AN IMPRINT OF SALLY MILNER PUBLISHING PTY LTD QUILTING EMBROIDERY FOLK ART & OTHER CRAFT Distributed by Mint Publishers Group BACK TO FRONT Paperback Larraine Scouler 80 pages Jam-packed with 14 refreshing quilts for the beginner to the more 11” x 8” advanced quilt maker Larraine Scouler guides you through her back to Full color front machine quilting and appliqué methods. Offering 20 clear and 1996 precise pages of information to create a firm foundation of knowledge from which to sew on confidently! The sewing machine, body comfort, ISBN 1 86343 277 9 materials, piecing, assembly, machine quilting and appliqué, nothing is US $14.95 left out! Comprehensive black and white diagrams and a trouble- Canada $22.95 shooting segment complete the learning process. Try this revolutionary new approach at machine quilting and appliqué you’ll be thrilled! Paperback CELEBRATING THE TRADITIONS 96 pages Quiltmakers in Australia 11” x 8” Karen Fail Full color Enthusiasm for quilts, Australian expatriates, amazing talent and the 1995 undying commitment to simply share with others, quilt making in Australia has captured the hearts and souls of some very clever ISBN 1 86343 235 3 women. Celebrating the Traditions, Quiltmakers of Australia, by Karen US $14.95 Fail is a salute to 13 women who have contributed to the Australian Canada $22.95 quilt making revival. Take this opportunity to visit these extraordinary Australian women in their homes and witness first hand their unique style and dedication to the love of making quilts. CLASSIC QUILTS Paperback Susan Harris 80 pages Come create a classic quilt of your own using all or some of the 11” x 8” modern short cuts presented by Susan Harris. Her general instructions Full color take you through measurements, cutting, triangles, strips, sewing tips, 1997 border alternatives, backing, hand and machine quilting, binding and signing. All instructions are clear and in imperial and metric. Full color ISBN 1 86343 305 8 photographs and black and white diagrams practically make the 14 US $14.95 quilts for you! Almost Amish’s quick and easy machine piecing Canada $22.95 techniques will have you practicing your hand quilting skills immediately. Paperback COMPANION PIECES 80 pages Carolyn Sullivan 11” x 8” Ever caught in an emotional battle between quilting and embroidery? Full color Here is one time when you don’t have to choose — you can have both! Carolyn Sullivan has created eleven wonderful quilts with 1998 embroideries to match! Make one of Carolyn’s or design one of your ISBN 1 86343 329 5 own. Learn how to rotate a traditional block it into something US $14.95 completely different then simply follow her clear instructions for Canada $22.95 translating the designs into embroideries or quilts. You are on your way to creating your own stunning companion pieces. CREATIVE CRAZY PATCHWORK Paperback Helen Moore & Theresia Stockton 80 pages Relive the Victorian Age in your own sewing room with this collection 11” x 8” of 21 crazy patchwork projects. A comprehensive approach to the Full color basics for beginners, including a section on color combinations, 1998 patching the base fabric, full color stitch guides showing five major stitches and illustrated step-by-step instructions for each project. ISBN 1 86343 298 1 Decorate for Christmas with one or all six of the quick and easy tree US $14.95 ornaments. Treat yourself with the lovely fringed evening bag. Black, Canada $22.95 beaded and elegant, it’s sure to attract compliments. Full size patterns make this a real buy! Distributed by Mint Publishers Group CREATIVE FRIENDSHIP QUILTS Paperback Karen Fail 80 pages If you have ever wanted to know about friendship quilts, look no 11” x 8” further than Creative Friendship Quilts, by Karen Fail. Complete with Full color 50 pages of interesting facts from the 19th century new frontier 2003 movement in America, the Changi Quilts created in 1942 on Singapore Island by POW internees to the 1970 American revival of quilt making, ISBN 1 877080 09 8 which stimulated a world of stitchers! US $14.95 If this