Library

Welcome to our Library. This list shows the latest additions at the top of the list. Please use the search below to find older titles. When searching for authors please use this format "Smith, Jane".



Title/Author(s)/Subjects(s)
Liberated medallion quilts - Marston, Gwen, MEDALLION QUILTS/MEDALLION QUILTS--HISTORY/PATCHWORK--DESIGN
Liberated medallion quilts

Applies Gwen Marston's "Liberated Quiltmaking" techniques to medallion quilts.  Lots of examples depicted and analyzed.  Includes tips on certain liberated quiltmaking methods.  Bibliography.  Brief history of medallion quilts. 



Uncoverings : the research papers of the American Quilt Study Group - Bassett, Lynne Zacek, QUILTS--HISTORY--PERIODICALS/QUILTS--RESEARCH--PERIODICALS
Uncoverings : the research papers of the American Quilt Study Group

Vol. 33, 2013



Tile quilt revival : reinventing a forgotten form - Jones, Carol Gilham/Finley, Bobbi, APPLIQUE/APPLIQUE--PATTERNS/CRAZY QUILTS
Tile quilt revival : reinventing a forgotten form

Tile quilts (a.k.a. Boston Pavement and Stonewall) are constructed with small pieces of cotton fabric appliqued in a random manner to a white background, leaving a narrow white space between the pieces.  Any method of applique can be used.  Full size patterns for 7 quilts on pull-out pages.  Includes a five page history of this uncommon quilt style.



Stitched raw edge applique - Nickels, Sue/Holly, Pat, MACHINE APPLIQUE/MACHINE APPLIQUE--PATTERNS/RAW EDGE APPLIQUE/FUSIBLE APPLIQUE
Stitched raw edge applique

Authors show how to use paper-backed fusible web to cut the pattern shape and then cut out the center of the fusible shape to reduce bulk and keep the quilt pliable.  Use piping and corded edges.  Create layered appliqué units.  Make thread stems for attaching flowers or leaves by couching with regular thread or perle cotton.



Quilt visions 2012 : brainstorms - Bacal, Andrea (Ed.), ART QUILTS--EXHIBITIONS/QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--21ST CENT.--EXHIBITIONS
Quilt visions 2012 : brainstorms

Twelfth biennial Quilt Visions exhibition.  Juror statements.  40 quilts chosen from 17 states and 5 foreign countries.  List of awards.  Dates of exhibit not specified.



Quilt National 2013 : the best of contemporary quilts - Quilt National (2013: Athens, OH), ART QUILTS--EXHIBITIONS/QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--21ST CENT.--EXHIBITIONS
Quilt National 2013 : the best of contemporary quilts
Purses, bags & totes - Moya's Workshop, HANDBAGS/TOTE BAGS
Purses, bags & totes

Create shoulder bags, purses, totes, messenger bag and backpack.  Easy to follow instructions and full-sized patterns on a CD.  Professional finishing like encapsulated zipper pocket, zipper casing, zipper tab, full lining and installation of ready-made handles.



Precut bonanza! 200 pieced blocks from cut strips & shapes - Einmo, Kimberly, QUILT BLOCK DESIGN/SPEED TECHNIQUES/PATCHWORK--DESIGN/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Precut bonanza! 200 pieced blocks from cut strips & shapes

"modular quilting" using precut strips, charm squares, layer cakes, and more.  Quilt designs based on using whole-, half-, and quarter-inch increments to construct simple basic units, which are then arranged in an unending variety of blocks.  Dictionary  of 6", 8", 10", 12", and larger blocks.

 



Patchwork Sassaman style : recipes for dazzling quilts - Sassaman, Jane A., PATCHWORK--DESIGN/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS/QUILT BLOCK DESIGN/QUILT DESIGN
Patchwork Sassaman style : recipes for dazzling quilts

Learn twenty basic design recipes for using big, bold and beautiful fabrics (a.k.a. personality prints) that Jane Sassaman is known for.  The motto of the books might be "let the fabric do the work".  Sassaman teaches by example, so each of the projects covers design, construction assembly, and variations on separate pages.



Kaffe Fassett quilts : shots and stripes - Fassett, Kaffe/Lucy, Liza Prior, STRIPES/TEXTILE FABRICS/QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Kaffe Fassett quilts : shots and stripes

A bold graphic slant on some traditional quilt patterns using just solids (shot fabric) and stripes.  Inspired by Amish quilts, African weaves, and paintings by Sonia Delauney.



Jelly roll quilt magic - Einmo, Kimberly, JELLY ROLL/STRIP PIECING
Jelly roll quilt magic

Primer for using jelly rolls (40 strips of 2 1/2" x 42" fabric).  Covers tools, specialty rulers, assembling basic units from precut fabrics, and tips.  12 projects plus gallery of little quilts made from leftovers.



Inchie quilts - Ruggles, Nadine, MINIATURE QUILTS/ART QUILTS/EMBELLISHMENT/SILK RIBBON EMBROIDERY
Inchie quilts

Inchies are 1" x 1" art squares made of fabric or paper and embellished with beads, fibers, crystals, found objects, markers, and other items.  Stiffeners like Pellon Pentex and fillers like fusible fleece are integral.  Good illustrations for beading effects.  Inchies can be attached to larger quilts.



Fun quilts for kids - Fons, Marianne (Ed.)/Porter, Liz (Ed.), CHILDREN'S QUILTS/ANIMALS IN ART/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Fun quilts for kids

Best of Fons & Porter collection of children quilts by various quilters.  27 quilt patterns.  Variety of sizes.  Mostly patchwork.



Fearless design for every quilter : traditional & contemporary -- 10 lessons -- creativity & critique - Torrence, Lorraine/Mills, Jean B., QUILT BLOCK DESIGN/QUILT DESIGN
Fearless design for every quilter : traditional & contemporary -- 10 lessons -- creativity & critique

Intent of the book is to capture what Torrence teaches in a multi-month class.  The book teaches design using exercises and provides instruction in effective critique.  The first 5 exercises cover Design Principles and Elements, while the next 5 exercises cover Design Sources and Inspiration, and the final exercise covers working in a series.

 



Create your own free-form quilts : a stress-free journey to original design - Gillman, Rayna, SCRAP QUILTS/CRAZY PATCHWORK/SPEED TECHNIQUES/QUILT BLOCK DESIGN/ROTARY CUTTING
Create your own free-form quilts : a stress-free journey to original design

Improvisational quilt design using the "slice, dice, combine" without rulers technique to create original quilts.  Hands-on, not theoretical.  Suggestions for how to sort and precut your yardage.



Color-splashed quilts : fuse fun applique to your piecing - Burniston, Carol, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS/FUSIBLE APPLIQUE/MACHINE APPLIQUE/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Color-splashed quilts : fuse fun applique to your piecing

Seven whimsical quilt designs that use fusible applique for the "patchwork" background as well as foreground images such as fruits, flowers, dogs, elephants, ice skates, frogs, ladybugs.  Some backgrounds are traditionally pieced.  Full size templates.



Collage fusion : vibrant wood & fabric art using telemadera techniques - De la Melena Cox, Alma, COLLAGE, FABRIC/ART QUILTS
Collage fusion : vibrant wood & fabric art using telemadera techniques

Create art with fabrics, paint, papers, wood, encaustic and more.  20 techniques are described, including working with a wood-burning tools.  Guild meeting speaker in 2012.



Best wall quilts from McCall's Quilting: easy patterns for year-round decorating - , WALL HANGINGS/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Best wall quilts from McCall's Quilting: easy patterns for year-round decorating

Tips & techniques for designing visually exciting wall quilts or hangings that draw the viewer in for a closer look.  Encourages wall hangings as the perfect place to try out new designs, styles, and skills.  14 projects.



Baskets : new quilts from an old favorite - Lasco, Linda Baxter (Ed.), BASKETS IN ART/CONTEMPORARY QUILTS--EXHIBITIONS/QUILTMAKERS--BIOGRAPHY
Baskets : new quilts from an old favorite

An array of original interpretations of the traditional Basket block by winners in a National Quilt Museum sponsored contest.  Includes comments by winning quilters.



Baltimore blocks for beginners : a step-by-step guide - Dietrich, Mimi, BALTIMORE ALBUM QUILTS--PATTERNS/BALTIMORE ALBUM QUILTS--THEMES, MOTIVES/QUILTS--FOLKLORE/APPLIQUE--PATTERNS
Baltimore blocks for beginners : a step-by-step guide

Primer on applique especially for Baltimore Album quilt wreath blocks



Antique to heirloom : jelly roll quilts : 12 modern quilt patterns from vintage patchwork quilt designs - Lintott, Pam/Lintott, Nicky, JELLY ROLL/STRIP PIECING/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Antique to heirloom : jelly roll quilts : 12 modern quilt patterns from vintage patchwork quilt designs

Each of the 12 projects has a photograph of an antique "inspiration" quilt, a photograph of a 21st century quilt, and brief instructions for constructing the modern quilt from 1 or more jelly rolls.



American folk art quilts - Gordon, Maggi McCormick, FOLK ART--U.S.--HISTORY/FOLK ART--THEMES, MOTIVES/QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY
American folk art quilts

Begins with lively introduction to quilt-making and folk art in America.  Then, examples of quilts from the Wisconsin Historical Society are displayed on the facing page to their text description and analysis.  A few pages of how-to and templates at the end of the book.



Beading artistry for quilts : basic stitches & embellishments add texture & drama - Atkins, Thom, BEADWORK/EMBELLISHMENT
Beading artistry for quilts : basic stitches & embellishments add texture & drama

Get answers to "why use beads on quilts".  Then explore this comprehensive guide to bead selection and proper tools, stitches, and design considerations.  Bonus feature -- making a beaded bezel.  30 page quilt gallery.



No-mark quilting designs - Moore, Nan, QUILTING (STITCH)--DESIGNS/QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS
No-mark quilting designs

The author shows how to start with a basic shape, then change the shape, size, or direction and see it evolve into a variety of designs.  Includes 36 meander and allover patterns.



Alex Anderson teaches you to start quilting [DVD] - Anderson, Alex, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS/QUILTMAKING
Alex Anderson teaches you to start quilting [DVD]

Alex guides you every step of the way as you learn to plan, cut, piece, quilt, and bind your quilt.  Includes some easy projects.  Good for beginners.



Carol Doak teaches you to paper piece [DVD] - Doak, Carol, FOUNDATION PIECING
Carol Doak teaches you to paper piece [DVD]

Learn at your own pace from a foundation piecing (paper-piecing) master. Tips on supplies, tools, and tricks for success.  Also includes studio tour, interview, and quilt gallery.



Becky Goldsmith & Linda Jenkins teach you to applique the Piece O' Cake way [DVD] - Goldsmith, Becky/Jenkins, Linda, APPLIQUE
Becky Goldsmith & Linda Jenkins teach you to applique the Piece O' Cake way [DVD]

Learn at your own pace with this DVD.  Appropriate for all levels.  Learn how to do stitching, points, and curves.  Becky and Linda tell stories about quilts and talk about their personal applique styles.



Studio art quilt associates, inc. : portfolio 16 - Ferrin, Cheryl Dineen (Ed.), QUILTS--HISTORY--21ST CENT./ART QUILTS
Studio art quilt associates, inc. : portfolio 16

Displays works by over 200 members of SAQA.  The works are art quilts from a wide variety of techniques and materials.  This is the fourth edition of the portfolio that is published as a book, produced in 2009.  Contact information for each artist is included on the page that features her or his work.  High quality color plates.



Transitions : unlocking the creative quilter within - Balosky, Andrea, QUILT DESIGN/CREATIVITY/SELF-ACTUALIZATION
Transitions : unlocking the creative quilter within

A guide to adopting an independent approach to quilt making.  Inspiration and tools for creating your own quilts, not just duplicate someone else's great idea.  Creativity and the creative process are presents as recognizable and learnable skills.  Benefit of working in a series is stressed.



Square deal : easy quilts from squares and rectangles - Mahoney, Nancy, RECTANGLES/SPEED TECHNIQUES/STRIP PIECING/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Square deal : easy quilts from squares and rectangles

Sixteen updated traditional quilt block patterns with quick construction techniques.  Attention given to sashing effects.



San Francisco quilters guild (SFQG) : 2013 quilt show [DVD] - , QUILTS--CALIFORNIA/QUILT GUILDS/QUILT SHOWS

DVD case text: "San Francisco Quilters Guild presents QUILT San Francisco March 9 & 10, 2013 : The Evolution of an Art Form".  Guest artists Roberta Walker and Laura Lee Fritz.  Special exhibits:  The Evolution of the Kibbutz (1910-2010); Fabulous Wearable Art by PenWAG; Stitch Modern--The East Bay Modern Quilt Guild; Follow the Dot -- Eleanor Dugan's Exploration of a Motif.



