Gift Ideas for Quilting Book Lovers

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Who doesn’t love a good quilting story? Enjoy the latest yarn from quilting storyteller, Ann Hazelwood. She has three series to choose from, two of which are complete. Do you want fantastic patterns to inspire your creativity? Check out the latest from Edyta Sitar and Victoria Findlay Wolfe. And don’t forget to treat yourself!

 

 

The Colebridge Community Series –
The Basement Quilt, The Potting Shed Quilt, The Funeral Parlor Quilt, The Jane Austen Quilt Club, The Ghostly Quilts on Main, Quilted Lilies, and A Colebridge Quilted Christmas

 

 

 

 

The East Perry County Series –
The Forgiving Quilt, Josephine’s Guest House Quilt, Quilt the Town Christmas, Everlasting Quilts, and Church Ladies Quilts

 

 

 

 

The Wine Country Series –
For the Love of Quilts, Lily Girl’s Christmas Quilt, Quilted Secrets, and The Christmas Wish Quilt – there will be one more book in this series and is expected in April.

 

 

 

Order all Ann’s current books (doesn’t include the yet-to-be-published book) at one time with this great offer –

Pillow Talk by Edyta Sitar

Your interior style is ready for a makeover from Edyta Sitar! Twenty-five dazzling pillows cover different holidays, seasons, styles, and sentiments. Sample different techniques, including paper piecing and appliqué, in these quick projects with tips from Edyta.

 

Sew In Love by Edyta Sitar

Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts is thrilled to be able to share her love of quilting with fellow quilters by introducing her latest book with It’s Sew Emma. She has fashioned twelve sweetheart blocks into a breathtaking 75½” x 75½” block-of-the-month sampler quilt (choose from a pieced or appliqué version), as well as a whole candy box of tantalizing quilts to take each block further!

 

Patches of Blue by Edyta Sitar

Discover the classic combination of blue and white in a collection of breathtaking quilts that’s sure to capture your imagination. Acclaimed author and designer Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts shares dozens of antique quilts in a gallery of inspiring photos and follows with patterns for 17 gorgeous quilt designs.

 

Patches of Scraps by Edyta Sitar

The next highly-anticipated book from famed designer Edyta Sitar is a scrap-lover’s fantasy! Packed with breathtaking scrap quilts – each featuring myriad fabrics – you’ll discover two inspiring ways to enjoy them. First, the antiques: more than two dozen photos of gorgeous scrap quilts from yesteryear, most shared from Edyta’s private collection. Rich photography and industrial settings showcase the utilitarian nature of these incredible works – a spectacular sight! Second, the patterns: choose from quilt designs in a delightful melange of colors and prints that you can re-create with your own mix of fabrics or scraps.

 

Patches of Stars by Edyta Sitar

The third book in Edyta Sitar’s best-selling “Patches” series celebrates a quintessential quiltmaking motif: The Star. Star blocks first take center stage in a gallery of breathtaking antique quilts, from modest, make-do designs to astonishing showstoppers. Then, Edyta shares instructions for 17 star-studded quilts; many of the designs were inspired by her antiques collection.

 

Victoria Findlay Wolfe’s Playing with Purpose

Take a deep look inside the evolution of one of today’s most important modern quilt artists. Look back at more than one hundred and thirty quilts from best-selling author Victoria Findlay Wolfe. Read compelling essays about her creative work and journey as an artist. See the evolution of Findlay Wolfe’s work over thirty-five years, with dazzling quilt photos.

 

Double Wedding Ring Quilts: Traditions Made Modern by Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Create stunning Double Wedding Ring quilts with breathtaking innovations on the classic pattern. With full-size patterns for 10 quilts, the book will teach you the Double Wedding Ring basics. After you’ve mastered curved foundation piecing, try your hand at Victoria’s unique fabric slashing and “Made-Fabric” methods—it’s easier than you think! You’ll feel liberated as you improvise on her designs, with full instruction for some quilts and others that invite your creative discovery. Read the stories that inspired each of Victoria’s designs, and then take inspiration from the artist at work in her studio, with photography of her creative process and 3 bonus quilts to jumpstart your own art. This book is an instant classic.

 

Modern Quilt Magic: 5 Parlor Tricks to Expand Your Piecing Skills by Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Grow your cache of quilter’s tricks with 5 awe-inspiring patchwork techniques that are easier than you think! Learn a new piecing trick in just 15 minutes or less, and watch your skills soar to a whole new level. Say “presto!” with partial seams for both quilts and blocks, Y-seams, mini improv piecing, and free-form curves. Test your newfound skills with 17 projects, including full-size templates for bed quilts, pillows, and more.

Treat yourself!

eBook Encyclopedia Of Pieced Quilt Patterns compiled by Barbara Brackman

Treat yourself to a must-half reference resource. This pattern identification book places at your fingertips illustrations and sources for over 4,000 pieced patterns. It is user-friendly and great for identifying patterns in quilts and for furnishing inspiring possibilities for quiltmakers. And owning this encyclopedia as an eBook lets you keep this wealth of knowledge in your pocket all the time!

 

Everyone loves a quilt calendar – we have two!

AQS 2020 Wall Calendar

Featuring 12 Award-winning Quilts!

2020 Quilt Art Engagement Calendar

Featuring a quilt a week all year long!

And don’t forget…

You can always give the gift of membership to the American Quilter’s Society. AQS members receive:
American Quilter magazine, 20% off at ShopAQS.com, 20% off at iquilt.com, exclusive savings at AQS QuiltWeek Shows, and access to hundreds of member-exclusive patterns like some of the ones below.

 50 states mug rug

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