historical account doesn’t get you stitching, one of the wonderful Canada $22.95 19 step-by-step quilts to share projects will! Paperback CREATIVE MINIATURE QUILTS 128 pages Kerry Gadd 11” x 8” Fallen in love with every quilt you’ve seen but not enough time? Full color Consider miniatures and discover the satisfaction of making them all just like Kerry Gadd. Special tips on fabric selection, equipment and a 2002 sure-to-win insurance policy for successful minnies! Nothing is left to ISBN 1 877080 01 2 luck; preparation, bias squares, pieced triangle units even a sewing US $14.95 test. There are 36 pages of beautifully illustrated instructions written to Canada $22.95 get you started and keep you going. Ten projects presented in order of difficulty are so much fun you’ll want to stitch right to the end! CREATIVE PATCHWORK QUILTS Paperback Kate McEwen 80 pages Be truly inspired by all 16 of the lovely quilts presented in Creative 11” x 8” Patchwork Quilts by Kate McEwen. Traditional hand-pieced and rotary Full color cut machined-pieced projects are both offered as well as great 1994 guidelines and quick and clear sewing techniques for perfect points. You’ll be smelling the roses for years to come when you stitch up ISBN 1 877080 07 1 Viewer’s Choice Award "Everything’s Coming Up Roses" by Wendy US $14.95 Smith an exquisite hand appliquéd quilt. "In the Red" will test your Canada $22.95 Bargello expertise and "Nine-Patch Scrap Quilt" will clear out all the left over morsels from quilts gone by. Paperback CREATIVE TRADITIONALQUILTMAKING 80 pages Karen Fail 11” x 8” Choose a wonderful quilt from the 14 hand-pieced and hand-quilted Full color treasures featured in Creative Traditional Quiltmaking. Karen Fail and her friends have complied their favorite traditional patterns. Hearts and 1995 flowers, autumn leaves, a wool picnic rug and scrappy triangles are ISBN 1 86343 246 9 just a few of the tempting quilts on offer. Complete with instructions, US $14.95 full size templates, quilting patterns and four pages filled with What Canada $22.95 You Need To Know to have you stitching an heirloom in no time at all! LISTEN WITH YOUR EYES Paperback Jan T. Urquhart 80 pages Ever wish you could make something special for the wonderful people 11” x 8” in your life but never have the time? Here is the answer to your Full color dreams; Jan T Urquhart shares her simple method for piecing complex 1997 and traditional blocks using two simple shapes! Save all kinds of time, no more patterns or template drafting. A lesson in value and the ISBN 1 86343 297 3 importance of definition between the patches will have you creating US $14.95 stunning original quilts. Choose one of the six step-by-step projects or Canada $22.95 make up your own using Jan’s method and suggestions for settings, borders and binding. QUILT SKILLS Paperback Quilters' Guild of Australia 96 pages Dream of taking every single course offered during a weekend of 11” x 8” workshops? Well here is your opportunity; eleven of Australia’s Full color talented tutors are featured with each of their unique styles. Their 1997 challenge to go beyond the basic to expand your patchwork and quilting technique and styles. Sue Wademan’s approach to textiles and ISBN 1 86343 299 X design will have you collecting your palette and designing art quilts US $14.95 and Adina Sullivan eases you into mastering the maddening Mariner’s Canada $22.95 Compass block. Join these fantastic teachers in their innovative process that will expand your creativity. Paperback SIMPLY APPLIQUE 80 pages Yolanda Gifford 11” x 8” Yolanda Gifford presents a simple naïve style of appliqué inspired by Full color her young students wonderful sense of color and style. Ever wonder, what if a project was allowed to JUST BE? You are about to find out 1997 with the non-traditional methods presented in this enchanting book. ISBN 1 86343 303 1 Select from 15 visual delights that are about fun, families, friends, US $14.95 color and expressions of love. "The Spotted Heart", "Animal Banner" Canada $22.95 and "The Three