Learn to Sew
Dressmaking : the complete step-by-step guide to making your own clothes / Alison Smith.
Smith, Alison (Alison Victoria)
Stylish skirts : 23 easy-to-sew skirts to flatter every figure / Sato Watanabe.
Watanabe, Sato, author.
Learn simple serging [electronic resource] / Diana Cedolia.
Half yard home : easy sewing projects using left-over pieces of fabric / Debbie Shore.
Shore, Debbie, author.
Sweetly stitched handmades / Amy Sinibaldi.
Sinbaldi, Amy, author.
Tilda’s toy box / Tone Finnanger.
Sewing happiness : a year of simple projects for living well / Sanae Ishida.
Ishida, Sanae, author.
Learning to sew [electronic resource].
Petelinsek, Kathleen, author.
Learn to knit & crochet
The finer edge : crocheted trims, motifs & borders / Kristin Omdahl.
Amigurume : make cute crochet people / Allison Hoffman.
Once upon a knit : 28 Grimm and glamorous fairy-tale projects / Genevieve Miller.
Miller, Genevieve, 1969-
Crochet / by June Gilbank.
Knit in new directions / with Myra Wood ; photography by Alexis Xenakis.
Wood, Myra, author.
The knitting answer book : solutions to every problem you’ll ever face answers to every question you’ll ever ask / by Margaret Radcliffe.
Radcliffe, Margaret (Margaret K. K.), author.
The knowledgeable knitter : understand the inner workings of knitting and make every project a success / Margaret Radcliffe.
Radcliffe, Margaret (Margaret K. K.)
Designer crochet : 32 patterns to elevate your style : sizes small to 5x / Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby.
Mullett-Bowlsby, Shannon, author.
Great new ways with granny squares / Rosa P.
P., Rosa, author.
Custom socks : knit to fit your feet / Kate Atherley.
Atherley, Kate, author.
Arm knitting / Amanda Bassetti.
Bassetti, Amanda, author.
Knitting ephemera : a compendium of articles, useful and otherwise, for the edification and amusement of the handknitter / by Carol J. Sulcoski.
Sulcoski, Carol, 1965- author, editor.
New directions in sock knitting : 18 innovative designs knitted from every which way / Ann Budd.
Budd, Ann, 1956- author.
Knitlandia : a knitter sees the world / Clara Parkes.
Traditional Nordic knits : over 40 hats, mittens, gloves, and socks / Johanna Wallin.
Wallin, Johanna, author.
Wee garter stitch : must-have knits for modern babies and toddlers / Vickie Howell.
Howell, Vickie, author.
Learn to quilt
Growing up modern : 16 quilt projects for babies & kids / Allison Harris.
Harris, Allison, 1982-
First steps to free-motion quilting : 24 projects for fearless stitching / Christina Cameli.
Cameli, Christina, 1976-
Modern bee : 13 quilts to make with friends / Lindsay Conner.
Conner, Lindsay, 1983-
Amish quilts : crafting an American icon / Janneken Smucker.
Quilting with a modern slant : people, patterns, and techniques inspiring the modern quilt community / Rachel May.
May, Rachel (Rachel Suzanne)
Quilting / by Jennifer Fulton.
Fulton, Jennifer, author.
Unconventional & unexpected : American quilts below the radar, 1950-2000 / Roderick Kiracofe.
Kiracofe, Roderick, author.
Patchwork city : 75 innovative blocks for the modern quilter : 6 sampler quilts / Elizabeth Hartman.
Hartman, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Anne)
Double wedding ring quilts : traditions made modern : full-circle sketches from life / Victoria Findlay Wolfe.
Wolfe, Victoria Findlay, 1970- author.
One-block wonders : one fabric, one shape, one-of-a-kind quilts / Maxine Rosenthal.
Rosenthal, Maxine, 1944-
Hexagon happenings : 15 quilts & projects / by Carolyn Forster.
Forster, Carolyn, author.
The quilter’s practical guide to color : includes 10 skill-building projects / Becky Goldsmith.
Goldsmith, Becky, 1956-
Foolproof walking-foot quilting designs : visual guide – idea book / Mary Mashuta.
Mashuta, Mary, author.
Quilt lovely : 15 vibrant projects using piecing & appliqué / Jen Kingwell.
Kingwell, Jen, author.
Thread stories : a visual guide to creating stunning stitched portrait quilts / Jennifer Day.
Day, Jennifer, 1955- author.
Cabin fever : 20 modern log cabin quilts / Natalia Bonner and Kathleen Whiting.
Bonner, Natalia, 1982-
Sister sampler quilts : 3 modern sampler quilts with paired sister blocks / AnneMarie Chany.
Chany, AnneMarie, author.
Intentional piecing : from fussy cutting to foundation piecing / Amy Friend.
Friend, Amy, author.
Double vision quilts : simply layer shapes & color for richly complex curved designs / Louisa L. Smith.
Smith, Louisa L., 1943- author.
Piecing makeover : simple tricks to fine-tune your patchwork : a guide to diagnosing & solving common problems / Patty Murphy.
Murphy, Patty (Patricia Priven), 1974-
Comfort & glory : two centuries of American quilts from the Briscoe Center / Katherine Jean Adams.
Adams, Katherine Jean., author.
Charm school : 18 quilts from 5 squares : a beginner’s guide / Vanessa Goertzen of Lella Boutique.”
Goertzen, Vanessa, 1984- author.
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