Quilts from the selvage edge - Griska, Karen, STRIP PIECING
Quilts from the selvage edge

Cut your fabric selvages 1 1/2 inches wide and assemble them into a quilt using a muslin foundation block.  Technique can be used with any fabric strips.



Quilts : California bound, California made 1840-1940 - Fox, Sandi, QUILTMAKERS--CALIFORNIA/QUILTS--CALIFORNIA--HISTORY/QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--19TH CENT.--EXHIBITIONS/QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--EXHIBITIONS
Quilts : California bound, California made 1840-1940

Published in conjunction with exhibit at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising/FIDM



Quiltmaking in America : beyond the myths - Horton, Laurel, ed., QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY
Quiltmaking in America : beyond the myths

A compilation of articles from Uncoverings, the journal of the American Quilt Study Group.  This beautifully illustrated book provides an in-depth study of American quiltmaking.  Indexed.



More antique quilting designs - Benvin, Roberta, QUILTING (STITCH)--DESIGNS/FLOWERS IN ART
More antique quilting designs

85 quilting (stitch) designs lifted from 6 pre-Civil War quilts.  Mostly floral patterns and large block motifs.



Modern designs for classic quilts : 12 traditionally inspired patterns made new - Biscopink, Kelly/Johnson, Andrea, QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS/MODERN QUILT MOVEMENT
Modern designs for classic quilts : 12 traditionally inspired patterns made new

Title accurately describes contents.  Fifteen pages of basic techniques for making quilts.  Twelve well known blocks such as flying geese, log cabin, hexagon, and coins are re-interpreted with modern quilt movement aesthetics.  Well illustrated construction methods.



Merry Christmas quilts - , CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS/CHRISTMAS--THEMES, MOTIVES/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Merry Christmas quilts

Eleven projects include bed and wall quilts, a banner, and a tree skirt with a Christmas theme.  Various designers.



Mary Schafer : American quilt maker - Marston, Gwen, SCHAFER, MARY/QUILTMAKERS--BIOGRAPHY
Mary Schafer : American quilt maker

Biography of Mary Schafer, 20th century quilt maker, quilt historian, collector, teacher.  From the 1940s to the 1960s she (with others) researched, collected, documented and shared quilt patterns at a time when few people were interested in quilting.  She was instrumental in the quilt revival that occurred in the 1970s and continues today.  This book catalogs her scholarly work and the hundreds of quilts she personally made.



Liberating log cabin - Gunner, Janice, LOG CABIN/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS/STRIP PIECING/SPEED TECHNIQUES/PATCHWORK--SKEWED
Liberating log cabin

Author explores contemporary textile technique of strip piecing with angle cut strips and curved piecing within the traditional log cabin block.



A Laurel Burch Christmas : color the season beautiful with 25 quilts & crafts - Burch, Laurel, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS/MACHINE APPLIQUE--PATTERNS/MACHINE QUILTING/CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS
A Laurel Burch Christmas : color the season beautiful with 25 quilts & crafts

25 projects include quilts, stockings, ornaments, and tree skirts.  Beginner friendly.  Techniques for fusible applique, painting, stamping, beading.



Down by the old mill stream : quilts in Rhode Island - Welters, Linda (Ed.)/Ordonez, Margaret T. (Ed.), QUILTS--RHODE ISLAND--HISTORY/QUILTMAKERS--RHODE ISLAND
Down by the old mill stream : quilts in Rhode Island

Rhode Island state history project.  30 quilts made in Rhode Island from mid-18th century through 1935 are explored in detail.  Opening essays explore technological developments and textile production in R.I.  Glossary.



The Best of Baltimore beauties, part II : more patterns for album blocks - Sienkiewicz, Elly, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS/BALTIMORE ALBUM QUILTS--PATTERNS
The Best of Baltimore beauties, part II : more patterns for album blocks

Over 100 full-scale block and border patterns, including 12 new patterns from the author.  Continuation of work covered in Part I.



Best all-time tips for quilters - Pahl, Ellen, ed., QUILTMAKING--TIPS & TRICKS
Best all-time tips for quilters

Broad spectrum of useful topics for new and experienced quilters, such as piecing shortcuts, pressing pointers, cleaning and displaying quilts, and entering quilts in a show.  Learn how much silk fabric there is in a man's necktie and how to stabilize it for stitching.



Australian spirit : designer projects to quilt, fuse and sew - Lohani, Sham/Macey, Barbara, TEXTILE FABRICS--AUSTRALIA/PATCHWORK--AUSTRALIA--PATTERNS/QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS/WEARABLE ART
Australian spirit : designer projects to quilt, fuse and sew

A quilt book employing only Aboriginal fabrics from Australia.  10 projects with comprehensive instructions including fabric-wrapped canvas, quilts, table runner, wearable art, and purse.  Also has information on symbols in Aboriginal art, and artists with their fabrics designed for M & S Textiles Australia.  Gallery of fabrics and more items made from those fabrics.



Art quilt elements 2010 - Vehslage, Carolyn Lee, ART QUILTS--EXHIBITIONS
Art quilt elements 2010

Exhibition catalog from Wayne Art Center.  Art Quilt Elements 2010 showcased 50 contemporary art quilts by artists from five countries, exhibited in a gallery setting to reinforce their role as an art form (rather than a craft).



Applique delights : 100 irresistible blocks from Piece O' Cake designs - Goldsmith, Becky/Jenkins, Linda, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS/FLOWERS IN ART/HOUSES IN ART
Applique delights : 100 irresistible blocks from Piece O' Cake designs

Applique block patterns, including patterns for flowers, birds, and stars, as well as more whimsical items such as tea and coffee cups, lamps, chairs, and houses.



Why quilts matter : history, art & politics - Kentucky Quilt Project, QUILTMAKERS--U.S.--BIOGRAPHY//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY
Why quilts matter : history, art & politics

2 DVD discs containing a 9 part TV mini-series.  Includes episode on Gee's Bend quilters.



Weekend quilts - Laquidara, Judy L., PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//STRING PIECING//STRIP PIECING//HALF AND QUARTER SQUARE TRIANGLES
Weekend quilts

Strips, half-square triangles, and quarter-square triangles star in these quick and easy quilts.  Instructions are divided into one-hour segments (for busy quilters).  Tops take just 6 to 18 hours to complete (after cutting).  Fun and interesting borders abound.



Transparency quilts : 10 modern projects : keys for success in fabric selection from the Modern Quilt Studio - Ringle, Weeks / Kerr, Bill, PATCHWORK--DESIGN//COLOR IN TEXTILE CRAFTS//QUILT DESIGN//MODERN QUILT MOVEMENT
Transparency quilts : 10 modern projects : keys for success in fabric selection from the Modern Quilt Studio

Master the illusion of transparency with ten quilt projects, each in 3 sizes.  These experts show you how to select fabrics for striking results.  These quilts have a sophisticated style with a soft, graphic look.



Thread painting with style - Prince, Nancy, MACHINE EMBROIDERY//SPECIALTY THREAD
Thread painting with style

Learn to use your sewing machine needle as an artist's paintbrush.  Comprehensive reference book for supplies, techniques, and troubleshooting.



Spotlight on neutrals : quilts and more for any decor - Wys, Pat, COLOR IN TEXTILE CRAFTS//VALUE (COLOR)//QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS
Spotlight on neutrals : quilts and more for any decor

Focus on the value of value in these monochromatic quilts.  Neutral color is anything that does not appear on the color wheel, from black to white, from brown to cream, and all shades and tints in between.  Well-known blocks such as log cabin, snail trail, stars, and disappearing nine patch can look quite different when done in neutrals.



Simply dynamic sampler quilts - Hatton, Marianne L., SAMPLER QUILTS//EMBELLISHMENT//QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS
Simply dynamic sampler quilts

Uses GridMap (c) technique to work with blocks of varying sizes to create "next generation sampler quilts".  Detailed and comprehensive instructions teach the basics.  Good primer.



ScrapTherapy cut the scraps! " 7 steps to quilting your way through your stash - Ford, Joan, CHARM QUILTS//SCRAP QUILTS//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//HALF AND QUARTER SQUARE TRIANGLES
ScrapTherapy cut the scraps!

20 scrappy projects (quilts, table runners, and bags).  Key is cutting fabric stash in usable 2 inch, 3 1/2 inch, and 5 inch squares.  Every ScrapTherapy quilted project starts with scraps cut into one, two, or all three of these sizes.  Many quilts use half-square triangles.



Rotary cutting revollution : new one-step cutting, 8 quilt blocks - Solomon, Anita Grossman, ROTARY CUTTING//PATCHWORK//SPEED TECHNIQUES
Rotary cutting revollution : new one-step cutting, 8 quilt blocks

A collection of "Make It Simpler Cutting Line" blocks which use a quick, one-step way to cut starched, stacked, and uniformly trimmed squares into pieces.  Pieces are then swapped around before sewing them into traditional blocks like pineapple block or into more crazy blocks.



Quilts from the house of Tula Pink : 20 fabric projects to make, use and love - Pink, Tula, QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//QUILT DESIGN//TEXTILE FABRICS
Quilts from the house of Tula Pink : 20 fabric projects to make, use and love

Cutting-edge fabric designer Tula Pink shows off fanciful fabrics in her 10 quilt patterns and 10 accessories (such as a pillow, lampshade and clock).  Quick construction techniques such as scrappy fusing, stitch and flip corners, and strip piecing allow the quilter to focus on fabric selection (expanded upon in the book) and quilting.  Importantly, the author explains the quilting design she chose for each project.  Covers how to sketch your own fabric and block/pattern designs.



Quilting modern : techniques and projects for improvisational quilts - Pedersen, Katie / Gering, Jackie, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//IMPROVISATIONAL PIECING//INTERIOR DECORATION//MODERN QUILT MOVEMENT//QUILTED HANDICRAFT
Quilting modern : techniques and projects for improvisational quilts

Authors use improvisational techniques to make graphic contemporary (21st century) quilts, pillows, and table runners.  Indentify 7 core methods of improvisation such as free-piecing, slice and insert, stitch and flip, and improvisational curves.



Quilting in black & white - Stauffer, Jeanne, COLOR IN TEXTILE CRAFTS//VALUE (COLOR)//QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS
Quilting in black & white

Use primarily black and white fabrics sorted into light, medium and dark values to create dramatic quilts.  Sparing use of color adds to the effect.  Many traditional block patterns re-imagined.  Some foundation piecing, some applique.



Quilting for Christmas - Stauffer, Jeanne, CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS//CHRISTMAS--THEMES, MOTIVES
Quilting for Christmas

17 projects for festive Christmas quilts, runners, wall hangings, and more from Leisure Arts.



Quilted elegance - Kim, Rami, WEARABLE ART//HANDBAGS//WALL HANGINGS//FOLDED PATCHWORK//STRIP PIECING
Quilted elegance

Three-dimensional textures created with fabric such as weaving with wrapped strips, some with bead embellishments.  Instructions for sewing jackets, vests, wall hangings, pillows, and handbags; garment patterns provided on CD-ROM.



Point, cllick, quilt! : turn your photos into fabulous fabric art 16 projects fusible applique, thread sketching & more - Knapp, Susan Brubaker, PICTORIAL QUILTS//EMBELLISHMENT//QUILT DESIGN//FUSIBLE APPLIQUE
Point, cllick, quilt! : turn your photos into fabulous fabric art 16 projects fusible applique, thread sketching & more

Advanced technique book.  How to take better photos based on the elements of art and basic design principles.  Transform the photo image into a line drawing and a clear overlay marked for use in positioning fabrics pieces and embellishment.  Detailed fabric cutouts are done from line drawing.  Fabric is fused onto a prepared background fabric.  Add thread stitching at end.



Perfect-fit pieced borders - Snyder, Sheila Sinclair, BORDERS//BORDERS--PATTERNS
Perfect-fit pieced borders

Pieced and appliqued borders.  Borders that are extensions of the top piecing.  12 eye-catching, beginner-friendly projects.



Patriotic quilts - Fons, Marianne / Porter, Liz, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//PATRIOTISM--THEMES, MOTIVES//STARS IN ART
Patriotic quilts

30 patchwork patterns to show your patriotism.



Modern minimal : 20 bold & graphic quilts - Carlton, Alissa Haight, IMPROVISATIONAL PIECING//MODERN QUILT MOVEMENT//STRIP PIECING
Modern minimal : 20 bold & graphic quilts

Designs that ignore the traditional idea that a quilt top needs to be made up of a grid of assembled blocks.  Although basic 1/4 inch seam piecing with straight lines is the focus of construction, the designs are often improvisational, monochromatic, made of solid fabrics, and emphasize the use of what designers call negative space.  Two quilting (stitching) options are shown for the 20 projects since quilting is very visible in these quilts.



