Category Archives: Book Reviews

Christmas RAPPing – Book Review

This is a book that all quilters who love Christmas and making the special decorations that we love and cherish through the years and are passed down through generations who will treasure them. The book has 96 pages filled with colour, lovely designs, and all the directions needed. It starts with General Sewing and Quilting …

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Sew Special

Sew Speedy Projects from The Quilt Pattern Magazine The Quilt Pattern Magazine (TQPM) has a new and special issue out! It is a collection of TQPM’s best 20 quick-to-make patterns. All are truly “sew speedy” and worth having. We quilters know how often we need something quick-to-make when time is short and that special gift …

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Book Review: Aunt Dimity & . . .

The Aunt Dimity series of books written by Nancy Atherton are sheer delight! I have read every one of them, including Aunt Dimity & the Buried Treasure published this year. I just finished it today and, as always, was sorry to have to close that back cover! They don’t need to be read in order, but I strongly advise it. …

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New Book – Art Quilts: Embroidery & Drawing

  LaDan Abosein is a multi-talented artist. Her range goes from pencil drawing to Persian Miniatures, embroidery, knitting, cooking, gardening, decorating and quilting. Quilting is what she finds the most personally satisfying. In that regard, she has been featured in several magazines. She has recently published a book – Art Quilts: Embroidery & Drawing. Quilters …

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Throwback Thursday

This Throwback Thursday, we go back to my newsletter review of one of Jennifer Chiaverini‘s wonderful Elm Creek Novels. This one is from December 2007. All of the Elm Creek series are a favourite for most, if not all, quilters! This was meant to be a book review, but my copy just arrived and I have not …

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Book Review: Shear Trouble

This quilting mystery is actually the fourth in a series: In order, the earlier ones are: Quilt or Innocence Knot What it Seams Quilt Trip The Village Quilters are getting ready for a quilt show in the backroom of Posy’s quilt shop when con man, Jason is found murdered at the front of the store. …

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Book Review: To Scotland with Love

If you enjoy today’s romance stories with quilting included  To Scotland with Love (A Kilts and Quilts Novel) by Patience Griffin, is one that will interest you. It is the first in a series of Kilts and Quilts Novels. The second is scheduled to be released in January 2015. Just released this past June, it is the story of …

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The September Issue of The Quilt Pattern Magazine Is Ready

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A New Tool – Curvalicious!

Cheryl Lynch quilt designer, teacher, artist, and author, has developed a tool that quilters will enjoy and have lots of fun with it. She has given it a perfectly enticing name too –  Curvalicious! Here is what Curvalicious looks like. Here is a sample of what you can create with it. To learn all about it, how to use …

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