Sisters" crib toy are just a few of the clearly explained and illustrated projects in this simple appliqué basics book. TINY TREASURES Paperback Virginia Enright 80 pages Attention to detail, accuracy, patience, practice and pleasure in 11” x 8” watching lots of little colors come together fulfil your quilt making Full color desires? Then Virginia Enright’s Tiny Treasures is just the book for 1997 you. Complete with ten pages of essentials to accurately piece these little accoutrements you will learn about fabric selection, sewing skills, ISBN 1 86343 300 7 techniques and equipment especially written for small projects. US $14.95 Sprinkle your home with a touch of fun with one or all of the 20 Canada $22.95 projects. Using a combination of templates and foundation piecing techniques, you too can achieve the accuracy necessary for miniature quilts. Paperback U IS FOR UNICORN 80 pages Eileen Campbell 11” x 8” Fusible interfacing makes these medieval delights simple and fun! Full color Eileen Campbell’s appliqué method is presented in an understandable instruction guide. Including cutting the blocks and pieces, design 1998 tracing, the use of stabilizers, three-dimensional appliqué and free- ISBN 1 86351 271 3 form padding. A variety of stitches are reviewed and a section on US $14.95 tension makes sure you get it right. Complete instructions and patterns Canada $22.95 for the "Medieval Inspirations Quilt" that was inspired by 15th and 16th century wood blocks are included along with an additional six projects. CREATIVE ART OF EMBROIDERY Paperback Embroiderers' Guild of NSW 80 pages The best selection of embroidery would most certainly come from the 11” x 8” Embroiderer’s Guild of NSW’s private collection and this book inspired, Full color by their collections, is truly a treasure. Choose from any one of the 18 1996 lovely projects and you begin an historical journey of love. Stitch the beaded canvas purse, a Victorian inspired piece or a lovely pulled ISBN 1 86343 276 0 thread embroidered linen tablemat. Meet the contributors and learn to US $14.95 make a macramé or natural fibre tassel. Complete with easy to follow Canada $22.95 step-by-step instructions and perfect stitch guides. Distributed by Mint Publishers Group CREATIVE CROSS STITCH Paperback Collection 80 pages This exciting selection of 21 creative cross-stitch projects is sure to 11” x 8” bring country charm to your home. Beautiful full color photographs and Full color charts for easy stitching. First timers look no further than the three 1995 page "Basics" and special "Beginner ’s Project". A wonderful heart-in-a- heart design guarantees a new passion. More advanced designs for ISBN 1 86343 203 5 sachets, pictures, towels and placemats or try an elegant tablecloth— US $14.95 sure to be a family heirloom. "Baby Bear Birth Sampler" makes a Canada $22.95 unique gift for that very special family event. Paperback CREATIVE HEIRLOOM TREASURES 80 pages Kaylene Evans 11” x 8” Kaylene Evans presents 24 charming heirloom projects to be Full color treasured for generations to come. Put your heart into a lovely shadow-box teddy, a real inspirational piece for anyone seeking that 1997 special gift for a first-born birthday celebration. Kaylene says, "Let your ISBN 1 877080 05 5 heart rule your creativity" and it will truly be a gift of love! Embody the US $14.95 spirit of love and friendship with the small "Be True" verse and Canada $22.95 stitchery. Learn from the nine-page embroidery guide, color photographs and black and white illustrations. CREATIVE RIBBONS & ROSES Paperback Gail Rogers 80 pages Stunning garlands of stitched flowers presented to embellish the finest 11” x 8” accessories. Bullion, folded and silk ribbon roses, grub roses and Full color wool roses are just a few of the many fragrant flowers waiting to be 1997 stitched into your next project. Creative Ribbons and Roses is a resourceful book complete with a getting started section, a five page ISBN 1 877080 08 X illustrated stitch guide and clear cushion assembly instructions. No US $14.95 doubt, the 20 lovely projects will immediately inspire you to pick up a Canada $22.95 needle and thread to begin one of these masterpieces or encourage you to create some of you own! Paperback CREATIVE SILK RIBBON EMBROIDERY 80 pages Gloria McKinnon 11” x 8” These enchanting silk ribbon embroidery projects will excite your Full color creative talents. Gloria McKinnon shares her compassion for silk ribbon embroidery in this compilation of 22 of her favorite projects. 