Mary Hickey's Art Of Stenciling provides a fine guide to stencilling which outlines projects forlampshades, mirrors, furniture and quilts alike. Step-by-step instructions outline tools and techniques, while color photos and patterns make for easy duplication. Ann and Eugene Bourgeois' Fair Isle Sweaters Simplified (311-6, $29.95) tells how to create striking sweaters using 16 patterns and four simple stitches. A two-handed method is advocated which creates loop-free finishes and colorful, beautiful results. Patricia Nelson's Stylish Sewing (299-3, $26.95) presents techniques for quilted and embellished clothing. Sixteen projects are outlined in a title which tells how to embellish off-the-rack clothing for enhanced flair. Kitty Pippen's Quilting With Japanese Fabrics (297-7, $24.95) will excite quilters looking for something different: eight patterns cover a range of designs and provide details on Japanese textiles and special techniques.
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