A colorful celebration of the 59 US National Parks, this collection of 177 original art quilts depicts the widely varying landscapes, flora,and fauna of the parks. Basic facts about each of these national treasures from Acadia in Maine, to Voyageurs in Minnesota, to Yosemite in California, to Haleakal in Hawaii are included, along with short writings from 64 park rangers and other personnel. The book reveals individual glimpses into the passionate commitment to preserve, protect, and enjoy these special places.
The stunning custom-made fireplace and over mantel create an elegant focal point in the living room and are flanked with a pair of matching white bookcases. Read more on page 80.
Inside the December issue, we have the latest from the world of interior design. John Demsey, the cosmetics kingpin, opens the doors to his debonair and exhuberant New York townhouse. Thomas Messel, a renowned furniture designer, has carefully adapted his quintessential English manor to accommodate his family and provide the perfect setting for his art and antiques. A derelict barn is turned into a beautiful £2m Swiss Chalet. A Virginia Design Project provides the perfect backdrop for vintage furnishings. A review of Tim Gosling’s brand new book, ‘Classic Contemporary, the DNA of furniture design’. Brent Cooper, from Simon Horn, gives advice on choosing a feature bed and Joanna Bibby, from Ochre, talks about the lure of leather. Also included is the brand new Ana Barreto catalogue, a company who has been creating exceptional furniture and interiors for over twenty years.
Sweet as Honey lookbook. Explore nature & gardens of freshly picked flowers. The wonderment sets in as you gaze upon a nestled deer in this lovely place, where birds fly free & the honey is extra sweet.
Rapture lookbook. She is fearless & sophisticated. She dares to wear bold prints with bright hues of lemon, red & blue. She loves to be raptured by the beauty in everything she sees and wears her heart on her sleeve.
FREE quilting magazine! Welcome to the QUILTsocial winter issue, brought to you by the publishers of A Needle Pulling Thread Magazine and the www.QUILTsocial.com daily blog. This issue is a great resource for a lesson on threads, sewing machine tension tips, decorative stitches, snowflake quilt block, paper piecing in 3D and the quilt-as-you-go method! It includes fun things you can make like quilted runners and mug rugs, a banner, a snowman and quilted snowflakes, to name a few. Don't miss the Mug Rug Challenge and the introduction to the What's Good for the Gal, is Good for the Guy, a quilt challenge with a twist! Don't miss out on daily tips, techniques, reviews, and projects on the companion blog at www.QUILTsocial.com.
The day the weather cools down, our hands are inspired to get busy. Our Fall 2016 issue is the solution to keep you inspired and in love with your favourite needle craft. Don't miss a full tutorial on Small Batch Ice Dyeing - you'll want to make your own printed fabric. Aside from the projects, we explore techniques like English Paper Piecing, machine embroidery, using the Brother ScanNCut, and using specialty quilting rulers. Then join us for an adventure on discovering Mystic Knitting - something we can all identify with. Included in this hot issue, are decorating ideas for the Thanksgiving season and you'll want to get started on. Get Christmas ready with the special Christmas cross stitched project: Jasperware Wedgewood Nativity Ornaments. All this is just the tip of the iceberg...