M'Liss Rae Hawley's precut quilts : fresh patchwork designs using fat quarters, charm squares and strip sets - Hawley, M'Liss Rae, FAT QUARTERS//CHARM QUILTS//OUTREACH PROJECTS//STRIP PIECING//JELLY ROLL
M'Liss Rae Hawley's precut quilts : fresh patchwork designs using fat quarters, charm squares and strip sets

6 beginner-friendly quilt projects using jelly rolls, charm squares, strip sets, and fat quarters.  Great as weekend projects or charity quilts.



Mindful meandering : 132 original continuous-line quilting designs - Fritz, Laura Lee, MACHINE QUILTING--PATTERNS//QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS
Mindful meandering : 132 original continuous-line quilting designs

Continuous-line patterns for hand quilting and short-arm or long-arm machine quilting.



Mickey Lawler's skyquilts : 12 painting techniques : create landscape quilts - Lawler, Mickey, MACHINE QUILTING//LANDSCAPES IN ART//TEXTILE PAINTING//PATCHWORK
Mickey Lawler's skyquilts : 12 painting techniques : create landscape quilts

Master 12 different fabric painting techniques with detailed, step-by-step photos.  3 projects. Design strip technique to make dynamic pieced quilts using large uncut sections of fabrics.



Material obsession 2 : more modern quilts with traditional roots - Doughty, Kathy / Fielke, Sarah, QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//MODERN QUILT MOVEMENT
Material obsession 2 : more modern quilts with traditional roots

Contemporary (21st century) aesthetics applied to traditional quilt designs.  21 pieced and appliqued quilt projects.  10 pairs of quilts, each springing from the same concept (usually a fabric or a pattern such as flying geese and spiderweb) so you learn about two different interpretations of a concept.  Projects rated by degree of difficulty.



Inspirations in design for the creative quilter : exercises take you from still life to art quilt - Pasquini Masopust, Katie, QUILT DESIGN//ART QUILTS//CREATIVITY
Inspirations in design for the creative quilter : exercises take you from still life to art quilt

Working from a still life, the author demonstrates a variety of approaches and transformations to create designs from which abstract quilts can be made.  Approaches include collage, photograph manipulation, and blind contour drawing.  Includes lots of photos of her students' works for each exercise.



I can't believe it's not piecing - Seely, Ann / Stewart, Joyce, MACHINE APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//FUSIBLE PATCHWORK//FUSIBLE APPLIQUE
I can't believe it's not piecing

Quilts made by combining templates for accurate and simple straight-seam piecing with raw edge machine applique to reduce bulk of multiple seams and still maintain the look of precision piecing.  Uses fusible web on the back of shapes such as triangles and squares; after fusing, stitches down with short  stitches on the sewing machine.



The Found object in textile art - Holmes, Cas, TEXTILE ART//ART QUILTS//EMBELLISHMENT
The Found object in textile art

Techniques to conceive and build an art piece around a found object -- from natural materials such as pine cones to a lavish piece of silk fabric.  Where to search for found objects.  Relates how found objects can be used to add beauty, depth, and meaning to your textile art and art quilts.



Kaffe Fassett's simple shapes spectacular quilts - Fassett, Kaffe / Lucy, Liza Prior, QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//QUILTMAKING--ANECDOTES
Kaffe Fassett's simple shapes spectacular quilts

Author's dedication: To all the quilters worldwide who ask "Where do you get your ideas?".

More of a coffee table book of beautiful photographs of beautiful quilts than a how-to book.  Brief prose descriptions of how basic geometric forms -- squares, rectangles, triangles, diamonds, quarter circles, and circles -- found in natural and man-made environments inspire his quilt designs.



Kaffe Fassett's quilt romance - Fassett, Kaffe, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS
Kaffe Fassett's quilt romance

40 pages of glorious photographs.  Then 20 quilt designs each with about 3 pages for description and layout.  All original quilt designs with many using essentially traditional blocks cut from 21st century-aesthetics fabrics by Rowan.



Fabric painting with Cindy Walter : a beginner's guide : 11 techniques, from colorwashes to painted quilts - Walter, Cindy, TEXTILE PAINTING//STAMP PRINTING//STENCIL WORK
Fabric painting with Cindy Walter : a beginner's guide : 11 techniques, from colorwashes to painted quilts

A beginner's guide to 11 techniques for fabric painting (textile painting) from colorwash to painted whole cloth.  Also covers some stamping and stenciling.  Paint types and other supplies discussed.



Enhance your quilts -- embellish! - White, Terry, EMBELLISHMENT//SPECIALTY THREAD//MACHINE EMBROIDERY
Enhance your quilts -- embellish!

Emphasis on thread, yarn, textile, and fusible embellishments (rather than beading).  Discusses use of more sewing machine specialty feet.  How to alter embellishments by dying, drilling, gluing, painting, wrapping, layering, etc.



Easy batik landscape quilts - Brown, Patricia L., PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//LANDSCAPES IN ART
Easy batik landscape quilts

Use the author's patterns as a guide to making your own landscape quilts.  Combine piecing and your choice of applique methods to add texture.  All quilts made from commercial batik fabrics.



Denyse Schmidt : modern quilts, traditional inspiration: 20 new designs with historic roots - Schmidt, Denyse, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//MODERN QUILT MOVEMENT
Denyse Schmidt : modern quilts, traditional inspiration: 20 new designs with historic roots

Author brings her unique 21st century modern style and color aesthetic to 20 traditional block patterns.  Includes stories about the historic quilts that inspired the modern designs.



Beautiful alphabet applique - Thorpe, Zena, ALPHABETS//APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//FLOWERS IN ART
Beautiful alphabet applique

Full-size patterns and directions for an alphabet based on illuminated manuscript letters from the past.  Stitch samples for each letter shown.



Baby & kids quilts - Fons, Marianne / Porter, Liz, BABY QUILTS//CHILDREN'S QUILTS
Baby & kids quilts

Some of Fons and Porter's most popular quilts collected in a new volume with step by step instructions.  Patchwork and applique.  Includes lots of technique lessons, including interfacing applique, paper foundation piecing, quick half-squares and triangles, and borders.  39 projects.



Art quilts at play - Davila, Jane / Waterston, Elin, TEXTILE PAINTING//ART QUILTS//QUILT DESIGN//TEXTILE PRINTING//TRANSFER-PRINTING
Art quilts at play

First section focuses on fabric de3sign and creation and special effects for fiber and mixed media art.  Surface design methods such as painting, dyeing, discharging, screen printing, found object printing, photo transfer, masking, foiling, and Angelina fibers are illustrated.  Second section suggests ways to connect with other artists.



Applique with attitude from Piece O' Cake designs - Goldsmith, Becky / Jenkins, Linda, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//FLOWERS IN ART//BIRDS IN ART
Applique with attitude from Piece O' Cake designs

This book describes needle-turned applique stitched with perle cotton in contrasting colors and values.  Includes long chapter on general applique instructions for the beginner.  Paper pattern sheets included.



Amish-inspired quilts : tradition with a Piece O' Cake twist - Goldsmith, Becky / Jenkins, Linda, AMISH QUILTS//APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//FLOWERS IN ART
Amish-inspired quilts : tradition with a Piece O' Cake twist

Authors are known for their applique work.  In this book they re-imagine Amish quilts with applique in place of the simple piecing in traditional Amish quilts or in place of the simple quilting in the negative space.  Pattern sheets included.



Adventures in design : the ultimate visual guide : 153 spectacular quilts : activities & exercises - Wolfron, Joen, ART QUILTS//COLOR IN TEXTILE CRAFTS//PATCHWORK--DESIGN//QUILT DESIGN
Adventures in design : the ultimate visual guide : 153 spectacular quilts : activities & exercises

Learn about the key elements of design (unity, line, direction, focus, shape, color, rhythm, variation, contrast, etc.) and how to apply strategies for success in design.  While examples of and references to quilts abound, this book is about design in any art form.  Only the last chapter addresses design issues specific for patchwork quilts.



501 quilting motifs : designs for hand or machine quilting - , QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS
501 quilting motifs : designs for hand or machine quilting

Quilting patterns indexed by shape, size, and name.



200 blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine : original patterns from today's top designers - , FOUNDATION PIECING/APPLIQUE--PATTERNS/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS/SAMPLER QUILTS
200 blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine : original patterns from today's top designers

Block styles from simple patchwork to applique, foundation piecing, hand embroidery, and yo-yos.  All 12" blocks.  Setting suggestions.  Full-size applique and foundation-piecing patterns on CD-ROM.  Includes block index by designer.



60 pieced quilt borders - Laquidara, Judy, BORDERS//BORDERS--PATTERNS
60 pieced quilt borders

60 borders in a glossary or dictionary format.  15 simple quilts with 4 border design suggestions each.  Learn how to fit any border to any top including the use of coping strips.



Sewing with Nancy : very easy vintage quilts - Zieman, Nancy, ANTIQUE QUILTS--REPRODUCTIONS/QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Sewing with Nancy : very easy vintage quilts

Nancy Zieman and quilt historian Carol Butzke show timesaving techniques for replicating vintage quilt designs.  Six projects.



Quilting designs from the Amish - Cory, Pepper, QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS/AMISH QUILTS
Quilting designs from the Amish

Quilting (stitch) designs inspired by Amish quilts.  Various sizes.  How to make a quilting stencil.



The Contemporary quilt : new American quilts and fabric art - Chase, Pattie, ART QUILTS/CONTEMPORARY QUILTS/QUILTS--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--THEMES, MOTIVES
The Contemporary quilt : new American quilts and fabric art

141 color plates showing the work of 60 women in 1978 who were producing contemporary fabric art.  Poor quality photography.



American quilts : a sampler of quilts and their stories - Regan, Jennifer, QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--19TH CENT./QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.
American quilts : a sampler of quilts and their stories

This book brings together various quilts that are especially significant for the stories they tell about individual women as well as women as a group.  Talks about the relevance of quilt making in women's lives.  Well known and unknown artists.  19th and 20th century artists.



In the heart of Pennsylvania : 19th & 20th century quiltmaking traditions - Lasansky, Jeannette, QUILTMAKERS--PENNSYLVANIA--BIOGRAPHY/QUILTS--PENNSYLVANIA--HISTORY/STATE QUILT PROJECTS
In the heart of Pennsylvania : 19th & 20th century quiltmaking traditions

Quilts and their makers from 7 counties in central Pennsylvania are documented.  Biographical information and historical primary sources (such as probate records and diaries) are included for these 19th and 20th century quilt makers.  Includes Quilter's Questionnaire designed to elicit historical information from each person who provided a quilt.  Has index but no table of contents.



Quilts in community : Ohio's traditions - Clark, Ricky/Knepper, George W./Ronsheim, Ellice, QUILTS--OHIO--HISTORY/QUILTMAKERS--OHIO--BIOGRAPHY/STATE QUILT PROJECTS
Quilts in community : Ohio's traditions

Social history of women quilters in 19th and 20th century Ohio.  Told through photos of their quilts, their words, probate records, fair reports, and other primary sources.  Supported by the Ohio Arts Council and the Ohio Historical Society.



Missouri heritage quilts - Havig, Bettina, QUILTMAKERS--MISSOURI--BIOGRAPHY/QUILTS--MISSOURI--HISTORY/STATE QUILT PROJECTS
Missouri heritage quilts

Quilts documented by the Missouri Heritage Quilt Project.  Each quilt is accompanied by a color plate, black and white block diagram, and brief biography of the quilt artist.



Grand endeavors : vintage Arizona quilts and their makers - Frost, Helen Young/Stevenson, Pam Knight, QUILTMAKERS--ARIZONA--BIOGRAPHY/QUILTS--ARIZONA--HISTORY/STATE QUILT PROJECTS
Grand endeavors : vintage Arizona quilts and their makers

19th and early 20ty century quilts made in Arizona.  Arizona Quilt Project publication.  Includes bibliographical references and index.



Studio art quilt associates, inc. : portfolio 14 - Ferrin, Cheryl Dineen (Ed.), QUILTS--HISTORY--21ST CENT/ART QUILTS
Studio art quilt associates, inc. : portfolio 14

Displays works by over 200 members of SAQA.  The works are art quilts from a wide variety of techniques and materials.  This is the third edition of the portfolio that is published as a book, produced in 2007.  Contact information for each artist is included on the page that features her or his work.  High quality color plates.



Studio art quilt associates, inc. : portfolio 13 - Ferrin, Cheryl Dineen (Ed.), ART QUILTS/QUILTS--HISTORY--21ST CENT.
Studio art quilt associates, inc. : portfolio 13

Displays works by over 200 members of SAQA.  The works are art quilts from a wide variety of techniques and materials.  This is the second edition of the portfolio that is published as a book, produced in 2006.  Contact information for each artist is included on the page that features her or his work.  High quality color plates.



