Category Archives: Books

Sew Many Notions

Buttons Quilt 8

Janet recently finished up this folky looking wall project. If you are a lover of wool and hand stitched projects then this would be right up your alley.

Button Love Wallhanging is one of numerous assorted projects in the book Sew Many Notions by Debbie Busby. From  pincushions to needle holders, mini-quilts, a table mat & more this book has projects that will help make your sewing space look like a page from a decorating magazine and have fun while doing it.

The layers of wool and blanket stitch embroidery give the project rich depth. You could change up the colours and go light, dark or pastel depending on your taste.

Have a closer look at Janet’s project;Buttons Quilt 6 Buttons Quilt 5 Buttons Quilt 4 Buttons Quilt 2

Thrifty Thursday….It’s In The Bag at Hopscotch Quilt Shop

It's in the Bag Cover

Today’s *Thrifty Thursday item is It’s In The Bag at Hopscotch Quilt Shop book is by Elissa Willms and Heather Willms.  The book contains eight terrific bag projects including water bottle bags, beach and grommet bags! All projects are skill rated for beginner to experienced quilters. This soft cover book is 33 pages. The regular retail price is $19.95.  Today’s Thrifty Thursday price is only $4.00Click Here to order yours!  SOLD OUT!

*Thrifty Thursday items are final sale and may not be returned or refunded.
It's in the Bag projects

Quilt Colouring

Creative Quilt from Your Crayon Box

Creative Quilts from Your Crayon Box – Melt-n-Blend Meets Fusible Applique

This book by Terrie Kygar has come into the store recently and although it is not new it is certainly current with recent colouring craze being all the rage.  A lot of the staff have been pouting over the pages with ooh’s and aah’s.  It really is a lovely and colourful technique to add depth to your projects.

It’s time for new fun with an old favorite–crayons! Using the new Melt-n-Blend technique, anyone can create beautiful applique designs with a dimensional, hand-painted look that brings quilts to life.

  • Learn to tint and shade luscious fruits, gorgeous blossoms, and more–using crayons, colored pencils, and markers
  • Choose from seven inspiring projects of increasing complexity, with something for every skill level
  • Make one-of-a-kind applique designs that can be used in any project–simply fuse them into place

Watch the video to see how it’s done.

You can purchase a copy of the book for yourself by clicking HERE

Missouri Star Modern Block

Vol 2 Issue 4

Summer Issue Volume 2, Issue 4 will be arriving soon!  Be sure to subscribe so you will automatically receive your copy.  Click Here to subscribe.  Why subscribe?  When you subscribe you will have a reserved copy shipped to you as soon as an issue is released.  You can also pick up your subscribed copy at the store.  You will personally receive a phone call to notify you when your copy is ready for pick up.