Knit and Tonic blogger Wendy Bernard, 25 original designs plus variations and guidelines for customizing on the fly. 75 color photographs, 168 pages, 8 1/2 x 9 1/2", hardcover. ISBN: 978-1-58479-713-5 US$27.50 CAN$30.00

50 innovative projects, many of which can be made in a weekend or less. 90 color photographs, 176 pages, 8 ½ x 9 ½", paperback with flaps. ISBN: 978-1-58479-769-2 US$18.95 CAN$20.95

104,500 copies in print

29,500 copies in print

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Knitting and Crochet

Knitting for Ba b y

Knitting for Peace

30 Heirloom Projects with Complete How-to-Knit Instructions by melanie falick and kristin nicholas photographs by ross whitaker

Make the World a Better Place One Stitch at a Time by betty christiansen photographs by kiriko shirobayashi

50 color photographs and 65 color illustrations, 160 pages, 8 1⁄2 x 9 1⁄2", paperback with flaps. ISBN: 978-1-58479-680-0 US$15.95 CAN$17.95

16 color photographs, 132 pages, 8 1/4 x 7 3/4", hardcover with cloth spine, logo cards. ISBN: 978-1-58479-533-9 US$19.95 CAN$21.95

50,000 copies in print

K n i ta l o n g

A lt e r K n i t s F e lt

A lt e r K n i t s

Celebrating the Tradition of Knitting Together by larissa brown and martin john brown photographs by michael crouser

Imaginative Projects for Knitting and Felting by leigh radford photographs by john mulligan

Imaginative Projects and Creativity Exercises by leigh radford photographs by john rizzo

125 color and black-andwhite photographs, 160 pages, 8 1⁄2 x 7 3⁄4", hardcover with cloth spine. ISBN: 978-1-58479-665-7 US$22.50 CAN$24.50

75 color photographs, 136 pages, 9 x 10", hardcover with cloth spine. ISBN: 978-1-58479-707-4 US$24.95 CAN$27.50

77 color photographs, 128 pages, 9 x 10", hardcover with cloth spine, separate notebook. ISBN: 978-1-58479-455-4 US$24.95 CAN$27.50

45,000 copies in print

Han d kn i t H o l i d ay s Knitting Year-Round for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Winter Solstice by melanie falick photographs by susan pittard 90 color photographs, 184 pages, 8 1⁄2 x 9 1⁄2", hardcover with jacket. ISBN: 978-1-58479-454-7 US$27.50 CAN$30.00

40,000 copies in print

50,500 copies in print

Las t- M i n u t e Knitted Gifts by joelle hoverson photographs by anna williams 60 color photographs, 160 pages, 8 1⁄2 x 9 1⁄2", hardcover with jacket. ISBN: 978-1-58479-367-0 US$24.95 CAN$27.50

96,700 copies in print

Loop-d-Loop More Than 40 Novel Designs for Knitters by teva durham photographs by adrian buckmaster 70 color photographs, 176 pages, 8 1⁄2 x 10 3⁄4", hardcover with jacket. ISBN: 978-1-58479-414-1 US$29.95 CAN$32.95

44,000 copies in print

Loop-d-Loop Crochet More than 25 Novel Designs for Crocheters (and Knitters Taking Up the Hook) by teva durham photographs by adrian buckmaster 65 color photographs and 20 illustrations, 144 pages, 8 1/2 x 9 7/8", hardcover with jacket.

KnitKnit Profiles + Projects from Knitting’s New Wave by sabrina gschwandtner photographs by kiriko shirobayashi 148 color photographs, 176 pages, 8 x 11", hardcover with jacket. ISBN: 978-1-58479-631-2 US$29.95 CAN$32.95

ISBN: 978-1-58479-580-3 US$27.50 CAN$30.00

Knitting New Scarves 27 Distinctly Modern Designs by lynne barr photographs by tyllie barbosa 95 color photographs, 144 pages, 7 x 9 1/2", paperback with flaps. ISBN: 978-1-58479-633-6 US$21.95 CAN$23.95

Warm and Adorn Your Hands in 28 Innovative Ways by robin melanson photographs by tyllie barbosa 95 color photographs, 144 pages, 7 x 9 1⁄2", paperback with flaps.

25,000 copies in print

ISBN: 978-1-58479-666-4 US$21.95 CAN$23.95

Knit 2 Together

Knit

K n i t s p e ak

A Personal Handbook by melanie falick photographs by ericka mcconnell

An A to Z Guide to the Language of Knitting Patterns by andrea berman price illustrations by patti pierce stone

Knitting C l ass i c S t y l e

Knitting N at u r e

Knitting Lingerie Style

35 Modern Designs Inspired by Fashion’s Archives by véronik avery photographs by sara cameron

39 Designs Inspired by Patterns in Nature by norah gaughan photographs by thayer allyson gowdy

More Than 30 Basic and Lingerie-Inspired Designs by joan mcgowan-michael photographs by thayer allyson gowdy

Patterns and Stories for Serious Knitting Fun by tracey ullman and mel clark photographs by eric axene

75 color photographs, 144 pages, 8 1/2 x 9 7/8", hardcover.

75 color photographs, 176 pages, 9 x 10", hardcover with jacket.

65 color photographs, 160 pages, 9 x 10", hardcover with jacket.

More than 130 color photographs, 168 pages, 9 1/2 x 8 1/2", hardcover with jacket.

5 color photographs, 144 pages, 6 x 7 1⁄4", hardcover with cloth spine, concealed wire-o binding, needle gauge, zip pouch, elastic closure.