The New American quilt - , ART QUILTS--EXHIBITIONS/CONTEMPORARY QUILTS--EXHIBITIONS/QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--EXHIBITIONS

Covers the spectrum of contemporary quilting exhibited at Quilt National in 1981.  Some photos in color, some in black and white.



One hundred Japanese quilts : an exhibition of new works by quilt artists in Japan - , QUILTS--JAPAN--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--CATALOGS/QUILTMAKERS--JAPAN
One hundred Japanese quilts : an exhibition of new works by quilt artists in Japan

2002 exhibit of quilts using traditional textiles produced in Japan in modern patchwork and applique quilts.  Brief biography of each artist accompanies full plate photos of quilts.



Paper pieced cats and dogs - Liby, Shirley, FOUNDATION PIECING/PAPER PIECING/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS/CATS IN ART/DOGS IN ART
Paper pieced cats and dogs

Self-published book of foundation pieced cat and dog patterns.  Easy to follow.



Favorite applique & embroidery quilts - Alderman, Betty, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS/FLOWERS IN ART
Favorite applique & embroidery quilts

24 appliqué and embroidery designs for quilts, many of them flowers.



Worth doing twice : creating quilts from old tops - Morris, Patricia J./Muir, Jeannette T., ANTIQUE QUILTS--REPRODUCTIONS/QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Worth doing twice : creating quilts from old tops

Details the renovation and reconstruction of old quilt tops, including choosing the right fabrics.  Also, full-sized templates for 18 quilt designs.



Carefree quilts : a free-style twist on classic designs - Joy-Lily, PATCHWORK--DESIGN/MACHINE PIECING/CURVED PIECING
Carefree quilts : a free-style twist on classic designs

Sew and flip, or slice and swap, your way to twelve blocks.  Carefree (non-precision) techniques shown.



Patchwork tsushin : December 2011 No. 165 - , QUILTS--HISTORY--PERIODICALS/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS--PERIODICALS
Patchwork tsushin : December 2011 No. 165

Issue 165 of magazine with special section on SFQG and other San Francisco quilters and organizations, p. 92-106.  In Japanese.



Hands all around : quilts from many nations - Bishop, Robert/Bresenham, Karey/Leman, Bonnie, QUILTS--HISTORY/QUILTMAKERS
Hands all around : quilts from many nations

Quilts of interest to the authors (museum director, quilt festival director, quiltmaking magazine publisher) from 24 countries and displaying a vast array of styles and techniques.  Each full-page plate has a description and comments by the quilt artist.



Made in Japan : American influence on Japanese quilts - Kobayaski, Kei, NEW ENGLAND QUILT MUSEUM/QUILTS--JAPAN--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--CATALOGS
Made in Japan : American influence on Japanese quilts

Slim catalog from an exhibit at the New England Quilt Museum featuring quilts made in Japan but influenced by American design.



Pioneer quiltmaker : the story of Dorinda Moody Slade 1808-1895 - Davis, Carolyn O'Bagy, QUILTMAKERS--UTAH--BIOGRAPHY/QUILTMAKERS--BIOGRAPHY
Pioneer quiltmaker : the story of Dorinda Moody Slade 1808-1895

Through fascinating biographical sketches, the author reveals how the hardships of one woman's life was reflected in her quilts.  Mormon pioneer at the end of the 19th century.



Royal stars of the states : 50 majestic quilts with complete instructions - Hatch, Sandra (Ed.), PATCHWORK--PATTERNS/STATE BLOCKS/STARS IN ART
Royal stars of the states : 50 majestic quilts with complete instructions

All blocks designed by Eula Long around 1982.  Facts about each state accompanies the block photos.  Templates for each state block provided.



Razzle dazzle quilts - Hooworth, Judy, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS/LOG CABIN/STRIP PIECING
Razzle dazzle quilts

Primer with an Australian fabric twist.  Ten projects.  From straight forward four patch to log cabin to improvisational piecing from strips.



The Art quilt - Shaw, Robert, ART QUILTS/QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--CATALOGS/QUILTS--EUROPE.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--CATALOGS/QUILTS--JAPAN--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--CATALOGS
The Art quilt

Text traces the evolution of the quilt from the bedcover to museum pieces.  Over 200 art quilters are profiled along with discussions of their signature techniques, innovation methods of constructions, and use of non-traditional materials.  Selected by author who is former curator of the Sherburne (VT) Museum.  High quality photography.  Includes bibliographical references and index.



Patchwork souvenirs of the 1933 world's fair - Waldvogel, Merikay/Brackman, Barbara, QUILT CONTESTS/QUILTMAKERS--BIOGRAPHY/QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--EXHIBITIONS
Patchwork souvenirs of the 1933 world's fair

Quilts from the Sears National Quilt Contest and Chicago's Century of Progress Exposition in 1933.  Text gives historical contest to these two events.  Biographical information for quilt arts.  Includes bibliography.



Modular magic : modular designs for unique quilts - Remme, Camille, QUILT DESIGN/QUILT BLOCK DESIGN/SPEED TECHNIQUES/STRIP PIECING/TRIANGLES
Modular magic : modular designs for unique quilts

Use symmetry and repetition in designing highly geometric blocks and quilts.  The designs used only strips and squares -- no templates.



Contemporary quilts : original patterns based on the drawings of M. C. Escher - Parker, Kay, TESSELATION/PATCHWORK--PATTERNS/CURVED PIECING
Contemporary quilts : original patterns based on the drawings of M. C. Escher

Workbook of quilt patterns based on M. C. Escher designs using repeating patterns.  Eight projects are fully drafted and their construction explained.  Includes guide to the process of adapting new designs for piecework patterns.



Lined baskets - Piercy, Lyn, HANDICRAFT/HOUSEHOLD LINENS

Instructions for lining wicker baskets and for making a lined cardboard sewing basket.



Exploring four patch - Liby, Shirley, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS/FOUR PATCH

Over 360 designs based on the four patch concept.  Blocks are classified by unit (patch design) that makes up one quarter of the block and shown in black and white illustrations.  Templates for patch designs as well as layouts are provided.  All blocks finish 12 inches.



Kansas quilts - Association of Community Arts Coucils of Kansas, QUILTS--KANSAS--HISTORY/QUILTMAKERS--KANSAS--BIOGRAPHY/STATE QUILT PROJECTS

Unfolding history : quilts from New England collections - Adiletta, Dawn C./Sterregaard, Tora, QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--EXHIBITIONS/QUILTS--NEW ENGLAND--HISTORY

Brief history of quiltmaking punctuated with photos of quilts shown at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (many belonging to other museums or private collections).



The New quilt : exhibition of contemporary Australian quilts presented by The Quilters' Guild, Inc. - Brown, Anne;Howarth, Judy, QUILTMAKERS--AUSTRALIA

Exhibit in 1991 in Sydney, Australia.



Collage + cloth = quilt: creative quilts from photo inspirations - Blaydon, Judi Warren, COLLAGE, FABRIC//PHOTOGRAPHIC STYLE//PICTORIAL QUILTS
Collage + cloth = quilt: creative quilts from photo inspirations

 

Use personal photos to create a collage, then interpret it with fabric as a quilt.  Learn to look for texture, shape, and color when you shoot photos.  Tips on making collages, translating them into traditional and non-traditional quilt formats, making a seamline diagram, finding fabric, and assembling the quilt.  Gallery of collages and their resulting quilts.

 



Kaleidoscope quilts : the workbook - Nadelstern, Paula, KALEIOSCOPE QUILTS//PATCHOWRK//QUILT DESIGN//PATTERN DRAFTING
Kaleidoscope quilts : the workbook

The magic of Paula Nadelstern's technique is revealed.  Draft a 22.5 degree wedge and subdivide it to make intricate kaleidoscope blocks.  Technique uses graph paper and template plastic.  Already drafted wedges for 12 projects provided.

 

 



Quilt blocks on American barns - Burns, Eleanor, BARNS IN ART//QUILT DESIGN//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Quilt blocks on American barns

 

Part patchwork pattern book, part history of barns, part dictionary of common blocks listing their oldest know source and alternative names.  Instructions for 6" and 12" blocks, rotary cutting, quick piecing for components such as flying geese.  Covers complete quilt assembly.

 



Beyond the block - Johnson, Linda K.//Wells, Jane K., SETTINGS//BLOCK COMBINATIONS//PATCHWORK--DESIGN
Beyond the block

 

Start with a focus fabric, feature it in a variety of settings, add pieced components and strip piecing from complementary fabrics.  Follow the detailed block placement diagrams or pick your own settings and fillers.  20 pages of techniques for making the pieced components.  8 projects.

 



Freemotion quilting - Woodworth, Judy, MACHINE QUILTING//MACHINE QUILTING--PATTERNS//QUILTING (STITCH)--DESIGN
Freemotion quilting

 

This free-motion machine quilting books combines inspiration, how-to, and patterns.  Making your own designs is illustrated from inspiration to sketching to doodling to refining the design.  Many ideas for backfill free-motion quilt are given.  Design considerations such as where and how much to quilt are covered.

 



500 art quilts : an inspiring collection of contemporary work - Hemachandra, Ray (ed.), ART QUILTS//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--21ST CENT.
500 art quilts : an inspiring collection of contemporary work

 

Karey Patterson Bresenhan, director of the International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX, juried this collection of art quilts.  Each quilt's description includes artist name, title, year completed, size, and materials.  Almost all quilts were made after 2000.  Includes index of artists.

 



Pioneering quilt artists, 1960-1980: a new direction in American art - Sider, Sandra, ART QUILTS//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.//QUILTMAKERS
Pioneering quilt artists, 1960-1980: a new direction in American art

 

Narratives from artists active from about 1960 to 1980 form the foundation of this documentary-style book.  The focus is on the emergence of art quilts, also known as studio, contemporary, and non-traditional quilts during that period.  The role of exhibitions and museum acquisitions is examined along with social and political movements.  Includes extensive bibliography and index of artists.

 



Scrap-basket sensations : more great quilts from 2 1/2 - Brackett, Kim, STRIP PIECING//QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS
Scrap-basket sensations : more great quilts from 2 1/2

 Quilts designed for 2 1/2 " strips.  18 quilts described. Some scrappy looks, some monochromatic, some coordinated fabric looks. Use pre-cut strips or cut your own from scraps.

 



American Jane's quilts for all seasons and some for no reason - Klop, Sandy, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//TEXTILE FABRICS, VINTAGE
American Jane's quilts for all seasons and some for no reason

 

Quilts with a vintage flair, using folk art, whimsical, and traditional designs.  Features both piecing and applique techniques.  Template patterns included.

 



Quilt National 2011 : the best of contemporary quilts - Quilt National (2011: Athens, Ohio), QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--21ST CENT.--EXHIBITIONS//ART QUILTS--EXHIBITIONS
Quilt National 2011 : the best of contemporary quilts
Includes index.


Creative classics : 250 playful continuous-line quilting designs - Fritz, Laura Lee, QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS
Creative classics : 250 playful continuous-line quilting designs

All patterns work for both hand and machine quilting.



Glorious American quilts : the quilt collection of the Museum of American Folk Art - Warren, Elizabeth V.//Eisenstat, Sharon L., QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--CATALOGS
Glorious American quilts : the quilt collection of the Museum of American Folk Art

Comprehensive, in depth guide to the museum's national collection, dated late 18th to late 20th century.  141 color plates with text.  Catalog of all 398 quilts in the collection as of 1996.

 



Dare to be square quilting : a block-by-block guide to making patchwork and quilts - Davis, Boo, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//QUILTED HANDICRAFT//SQUARE IN ART//CREATIVITY
Dare to be square quilting : a block-by-block guide to making patchwork and quilts

 

Contemporary aesthetics and graphic boldness applied to handicraft projects and quilts.  Reinterprets some traditional bocks in a hard-edged, quirky, but heartfelt new ways.  Book covers, pillows, placemats, etc.  Extensive how-to-section on quilting basics.  Glossary, resources, index.

 



Material obsession : modern quilts with traditional roots - Doughty, Kathy//Fielke, Sarah, QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//PATCHWORK--AUSTRALIA--PATTERNS//QUILTMAKERS--AUSTRALIA
Material obsession : modern quilts with traditional roots

 

Contemporary aesthetics applied to traditional quilt designs.  23 pieced and applique quilt projects organized by difficulty.  An alternative colorway is shown for each quilt.  Emphasis on bringing harmony to bold striped, spotted, and large floral print fabrics.  Glossary.

