Books

Where Do I Start With Fiber Art?

A beginners guide to playing with fabric, design, color and beads!

Where Do I Start With Fiber Art
Are you a traditional quilter who has a desire to try art quilting, coupled with a fear of failure? Then this book is for you. Simple techniques for fusing strips, circles and other shapes will give you the jump start you need to begin creating without hesitation.

Chris’ clear directions include pictures or illustrations every step of the way. Best of all, she includes loads of quilt photography that are sure to get your creative juices flowing!

She also shares her award winning methods for making beads behave when attaching them to your quilts as well as her “Crossings” technique for beading sections of quilts together. Fiber Art shouldn’t be scary, it should be fun – so try it, you just might love it!





Compass Capers—Create Your Own Unique Mariner’s Compass Quilts

Compass Capers, by Chris Lynn Kirsch
From traditional to innovative, Chris’ simple drafting and paper piecing techniques make the Mariner’s Compass design easy to do! Begin by folding paper of any shape according to the simple, step-by-step instructions. Add some lines with a pencil and ruler, and you’re ready to sew.

Chris’ clear directions include pictures or illustrations every step of the way. Best of all, she includes loads of quilt photography that are sure to get your creative juices flowing!

Most Mariner’s Compass books limit the pattern options. Compass Capers is different. By letting you decide on the shape and size of your blocks, the pattern options are endless. Your imagination is your only limitation!


Repliqué Quilts—Appliqué Designs from Favorite Photos

Repliqué Quilts: Applique Designs from Favorite Photos, by Chris Kirsch
Treasured photographs make treasured quilts, and Chris makes it easy in her book Repliqué Quilts. This exciting technique teaches the accuracy every quilter craves and requires no fusibles or templates.


Snuggle and Learn—Quilts for Kids

Snuggle and Learn Quilts for Kids, by Chris Kirsch
Looking to make a quilt for that special child in your life? One that’s bright, snuggly and educational too? Learn Chris’ special repliqué technique—No templates! No fusibles! Just easy machine appliqué to make words of love and learning. Patterns for quilts, placemat and playmat included.