C&T Publishing

C&T Publishing was founded in 1983. and has become the industry leader for providing exceptional books and products to the quilting, paper craft, and fiber art markets throughout the United States and internationally. Consumers purchase C&T's products through quilt, fabric, and craft stores; book, gift and museum shops; scrapbook and paper craft stores; and book clubs. CEO Todd Hensley, CFO Tony Hensley, publisher Amy Marson, and an enthusiastic staff, strive to identify emerging trends and new craft markets in order to provide the discerning consumer with access to cutting edge products and tools.
"We are dedicated to providing beautiful books and gifts that inspire creativity in quiltmakers and craftspeople, from beginners to master artisans," says Todd Hensley. "We meet this challenge by consistently offering the finest-quality publications available from today's top quilt designers, fiber artists, and paper crafters."
C&T authors are known as the best of the best in the quilting industry, and include such stellar names as Alex Anderson, Barbara Brackman, Harriet Hargrave, Lynette Jensen, Nancy Johnson-Srebro, Jean Ray Laury, Ruth B. McDowell, Judith Baker Montano, Yvonne Porcella, Elly Sienkiewicz, and Jean Wells. Many have been recipients of top quilting honors, such as the International Quilt Festival's Silver Star Award, appointment to the Quilters Hall of Fame, or inclusion in 1999's list of "The 20th Century's 100 Best American Quilts."The Mission of C&T is to innovate, educate and create.

Introducing selected titles:


C&T Publishing - NeoPopRealism Journal Heirloom Machine Quilting: Comprehensive Guide to Hand-Quilting Effects Using Your Sewing Machine by Harriet Hargrave published by C&T in 2004. With the guidance of mother, the author of this book Harriet Hargrave began exploring the possibilities of adapting machine-embroidery free-motiontechniques to the quilting patterns that Mom hand quilted. This book was considered the bible for teaching and learning machine quilting, and contains 25 years of extensive teaching and quilting experience. This title explores new information developed since the last edition; gives information about everything you need to know about straight-line and free-motion quilting, elegant feathers, and padded quilting. Fully-illustrated with color photographs, this book is an in-depth instruction for every step of the process, and includes 4 quilt galleries that hlight quilting details. Harriet Hargrave is an author of few Crafts-Quilting books.


Mastering Machine AppliqueMastering Machine Applique: The Complete Guide by Harriet Hargrave published by G&T in2001. This 2nd edition Includes invisible machine applique, satin stitch, blanket stitch & much more. Author offers you to create your own machine applique masterpieces with this new updated classic. An expert, Harriet hat taught thousands of quilters how to produce top-quality work.
This book includes easy exercises that let you practice your new skills, covers everything you need to get started, from sewing machine basics ti satin stitch. Harriet takes you through every technique, teaching top-level skills. You will earn how to choose the right needles, threads, fusibles, and stabilizers.

Patchwork Party, G&TPatchwork Party: 10 Festive New Quilts & the Recipes That Inspired Them by Sandy Bonsib published by C&T in 2009. This title contains the latest patchwork quilts inspired by the rich colors of desserts. The reader will find here 10 new projects: pieced quilts paired with the recipes that gave an inspiration; will learn to use the color wheel to create rich color combinations and create a complex look with easy basic blocks. When Sandy teaches her quilt classes, she takes the matching dessert for her students to eat. Everyone spends 6 hours sewing and eating. And, she never expected these quilts and desserts to evolve into one book!




New Applique Sampler. C&TThe New Applique Sampler by Becky Gooldsmith & Linda Jenkins published by G&T in 2005. This fully-illustrated book will help you become a hand applique expert, will give you step-by-step instructions for both right- and left-handed stitchers, will teach the secrets of combining piecing and applique, make great color choices, and creating beautiful designs. This title is easy enough for beginners and full of tips for seasoned artists; contains ALL-NEW Spring Sampler and updated Applique Sampler, both with full-size patterns.




Color Play, C&TColor Play: Easy Steps to Imaginative Color in Quilt by Loen Wolfrom published by C&T in 2009. Many years ago author was surprised to discover that nature was a wonderful color reference for creating quilt designs. In 1992, her 1st book introduced many of nature’s color concepts. Later, she has come to the conclusion that an easiest focusing on quilter’s most vexing color issues, would be very desirable. In this book, her mission was to present simple and fascinating color concepts with easy instructions and tantalizing colors. This book contains presentation of the necessary color concepts, information on how these colors works together; features 24 of the world’s most beautiful colors, nature photos, computer-made block patterns, paint-chip illustrations, fabric illustrations, and much more. The last chapter features the most irresistible illusions. Many quilts using color illusions are exhibited throughout this book.


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