 



Quiltmaker's color workshop : FunQuilts' guide to understanding color and choosing fabrics - Ringle, Weeks//Kerr, Bill, COLOR IN TEXTILE CRAFTS//QUILT DESIGN
Quiltmaker's color workshop : FunQuilts' guide to understanding color and choosing fabrics

 

Explains the principles of color and harmony as to how they apply to quiltmaking.  Analysis of quilts by respected quiltmakers for color choices.  15 fabric selection projects.  4 original patterns that demonstrate how to unify a complex palette, how to understand the principles of value and saturation, and how to work with color proportion.

 



The Quilter's color club : secrets of value, temperature & special effects : 12 hands-on exercises, 8 projects - Barnes, Christine, COLOR IN TEXTILE CRAFTS//QUILT DESIGN
The Quilter's color club : secrets of value, temperature & special effects : 12 hands-on exercises, 8 projects

 

Covers basic principles of color and use of the color wheel.  Follows on with effects such as luminosity, luster, transparency, and "magic fabrics".  Color cue tips throughout.  Gallery of examples.

 

 

 



The Ultimate applique guidebook : 150 patterns, hand & machine techniques, history, step-by-step instruction, keys to design & inspiration - Smith, Annie, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//APPLIQUE QUILTS--DESIGN//FLOWERS IN ART//INSECTS IN ART//FRUIT IN ART
The Ultimate applique guidebook : 150 patterns, hand & machine techniques, history, step-by-step instruction, keys to design & inspiration

This is a sourcebook of design elements for appliqued quilts.  Comprehensive explanations of machine and hand applique, with 4 practice projects.  50 page catalog of applique design elements (patterns).

 

 

 



Denyse Schmidt quilts : 30 colorful quilt and patchwork projects - Schmidt, Denyse, QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//CHILDREN'S QUILTS//QUILTED HANDICRAFT
Denyse Schmidt quilts : 30 colorful quilt and patchwork projects

 

Contemporary style applied to patchwork projects such as bags, pillows, sachets, and slippers as well as 10 quilts.  Reviews fundamentals of the quilting process.

 



Amazing ways to use circles & rays - Haddadin, Renae, QUILT BLOCK DESIGN//PATCHWORK--DESIGN//PATTERN DRAFTING//CIRCLES
Amazing ways to use circles & rays

 

Drafting circle and ray (radiating line) patterns such as New York Beauty and Mariner's Compass using a beam compass, bow compass, or ruler and pins.  Much of the piecing is done with foundation paper piecing.  CD-ROM includes patterns for 7 projects.  Extensive use of tear-away stabilizer for the paper pattern.

 

 

 



Angleplay : blocks : simple half-rectangle triangles, 84 no-math quilt blocks, easy-to-follow charts - Miller, Margaret J., PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//HALF AND QUARTER SQUARE TRIANGLES
Angleplay : blocks : simple half-rectangle triangles, 84 no-math quilt blocks, easy-to-follow charts

 

Block diagrams plus sewing instructions for half-rectangle triangles and half-square triangles.  All diagrams produce 12" blocks.  Triangle piecing tips. Full-size triangle template patterns in  appendix.

 

 

 



The Big book of patchwork - Hopkins, Judy, QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//ROTARY CUTTING
The Big book of patchwork

 

Quilt instructions feature traditional patchwork and fast cutting and piecing techniques.  50 quilt projects, 3 or 4 pages of instructions for each project.

 



Beautiful botanicals : 45 applique flowers & 14 quilt projects - Kemball, Deborah, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//FLOWERS IN ART
Beautiful botanicals : 45 applique flowers & 14 quilt projects

 

Template patterns included for hand applique flowers and quilts.

 



Cuddly snuggly quilts - Johnson, Linda K.//Wells, Jane K., CHILDREN'S QUILTS//BABY QUILTS
Cuddly snuggly quilts

 

Original quilts designed for children.  Use of color and value to make beginner-friendly quilts look more complicated than they are.

 



The Changing seasons : quilt patterns from Japan - Liddell, Jill//Tsuchin, Patchwork Quilt, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//JAPAN--SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS//QUILTS--JAPAN--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--THEMES, MOTIVES//QUILTS--JAPAN
The Changing seasons : quilt patterns from Japan

Examples of many quilts made in Japan and others made worldwide with traditional Japanese design aesthetics.  Half of the book is explanation and examples of how Japanese history and social customs inform contemporary quiltmakers.  The other half illustrates mostly applique patterns derived from traditional Japanese design and techniques for executing these patterns.

 



My whimsical quilt garden - Goldsmith, Becky//Jenkins, Linda, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//FLOWERS IN ART//BIRDS IN ART
My whimsical quilt garden

 

All template patterns included for this single quilt of 12 hand applique blocks.  Uses Piece O' Cake technique using sturdy laminated templates and a clear vinyl positioning overlay.

 



Seasons and reasons to celebrate - MacKay, Tracy, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS//CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS//WALL HANGINGS//FUSIBLE APPLIQUE
Seasons and reasons to celebrate

 

6 wall hangings for the four seasons of the year plus Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.  Full-size patterns.

 



Strip therapy 7 : Bali Pop (tm) small wonders - Henning, Brenda, STRIP PIECING
Strip therapy 7 : Bali Pop (tm) small wonders

Written for use with Hoffman Fabrics Bali Pop strip sets, which contains forty 2 1/2 inch strips.  6 projects.

 

 

 



Fabric to dye for : create 72 hand-dyed colors for your stash, 5 fused quilt projects - Anderson, Frieda L., DYES AND DYEING//COLOR IN TEXTILE CRAFTS//COLORS, GRADATED//FLOWERS IN ART
Fabric to dye for : create 72 hand-dyed colors for your stash, 5 fused quilt projects

 

Step-by-step instructions for the entire dyeing process from preparing the work area to mixing the dyes to washing and drying hand-dyed fabrics.  Charts for colors and gradations.

 



Rule-breaking quilts - Schmidt, Kathryn, CURVED PIECING//FAT QUARTERS//STACK CUTTING
Rule-breaking quilts

All designs are pattern-, pin-, and template-free.  Uses easy-sew curve and stack-and-slash techniques.  Abstract design wall hangings created with 6 fat quarters



Quick quilts for kids : 20 colorful projects for babies and children - Keevill, Elizabeth, CHILDREN'S QUILTS//SOFT TOY MAKING//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//QUILTED HANDICRAFT FOR INFANTS AND CHILDREN
Quick quilts for kids : 20 colorful projects for babies and children

 

Quick child-size quilts and quilted objects designed to be completed in one weekend.  Easy to follow instructions with illustrations and templates.

 



Quilt visions 2010 : no boundaries - Stiles, Valerie P. (ed.), QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--21ST CENT.--EXHIBITIONS//ART QUILTS--EXHIBITIONS
Quilt visions 2010 : no boundaries

 

Catalog of the Quilt Visions Exhibition, an international juried show for art quilts.

 



Quilt the beloved country - Williamson, Jenny//Parker, Pat, QUILTS--AFRICA//APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//ALPHABETS//ANIMALS IN ART//LANDSCAPES IN ART
Quilt the beloved country

African inspired quilts.  Pieced, machine appliqued, and hand appliqued.  African alphabet quilt with ibis, kudu, ndebele, baobab, ostrich, and warthog patterns among others.

 



All-time favorite scrap quilts from That Patchwork Place - ..no author, SCRAP QUILTS//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
All-time favorite scrap quilts from That Patchwork Place

 

18 scrap quilt projects from a wide range of quilt designers.  Mostly pieced blocks.  Yardage is given for "assorted light prints" and "assorted dark prints".

 



Modern log cabin quilting : 25 simple quilts and patchwork projects - Beal, Susan, LOG CABIN//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//QUILTED HANDICRAFT//HOUSEHOLD LINENS
Modern log cabin quilting : 25 simple quilts and patchwork projects

 

Fundamentals of log cabin style blocks are described and illustrated.  Then projects apply the techniques using modern fabrics.

 



More 90-minute quilts : 20+ quick and easy projects with triangles and squares - Butler, Meryl Ann, TRIANGLES//RECTANGLES//SPEED TECHNIQUES//OUTREACH PROJECTS//STRIP PIECING//TEXTILE FABRICS, NOVELTY
More 90-minute quilts : 20+ quick and easy projects with triangles and squares

Focus on speed cutting and sewing techniques along with the use of novelty prints.  Ideas for community outreach quilting.

 



Flower show quilts : stunning applique on a patchwork canvas - Majidimehr, Lynn Ann, MACHINE APPLIQUE//APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//FLOWERS IN ART
Flower show quilts : stunning applique on a patchwork canvas

 

Two applique techniques are described:  first, fusible web with raw edges finished during quilting; second, freezer paper patterns glue basted to background and either hand or machine appliqued.  Backgrounds are foundation pieced.  Projects employ full-size flower motif templates.

 

 

 



The Careless quilter : decide-as-you-sew, design-as-you-go quiltmaking - Miller, Kristin, QUILT DESIGN//QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//SCRAP QUILTS//MEDALLION QUILTS
The Careless quilter : decide-as-you-sew, design-as-you-go quiltmaking

 

A spontaneous method for creating a quilt based on a medallion quilt design with a series of concentric borders sewn on one after another.  Borders can be simple or intricate.  Suggested piecing for borders given.  Experimenting, changing, arranging, and rearranging are encouraged.  Fundamental marking, piecing, and quilting techniques covered.  Troubleshooting section.  NOTE:  this book uses scissors (not a rotary cutter), a quilting frame, and hand quilting.

 

 

 



Bead creative art quilts - Eha, Nancy, ART QUILTS//BEADWORK//SNOWFLAKES IN ART
Bead creative art quilts

 

Art quilts in which beads are a primary design element, more than just embellishment.  Two chapters cover technical questions about beading supplies and art quilt construction.  After basic beading techniques are reviewed, author introduces more advanced methods such as beaded coils, elevated beading, setting a cabochon, and beaded snowflakes.  Paper stitch pattern grids provided.

 

 

 



Picture this! : applique pictorial quilts -- from photo to fabric - Stein, Marcia, PHOTOGRAPHS ON TEXTILES//PICTORIAL QUILTS//PORTRAITS IN FABRIC//MACHINE APPLIQUE//WALL HANGINGS
Picture this! : applique pictorial quilts -- from photo to fabric

 

How to translate photos into quilted wallhangings.  Starts with basic concepts of photography to achieve a reasonable good image with which to begin.  Covers how to create a master drawing from the photo, preferably using an overhead projector.  Fabric selection is discussed.  Three methods of machine applique (turn-under, fused, and raw-edge) are clearly illustrated.  Three practice projects provided.  Autographed by author.

 

 

 



Quilter's academy Vol. 1 -- freshman year : a skill-building course in quiltmaking - Hargrave, Harriet//Hargrave, Carrie, QUILTMAKING//QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//QUILT DESIGN
Quilter's academy Vol. 1 -- freshman year : a skill-building course in quiltmaking

 

Very detailed instructional guide for beginning quilters.  Includes equipment, tools, fabric preparation and cutting, and accurate sewing techniques. Several projects emphasize accuracy.

 

 

 



Quilts made modern : 10 projects : keys for success with color & design - Ringle, Weeks//Kerr, Bill, QUILT DESIGN//PATCHWORK--DESIGN//STRIP PIECING//COLOR IN TEXTILE CRAFTS
Quilts made modern : 10 projects : keys for success with color & design

 

Both authors have a Masters Degree in design, so their emphasis is on color, fabric and shapes.  10 original projects have a decidedly modern aesthetic.

 

 

 



North Carolina quilts / Ellen Fickling Eanes...[et al.] - Robertson, Ruth Haislip, ed., QUILTS--NORTH CAROLINA--HISTORY--19TH CENT.//QUILTS--NORTH CAROLINA--HISTORY--20TH CENT.//QUILTMAKERS--NORTH CAROLINA--BIOGRAPHY
North Carolina quilts / Ellen Fickling Eanes...[et al.]

 

100 quilts crafted in North Carolina between 1800 and 1976, many never displayed before now.  Commentary by six quilt historians and quilt makers.

 

 

 



Best of Fons & Porter : scrap quilts - Fons, Marianne//Porter, Liz//Nolte, Jean, SCRAP QUILTS//CHARM QUILTS//FAT QUARTERS
Best of Fons & Porter : scrap quilts

 31 quilts by a variety of designers. Includes templates, cutting instructions, and assembly diagrams. Sew Smart (tm) hints throughout the book.

 

 



Pat Sloan's what a novel idea! 12 quick quilts from novelty fabrics - Sloan, Pat, TEXTILE FABRICS, NOVELTY//QUILT DESIGN//BABY QUILTS
Pat Sloan's what a novel idea!  12 quick quilts from novelty fabrics

 

Focus on patchwork quilts using novelty and/or large print fabrics.