ISBN: 978-1-58479-576-6 US$27.50 CAN$30.00

ISBN: 978-1-58479-484-4 US$29.95 CAN$32.95

ISBN: 978-1-58479-577-3 US$29.95 CAN$32.95

ISBN: 978-1-58479-534-6 US$27.50 CAN$30.00

ISBN: 978-1-58479-357-1 US$15.95 CAN$17.95

29,000 copies in print

Knitting New M i t t e ns & Gloves

125 line illustrations, 224 pages, 4 5/8 x 6 1/2”, hardcover. ISBN: 978-1-58479-632-9 US$17.95 CAN$19.95

62,500 copies in print

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Sewing, Quilting, and Other Crafts New from V&A Publishing Victoria & Albert Museum

Alabama Stitch Book

Las t- M i n u t e Fa b r i c G i f t s

Projects and Stories Celebrating Hand-Sewing, Quilting, and Embroidery for Contemporary Sustainable Style by natalie chanin photographs by robert rausch

30 Hand-Sew, MachineSew, and No-Sew Projects by cynthia treen photographs by karen philippi

75 color photographs, 176 pages, 10 3⁄4 x 8 1⁄2", hardcover with cloth spine; includes pullout stencil, beadembroidery postcard, and sewing pat­terns.

70 color photographs, 144 pages, 8 1/2 x 9 1/2", hardcover with jacket. ISBN: 978-1-58479-485-1 US$24.95 CAN$27.50

Z akka S e w i n g 25 Japanese Projects for the Household by therese laskey and chika mori photographs by yoko inoue 50 color photographs, 100 color illustrations, 152 pages, 7 3/4 x 9 1/4", paperback with jacket. ISBN: 978-1-58479-720-3 US$24.95 CAN$27.50

Las t- M i n u t e Pat c h w o r k + Q u i lt e d G i f t s by joelle hoverson photographs by anna williams 75 color photographs, 160 pages, 8 1/2 x 9 1/2", hardcover with jacket, includes template insert. ISBN: 978-1-58479-634-3 US$27.50 CAN$30.00

33,500 copies in print

Pat c h w o r k f o r B e g i nn e r s

Q u i lt s 1 7 0 0 – 2010

by sue prichard

Hidden Histories, Untold Stories by sue prichard

A practical guide to transforming inspiration into finished products, plus five simple projects to make. 55 color photographs, 64 pages, 7 3/8 x 8 ¼", hardcover with jacket ISBN: 978-1-85177-596-5 US$14.95 CAN$19.50

ISBN: 978-1-58479-638-1 US$35.00 CAN$39.00

An exquisite presentation of the V&A’s extensive quilt collection, with essays from leading textile historians. 118 color photographs, 224 pages, 9 ¾ x 9 ½", hardcover with jacket ISBN: 978-1-85177-595-8 US$60.00 CAN$78.00

Available: March

Available: March

Especially for Children

P r i n t i n g b y Han d A Modern Guide to Printing with Handmade Stamps, Stencils, and Silk Screens by lena corwin; photographs by thayer allyson gowdy 100 color photographs, 144 pages, 8 1/2 x 9 1 /2", hardcover with concealed wire-o binding, envelope with pullout patterns. ISBN: 978-1-58479-672-5 US$27.50 CAN$30.00

The Gentle Art of Domesticity Stitching, Baking, Nature, Art & the Comforts of Home by jane brocket 400 color photographs, 288 pages, 7 3/8 x 9 5/8", hardcover with jacket. ISBN: 978-1-58479-736-4 US$35.00 CAN$39.00

27,000 copies in print

Girls’ Best Book of Knitting, S e w i n g , an d Embroidery by virginie desmoulins 65 color photographs, 75 color illustrations, 112 pages, 7 1 /4 x 10 1/8", paper over board with die-cut paper doll; spiral bound.

Each book: 35 color photographs, 60 color illustrations, 128 pages, 8 x 9", hardcover with jacket.

K i d s W e av i n g

Kids Crochet

by sarah swett photographs by chris hartlove; illustrations by lena corwin

by kelli ronci photographs by john gruen; illustrations by lena corwin

ISBN: 978-1-58479-467-7 US$19.95 CAN$21.95

ISBN: 978-1-58479-413-4 US$19.95 CAN$21.95

ISBN: 978-1-58479-600-8 US$19.95 CAN$21.95

S e e an d S e w A Sewing Book for Children by tina davis 75 color and black-and-white illustrations, 152 pages, 7 1/2 x 10 1/2", hardcover with concealed wire-o binding. ISBN: 978-1-58479-491-2 US$19.95 CAN$21.95

A lt e r naC r a f t s

Ha r d w e a r

20+ Hi-Style Lo-Budget Projects to Make by jessica vitkus; photographs by brian kennedy

Jewelry from a Toolbox by hannah rogge photographs by marianne rafter

60 color photographs, 40 color illustrations, 144 pages, 8 1/4 x 8 1/4", paperback with flaps, wire-o binding. ISBN: 978-1-58479-456-1 US$19.95 CAN$21.95

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45 color photographs, 75 illustrations, 134 pages, 5 3/4 x 8 1/2", hardcover with concealed wire-o binding. ISBN: 978-1-58479-480-6 US$18.95 CAN$20.95

STC Craft | Melanie Falick Books 115 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011 (212) 519-1200 phone (212) 414-5785 fax www.stcbooks.com | www.melaniefalickbooks.com To purchase books, visit www.stcbooks.com or call 800-759-0190. For wholesale orders, call 212.229.8801. Front cover photo: Thayer Allyson Gowdy / Knitting 24/7

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STC Craft | Melanie Falick Books 2010