1996 Add a touch of embellishment to a lovely sweater and add some ISBN 1 877080 04 7 glamour to your wardrobe. Decorate silk lavender sachets, pillows or US $14.95 photo albums as a gift for that special someone. Complete with Canada $22.95 Gloria’s tips for successful silk ribbon embroidery you will earn to vary the textures, widths and colors of your ribbons for surprising results! CREATIVE COTTAGE CRAFTS Paperback Staphanie Simes 80 pages What better way to put the countryside into your own home than with 11” x 8” this delightful collection of cottage crafts from Stephanie Simes. Full color Choose from 24 charming designs that welcome, warm, cheer you up 1996 and make you smile with pleasure. Cross-stitch a charming afghan, try your hand at the lovely painted and embroidered cottage or create an ISBN 1 86343 279 5 heirloom-christening gown for that little loved one. Projects perfect for US $14.95 your home or a special friend with full color photographs, patterns and Canada $22.95 stitch guide. CREATIVE DOLL CRAFT Paperback Gloria McKinnon 80 pages Dolls have a special place in the hearts of little girls and women alike. 11” x 8” Creative Doll Craft by Gloria McKinnon has 14 lovely patterns and Full color instructions for making beautiful dresses, knickers and a stylish 1997 woollen coat and beret to dress your favourite doll. Make "Pansy", one of three soft cloth dolls. Pansy looks like a bed of flowers in her petal ISBN 1 86343 236 1 skirt and floppy hat. There are nine pages of useful information on US $14.95 dressing dolls, making clothes, and a comprehensive stitch guide. Canada $22.95 Paperback CREATIVE FOLK ART 80 pages Sue Iliov 11” x 8” Discover creativity with folk art painting. Creative Folk Art has easy to Full color follow step-by-step instructions, terms and techniques. Beginners will welcome the detailed information covering brushes, palettes and other 1997 essentials. Paint a variety of designs — birds, flowers, lace and fruit. ISBN 1 86343 301 5 Embellish a French box with delicate roses or create a teddy bear US $14.95 photo album. Clear illustrations for all 14 projects with exact Canada $22.95 enlargement percentages as well as a complete materials list, preparation, painting and finishing instructions. Special "hints" for professional satisfying results. CREATIVE HANDPAINTED BEARS Paperback Annette Stephenson 80 pages Who among us can resist a cuddly bear? And why should we, Annette 11” x 8” Stevenson has been collecting bears for ages and in her book Full color Creative Handpainted Bears brings them to life with her paint and 1998 brush. The preparation, finishing and materials sections cover the important basics for getting started with handpainted bears. Choose ISBN 1 877080 02 0 from 16 different projects, literally one for every corner of your home! US $14.95 Explore the process of painting bear fur, roses and pansies. Follow the Canada $22.95 full color step-by-step workboard and instructions provided for each project. Paperback CREATIVE HANDPAINTED BEARS 2 80 pages Annette Stephenson 11” x 8” In her second book of handpainted bears, Annette Stevenson expands Full color on her bear fur painting styles and shares even more whimsical delights; new roses and pansies, a furry bear, a shaggy bear and the 1999 charming "Randolph" and "Charlotte" bears are a fun pair just waiting ISBN 1 86343 370 8 to be recreated. There are 16 great new designs. Updated materials, US $14.95 preparation and finishing techniques get you up to speed with the Canada $22.95 latest information including staining and gilding. CREATIVE HANDPAINTED BEARS 3 