 

 

 



Quilts for guys : 15 fun projects for your favorite fella - Rymer, Cyndy Lyle, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//MEN'S QUILTS
Quilts for guys : 15 fun projects for your favorite fella

 

Easy to intermediate level quilts designed with men in mind.  Clear instructions from 15 top quilt designers for pieced and appliquΘd projects.  Themes include cars, sports, sailing, fishing, and travel.

 

 

 



Beaded crazy quilting - Gorder, Cindy, CRAZY PATCHWORK//EMBROIDERY--PATTERNS//EMBELLISHMENT//BEADWORK
Beaded crazy quilting

 

Not a quilt making book per se; rather, an exploration of different patches (blocks) that could be used in a crazy quilt.  23 projects such as bags, sachets, covered containers.  15 appliquΘ patterns.  40 illustrated embroidery and bead stitches.  Heliographic painting (sun prints). Very clear illustrations and photographs.

 



Celtic geometric quilts - Remme, Camille, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//DECORATION AND ORNAMENT, CELTIC
Celtic geometric quilts

 

Repeating geometric block designs found in Celtic art.  The author reduces each design to a pieced block, then illustrates how to quilt it to achieve the Celtic block effect.  All pieced blocks are made from a combination of strips, squares, and triangles.  Zigzag stitching in black, gold, and silver complete the Celtic design.

 



Great sets : 7 roadmaps to spectacular quilts - Craig, Sharyn, SETTINGS//PATCHWORK--DESIGN
Great sets : 7 roadmaps to spectacular quilts

 

Provides help for getting your blocks into a finished quilt top by describing 7 categories of settings.  To emphasize the importance of the setting, many quilt examples use the same pieced blocks.  Continuation of author's concept of Project Maps or Setting Maps from earlier book, "Setting Solutions".  Simple math concepts and charts to make blocks of any size and plug blocks of any size into setting maps.

 



American quilts - Bowman, Doris M., QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--CATALOGS//QUILTS--WASHINGTON (D.C.)--HISTORY//NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY--CATALOGS
American quilts

 

Catalog of more than 60 quilts from the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.  Quilts from the middle of the 18th century through the early 20th century are photographed and described.

 



Drafting for the creative quilter : easy techniques for designing your quilts, your way - Collins, Sally, PATTERN DRAFTING//QUILT BLOCK DESIGN//PATCHWORK--DESIGN
Drafting for the creative quilter : easy techniques for designing your quilts, your way

 

Drafting techniques for controlling both the size and the composition of quilt blocks and tops.  How to draft blocks based on grids; based on a circle; based on simple and complex 8-pointed, 10-pointed, and feathered star shapes.  How to design using mirrors, graph paper, pencil, and calculator.  How to recognize the underlying architecture of patchwork.  How to fracture a traditional block to increase design, color, fabric, and value opportunities.  Lots of details in this book.

 



Threading the needle - Bostwick, Marie,
Threading the needle

Fiction.

 



Clues in the calico: a guide to identifying and dating antique quilts - Brackman, Barbara, QUILTS--U.S.--DATING//QUILTS--U.S.--IDENTIFICATION
Clues in the calico: a guide to identifying and dating antique quilts
Secrets of digital quilting -- from camera to quilt - Smith, Lura Schwarz//Smith, Kerby C., TEXTILE PAINTING//TEXTILE PRINTING//PHOTOGRAPHS ON TEXTILES
Secrets of digital quilting -- from camera to quilt

8 projects and 25 techniques demonstrate how to print fabric with ink and paint.  Digital images from the camera are manipulated in Photoshop Elements using a simplified technique described by authors.  Additional modifications with inks, pens, crayons, and pair are covered.  Products like purchased fabric, printers, inks, scanners reviewed.

 



San Francisco quilters guild (SFQG) : 2011 quilt show [DVD] - , QUILTS--CALIFORNIA//QUILT GUILDS//QUILT SHOWS

SFQG quilt show 1996 [videocassette] - , QUILTS--CALIFORNIA//QUILT GUILDS//QUILT SHOWS

Recorded images of quilts and wearable art from SFQG's biannual show in 1996.



SFQG quilt show 1990 [videocassette] - , QUILTS--CALIFORNIA//QUILT GUILDS//QUILT SHOWS

Recorded images of quilts and wearable art from SFQG's biannual show in 1990.



SFQG quilt show 2003 [videocassette] - , QUILTS--CALIFORNIA//QUILT GUILDS//QUILT SHOWS

Recorded images of quilts and wearable art from SFQG's biannual show in 2003.  Featured artists are Joe Cunningham and Marina Salume.



Visual illusion quilts : full-size templates for 12 patchwork projects - Gaska, Pat, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//OPTICAL ILLUSION IN ART
Visual illusion quilts : full-size templates for 12 patchwork projects

Original patterns that produce 3-dimensional effects.  Full-size templates included.



Treasury of patchwork borders : full-size patterns for 76 designs - Nyhan, Elizabeth F., BORDERS
Treasury of patchwork borders : full-size patterns for 76 designs

How to design and construct well-planned borders.  Attention is given to centering pieced borders and variations in corner treatment.  40 pieced borders plus variations.



Threads of time - Martin, Nancy J., QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--19TH CENT.//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.
Threads of time

An in-depth look at several quilting styles such as English, strippy, applique, log cabin, and pastels.  Exploration  presented in mostly chronological order.  Collection of patchwork and applique patterns along with a description of basic quiltmaking techniques provided.



The Wool quilt : patterns and possibilities - Dubois, Jean, WOOL QUILTS//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY

Focus on wool quilts rather than today's more common cotton quilts.  Covers the history and traditions in wool quilts.  Techniques for working with fool fabrics in whole cloth, medallion, pieced patchwork, applique, pressed (string), and crazy quilts.



The Hawaiian quilt - Brandon, Reiko Mochinaga, HAWAIIAN QUILTS//QUILTS--HAWAII--HISTORY--EXHIBITIONS//APPLIQUE--HAWAII//QUILTMAKERS--HAWAII--BIOGRAPHY//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--19TH CENT.--EXHIBITIONS//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--EXHIBITIONS

In English and Japanese.  Glossary.  Exhibit of 19th and 20th century quilts from the Honolulu Academy of Arts, the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, the Mission Houses Museum, and the Daughters of Hawai'i.  Showcases the unique form of the appliqued Hawaiian quilt.  Includes royal flag patterns, varied floral patterns, and other motifs commemorating special Hawaiian events.



Texture -- a closer look - Ericson, Lois, TEXTILE FABRICS//WEARABLE ART//ART QUILTS
Texture -- a closer look

By example shows how to translate visual inspirations (photos, found objects, etc.) into texture in fabric.  Each inspiration is interpreted by several different artists.  Common fabric manipulation techniques are given one page descriptions.  Some finished pieces are shown in color or black and white photographs.



Small talk - Thomas, Donna Lynn, MINIATURE QUILTS//ROTARY CUTTING//BIAS PATCHWORK//MACHINE PIECING
Small talk

Translate your machine-piecing skills into miniature works of art.  Many tips to achieving accuracy provided.  Patterns grouped by the skills necessary to make them:  strips, bias squares, and triangles.



Seminole patchwork : principles and designs - Seminole Research / Design Project, SEMINOLE PATCHWORK//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS

Basic principles of construction for Seminole patchwork, based on  Seminole Indian textile arts.  Six types of bands of fabric and up to 16 variations of each band illustrated.  How these bands can be used to create original designs or recreate old ones is covered.



Quilts : a living tradition - Shaw, Robert, QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--THEMES, MOTIVES//QUILTS--U.S.--THEMES, MOTIVES
Quilts : a living tradition

Robert Shaw was curator of the Shelburne Museum in Vermont from 1981 to 1994.  In this oversize book, he displays and comments on quilts from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries in America.  Not limited to a single museum or collection



Nine-patch blocks & quilts for the ScrapSaver - Hopkins, Judy, NINE PATCH//HALF AND QUARTER SQUARE TRIANGLES//ROTARY CUTTING//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS

Patterns for 20 quilts which contain half-square triangles and can be easily made from leftover (scrap) fabrics using the author's ScrapSaver (tm) tool.  Tools allows half-square triangles to be quick-cut individually.



Infinite stars - Bong, Gayle, STARS IN ART//QUILT BLOCK DESIGN//SPEED TECHNIQUES//DIAMONDS
Infinite stars

How to design, cut, and piece diamond based star blocks using rotary cutting techniques.  Many blocks for unique stars shown.  Full-size templates in book.



Hexagon magic : using the versatile six-sided shape to create new patchwork sensations - Elwin, Janet B., HEXAGONS//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Hexagon magic : using the versatile six-sided shape to create new patchwork sensations

Primer on hexagons in quilts.



Four-patch blocks & quilts for the ScrapSaver - Hopkins, Judy, FOUR PATCH//HALF AND QUARTER SQUARE TRIANGLES//ROTARY CUTTING//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Four-patch blocks & quilts for the ScrapSaver

Patterns for 20 quilts which contain half-square triangles and can be made easily from leftover (scrap) fabrics using the author's ScrapSaver (tm) tool.  Tool allows half-square triangles to be quick-cut individually.  Also has 9 pages of information about finishing a quilt.



Flower gardens and hexagons for quilters - Boyink, Betty, HEXAGONS//FLOWERS IN ART
Flower gardens and hexagons for quilters

All blocks are hexagon shaped in these quilts.  Many blocks have applique interiors.  Piecing for many well know blocks such as Grandmother's Flower Garden and Baby Blocks.  English piecing and patchwork piecing briefly described.



Floral sampler - Olsen, Cheryl (ed.), APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//FLOWERS IN ART

One quilt booklet with patterns and instructions for assembly 30 floral applique blocks.



Cutwork applique - Patera, Charlotte, APPLIQUE//CUTWORK
Cutwork applique

Hand applique without basting, pressing, or cutting templates.  Written for beginners.  Simple reverse applique and stained glass effect covered.  Patterns for nine blocks.



Curved strip-piecing : a new technique - Strothers, Marilyn, CURVED PIECING//STRIP PIECING
Curved strip-piecing : a new technique

Instead of cutting straight-edged strips, the author shows how to cut strips with gentle curved edges, then sew the strips into unique fabric bands.  Projects show how to use these striped bands in contemporary and traditional settings.  Many words and only hand drawings to illustrate  the technique.



Creature comforts : a quilter's animal alphabet book - Shirer, Marie//Brackman, Barbara, ANIMALS IN ART//ALPHABETS//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Creature comforts : a quilter's animal alphabet book

Pieced animals go into an alphabet quilt.  All animals are drawn on graph paper and some have full-size templates.



Classic basket quilts - Porter, Liz//Fons, Marianne, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//BASKETS IN ART
Classic basket quilts

New presentation of material published earlier as Classic Basket Patterns.  Brings together a number of basket styles and treatments so the quilter can combine patterns, ideas, and settings.  Includes fully drafted patchwork and applique patterns.  Ideas for basket handles given



Fantastic fabric folding : innovative quilting projects - Wat, Rebecca, FOLDED PATCHWORK
Fantastic fabric folding : innovative quilting projects

8 designs for folding patches, including stars, diamonds, roses, pinwheels, kimonos, with detailed folding techniques illustrated.  22 projects for quilts, vests, pillows.



The Border workbook : easy speed-pieced & foundation-pieced borders - Kime, Janet, BORDERS
The Border workbook : easy speed-pieced & foundation-pieced borders

27 pieced border designs in several sizes.  How to calculate for any size and how to measure for borders.  Includes Squares on Point; Grecian Key; strips; Accordian Pleats; Flying Geese; Double Sawtooth; Spinning Stars; Folded Ribbon; Ocean Waves; braids; pieced mice & hearts.



Floral abundance : applique designs inspired by William Morris - Makhan, Rosemary, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT//FLOWERS IN ART//FREEZER PAPER//MORRIS, WILLIAM, 1834-1896
Floral abundance : applique designs inspired by William Morris

Full-sized applique patterns.  5 projects for hand applique:  medallion quilts and wall hangings, using freezer paper applique.



Quilt show 2005 : SFQG quilt show [videocassette] - , QUILTS--CALIFORNIA//QUILT GUILDS//QUILT SHOWS

Recorded images of quilts and wearable art from SFQG's viannual show in 2005, recorded by a member.



Cutting curves from straight pieces - Bowles, Debbie, CURVED PIECING
Cutting curves from straight pieces
Cut-loose quilts : stack, slice, switch, and sew - Mullen, Jan, PATCHWORK--SKEWED//STACK CUTTING
Cut-loose quilts : stack, slice, switch, and sew
Death on the Drunkard's Path : an Iris House mystery - Hager, Jean,
Death on the Drunkard's Path : an Iris House mystery
Trouble free triangles - Bong, Gayle, SPEED TECHNIQUES//TRIANGLES
Trouble free triangles

Cover title:  Trouble free triangles : quilt design based on rotary-cut 60 degree triangles.  Use of ClearView triangle and equilateral triangle graph paper.  Half triangles, diamonds.  Instructions for 11 quilts.



