Kitchen Stitches

Last week I reviewed Martingale’s Cute Quilts for Kids.  This week I will be showing you some of Kitchen Stitches, which was compiled by Karen M. Burns.

I don’t know about you, but where I live the quilters here get together to sew and socialize a lot, and it seems to revolve around food.  So, when Martingale asked me to review this book, I thought this would be a good book for all of us to have in our own libraries.

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The cover shows the French Farmhouse Chef patterns to carry bread, a pattern to wrap your bread to keep it warm after you’ve cut it, and an apron that resembles a feed sack.  Take all that to this bistro table (below) with the cute tablecloth and matching fork napkins and you’ve got yourself an Italian Dinner.  Mouth watering yet?

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This tea cozy with matching place mats would be so cute when you’re all gathered around the kitchen, taking a break from quilting, don’t you think?

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And, look at this coupon keeper.  It looks like you could also get ideas for making your own purse with this pattern.  An added bonus with this book…

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As I looked through this book, my eyes widened with oohs and ahhs and the satisfaction that somebody finally thought of this!  Not only did I find cute pot holders, pan handle holders, place mats, napkins, and coasters,  I also found cozies for tea, casseroles and a crock pot.  Aside from the apron on the cover, there is one made from an up-cycled shirt – cool!  And, there are kitchen decor items to spice up your kitchen.  I’m so glad it is part of my library now!

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You can get your own copy of Kitchen Stitches at Martingale’s website here or at for your Kindle at Amazon.

Author: cowtownquilts

Professional longarm quilter and thread artist in the Kansas City area.