Paperback Annette Stephenson 80 pages But wait there’s more! Teddy bears that is! Annette Stevenson has 11” x 8” designed 15 new teddy friends for you to replicate! "Shaggy Mohair Full color Bear", "Antique Bears", teatime bears and a ballet bear are some of 2002 the fun bears waiting for you. Using just a few different brushes opened up a number of new bear styles and the tried and true brushes ISBN 1 877080 00 4 used in a special way produced some fascinating results! Plus a US $14.95 variety of products to decorate makes this book a must have for your Canada $22.95 collection. Distributed by Mint Publishers Group CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS IN PAINT Paperback Julie Neilson-Kelly 80 pages Julie Neilson-Kelly will inspire you to decorate and experiment with a 11” x 8” variety of paint applications to create beautiful results on an array of Full color surfaces. Glass, terracotta, glazed tiles, mirrors and wood are just a 1995 few. Inspired by nature, specifically the garden, Julie presents beautiful flowers of all types, colors and textures. Color, observation, brush ISBN 1 86343 237 X strokes and blending for just the right effect are also presented. An US $14.95 excellent reference as well as an illustrated step-by-step guide to Canada $22.95 decorative painting. This is one MUSThave book for the decorative painter. Paperback CREATIVE PAINT & EMBROIDERY ON FABRIC 96 pages Julie Neilson-Kelly 11” x 8” Autumn leaves, cherubs, angels, and flowers are just a few of the 18 Full color gorgeous projects to be discovered in Creative Paint & Embroidery on Fabric. Combine paints, threads, fabrics, textures and a multitude of 1998 embellishment techniques for satisfying results. Learn about ISBN 1 86343 331 7 alternative methods such as theorem painting and stencilling. Produce US $14.95 backgrounds from a favourite photograph with thread and paint. A Canada $22.95 beautiful stitch glossary and step-by-step guides throughout the book provide the confidence to complete the suggested projects or create something unique and special. CREATIVE TASSELS Paperback Madeleine Willingham and Julie Neilson-Kelly 80 pages Explore the varied and innovative uses for tassels. Learn how to make 11” x 8” basic cloth, yarn, wooden formed and soft-bodied fringed tassels from Full color the precise illustrations and clear step-by-step instructions in Creative 1996 Tassels. Make twisted cords to hang your tassels following the basic cord-making instructions, then dye unique, exciting colors to suit your ISBN 1 86351 286 1 style. There are 24 different tassel projects to try, one for every room, US $14.95 doorknob and lamp in your house. A special two-page photo section Canada $22.95 with gorgeous antique tassels and trimmings from day’s gone by. Paperback FABRIC FUN FOR KIDS 80 pages Yolanda Gifford 11” x 8” Thanks to Yolanda Gifford’s three children and their inquisitive friends, Full color a terrific book about the art of having fun with fabric comes to you! Choose from 24 cute and achievable projects to get your kids sewing 1995 up a storm. Expressions of love, Halloween candy bags, Christmas ISBN 1 86343 243 4 decorations and pincushions are just a few of the simple projects US $14.95 ready to get your kids going! Each project has it’s own easy to follow Canada $22.95 pattern and step-by-step guide. Get a bunch of kids together and watch their imaginations go wild! VICTORIAN DREAMS Paperback Jenny Haskins 80 pages Bring the romance of the Victorian Era into your life with Victorian 11” x 8” Dreams by Jenny Haskins. Create 12 elegant machine made lace Full color projects including a lovely embroidered tulle lace fan, an elegant lace 1993 butterfly, a shapely laced bow collar or a beautiful bouquet of white lace flowers. The techniques section covers fabric preparation, design ISBN 1 86343 126 8 transfer and cutaway recommendations. A lace making pictorial stitch US $14.95 directory, essential materials list, full color photographs and easy-to- Canada $22.95 follow instructions guide you through each project.