The Mock log cabin and other strip quilts - Hallock, Anita, LOG CABIN//SPEED TECHNIQUES//STRIP PIECING

McCall's Quilting, patchwork & applique encyclopedia, vol. IV - , QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS

Amy Emm's story of Durham quilting - Emms, Amy, QUILTING (STITCH)--HISTORY//QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS//QUILTS--GREAT BRITAIN--HISTORY//WHOLE CLOTH QUILTS
Amy Emm's story of Durham quilting

Durham quilting is a form of hand quilting practiced in a small area of England.  Hand quilting, primarily on lateens, silks, and satins, is described historically and technically through the eyes of one quilter.  Tools, materials, and patterns are presented.



America's heritage quilts - Wilens, Patricia (ed.), QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY//QUILTMAKERS--U.S.--BIOGRAPHY//APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
America's heritage quilts

A combined history, biography, and pattern book covering American quilts from 1800 to 1990.



American beauties : rose and tulip quilts - Marston, Gwen//Cunningham, Joe, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//APPLIQUE--HISTORY//FLOWERS IN ART
American beauties : rose and tulip quilts

Two contemporary quiltmakers explore the history of how hand applique evolved in American quiltmaking.  They focus on rose and tulip motifs.  Photographs of quilts from their and Mary Schafer's collections.  Full-size applique patterns.  Reference section.  Index of rose and tulip designs.



Quilting UFOs with Helen's hints - Squire, Helen, MACHINE QUILTING//QUILT MAKING--TIPS & TRICKS//QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS
Quilting UFOs with Helen's hints Four-question formula to focus on decisions and quilting choices needed for unfinished projects. Quilting suggestions grouped for easy reference, including fabric choices, structural choices, marking, and hints. Full size quilting patterns. Pantographs.

All beaded up by machine - White, Terry, BEADWORK//EMBELLISHMENT//HANDICRAFT
All beaded up by machine Machine beading techniques demonstrated. Using decorative machine stitches to attach beads. 9 projects including wallhangings, fashion accessories, and home decor.

Judy Murrah's Jacket jackpot - Murrah, Judy, JACKETS//STRIP PIECING//VESTS//WEARABLE ART
Judy Murrah's Jacket jackpot Full-sized patterns and instructions for 2 jackets and 3 vests. Techniques include quick-pieced flying geese, bargello, fan using a 9 degree circle wedge ruler, log cabin, couching, beading, and embellishing.

Altered photo artistry : turn everyday images into works of art on fabric - Wheeler, Beth Schwartz//Marquette, Lori, COMPUTER ART//IMAGERY ON FABRIC//PHOTOGRAPHS ON TEXTILES//TEXTILE PRINTING
Altered photo artistry : turn everyday images into works of art on fabric Detailed guide to equipment, working with photos, printing on fabric, and free-motion quilting. Six ways to alter images on the computer. Projects include handbag, book bag, and postcard. Trial version of Adobe Photoshop Elements included on CD.

Photo-fabric play : quilt & craft projects your whole family will love - Hallingan, Krista Camacho, HANDICRAFT//IMAGERY ON FABRIC//TEXTILE PRINTING
Photo-fabric play : quilt & craft projects your whole family will love Scrapbooking techniques applied to quilts and wallhangings. Scanning everyday objects, then printing the images on fabric. Photo manipulation on the computer.

Fabric fandango: combining hand dyed and commercial prints - Simpson, Gail, COLOR IN TEXTILE CRAFTS//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//QUILT DESIGN//TEXTILE FABRICS, HAND DYED
Fabric fandango: combining hand dyed and commercial prints Traditional and original quilt projects designed to showcase the combining of hand dyed and commercial fabrics. Full size pieced and appliqued patterns.

Charmed: a fresh twist on charm quilts - Crowell, Jodi, CHARM QUILTS//SCRAP QUILTS
Charmed: a fresh twist on charm quilts Redefine charm quilts by the use of duplicate fabrics, more than one pattern piece, and appliqued accents. Six pieced and freezer paper appliqued projects. Full size patterns.

The Quilt : a history and celebration of an American art form - Roberts, Elise Schebler, QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY
The Quilt : a history and celebration of an American art form Bibliography. Website resources. Quilt history timeline. Index.//Traces the path of the quilt's history from colonial whole cloth to pioneer bed coverings, Civil War quilts to Victorian Crazies, and Depression-era patchwork to quilts of the present day. 200 full-color photographs. Section on collecting, taking care of, studying and exhibiting quilts.

Ricky Tims' Rhapsody quilts: inspiring, amazing--create your own! - Tims, Ricky, CURVED PIECING//FREEZER PAPER//MEDALLION QUILTS//MIRROR IMAGES//SYMMETRY
Ricky Tims' Rhapsody quilts: inspiring, amazing--create your own! How to design a medallion-style quilt that utilizes a symmetrical design in a reversed and mirror-imaged arrangement. The design is usually composed of gentle curves and features machine applique.

Delightful quilts in bloom - Ross, Mary//Scheu, Barbara, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//FLOWERS IN ART
Delightful quilts in bloom Patterns for 12-block full size quilt with meandering vine border. Points and curves have been softened to make patterns easy for beginners. Also, 5 wallhangings and a table runner. Full color patterns.

Judy Martin's Log cabin quilt book - Martin, Judy, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//LOG CABIN
Judy Martin's Log cabin quilt book Standard log cabin block plus corner-square block, courthouse steps block, and parallel logs block. Curved looks from simple logs. 100 blocks shown. 50 pieced borders shown.

Paper-pieced mini quilts - Vosters, Wendy, MINIATURE QUILTS//PAPER PIECING--PATTERNS
Paper-pieced mini quilts Paper piece designs in strips rather than blocks. 17 projects.

Wholecloth linen quilts : patterns and designs - Needham, Cindy, HOUSEHOLD LINENS//MACHINE QUILTING--PATTERNS//QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS
Wholecloth linen quilts : patterns and designs Machine quilt a wholecloth quilt. 100 quilting patterns.

Create your own hand-printed cloth : stamp, screen & stencil with everyday objects - Gillman, Rayna, DYES AND DYEING//STAMP PRINTING//STENCIL WORK//TEXTILE PRINTING
Create your own hand-printed cloth : stamp, screen & stencil with everyday objects Stamping, stenciling, screenprinting, gelatin plate printing, discharge printing, soy wax batik, and rubbings. Produce effects with objects you find at home or in the hardware store. Sources.

Piecing the Piece O' Cake way - Goldsmith, Becky//Jenkins, Linda, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//QUILTMAKING//STRIP PIECING
Piecing the Piece O' Cake way Primer on today's quilting basics. Color choice made easy. Fifteen skill building projects and 27 quilts.

Foolproof machine quilting - Mashuta, Mary, MACHINE QUILTING//MACHINE QUILTING--PATTERNS
Foolproof machine quilting Learn to use a walking foot for simple stitching with stunning results. Paper cut patterns or stencils for no marking and no math.

Nine-patch extravaganza - Laquidara, Judy L., NINE PATCH//PATCHWORK -- PATTERNS
Nine-patch extravaganza Twelve full sized quilt projects. Variety of techniques used. For all levels of experience.

Crazy quilting : the complete guide - Michler, J. Marsha, CRAZY PATCHWORK//EMBROIDERY--PATTERNS//EMBELLISHMENT
Crazy quilting :  the complete guide Sources. Index. Essentials of crazy quilting explained in detail. 100 embroidery stitches described.

100 tips from award-winning quilters - Hazelwood, Ann Watkins, PATCHWORK//QUILTMAKERS//QUILTMAKING--TIPS & TRICKS
100 tips from award-winning quilters Book is a collection of half-page tips on 8 topics: Quilter as student; tools; designing & working styles; stash savvy; techniques; quilting; finishing touches; and show etiquette. Photo introduction to 100 contemporary quilt styles. Author is a certified quilt appraiser with AQS.

Foundation borders [CD-ROM] - Hall, Jane//Haywood, Dixie, BORDERS--PATTERNS//FOUNDATION PIECING
Foundation borders [CD-ROM] Full sized border patterns. Use foundation piecing to create borders made of strips, squares, triangles, blocks, and block segments. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. Works on Windows and Mac.

Alphabet quilts : letters for all ages - Oglesby, Bea, ALPHABETS//CHILDREN'S QUILTS//APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//ANIMALS IN ART
Alphabet quilts : letters for all ages Patterns for letters, numbers, animals, and flowers. Appropriate for hand, machine, and fusible applique. Patterns include yak, newt, quail, iguana, kangaroo, ostrich, vulture, whale, zebra.

Add-a-line : extreme quilting patterns - Donaldson, Janie, MACHINE QUILTING--PATTERNS//QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS
Add-a-line : extreme quilting patterns Continuous line patterns for machine quilting. Multi-line patterns are color-coded.

MAQS quilts: the founders collection - Museum of the American Quilter's Society//Faoro, Victoria, ed., MAQS--CATALOGS//QUILTS--KENTUCKY--PADUCAH--CATALOGS//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.--CATALOGS
MAQS quilts: the founders collection Documents the collection of 193 quilts, made by 162 quilters. Short profile of each quiltmaker.

Baby wraps : quick, cuddly quilts - Alexander, Karla, BABY QUILTS//CHILDREN'S QUILTS
Baby wraps : quick, cuddly quilts Simple, pieced quilts, easily finished in a weekend. Fusible applique patterns for a few animals and spaceships.

M'Liss Rae Hawley's Scrappy quilts : let the fabric tell your story - Hawley, M'Liss Rae, PATCHWORK//FAT QUARTERS
M'Liss Rae Hawley's Scrappy quilts : let the fabric tell your story Fat quarter friendly quilts. Embroidery embellishment. Pieced blocks. Gallery displays same quilt in a variety of fabrics and colors.

Fat quarter frenzy two - Mark, Susan Purney//Greig, Daphne, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//FAT QUARTERS
Fat quarter frenzy two Mostly pieced patchwork. Full sized patterns for one foundation pieced quilt and one applique quilt.

Super simple quilts #2 : 9 new pieced projects from strips, squares, & rectangles - Anderson, Alex//Aneloski, Liz, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//RECTANGLES
Super simple quilts #2 : 9 new pieced projects from strips, squares, & rectangles 3 simple quilt designs in 3 fabric styles in 3 sizes with 3 layer-securing techniques and 3 binding techniques. Pieced projects from strips and rectangles.

Super simple quilts #1 : 9 pieced projects from strips, squares, & rectangles - Anderson, Alex//Aneloski, Liz, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//RECTANGLES
Super simple quilts #1 : 9 pieced projects from strips, squares, & rectangles 3 simple quilt designs in 3 fabric styles in 3 sizes with 3 layer-securing techniques and 3 binding techniques. Pieced projects from strips and rectangles.

Points of view : landscape quilts to stitch and embellish - Hearder, Valerie, LANDSCAPES IN ART//APPLIQUE QUILTS--DESIGN//MINIATURE QUILTS//FUSIBLE APPLIQUE
Points of view : landscape quilts to stitch and embellish Full size applique patterns. Employs several applique methods and embellishment techniques such as beads, fabric paints, crayons, watercolor pencils.

Piecing with pixels : unique quilts from your own images - Hart, Sandra G.//Campbell, Gudny, COMPUTER ART//IMAGERY ON FABRIC//PHOTOGRAPHS ON TEXTILES
Piecing with pixels : unique quilts from your own images Index. Create, modify, embellish, and print your own designs directly onto fabric with Photoshop Elements tools. Create digital fabric based on just color and texture or based on a traditional block. 9 projects using various digital techniques.

Quilting designs from the past : 300+ designs from 1810 - 1940 - Carr Kinney, Jenny, ANTIQUE QUILTS--REPRODUCTIONS//QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS//QUILTING (STITCH)--DESIGNS//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--19TH CENT.//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.
Quilting designs from the past : 300+ designs from 1810 - 1940 Quilting designs for wholecloth quilts, pieced and appliqued block quilts, background, and borders extracted from quilts dated 1810-1940. Reference for vintage and antique quilts.

Amish : the art of the quilt - Hughes, Robert//Silber, Julie, AMISH QUILTS--CATALOGS//AMISH QUILTS--PENNSYLVANIA--HISTORY//AMISH QUILTS--PRIVATE COLLECTIONS--CALIFORNIA--SAN FRANCISCO
Amish : the art of the quilt Bibliography. Plate commentary by Julie Silber. Historical and cultural context for Amish quilting provided by author. 82 full color plates of quilts created from 1880 to 1950 by women of the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Amish community.

