Tag Archives: Books
Get Scrappy this Fall
Hello again everyone, We have added so much new fabric to the shop as well as our online store. You can certainly mix and match some of our newer fabrics with bits left in your stash. If you’re looking for new scrappy quilt options, check out Handful of Scraps by Edyta Sitar. There are patterns in here […]Read More
Getting Organized Never Looked So Good!
Hi everyone! I’ve found a few spots in my sewing room and, let’s face it, nearly everywhere else in my home that I could be a little bit more organized. Aren’t we all looking for fun and functional ways to organize our worlds? Creative Ideas to Organize your Home is a wonderful book by Linda Peterson that […]
Hello again! I’m in Portland at the International Quilt Market right now….I’m in shopping mode and I can’t wait to gather all sort of wonderful things to bring back to JJ Stitches. Stay tuned to the blog and website as we bring in all the new items from Market! If you love reproduction fabric and […]
Stitches From The Schoolhouse
The school year is winding down here. I think we can all remember what those last few weeks of school felt like…longing for summer break, spending more than a little time daydreaming about what we’d do when school let out for the summer. Stitches From the Schoolhouse, by Renee Plains, takes us back to the […]
A Little Piece of History
Hello from chilly Wisconsin! One of my favorite books in the store right now is Piecing the Past by Lynne Hagemeier. Lynne takes you on tour of her Kansas Troubles Quilters studio in Bennington, Kansas, sharing unique displays of vintage quilts used to decorate the rooms for quilter retreats. The book also provides clear, easy steps to recreate 11 […]
A little bit of this, a little bit of that….
It’s really true that great things come in small packages. I’m so happy to have a wonderful book featuring small-piece designs by Mary Elizabeth Kinch and Biz Storm called Small Pieces, Spectacular Quilts. This book contains 10 phenomenal quilt designs featuring small pieces, plus rare photos of antique quilts, and a brief historical perspective on small-piece […]