New directions in chenille - Holmberg, Nannette, CHENILLE//WEARABLE ART//QUILTED HANDICRAFT
New directions in chenille Glue applique of ribbon, trims, and fabric pieces before stitching to produce one-of-a-kind fabric. Strip weaving and dyed fabric incorporated in base fabric stack. Review of basic chenille technique, new tools, and new products. Projects for wearables, rug, pillow, quilts, toy.

The Passionate quilter - Walker, Michele, QUILT DESIGN//QUILTMAKERS--GREAT BRITAIN//QUILTS--GREAT BRITAIN--HISTORY
The Passionate quilter Index. Introductory chapters on history and techniques. Main chapter covers 14 contemporary artists presented in about 10 pages apiece. Artists are Michele Walker, Jean Sheers, Eilund Edwards, Deirdre Amsden, Janet Bolton, Lucinda Gane, Liz Bruce, Pauline Burbidge, Linda Straw, Lucy Goffin, Gillian Horn, Jo Budd, Setsuko Obi, and Mary Fogg.

Play quilts : creative activity quilts for kids - Addison, Kristin Kolstad, CHILDREN'S QUILTS//SOFT TOY MAKING//ANIMALS IN ART
Play quilts : creative activity quilts for kids Quilts include moveable pieces for kids' play. Patterns for small stuffed dolls as well as stuffed and unstuffed toys are provided. Pockets and buttons attach toys to quilt front. Toys used as edge trim on completed tops. Hand stitched shapes on quilt top as well as beading and ribbon embellishment.

A Century of quilts [videorecording] : America in cloth - Wisconsin Public Television, QUILTMAKERS--U.S.--BIOGRAPHY//QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--20TH CENT.
A Century of quilts [videorecording] : America in cloth Documentary about a juried exhibition of the best American quilts of the 20th century. Program visits the 1999 International Quilt Festival in Houston. It interviews some American quiltmakers at work in their studios and homes where their creative process is explored.

Amish wall quilts : 15 brilliant and beautiful quilts - Pellman, Rachel T., AMISH QUILTS//AMISH - SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS//WALL HANGINGS
Amish wall quilts : 15 brilliant and beautiful quilts Bibliography. Author begins with cultural context for Amish quiltmaking. Regional differences among Lancaster County, Midwestern, and Mifflin County are described and demonstrated in 15 projects to produce authentic replicas. Photographs of Amish community activities intersperced.

Carol Armstrong's Patches & posies: designs for applique & quilting - Armstrong, Carol, APPLIQUE - PATTERNS//FLOWERS IN ART
Carol Armstrong's Patches & posies:  designs for applique & quilting 24 flower patterns and 8 small quilt projects. Author uses a lightbox to trace patterns onto background fabrics as well as fabric pieces. Needle turn or turn-as-you-go technique for applique. Patterns for prickly pear cactus, sedum, hosta, amaryllis.

Foundation pieced nature quilts : designer edition - Schwartz, Liz, ed.//Seifert, Stephen, ed., PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//PICTORIAL PATCHWORK//FOUNDATION PIECING//NATURE (AESTHETICS)
Foundation pieced nature quilts : designer edition Full sized patchwork patterns. Demonstrates foundation (fabric or paper) piecing basics in eight pages. Remainder of book is eight designers with biographies, philosophy statements, and two complete quilt patterns in both traditional and pictorial styles. Inset "Designer Tip" boxes throughout. Designers are Lesly-Claire Greenberg, Brenda Groelz, Jane Hall, Dixie Hayward, Linda Hibbert, Liz Schwartz, Stephen Seifert, Eillen Sullivan. Patchwork patterns for deer, cameleon, hummingbird, koi.

Quilting with the Muppets : Jim Henson's Muppets : 15 fun and creative patterns - Jim Henson Company//Sesame Workshop, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//CHILDREN'S QUILTS//FRIENDSHIP QUILTS//FUSIBLE APPLIQUE//MUPPET SHOW (TELEVISION PROGRAM)//QUILTS AND MASS MEDIA//SESAME STREET (TELEVISION PROGRAM)
Quilting with the Muppets : Jim Henson's Muppets : 15 fun and creative patterns Full-sized and scaled applique patterns for all the characters that appeared on the Muppets show or on Sesame Street. All done with fusible applique using freezer paper. How to organize a friendship quilt. A gallery of quilts made for staff members of the TV shows, mostly children's quilts.

Quilting with Carol Armstrong : 30 quilting patterns, applique designs, 16 projects - Armstrong, Carol, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//QUILT BLOCK DESIGN//QUILTING (STITCH)--PATTERNS
Quilting with Carol Armstrong : 30 quilting patterns, applique designs, 16 projects Scaled patterns. Using patchwork block patterns as the basis for quilting designs, as in whole cloth quilting, and then embellishing the quilt with embroidery, applique, silk ribbon, redwork, paint, etc. Patchwork patterns used include pinwheels, storm at sea, grandmother's flower garden, attic windows, etc. Instructions for 12 quilts and 6 single appliqued blocks.

Quilting back to front : fun & easy no-mark techniques - Scouler, Larraine, MACHINE QUILTING//TEXTILE FABRICS
Quilting back to front : fun & easy no-mark techniques Machine quilting from the back of a quilt by following the pattern of the backing fabric. Choosing appropriate fabrics for creating quilting designs. Seven exercises to learn the process. Can be used for hand quilting as well.

Quilting - Osler, Dorothy, QUILTMAKING//QUILTS--ENGLAND
Quilting Basic quiltmaking primer from an English perspective, with emphasis on quilting stitch (hand and machine) and designs.

Quilted memories : celebrations of life - Weidman, Mary Lou, CREATIVITY//FOLK ART//STORYTELLING QUILTS
Quilted memories : celebrations of life Scaled applique patterns in the country, or folk art, style. Instructions for 9 projects.

Quilt treasures of Great Britain : the heritage search of the Quilters' Guild - , QUILTS--GREAT BRITAIN--HISTORY//STATE QUILT PROJECTS
Quilt treasures of Great Britain : the heritage search of the Quilters' Guild Indepth documentation of the British Quilt Heritage Project, done from 1990 to 1993, of more than 4,000 quilts from England, Scotland, Wales, and Isle of Man.

Quilt-lovers' favorites from American patchwork & quilting - , PATCHWORK--PATTERNS--PERIODICALS//QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS--PERIODICALS
Quilt-lovers' favorites from American patchwork & quilting Library has vol. 2, 2002 only. Includes 1pattern sheet.//Cover title: Better Homes and Gardens Quilt lovers' favorites.//Full-sized patterns. Complete instructions for quilts, wearables & handicrafts.

Quilt it for kids : 11 quilt projects : sports, fantasy & animal themes : quilts for children of all ages - Bono, Pam, CHILDREN'S QUILTS
Quilt it for kids : 11 quilt projects : sports, fantasy & animal themes : quilts for children of all ages Scaled patchwork patterns and schematic quilt layouts. Instructions for 11 patchwork quilts, wallhangings & pillows. Motifs include ballerina, gymnastics, circus elephants, baseball, carousel horse, roadworks for running miniature cars (hot wheels), car racing, mama and baby bear, football, and castle.

Quilt inspirations from Africa: a caravan of ideas, patterns, motifs and patterns - England, Kaye//Johnson, Mary Elizabeth, AFRICA--SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS//AFRICAN-AMERICAN QUILTS--THEMES, MOTIVES//PATCHWORK--AFRICA--PATTERNS//QUILTS--AFRICA
Quilt inspirations from Africa: a caravan of ideas, patterns, motifs and patterns Bibliography. Full-sized applique and patchwork patterns. African history, customs, symbols, textiles. Instructions for 16 quilts. Sources for African fabrics and embellishments.

Quick quilts for the holidays : 11 projects to stamp, stencil, and sew - Boerens, Trice, CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS//HOLIDAY DECORATIONS//STAMP PRINTING//STENCIL WORK--PATTERNS
Quick quilts for the holidays : 11 projects to stamp, stencil, and sew Wall hangings & table runners for autumn and winter holidays: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, & Hanukkah. Motifs include witches, pumpkins, harvest wreath, snowman, Santa wreath, menorah.

Quick rotary cutter quilts - Wilens, Patricia, ed.//Bono, Pam, QUILTS--PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS//ROTARY CUTTING//SPEED TECHNIQUES
Quick rotary cutter quilts Complete instructions for traditional style quilts, mostly patchwork, with some applique. Patterns for pieced elephants, lions, giraffes, reindeer, chili peppers.

Provence : quilts and cuisine - Flocard, Marie Christine//Parriaud, Cosabeth, COOKBOOKS//PATCHWORK--FRANCE--PROVENCE--PATTERNS//QUILTS--FRANCE--PROVENCE
Provence : quilts and cuisine Full-sized and scaled applique patterns. Instructions for 7 quilts or wall hangings, with motifs including whole cloth, with boutis, a version of stuffwork; double wedding ring, fig leaf applique. Instructions for placemats, a tote bag, and a lavender wand. 13 Provencal recipes. Richly illustrated with photographs of Provence.

The Pinwheel quilt - Wells, Jean, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//PINWHEEL
The Pinwheel quilt Instructions for 4 quilts and an apron. General technique of making pinwheels with half and quarter sqaure triangles. Amish-style wall hanging with 2 sizes of pinwheels.

Pieced from Ellen's quilt : Ellen Spaulding Read's letters and story - Lipsett, Linda Otto, FRIENDSHIP QUILTS--U.S.--HISTORY--19TH CENT.//QUILTMAKERS--VERMONT--BIOGRAPHY//REED, ELLEN SPAULDING, 1835-1858//WOMEN--U.S.--BIOGRAPHY--19TH CENT.//WOMEN--U.S.--SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS--19TH CENT.
Pieced from Ellen's quilt : Ellen Spaulding Read's letters and story Biography of Ellen Spaulding Reed and her husband Joseph Willard Reed. The story of their emigration from Vermont to Wisconsin and her short pioneering life. Also traces the story of the bridal friendship quilt made for her and the identities of all the individuals who made blocks for it.

A Piece O' Cake Christmas - Jenkins, Linda//Goldsmith, Becky, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//CHRISTMAS--THEMES, MOTIVES
A Piece O' Cake Christmas Full-sized applique patterns. Techniques for cutaway and reverse applique. Complete instructions for 3 quilts: 1950s Santa, Christmas Trees, and Reindeer Playground, including Rudolph.

Picture this : a gallery of fusible applique projects for quilting and framing - Wells, Jean//Anderson, Marina, APPLIQUE--PATTERNS//FUSIBLE APPLIQUE//PICTURE FRAMES AND FRAMING
Picture this : a gallery of fusible applique projects for quilting and framing Full-sized applique patterns. Framing small pieces. Country and romantic styles. Motifs: fans, hearts, Santa, angels, bunnies.

Pictorial quilting - Gordon, Maggi McCormick, PICTORIAL QUILTS
Pictorial quilting Short history of pictorial quilts. Well illustrated piecing and applique techniques. Section on perspective. Gallery of quilts by themes: landscape, seascape, flowers, animals, places, people.

Pick a perfect petal : 16 sensational projects - Stangness, Lorraine//Evans, Patt, FLOWERS IN ART//GARDENS IN ART//PATCHWORK--PATTERNS
Pick a perfect petal : 16 sensational projects Scaled schematics for pieced patchwork flowers. Complete instructions for single flower wall hangings and also a complete quilt called English Flower Garden. Motifs include rose, rosebud, iris, poppy, tulip, daffodil, poinsettia, pansy, delphinium.

Perfect pineapples : exploring design & techniques for pieced pineapple quilts - Hall, Jane//Haywood, Dixie, PATCHWORK--PATTERNS//PINEAPPLE (PIECING)
Perfect pineapples : exploring design & techniques for pieced pineapple quilts Patterns for 3, 4, 6, 9, 10 & 12" blocks. Techniques. Variations.

Patty McCormick's Pieces of an American quilt : quilts, patterns, photos, & behind the scenes stories from the movie - McCormick, Patty, HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT (MOTION PICTURE)//QUILTS AND MASS MEDIA
Patty McCormick's Pieces of an American quilt : quilts, patterns, photos, & behind the scenes stories from the movie Full-sized applique and patchwork patterns. Instructions for 2 quilts featured in the movie, a baby quilt with pieced animals, and a friendship quilt in the Baltimore style. Stories of the real quiltmakers and how the quilts in the movie were actually made. Many photographs of the actors. Introductions by Whitney Otto who wrote the novel on which the movie is based.

Sets and borders - Marston, Gwen//Cunningham, Joe, BORDERS//SCHAFER, MARY//SETTINGS
Sets and borders